Capital Credit Union Announces Staff Promotions
Kyla Stampka was recently promoted to controller at Capital Credit Union’s Main Office in Bismarck. As controller, Stampka will be responsible for financial reporting, budgeting, directing the activities of the Accounting Department and assisting in managing the credit union’s investment portfolio. Stampka has a bachelor's degree from the University of Mary and lives in Bismarck with her husband, Matt, and daughters, Kailey and Emmalie. She has been with Capital Credit Union for more than 11 years, most recently as the accounting supervisor at the Main Office.
Tonya Berger was recently promoted to assistant branch manager at Capital Credit Union’s Sunrise Branch in Bismarck. Berger has been with Capital Credit Union for seven years, most recently as a member services supervisor and universal services representative at the Mandan Branch. She lives in Mandan with her husband, James, and children, Sadie and Aiden.
Courtney Vollan was recently promoted to universal services representative at Capital Credit Union’s South Branch in Bismarck. Vollan earned a bachelor's degree in finance and business from Dickinson State University in 2020. She has been with Capital Credit Union for six years, most recently as a member services associate at Bismarck’s Sunrise Branch.
In their new positions, Berger and Vollan will be responsible for consumer lending including auto, recreational vehicle and home equity loans, delivery of deposit products such as money market accounts and certificates of deposit, and actively soliciting, promoting, and servicing credit union products and services. Berger will also oversee Sunrise Branch financial and member services staff.
Dakotaland FCU Seeking Watertown Branch Manager
Dakotaland Federal Credit Union is looking for a talented Branch Manager to lead and develop the team in their Watertown Branch location. The Branch Manager will be responsible for managing 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 branch by implementing strategies that increase awareness of Dakotaland FCU and their numerous product offerings. Preference will be granted to applicants with previous experience in management, lending, sales or finance. Dakotaland FCU is accepting applications for this position until September 1st, 2021. For additional details, please contact Emily Nowell at 605-353-8739. To apply visit dakotalandfcu.com/careers or email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
United Savings CU Seeking Business Lender
United Savings Credit Union (USCU) is seeking a qualified, experienced candidate to join their team as a full-time business lender. This position will be based out of USCU’s Dilworth office in Dilworth, MN. The business lender will be responsible for establishing business relationships with commercial borrowers, explaining business products and services and ensuring loan quality through analysis of financial data and proper structuring of the credit, as well as looking for deposit growth opportunities for the credit union. Experience working with credit partners like the Small Business Administration (SBA), Bank of North Dakota (BND), and Pactola (CUSO) is a plus. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of two to three years of lending experience, preferably in commercial lending, as well as a degree in a business-related field. For additional details about this position, please call Jim Schaefbauer at 701-356-1395 or email Jim@unitedsavingscu.org. Send your resume in confidence to United Savings Credit Union – Attn: Jim, PO Box 2308, Fargo, ND 58108.
Join Us FORE Fun!
Register today for the Dakota Credit Union Foundation’s 5th Annual Golf Scramble, which will be held on Thursday, August 26, at the Apple Creek Country Club in Bismarck, ND. Please consider sending a team to our golf tournament or purchasing a sponsorship this year – a team of four is $500; individual golfers are $135. Price includes green fees and golf cart, lunch, and dinner after the event, and a portion of the proceeds will benefit Sanford Children’s Hospital in Fargo, ND. Register here and contact Kayla Pulvermacher with any questions.
Fall Hike the Hill Goes Virtual
Once again, we have had to alter our plans for our fall Regulatory and Legislative Hike the Hill event. While we still could have traveled to Washington, DC, the pandemic situation is so fluid that we are unable to lock down face-to-face meetings with either regulators or our legislative delegation. Therefore, we have decided to switch to a virtual platform for our meetings with the NCUA and CFPB. The meetings will be held on September 14 and 15. Click here for more information, or to register now.
Small Credit Union Roundtable and Retreat
Leaders at small credit unions in North and South Dakota will want to save the date for our Small Credit Union Roundtable on Tuesday, September 21st at Buffalo Ridge Resort in Gary, SD. Hear from Tom Sakash, CUNA’s Small Credit Union Initiatives Manager; Jim Kasch, founder of Canidae Consulting; and DakCU President/CEO Jeff Olson will be providing updates from the association. This retreat is being offered at no charge, the only expense you will incur will be for travel and accommodations. Click here to register and for lodging information.
Mark Your Calendars for October 21
International Credit Union Day (ICU Day) is Thursday, October 21. Each year, we come together to celebrate ICU Day to raise awareness about what it means for members around the world to have a credit union as their financial partner. This year's ICU Day theme, “Building financial health for a brighter tomorrow,” reflects the way credit unions contribute to a brighter future by working to improve members' financial well-being. It is at the heart of the mission and structure of credit unions. International Credit Union Day is brought to you by Credit Union National Association and World Council of Credit Unions. Click here to be notified as soon as more ICU Day information and collateral is available.
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