Nationwide search for next CUES CEO launched with DDJ Myers as facilitator

MADISON, WI (February 23, 2023) — A nationwide search for the next CEO of the Credit Union Executives Society® (CUES) has been launched. DDJ Myers, the well-known executive search and leadership development firm, will serve as facilitator.

CUES’ mission is to empower Credit Union Leaders of today and tomorrow to realize their potential, transforming their organizations, their communities, and the world. These goals are accomplished through a small, yet mighty, staff.
“Our dear friend and colleague John Pembroke created a solid foundation and trajectory for the organization by tripling CUES membership, launching new and innovative offerings and positioning the organization as a thought leader in talent development and DEIB,” says Kelly Marshall, CUES Board Chair & CEO of Summerland Credit Union. “Our next CEO will have the opportunity to carry that strong legacy forward and further develop and expand how CUES can benefit the credit union industry as a whole.”
CUES’ next CEO will be the face of this industry-leading organization and should be a sought-after thought leader who actively seeks out and embraces opportunities to take center stage to drive credit unions forward. Team building, consulting and business development skills will also be vital to this role.
“This is such an important role, not just for CUES but for the entire credit union industry it serves,” says Deedee Myers, PhD, Founder & CEO of DDJ Myers, an ALM First Company. “In our role as facilitator, we’ll be working closely with the Board to find the best fit possible, thoroughly evaluating both internal and external candidates.”
Those interested in applying for this position can learn more in the “Open Positions” section of Candidates may also submit their confidential resumes to with “CUES CEO” listed in the subject line.

About CUES

CUES is the leading talent development solutions provider for credit unions in North America. We educate, develop and support credit union CEOs, executives, directors, and emerging leaders through partnerships with premier business schools, live and online events, digital learning, networking, and premium content. With nearly 50,000 members and growing, we measure success one leader at a time.

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About DDJ Myers, An ALM First Company

DDJ Myers specializes in leadership success through executive recruitment, strategic organization, and board development for financial institutions. In addition, they offer a broad range of online assessments to help companies optimize their greatest assets – their people. DDJ Myers joined forces with ALM First, a strategic partner for depositories, offering an array of financial advisory services, in 2022 to provide expanded educational opportunities and solutions to help clients optimize both people and financial performance. Learn more at or visit our parent company


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