NCUA to host webinar on growing your credit union

Industry leaders will discuss best practices for sustainable growth

ALEXANDRIA, VA (May 23, 2016) — Successful credit unions achieve sustained growth using multiple strategic initiatives, and the National Credit Union Administration is offering a webinar, “Best Practices to Grow Your Credit Union,” to examine that path to growth.

The webinar is scheduled for Wednesday, June 8, beginning at 2 p.m. Eastern and will run approximately 90 minutes, including a 30-minute question-and-answer session. There is no charge.

Vanessa Lowe, economic development specialist with NCUA’s Office of Small Credit Union Initiatives, will host a panel of three credit union chief executive officers: Jerry Wise, Greenwood Municipal Federal Credit Union, Greensboro, North Carolina; Carolyn DuBois, Greater Niagara Federal Credit Union, Niagara Falls, New York; and Judy Carrasco of Financial Security Credit Union, Carlsbad, New Mexico. The panel will discuss topics that include:

  • Loan product offerings,
  • Leadership profiles,
  • Product and service vendors, and
  • Community engagement.

Online registration is available here. Participants will also use this link to log into the webinar, and they should allow pop-ups from this website. Participants may submit questions in advance at The subject line of the email should read, “Best Practices to Grow Your Credit Union.” Participants with technical questions about accessing the webinar may email This webinar will be closed captioned and then archived online here approximately three weeks following the live event.

NCUA’s Office of Small Credit Union Initiatives fosters credit union development and the effective delivery of financial services for small credit unions, new credit unions, minority depository institutions and credit unions with a low-income designation.

About National Credit Union Administration (NCUA)

The NCUA is the independent federal agency created by the U.S. Congress to regulate, charter and supervise federal credit unions. With the backing of the full faith and credit of the United States, the NCUA operates and manages the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund, insuring the deposits of more than 124 million account holders in all federal credit unions and the overwhelming majority of state-chartered credit unions. The NCUA also protects consumers and educates the public on consumer protection and financial literacy issues.


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