DCUC names new Communications Specialist

WASHINGTON, DC (October 4, 2022) — The Defense Credit Union Council (DCUC) is pleased to announce that it has named Haleigh Laverty as its new Communications Specialist.

“I am very grateful and excited to be joining the DCUC team! I’ve always had a passion for creative communication and branding, telling a story, strengthening a mission’s voice, brainstorming innovative approaches…it’s an exciting career! I’m looking forward to bringing these skills with me to serve DCUC’s mission and dedication in supporting, representing and advocating for its members,” stated Laverty.

Laverty joins DCUC as an Air Force veteran who specialized in Public Affairs and Broadcasting during her years of service. Her work in Communications and Public Affairs in the Air Force received multiple awards, including the US Air Force Achievement Medal. After separating from the Air Force, Laverty attained her bachelor’s in Public Relations.

“We are very excited to have Haleigh join the DCUC team. Her experience as a veteran will serve her well as she works to promote the mission DCUC and its member credit unions share: Serving Those Who Serve Our Country,” said Anthony Hernandez, DCUC president/CEO. “The entire DCUC team is committed to being the premier organization for all issues related to credit unions and the military. We have big plans for the coming year, and Haleigh will be a great addition as we continue to grow.”


About Defense Credit Union Council (DCUC)

The Defense Credit Union Council is the trusted resource for credit unions on all military and veteran matters. By maintaining a close and constant liaison with the Pentagon, Capitol Hill, and NCUA, the Council champions the interests of credit unions serving our military and veteran communities by coordinating policy, procedures, and legislation impacting morale and welfare, financial readiness, and the delivery of quality financial products and services. Organized in 1963, the Council’s membership is comprised of more than 180 credit unions with over 37 million members. If you would like more information about this topic, please contact DCUC at


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