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CUlead Spotlight: Cristina Mauricio, Holy Rosary Credit Union

Posted on 5/13/2022
We are excited to shine the spotlight on Cristina Mauricio, branch manager at holy rosary credit union (St Joseph, MO).


News from CU of America, Emporia State FCU and St. Louis Chapter of Credit Unions

Posted on 5/3/2022
Credit Union of America recently awarded $60,000 in scholarships; Emporia State FCU recognized for its outstanding contributions to the community and the Kansas economy; St. Louis Chapter of Credit Unions held its annual leadership breakfast.


3 reasons CUNA Mutual joined the FinHealth Fund (and why your CU should, too)

Posted on 5/4/2022
The fund, which was created after a group of about 60 different CU industry leaders met in September of 2021, aims to raise $10 million over the next five years. CUNA Mutual Group has contributed $1 million.


Lender resources available for Kansas Homeowner Assistance Fund

Posted on 5/6/2022
With limited funds available, early application is encouraged. The program will end when all funds have been allocated.


CU People on the Move: Together and West Community

Posted on 4/29/2022
Dylan Wyatt has joined Together Credit Union as the chief information officer. Lori Hudson promoted to community engagement manager at West Community Credit Union.


CUlead Spotlight: Tonya Loper, Credit Union of America

Posted on 4/26/2022
We are excited to shine the spotlight on Tonya Loper, AVP of branch operations at Credit Union of America (Wichita, KS).


CUlead Spotlight: Nicole Lane, Together Credit Union

Posted on 4/15/2022
We are excited to shine the spotlight on Nicole Lane, senior operations specialist at Together Credit Union (St. Louis, MO).


80 credit union leaders attend Kansas-Missouri Sister Society Launch Party

Posted on 4/19/2022
More than 80 credit union leaders launched the Kansas-Missouri Sister Society on April 5, in conjunction with the Heartland Credit Union Association’s SHIFT conference held in the Kansas City area.


Opening this week: Mortgage assistance funds for Kansas homeowners

Posted on 4/15/2022
The Kansas Housing Resources Corporation launched its Kansas Homeowner Assistance Fund this week. The fund is designed to help Kansas homeowners who have been financially impacted by the pandemic to get current on their mortgages and avoid foreclosur


News from CommunityAmerica and Mazuma

Posted on 4/5/2022
CommunityAmerica Credit Union's CEO Lisa Ginter receives the Gold Leadership Award, Junior Achievement's top volunteer leadership award, and Sporting Kansas City announces Mazuma Credit Union as official mortgage partner.


CUlead Spotlight: Chad Kuester, River Region Credit Union

Posted on 4/5/2022
We are excited to shine the spotlight on Chad Kuester, director of specialized lending at River Region Credit Union (Jefferson City).


ITM Technology

Posted on 4/4/2022
Technology continues to grow and expand, including in the financial markets. How do credit unions shift this technology growth with enhanced member service? One approach that continues to gain traction is the use of the ITM.


Emerging Risk Outlook: Keep Ahead of Trends & Issues

Posted on 3/29/2022
This Emerging Risks Outlook highlights risks and loss trends that most likely should have your eye on. The Emerging Risks Outlook series provides credit unions with short risk descriptions, key questions to consider, and links to resources.


CUlead Spotlight: Andrew Jimenez, Golden Plains Credit Union

Posted on 3/25/2022
We are excited to shine the spotlight on Andrew Jimenez, member finance officer / GPIA associate at Golden Plains Credit Union (Corporate Hills - Wichita, KS).


CUNA Strategic Services solutions for credit unions

Posted on 3/28/2022
CUNA Strategic Services (CSS), a key business partner of the Heartland Credit Union Association, has several products/solutions for your credit union including 20/20 Analytics, 3SI, Agility, Newtek and SilverSky.