Dakotas Sister Society Meeting Next Week
The Dakotas Sister Society is holding their next meeting on Wednesday, August 25th at 2:00 p.m. (CT). Hosted by Nanci Wilson, University FCU and Jaymason Bramblee, Oahe FCU, this meeting will be focused on “Leadership Lessons.” Guest speakers will be Angela Prestil, who will speak on the CU Difference, and Erica Clements, East River FCU who will talk about Lessons in Leadership. Everyone is invited to join, to register send an email to email@example.com. If you are unable to attend, there will be a recording available.
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.
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, as well as Jim Kasch, founder of Canidae Consulting. DakCU President/CEO Jeff Olson will be providing updates from the association that are particularly relevant to small credit union. 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.
Coming Soon: New Ideas!
The very popular New Ideas Conference is headed to the Black Hills and scheduled for October 4 – 6 in Deadwood, South Dakota. We have a terrific fall event planed with details and registration information coming soon. This event has limited capacity and fills up fast, so be sure to save the date and register early.
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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