Leila Fong joins AACUL as inaugural Manager of Engagement and Events

WASHINGTON, DC (April 22, 2024) — Leila Fong is joining the American Association of Credit Union Leagues (AACUL) in a newly developed position, Manager of Engagement and Events, effective May 6th.  Fong is currently a Project Coordinator at the Illinois Credit Union League where she has been supporting Illinois credit unions since 2018.

AACUL recently announced three evolved strategic pillars to support their updated mission and vision.  “Leila will have a key role in implementing our second strategic pillar which focuses on supporting League staff through intentional collaboration and enhanced professional development opportunities,” AACUL President Brad Miller shared.

“Leila is passionate about creating valuable content for events and has already fostered meaningful connections within our Credit Union League community in her current role” continued Miller. “She has a proven track record of being a creative thinker with strong organizational skills who can plan, execute, and evaluate a wide range of events and engagement initiatives.”

Illinois Credit Union League President Tom Kane is sad about losing Fong but happy for her and AACUL. “Leila did a wonderful job managing a broad range of responsibilities, from training and events to engagement and member resources in Illinois. I’m excited that she will be able to share her skills and experience on a national level,” said Kane.

Leila Fong

About American Association of Credit Union Leagues (AACUL)

The American Association of Credit Union Leagues (AACUL) is the national association for the state and regional credit union leagues/associations throughout the United States. AACUL’s mission is to leverage the collective power of Leagues to create advocacy wins for credit unions and build a strong network of credit union associations. We do this by providing advocacy support to yield impact, fostering collaboration and professional development for league staff, and representing the League System to the national association and other industry partners in order to protect and advance a vibrant credit union system.


Felicity Guerin
Director of Communications

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