LCUL announces 2022 Class of Emerging Leaders

Five Professionals Recognized for Contributions, Commitment to Louisiana Credit Union Movement

HARAHAN, LA (June 1, 2022) — The Louisiana Credit Union League (LCUL) announced its 2022 class of Emerging Leaders. The five individuals selected for this year’s program represent the elite among the promising credit union professionals across the state of Louisiana.

Co-sponsored by the Louisiana CU Foundation, LCUL’s Emerging Leader Program recognizes the achievements of exceptional individuals who consistently integrate themselves into the industry through development, service, and engagement.
LCUL is proud to welcome the following professionals to the prestigious program:
Ben Dubuc
First Pioneers FCU
Gina Foshee
Barksdale FCU
Shasta Leininger
OnPath FCU
Rachell Murray
Kristi Thornhill
Neighbors FCU
The above individuals receive a full scholarship to LCUL’s 2022 Annual Convention held August 3-5 in New Orleans. During this time, the overall winner will be announced on the main stage, receiving a full scholarship to CUNA’s 4-day Emerging Leader Institute along with the coveted title.
“One of the most significant things we can do as the state trade association is elevate the profiles of individuals paving the way and provide opportunities such as this to strengthen and amplify their leadership skills,” said Lacey Weaver, LCUL Senior Vice President. “The collective experiences of this class have made waves on local, state, national, and even international levels. We look forward to working with them and witness their emergence as not only leaders in the movement but role models for future influencers of the industry.”
Each emerging leader will be featured individually in League publications leading up to the August event. For more information on the program, contact LCUL’s Communications Team.

About Louisiana Credit Union League

The Louisiana Credit Union League (LCUL) is a nonprofit, professional trade association that exists to serve credit unions in Louisiana. LCUL is dedicated, through cooperation, to promote, protect and perpetuate the credit union movement. For additional information, visit


Angela Melle
Sr. Director, Communications & Education
(800) 452-7221, ext. 3007

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