Levo FCU Named “Best of Sioux Falls”
Levo FCU (formerly Sioux Falls FCU) was recently named by The Best of Sioux Falls as an area favorite in the banking category. The credit union appeared #2 on the list, which allows local consumers to vote for their favorites in a survey format. Congratulations to CEO Fran Sommerfeld and his entire crew on this achievement!
Dakota Plains FCU Seeking Loan Processor
Dakota Plains Federal Credit Union has an opening for a Loan Processor in their Pierre, South Dakota Branch. Dakota Plains FCU offers a competitive salary and benefit package in an enjoyable work environment. One year of teller experience or cash handling experience, including balancing responsibilities preferred, along with general office experience and credit union knowledge, and excellent customer service and verbal and written communication skills. Loan processing training will be provided. To take advantage of this exciting opportunity, stop by Dakota Plains Federal Credit Union, located at 1525 North Garfield in the Northridge Plaza parking lot in Pierre or contact Jena LaFurge at (605) 224-4844 or email@example.com.
President/CEO Opportunity in Nebraska
Heartland Area Federal Credit Union, located in Omaha, Nebraska, with $22+ million in assets, is seeking an experienced executive for the position of President/Chief Executive Officer. A candidate should have a proven track record of excellence as an executive or senior management team member along with a strong business and financial background. The individual must have the ability to work with the board of directors in refining the strategic direction of the credit union; ensure short- and long-term financial health, provide outstanding and innovative service to members, ensure operational efficiencies, and establish a strong corporate presence. Qualified candidates must have over 5 years of executive or senior management experience in a financial institution. A Bachelor’s Degree is preferred. Salary commensurate to experience. A cover letter, resume, and salary history may be sent to: CEO Search, P.O Box 45526, Omaha NE 68145, or email to: CEOCUSearch@gmail.com.
Levo FCU Seeking Assistant VP of Business Services
The Assistant VP of Business Services is responsible for the overall success of the Business Services department and staff. You'll work to increase and maintain its asset quality by developing both new and existing business relationships by examining, evaluating, and authorizing or recommending approval of member applications for commercial loans. You're a trusted voice for our members and will work to identify and align new and existing loan members with additional products and services.
Working for Levo gives you the opportunity to develop personally, professionally, and financially in an inviting, friendly, and fun environment. Great benefits include health, vision, dental, paid time off, paid holidays and great day time hours, pension plan, 401(k) option, volunteer hours, and many more!
Minimum five years’ experience in commercial lending within a financial institution is required with Bachelor's Degree in Business or Finance or related field. Experience with business development and commercial lending is required. Previous management experience preferred. Apply here. Questions? Contact Ashley Paulson, Human Resources Manager.
Alloya Launching Educational Community for Faster Payments
Alloya Corporate FCU has introduced a new educational community for faster and real-time payments. The community, titled Alloya Insights: Faster Payments, is designed to help credit unions better understand the rapidly evolving landscape of faster and real-time payments, establish a community where credit unions can learn from and help one another, and develop and implement a faster payments member experience strategy.
By joining the community, credit unions will gain access to a series of live educational webinars, virtual interactive roundtable events, an online portal that includes a Q&A forum, answers to FAQs, topic briefings and blog posts, and much more. In essence, Alloya’s team of experts will dedicate the requisite time and effort to stay involved with the latest research, developments and industry groups, then synthesize the information and provide it to the community participants in a way that’s easy to understand. To join, credit unions will pay a one-time fee of $2,500 for 12 months of program access.
Alloya Insights: Faster Payments launches on Tuesday, February 15, 2022 with an informational webinar that is open to all credit unions, free of charge. Click here to learn more and register.
Central Chapter Meeting Scheduled
The Central Chapter has scheduled their meeting for Tuesday, February 15 at Scoreboard Bar & Grill – 56 3rd Street SE – Huron SD. Meet at 6:00 p.m. for Social, followed by dinner and presentation on Wills, Trusts, POAs, Estate, etc. by Tucker Volesky from Volesky Law Office. To make your reservation contact Shelby Gondzar at Dakota Rail Line Federal Credit Union at 605-352-3648 or firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Thursday, February 10.
Free Webinar: Exploring Fintech Partnerships to Enhance Lending Strategy
CMFG Ventures invests in fintech solutions that help credit unions stay competitive, reach more members, and grow their loan portfolio. The next Discovery webinar on Wednesday, February 9th brings together three founders from CMFG Ventures portfolio to highlight their lending solutions, discuss how they got where they are today, and share where they see technology going in the future. Click here to register and for more information including speaker lineup.
Dakotas Sister Society Plans March Meeting
Everyone is invited to join the next Dakotas Sister Society Meeting on Thursday, March 17th at 2:00 p.m. (CT) with special guest speaker Christopher Morris, Engagement Consultant from CUNA! The topic will be “Motivating Your Whole Team to Be a Part of the Credit Union Movement.” Sign up here and be sure to follow the Dakotas Sister Society Facebook Page.
Requirements for GAC Attendees
Be sure to refer back to the DakCU GAC “one stop” page frequently for the latest on mask and vaccine requirements for indoor venues, including the Convention Center where the GAC will be held. The situation is fluid and we are paying close attention. As of now, anyone over age 12 must be fully vaccinated by February 15, 2022.
CUNA has agreed to remove any cancelation deadlines on registrations; however, the hotel deadline to cancel is January 31st. If you are in the DakCU hotel block and want to cancel, please reach out to Debbie Kruckenberg at email@example.com for assistance.
Help Us Stay Up to Date with Your Staff
Please help us to make sure that your employees are receiving the Memo and are in our database for other important information. We strive to bring you the latest important information related to advocacy, compliance, networking and educational opportunities, and more. Is everyone at your credit union receiving this information? Be sure we have the names, title, and email address of any new employees. The more information your staff has, the better for all of us! Email Shawn Brummer to be added to our distribution list or sign up directly here on our website.
In the Spotlight
Do you know someone at your credit union or another credit union, either employee or volunteer, who has an interesting story? Nominate them for the CU Professionals Spotlight by emailing their name and a brief explanation of why they are “Spotlight” material to Shawn Brummer.
Submit your news to Shawn Brummer. Employee promotions, awards, new products or services, community involvement/recognition, job openings, all are welcome!
The Memo is DakCU's newsletter that keeps
Want the Memo delivered straight to your inbox?