Credit Union Marketing & Business Development designations awarded to 104 attendees at 2017 CUNA Marketing & Business Development Certification Schools

WASHINGTON, DC (November 7, 2017) — At this year’s CUNA Marketing & Business Development Certification Schools, held October 15 -19 in Las Vegas, 105 credit union professionals earned their Marketing or Business Development designation.

CUNA awarded 51 Credit Union Certified Marketing Executive (CUCME) designations to marketing professionals who have completed all three years of schooling/exams and 54 Credit Union Business Development Professional (CUBDP) designations to business development professionals who completed this year’s course.

“The 105 individuals who completed these programs have invested an incredible amount of their time and energy into earning these certifications, and their hard work will not go unnoticed” said Ariel Bilskey, director of blended learning at CUNA. “These designees now have actionable takeaways they can use to make an impact at their credit union as well as in their career advancement.”

The schools are led by experts in marketing and business development, and include a diverse array of topics on branding leadership, data analytics, advertising and more.

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Credit Union National Association (CUNA) is the only national association that advocates on behalf of all of America’s credit unions, which are owned by 120 million consumer members. CUNA, along with its network of affiliated state credit union leagues, delivers unwavering advocacy, continuous professional growth and operational confidence to protect the best interests of all credit unions. For more information about CUNA, visit To find your nearest credit union, visit


Lauren Williams
CUNA Communications

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