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PSCU announces 2016 Board of Directors at Member Forum

CUSO reelects CEOs from Citadel Federal Credit Union, Pa.; Community First Credit Union, Wisc.; Consumers Credit Union, Mich.; and OnPoint Community Credit Union, Ore., to board

ST. PETERSBURG, FL (April 20, 2016)PSCU ­ the nation’s leading CUSO ­ has reelected four members to its Board of Directors for three-year terms: Jeff March, President & CEO of Citadel Federal Credit Union, Pa.; Cathie Tierney, President & CEO of Community First Credit Union, Wisc.; Kit Snyder, President and CEO of Consumers Credit Union, Mich.; and Rob Stuart, President & CEO of OnPoint Community Credit Union, Ore. The Board was announced during the cooperative’s annual business meeting, which was held during its annual Member-Owner conference earlier this month in Nashville, Tenn.

Continuing board members include Dave Doss, President & CEO, Arizona State Credit Union, Ariz.; Craig Esrael, President & CEO, First South Financial, Tenn.; Gene Foley, President & CEO, Harvard University Employees Credit Union, Mass.; Sean Rathjen, President & CEO of Consumers Cooperative Credit Union, Ill.; Tom Ryan, President & CEO of Langley Federal Credit Union, Va.; Frank Weidner, President & CEO of Wings Financial Credit Union, Minn.; Terry West, President & CEO of VyStar Credit Union, Fla.; and associate directors Cathy Pace, President & CEO of Allegacy FCU, N.C.; Andrew Rosen, President & CEO of Hawaii State FCU, Hawaii; and Amy Sink, President & CEO of Interra CU, Ind.

Two recently retired board members were also honored at a special banquet: CEOs John Walling, Christian Community Credit Union, Calif.; and Mike Valentine, BCU, Ill. Walling and Valentine served on the PSCU board for 33 years and 13 years, respectively, and both retired from the board in 2015.

“Being governed by a board comprised of credit union CEOs keeps us closely aligned with what credit unions need,” said Chuck Fagan, PSCU’s President and CEO. “PSCU outlined an exciting vision and mission for delivering unparalleled member service today and into the future. The board plans to work collaboratively to bring that vision to life, and to work with our credit union members to help them meet their business challenges and grow.”

A record 750+ people attended the CUSO’s 39th annual conference of which the annual business meeting was a part, underscoring the importance of the event. The theme for PSCU’s 2016 Member Forum was “People. Purpose. Passion.” As a CUSO, PSCU is powered by people dedicated to the mission of service and serving the needs of its Owner credit unions. Its purpose, the reason PSCU was founded and exists today, is to ensure its members realize the full value and benefits of membership in their credit union. The credit union industry has survived for more than 100 years and is still going strong today because of its participants’ passion for serving and honoring the values that make credit unions such a great partner for their members and their communities.

Member Forum 2016 explored new ways for the cooperative’s 800+ Owner credit unions to engage and grow members through payments, technology and unparalleled service. Attendees were provided with opportunities to network, collaborate, learn and experience interactive demos on a variety of topics to enhance the member experience. Keynote speakers included Marcus Buckingham, New York Times best-selling author, researcher, motivational speaker and business consultant; Jim McKelvey, Co-Founder of Square, entrepreneur, artist and author; Jenn Lim, Co-Founder & CEO of Delivering Happiness; Dan Berger, President & CEO of the National Association of Federal Credit Unions (NAFCU); and Jay Baer, Founder of Convince & Convert. Subject matter included payments, fraud prevention and risk management, data and analytics, and more.


About PSCU

PSCU, the nation’s premier payments CUSO and an integrated financial technology solutions provider, supports the success of more than 2,400 financial institutions and processes nearly 7.7 billion transactions annually. Committed to service excellence and focused on continuous innovation, PSCU’s payment processing, fraud and risk management, data and analytics, digital banking, strategic consulting and real-time payments platforms, along with 24/7/365-member support via its contact centers, help deliver personalized, connected experiences. The origin of PSCU’s model is collaboration and scale, and the company has leveraged its influence on behalf of credit unions and their members for more than 45 years. Today, PSCU provides an end-to-end, competitive advantage that enables credit unions to securely grow and meet evolving consumer demands. For more information, visit pscu.com.

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PBurgess@fwv-us.com

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