Minnesota Credit Union Network member selected to Crash the GAC

ST. PAUL, MN (March 5, 2019) — The Minnesota Credit Union Network is pleased to announce that Carissa Rothstein of Affinity Plus Federal Credit has been selected to attend Crash the GAC 2019 by the Cooperative Trust and CUNA to represent Minnesota. Carissa served as the Network’s 2018 Crew Ambassador.

Crash the GAC is a non-stop, career-changing program for credit union young professionals that allows them to participate in the industry’s largest advocacy conference with complimentary registration, exclusive networking opportunities, leadership development tools, and mentoring sessions with industry leaders from organizations such as Filene Research Institute, CUNA, and National Credit Union Foundation (NCUF).

This year 100 Crashers will attend Crash the GAC representing every state in the nation for the Cooperative Trust’s 10th Crash the GAC event ever.

Crash events throughout the year are designed to spark new ways of thinking and build lasting relationships for young professionals within the credit union industry. Crashers will leave the nation’s capital with a new hunger to help strengthen their communities and organizations. This highly competitive opportunity is a launching pad for many young professionals’ careers and gives them the confidence and insight to make a profound and lasting impact in the industry.

Crash the GAC is brought to you by the Cooperative Trust and Filene Research Institute and is made possible by the generous support of CUNA, and with help from League partners.

About Minnesota Credit Union Network

The Minnesota Credit Union Network is the statewide trade association that works to ensure the success, growth, and vitality of Minnesota credit unions. With over $36 billion in assets, Minnesota credit unions are local, trusted financial cooperatives that serve 2 million members at 400 branch locations around the state. As not-for-profit institutions, credit unions give back to the communities they serve. For more information, visit The Minnesota Credit Union Network and TruLync also administer prize-linked savings programs for credit unions in Delaware, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Montana, New York, New Jersey, Ohio and Wisconsin. To date, the programs provide over 30,000 members the opportunity to win through prize-linked savings accounts, with over $55 million saved. In total, the programs have awarded over $1 million dollars to members of credit unions throughout the nation.


Julia Miller

Director of Communications

Minnesota Credit Union Network

(612) 380-1433

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