Dakota CU News & Notes
Theresa Bolinske from Aspire CU Set to Retire
Theresa Bolinske, Mortgage Loan Officer at Aspire Credit Union is set to retire at the end of June. The community is invited to celebrate her career at Aspire Credit Union on Thursday, June 9, 2022, from 1:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. when refreshments will be served. Over her 22-year career in the Minot region, Bolinske received many awards and recognitions, including Affiliate of the Year from the Minot Board of Realtors, and a Minot Chamber EDC Eagle Award for outstanding customer service. Congratulations and best wishes, Theresa!
DakCU Seeking Administrative Assistant
Due to the upcoming retirement of Deb Kruckenberg, the Dakota Credit Union Association (DakCU) is seeking a highly organized, detail orientated individual to join our dynamic team as an Administrative Assistant. This position is responsible for providing general administrative support primarily for our executive team and will support all staff as needed. Primary duties include managing our membership database including basic accounting, assisting with conference/meeting logistics, administrative support for our foundation, and assisting with our awards and recognition program, in addition to daily office routine duties.
The Administrative Assistant will work closely with all members of our team but will also function independently while handling projects and deadlines. As such, a self-motivated individual that enjoys a fast-paced environment will enjoy the opportunity to use their organization skills to keep staff and our office operating smoothly. To apply or to request more information, including required skills and experience, contact Karla Clark.
WyHy FCU Seeking Director of Retail Operations
WyHy FCU is a Wyoming credit union with approximately $320 million in assets. With branches in Cheyenne, Casper and Green River, WY, their footprint spans the entire state of Wyoming. They are looking for the perfect individual to fill this newly created position and oversee the operation of three retail branches and their contact center. Compensation DOE and includes a generous benefits package. To apply no later than June 15, visit the hiring portal at Work@WyHy. For more information contact HR Director Dorothy Moen at email@example.com or call 307-638-4229.
Dakotaland FCU Seeking Market President in Watertown Branch
Dakotaland FCU is looking for a talented Market President to help us carry out their vision to always put the member first and be the preferred financial institution in their service area. As the Market President, you are responsible for developing a market-specific strategic business plan and leading its successful execution in support of overall strategic objectives. The person chosen for this position will also be responsible for leading and developing a diverse team, fostering a positive work environment, and ensuring member satisfaction in a fun and growing market. The successful candidate will be committed to the growth and success of the Watertown market by implementing strategies that increase awareness of Dakotaland FCU and our numerous product offerings. To apply visit https://www.dakotalandfcu.com/careers or email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. For additional information contact Emily Nowell at 605-353-8739.
Levo FCU Offering FREE equipment to Any Credit Union!
Levo FCU in Sioux Falls, SD has a night depository and a safe that they are offering to any credit union that wants it – all you need to do is pick up either or both from the Sioux Falls branch. The interior safe measures roughly 37 inches wide x 48.75 inches high x 24.5 inches deep. There are five drawer slots and two vault areas. For more information, contact Linda at email@example.com or 605-977-8313. Photos below.
Discover2022 Open for Pre-Registration
You are invited to pre-register and enjoy a full day of strategic insights with CUNA Mutual Group at the Discovery2022 virtual conference on August 11th. As always, admission is free, and the final agenda will be published soon. The conference platform is new, interactive, and offers great networking opportunities. Most importantly, the agenda will include sought-after topics such as: Economic and financial market outlook; Credit unions and cryptocurrencies; Financial wellness for your members; Overdraft programs and credit union best practices; and Creating a strong culture in remote environments.
America’s CU Museum – Credit Union Women Making History
America’s Credit Union Museum has announced the launch of a new “Credit Union Women Making History – Herstory” exhibit. Honoring the past, present and future of the incredible women making history in the credit union industry, Herstory will be an interactive exhibit showcasing inspiring stories never heard before. The new exhibit will premiere at the museum’s 20th Anniversary celebration in September 2022. In addition to a physical display at the museum, the exhibit will have an online presence that shares stories through virtual visits. Everyone is invited to nominate a CU Woman from the past, the present, or someone whose work today is contributing to the future of the movement. For more details, click here.
Brandi Stankovic Joins Dakotas Sister Society
Dakota credit union leaders are familiar with Brandi Stankovic, as she has been a featured speaker at several of DakCU’s events including the MonDak Roundtable! Now, she is joining the Dakotas Sister Society as special guest speaker on Thursday, June 16th at 2:00 p.m. CT. Her topic: Being a Kickass Professional Woman! Join us as we chat about being unapologetically a professional powerhouse! Register here – everyone is invited to join! Contact Nanci Wilson at University FCU with any questions.
Free Webinar Series for Small Credit Unions
There is a free webinar program for smaller credit unions from CUNA. In this series, you will be connected to business partners that are vetted and known to work well with smaller credit unions. Partnering with CUNA Strategic Services, the goal is to deliver direct to your office presentations on services from small credit union-friendly vendors that can help you enhance your organizations and the services you offer members. Each month, two small credit union-friendly providers will present how their offerings can enhance your service to members. This free series takes place every second Thursday of the month now to December. Register for the series here.
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