People’s Trust’s Vice President and CHRO graduates from Southwest CUNA Management School

HOUSTON, TX (September 16, 2015)People’s Trust Federal Credit Union Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer Ebony Holland graduated from Southwest CUNA Management School in July at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth.

“The successful completion of Southwest CUNA Management School (SCMS) is no easy feat. Students typically have high levels of responsibility at their credit unions, in addition to juggling the curves life may throw along the way,” stated Janine McBee, Southwest CUNA Management School’s Director and Synergist. “By the time they have completed the school, they have participated in over 160 classroom hours and developed an extensive two-year business plan for their credit union.”

Holland graduated with only 34 other credit union leaders across the nation hand chosen by CUNA to take part in the three-year prestigious learning program. “SCMS offers superior education and development for some of the most elite and exceptional leaders; not to mention a lifelong network of colleagues and friendships are formed without even knowing it,” she said. “SCMS single handedly strengthened my ability to continue exceeding.”

SCMS is a course of study recognized in the credit union movement for innovation that furthers professional development, helps strategically position credit unions, and creates networks for a lifetime. The school offers a variety of courses to challenge, increase financial industry knowledge and perfect credit union management skills.

“Graduation from the Southwest CUNA Management Schools is an honor and recognized as a remarkable accomplishment in our growing credit union movement and especially at People’s Trust,” said the credit union’s President and CEO Angela McCathran. “We are very proud of Ebony’s achievement and look forward to more graduates from the credit union in the future.”

About People’s Trust Federal Credit Union

People’s Trust, formerly named Shell Employees Federal Credit Union, is a full-service financial co-op. Since 1935, People’s Trust has returned profits to members in the form of higher dividends on savings, lower loan rates and reduced fees. Though based in Houston, People’s Trust serves members across the world.  For more information, please visit


Patrick Flynn
AVP of Marketing
People’s Trust Federal Credit Union
413 Bastrop St.
Houston, TX 77003

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Community Outreach Specialist
Foundation Executive Director
People’s Trust Federal Credit Union
413 Bastrop St.
Houston, TX 77003

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