New staff members for the National Credit Union Foundation

Mark Lynch, Andrew Johnson and Lacey Adler join Foundation Team

MADISON, WI (June 17, 2015) – The National Credit Union Foundation (the Foundation) has added Mark Lynch, Senior Program Manager; Andrew Johnson, National Program Manager; and Lacey Adler, Marketing and Communications Coordinator to the Foundation team.

“The Foundation is excited about the addition of Mark, Andrew and Lacey to our dedicated team,” said Gigi Hyland, Foundation Executive Director. “Mark’s extensive years of work in the credit union movement paired with Andrew’s experience and passion around the credit union difference is going to make a powerful impact on our programs and services. It’s great to have Lacey with us to expand our communication efforts as well, and I look forward to working with all of them to make even greater strides towards improving people’s financial lives through credit unions.”

After working with the Foundation for a number of years in various capacities, Mark Lynch is now the Senior Program Manager. Since moving to the U.S. 10 years ago, Mark has delivered more than 500 presentations to credit union conferences in 48 states, predominantly on issues relating to growth strategies, image010.jpgboard governance, credit union philosophy, serving the undeserved, and taxation.


Mark will continue to work with the National Credit Union Foundation’s REAL Solutions Program to help credit unions develop programs and services aimed at low wealth households, as well as the non-prime auto lending pilot and retirement experiential learning programs.

Andrew Johnson joined the Foundation in the Madison office June 8th as the National Program Manager. Andrew comes to the Foundation from Members 1st FCU in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania where he served as the Marketing Outreach Team Leader. He will be working directly with Mark Lynch, as well as the National Program Director in order to develop and implement the Foundation’s REAL Solutions program.


Lacey Adler began working for the Foundation team March 16 in Madison as the Marketing and Communications Coordinator. She works directly with the Communications Director to execute communication efforts to support the Foundation’s national programs, services and fundraising events.


About the National Credit Union Foundation (

The National Credit Union Foundation (the Foundation) is the charitable arm of the U.S. credit union movement and works as a catalyst to improve people’s financial lives through credit unions. Through Foundation grants and programs, credit unions provide widespread financial education, create greater access to affordable financial services, and empower more consumers to save, build assets, and own homes. Donations to the Foundation enable credit unions to help their members reach life-changing goals and achieve financial freedom.

Better Business Bureau Accredited Charity sealThe National Credit Union Foundation is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt charitable organization. The Foundation continues to earn the Better Business Bureau seal of approval as an “Accredited Charity” for meeting all 20 BBB Wise Giving Alliance Standards for national charities.

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