CUNA Lending Council announces 2015-2016 Executive Committee

MADISON, WI (November 20, 2015) — The CUNA Lending Council announced its 2015-2016 executive committee at its annual conference, held November 8-11, 2015 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Jason Osterhage, SVP, lending at Alliant CU; Bob Stowell, SVP/CSO, US FCU; and Mike London, SVP, lending at Georgia United CU, will remain on as chair, vice chair and second vice chair, respectively. Stowell and Keith Troup, EVP/COO, Y 12 FCU, have both been elected to their second terms.  Cary Shumway, VP, lending, Arizona FCU, and Sarah Slonsky, CLO at Verity Credit Union, have been elected to their first terms.

After years of service, Gayle Gustafson, VP Lending Rivermark Community CU, will be stepping down from the executive committee after completing her full term.

The 2015-2016 CUNA Lending Council executive committee also includes:

  • Jim Block, SVP/CLO at Baxter CU
  • Aaron Bresko, EVP/CLO at GTE Financial CU
  • Stacy Fifield, SVP/CLO at Travis CU
  • Rita Fillingane, VP, research and collaboration at California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues
  • Dale Frankhouse, Jr., business services director at Sun FCU
  • Chris Oldag, CLO/VP at Pacific Service CU
  • Dona Svehla, SVP, retail lending and loss prevention at Grow Financial CU

About CUNA Councils

CUNA Councils is a member-led, collaborative community of credit union leaders providing vibrant peer interaction, new ideas and innovation to foster professional development for our members while advocating for the overall success of the credit union movement. There are seven CUNA Councils with a network of more than 7,300 credit union professionals. For more information, visit

About CUNA Lending Council 

The CUNA Lending Council is a member-led organization of 1,300+ credit union lending professionals across the U.S. dedicated to providing superior education, leadership, networking support, professional development tools, and expertise to its members; and enhancing the role of lending in the credit union industry. The CUNA Lending Council is one of the six organizations that make up the CUNA Councils, a network of more than 6,600 credit union professionals. For more information, visit or


Natalie Sherry
CUNA Councils
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