Southeast CUNA Management School names new academic advisor

(July 7, 2015) — Southeast Regional Credit Union Schools (SRCUS) is proud to announce that Dr. Craig Piercy has been engaged as Academic Advisor for the Southeast CUNA Management School. In this role, Dr. Piercy will oversee curriculum design, coordinate faculty recruitment, and assist with program evaluation and development. Craig is a longtime supporter of the credit union movement and has been involved with SRCUS for several years behind the scenes to support the CU Simulation program. He served as an instructor at the SE CUNA Management School in 2014 and 2015.

Dr. Piercy received his Master of Business Administration and Ph.D. in Management Sciences from The Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia. He currently serves as the Director of the Master of Internet Technology Program at the University of Georgia, as well as a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Management of Information Systems.

SRCUS is also pleased to announce the addition of two new positions to the Southeast CUNA Management School team: program coordinator and student liaison/public relations coordinator.

Courtney Aldrich will serve as Program Coordinator, with responsibilities for the overall program administration and on-site management of the school. Aldrich brings over 17 years of higher education experience managing career services, alumni relations, fund raising, development, major events and mentoring programs to this new role.

Jennifer Green will serve as Student Liaison/PR Coordinator, and will be responsible for all public relations and marketing activities of the school, as well as ongoing communications with students. Green has been in the credit union industry since 2002 and has extensive knowledge of credit union operations, including specialized certifications in compliance and financial counseling.

“SRCUS is committed to continuous program improvement to meet the ever-changing needs of today’s credit union professionals, and we’re excited about the knowledge and experience our new staff members will bring to the program,” explained Tom McWilliams, chairman of the SRCUS Advisory Committee. “Since its establishment in 1970, the SE CUNA Management School has provided a top-notch educational experience for credit union professionals and it just keeps getting better each year.”


Southeast Regional Credit Union Schools (SRCUS) is a collaboration of eight southeastern credit union leagues, including the Carolinas Credit Union League, Georgia Credit Union Affiliates, Kentucky Credit Union League, League of Southeastern Credit Unions & Affiliates, Louisiana Credit Union League, Mississippi Credit Union Association, Tennessee Credit Union League, and Virginia Credit Union League. Through collaboration with CUNA and Affiliates, the first SRCUS Management School was established in 1970. Since the school’s formation it has graduated over 1,100 credit union management professionals from 21 states and the District of Columbia. In addition to the management school, SRCUS also hosts an annual Director’s Conference, which provides a full range of informative educational sessions about critical issues important to today’s ever-changing financial industry for credit union directors and committee members. For more information, visit

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