The CUInsight Network podcast: Executive coaching – Humanidei (#64)

Featuring Tracie Kenyon, Executive Development Partner at Humanidei

Thank you for tuning in to episode 64 of The CUInsight Network, with your host, Lauren Culp, Publisher & CEO of In The CUInsight Network, we take a deeper dive with the thought leaders who support the credit union community. We discuss issues and challenges facing credit unions and identify best practices to learn and grow together.

My guest on today’s show is Tracie Kenyon, Executive Development Partner at Humanidei. Tracie shares her career journey within the credit union industry for the last 38 years. Humanidei works with credit unions to integrate their most important asset- their human capital- into organizational growth plans and talent development. Tracie guides teams in creating a positive company culture where team members can build their skills and career.

During our conversation, Tracie and I chat about the importance of taking care of your team and the value in executive coaching. She gives advice on improving the hiring process and shares three tips to get it right the first time. Tracie explains how the “B” at the end of DEIB stands for belonging, and why it is so important for the culture of an organization. Listen as Tracie talks about building a nurturing and innovative company culture for your credit union team.

As we wrap up the episode, Tracie talks about an impactful leader she’s had in her life, her love of books along with a book recommendation, and her passion for work. Enjoy my conversation with Tracie Kenyon!

Connect with Tracie:
Tracie Kenyon, Executive Development Partner at Humanidei
Tracie: LinkedIn
Humanidei: LinkedIn | Instagram | Twitter 

Show notes from this episode:
What an amazing interview with Tracie! Check out all the exceptional work her team is doing over at Humanidei here.
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Shout-out: First Tech Credit Union
Place mentioned: Salt Lake City, UT
Historical act mentioned: Credit Union Membership Access Act
Shout-out: Jill Nowacki
Shout-out: Oscar Porras
Shout-out: Tracie’s husband (Eddie Black)
Shout-out: Mookie Betts
Shout-out: Los Angeles Dodgers
Shout-out: Thomas Sargent
Place mentioned: Claremont, CA
Shout-out: Western CUNA Management School
Shout-out: Pomona College
Shout-out: Claremont Colleges
Song mentioned: Blurred Lines
Place mentioned: Bob Marshall Wikderness
Book mentioned: The Memo: What Women of Color Need to Know to Secure a Seat at the Table by Minda Harts

In this episode:
[00:48] – Tracie Kenyon lists the many dream jobs she had as a child, and notes the connection between them.
[02:25] – Tracie says she had to pay to be at her first job and shares why this job benefited her later.
[05:11] – Tracie is excited to help others build their careers.
[06:56] – People are critical in any strategic plan.
[09:43] – What are ways to create engaged leaders?
[11:41] – Tracie brings a new perspective to having an executive coach.
[14:27] – Learn to ask these kinds of questions to uncover soft skills in a potential team member.
[17:22] – Tracie gives examples of soft skills that most organizations should look for.
[19:36] – Tracie talks about bringing more focus towards having a sense of “belonging” in company cultures.
[21:11] – Who was an impactful leader in Tracie’s life?
[23:44] – Tracie likes to visit this city for the darling scenery and local businesses.
[25:40] – Tracie loves books. What book does she recommend today?
[27:58] – What makes a good corporate culture?

Lauren Culp

Lauren Culp

Lauren Culp is the President & CEO at She leads the growing team at CUInsight, works with organizations serving credit unions to maximize their brand and exposure, connects with ... Web: Details