BHFCU Mortgage Lender Inducted into Statewide Hall of Fame
South Dakota Home Builders Association recently inducted Candice Menke, Black Hills Federal Credit Union (BHFCU) Mortgage Loan Originator, into their Hall of Fame in Sioux Falls. Earlier this year, Candice was inducted into the Home Builders Association of the Sioux Empire’s Hall of Fame. She has also received an associate of the year award on local and state levels. In addition, she’s had opportunities to represent the state and BHFCU at the national level.
Candice graduated from SDSU and began her career in financial services in 1997. After spending nearly 20 years at local banks and in corporate banking, Candice was interested in getting back to her passion, community lending. The timing was ideal. Candice joined the BHFCU team nearly four years ago when BHFCU first began serving Sioux Falls.
Credit Union House Celebrating 20 Years!
Credit Union House on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. is decorated with reminders of credit union history and CUNA-League ties. It serves as a primary venue for credit union industry leaders to meet with federal lawmakers about our industry’s legislative priorities. Next time you are in D.C., be sure to stop by and visit the facility which is celebrating its 20th anniversary this month, thanks to the generosity of numerous contributors over the two decades. Consider donating today.
SWAP Q & A Session Planned
Curious about the new direction we are taking the awareness campaign? Join us for a virtual Q & A session for CEOs and marketing staff on Wednesday, November 17th, at 3:00 p.m. (CT). Watch for your invitation with the meeting link coming soon via email or contact Lindsey Hefta, Director of Marketing, at email@example.com for more information.
Is Your FinCEN Filing Workflow Not Working?
Join PAYLYNXS for a brief webinar on automated FinCEN filing and detection. Learn how they can help streamline and automate the FinCEN process for any depository or money service business that needs to file SARs and CTRs with FinCEN. Webinar is scheduled for Thursday, November 18, at 11:30 a.m. (CT). Register here.
Central Chapter Meeting Scheduled
The Central Chapter has scheduled their next meeting for Tuesday, November 16. Meet at Huron Event Center – 100 4th Street SW – Huron. Dinner at 6:00 p.m. followed by program: BSA Training with Lisa Snedeker, training director with Dakotaland Federal Credit Union. RSVP to HB Telco Federal Credit Union at 605-352-6933 or mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org.
Looking for GAC Crashers!
The Cooperative Trust and Filene have announced that applications are now open for GAC Crashers. This is a great opportunity for those age 40 and under who are looking to advance their career in the industry. 50 Crashers – one from each state – will be selected to attend the event in Washington, DC. Crashers receive free conference registration. Travel, lodging, and food costs are the responsibility of the Crasher and their credit union, so DakCU is offering a $1,000 scholarship for each of our Dakota Crashers! The first step is to be selected. If you have a rising star at your credit union, please encourage them to apply for this opportunity. Details are available here – be sure to meet the December 3rd deadline.
DakCU Awards Nominations
Our DakCU Awards are open for nominations and can be found here. Be sure to get your nominations in by December 17th. Check out our revamped Awards Page which now includes previous winners and our Hall of Fame winners from 2000 to 2021! Contact Deb Kruckenberg with any questions.
Dakota Plains Seeking Agricultural and Commercial Lender
Dakota Plains Credit Union in Enderlin, ND is seeking an Agricultural and Commercial Lender. Key qualifications include: Comprehensive understanding of ag/commercial lending; Ability to analyze and underwrite credits; and Ability to oversee and evaluate the entire loan portfolio. A Bachelor’s degree in Business, Ag Economics or other related field, as well as 3-5 years of experience as an ag/commercial loan officer is required. Experience with FSA, BND, and SBA is beneficial, as well as key skills in organization, and written and oral communications.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Dakota Plains offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including: 401k, health/dental/vision insurance, AFLAC, vacation and sick leave pay, federal holidays, incentive pay plan, flexible spending account, long term disability insurance.
Submit resume in confidence to Lisa Mathern at email@example.com or contact her for further information at 701-493-2334 Ext. 5321.
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