Patrick S. Jury elected to serve as Executive Committee Treasurer for the World Council of Credit Unions

DES MOINES, IA (December 18, 2014) — Patrick S. Jury, President and CEO of Iowa Credit Union League, was recently elected to serve as the Executive Committee Treasurer for the World Council of Credit Unions. The World Council Board is made up of representatives from the US, Canada, Brazil, Guatemala, Ireland, Jamaica, Poland and Australia.

“The World Council advocates on behalf of the global credit union system,“ said Jury. “It is an honor to serve on the World Council’s Executive Committee to help improve the financial lives of members worldwide.”

Jury has served as the President and CEO of ICUL since 2006, and has worked at the organization for more than 20 years. Jury also serves as the CEO and board chairman of Affiliates Management Company. In this position, he provides governance oversight as the chairman of The Members Group, TMG Financial Services, PolicyWorks and Coopera. Jury represents the interests of Iowa credit unions as an executive committee member of the Credit Union National Association and SHAZAM, Inc., the state’s EFT organization for financial institutions.

“Pat has provided strong strategic and forward looking guidance for the World Council and its members in the areas of advocacy and payments innovation,” said WOCCU President and CEO Brian Branch. “He has earned the respect of credit union leaders in Australia, Panama, Poland and Guatemala where he has led cross border engagements on credit union system evolution. Thank you to the Iowa credit unions for sharing Pat’s leadership with the global movement.”

About the Iowa Credit Union League 
The Iowa Credit Union League is the trade association that represents the interests of Iowa credit unions and their more than one million members. Credit unions are not-for-profit, financial cooperatives owned and operated by their members. Iowans use their credit union membership to receive higher interest rates on savings and lower interest rates on loans. For more information on ICUL and Iowa credit unions, visit Follow ICUL on Twitter at or on Facebook at learn more about credit unions, visit

About the World Council of Credit Unions
World Council of Credit Unions is the global trade association and development agency for credit unions. World Council advocates on behalf of the global credit union system before international organizations and works with national governments to improve legislation and regulation. Its technical assistance programs introduce new tools and technologies to strengthen credit unions’ financial performance and increase their outreach.  World Council of Credit Unions’ technical assistance programs have provided millions of poor and low-income people access to the array of financial services they need through credit unions, regardless of challenges posed by the operating environment.

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