Vote for CUES Next Top Credit Union Exec Nov. 4

MADISON, WI (November 1, 2013) — Final presentations for the 2013 CUES Next Top Credit Union Exec competition are set for Monday, November 4, during CUES’ CEO/Executive Team Network in San Diego. The competition is supported by a partnership with CUES Supplier member and partner DDJ Myers Ltd. of Phoenix, Ariz.

The Finalists, five young credit union employees, have been blogging and posting videos at about their respective projects in preparation for the face-off event, which will be live streamed via
The five Finalists are:

– Amanda Brenneman, Maps Credit Union, Salem, Ore., USA
– Rob Carabelli, McGraw-Hill Federal Credit Union, East Windsor, N.J., USA
– Chad Huseby, Servus Credit Union, Delburne, Alberta, Canada
– Zac King, Redstone Federal Credit Union, Huntsville, Ala., USA
– Bryce Roth, CitizensFirst Credit Union, Oshkosh, Wis., USA

The Finalists will have seven minutes to recap their projects for the judging panel and audience, who will vote for their favorite Finalist.

According to CUES member and judge Stacie Wyss-Schoenborn, Vice President of Member Solutions at BECU in Tukwila, Wash., “As member-owned co-operatives, credit unions lead the way in demonstrating their co-operative spirit. These Finalists have freely shared their stories, their ideas, and themselves. From our Finalists, people all over the world have learned about the great ideas that come from credit unions and our focus on serving our members. This is how credit unions will attract not only younger members, but younger leaders and employees, and continue to thrive.”

Tune in from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. PT on November 4 to view the presentations via live stream at The public can also vote online for their favorite Finalists between 2 p.m. PT on November 4 and 5 p.m. PT on November 5. The Finalist with the highest score based on a combination of judging panel results, audience votes, online votes and social media engagement will earn the title of CUES Next Top Credit Union Exec and a $20,000 educational prize package from CUES.

Visit and check out the Finalists’ projects. To register for the conference visit

The Credit Union Executives Society is a Madison, Wisconsin-based, independent, not-for-profit, international membership association for credit union executives. Its mission is to educate and develop credit union CEOs, directors and future leaders.

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