CUANM announces promotion of Rebecca Isaacs to Vice President, Partnerships & Development

Credit Union Association continues to strengthen its executive team with promotion of internal candidate

ALBUQUERQUE, NM (July 12, 2023) — The Credit Union Association of New Mexico is pleased to announce the promotion of Rebecca Isaacs from her current role as Senior Director of Partnerships & Financial Empowerment to the position of Vice President of Partnerships & Development. In her new capacity, Isaacs will assume  responsibility for managing Association partnerships, spearheading youth savings programs, overseeing credit union education initiatives, and serving as the Managing Director of the Credit Union Foundation of New Mexico.

“Rebecca is a valuable member of the Association’s team, stepping up in numerous ways this past year, as well as working for the Association’s thriving youth programs from 2004 to 2013,” said Melia D. Heimbuck, Association President and CEO. “As VP, Rebecca will lead Association revenue generation and play a bigger role in fulfilling our mission to advance the success of New Mexico credit unions through advocacy, education and collaboration. In addition, Rebecca will lead our philanthropic endeavors through the Foundation. I am excited about what she brings to the position, our credit unions, and leadership in pursuit of the strategic vision of our Association and Foundation boards.”

With over a decade of experience in the New Mexico credit union industry, both within a credit union and at the Association level, Isaacs brings a wealth of knowledge to her new role. She served as Chair of the National Youth Involvement Board, now the Credit Union Financial Education Network, from 2011 to 2012. Additionally, she proudly holds the CUDE designation from the National Credit Union Foundation.

“It is a privilege to work for the credit unions in New Mexico,” says Isaacs. “I am excited to continue the momentum of this team by working towards our mission, uncovering opportunities for credit union growth and putting the needs of our members at the core of everything we do.”

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About Credit Union Association of New Mexico (CUANM)

The Credit Union Association of New Mexico is a trade organization that helps advance New Mexico’s credit union success through advocacy, education, and collaboration. CUANM has been helping credit unions help their members since 1958.

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