Tracie Kenyon joins Humanidei as Executive Development Partner

ONTARIO, CA (June 27, 2023) — Humanidei, a people operations firm founded to help credit unions build more inclusive cultures, is proud to announce that Tracie Kenyon will join the company as Executive Development Partner.

In her role, Tracie will provide strategic consulting and executive coaching services. This will include coaching current and rising executives and providing strategic planning and leadership development training to Boards of Directors, executive teams, and entire organizations.

Tracie is a Professional Certified Coach through the International Coaching Federation and holds a coaching certification through the University of Wisconsin- Madison. Tracie recently retired as President/CEO of the trade association, Montana’s Credit Unions, where she provided leadership to Montana’s credit unions for more than two decades.

During her tenure, she represented Montana’s credit unions as the chair of the Filene Research Institute, treasurer of Western CUNA Management School, chair of the American Association of Credit Union Leagues, and as a member of the National Credit Union Foundation Board.

“Tracie brings a unique combination of industry experience, business expertise, and communication skills that inspire others,” said Jill Nowacki, Humanidei’s President/CEO. “I started my credit union career working under and learning from Tracie and am thrilled our clients will be able to access this talent and emotional intelligence. I look forward to seeing how her contributions continue to strengthen our industry and the people in it.”

Throughout her career, Tracie worked at four credit unions and two leagues. Prior to serving Montana’s Credit Unions she was senior vice president of dues-supported services for the Utah League of Credit Unions and oversaw the legislative efforts for Utah’s credit unions during the Credit Union Membership Access Act of 1998 (HR 1151) as well as the state-level bank attacks that soon followed.

Tracie’s additional education and certifications include a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Western Oregon University, a master’s degree in professional communication from Westminster College, CAE (Certified Association Executive, American Society of Association Executives), CUDE (Credit Union Development Educator, National Credit Union Foundation). She is married to Vocal Credit Union CEO, Eddie Black, and has one daughter, Kylie Bea, who is a recent graduate of the University of Montana and a credit union employee.

“The opportunity to position credit unions as the employer of choice by strengthening the movement through building and retaining top-notch staff is the natural next step in my career, which makes joining the premier talent-development organization in our space extremely exciting!” said Tracie.  “I’m delighted to bring my innate abilities, learned skills, experience, and education, along with a passion for credit union people and ideals to this role.”

Tracie is now accepting new clients for executive coaching, leadership development, succession, and strategic planning engagements. She can be reached at

Tracie Kenyon

About Humanidei

Humanidei was founded in 2019 to help credit unions become more inclusive workplaces. We are passionate about credit unions and the people who lead them. We believe the key to credit union relevance lies in the people, so we partner with credit unions to help them build inclusive workplaces that attract, develop, and retain today’s top talent. We are proud of the work we do with credit union clients across the country, knowing that each day we have the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of the people who lead credit unions and the members they serve. As we thoughtfully build our team, we are committed to adding professionals who are passionate about people and credit unions; who understand that credit unions will only effectively fulfill their mission when their leadership understands and reflects the communities they serve; and who can help our team expand our own awareness and representation in our credit union community.


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