Aspire Credit Union Celebrates 85 Years!
Aspire Credit Union is celebrating 85 years of service to the Minot and surrounding communities. Over the last eight and a half decades, they have seen great growth and change within their organization, while their service and commitment to our members has not faltered. In honor of their years of service, Aspire Credit Union will be hosting a party to celebrate the event today, Friday, February 4. Members and other well-wishers are invited for sweet treats and punch. In commemoration for this momentous milestone, staff will be performing 85 acts of kindness within the community they serve over the next 30 days!
Dakotaland FCU Seeking Business Loan Officer
Dakotaland Federal Credit Union is seeking a highly motivated self-starter to join their growing business lending team in their Bookings or Watertown Branch. As a Mortgage Loan Officer, you will get support from your supervisors and peers. Dakotaland FCU provides hands on and thorough training so you can be confident in your ability to serve members and build your lending portfolio. Dakotaland FCU offers a streamlined business lending process and their team is ready to grow and meet the business lending needs in the Brookings and Watertown communities! Dakotaland FCU is accepting applications until the position is filled. To apply visit dakotalandfcu.com/careers or email your resume to email@example.com. For additional information please contact Emily Nowell at 605-353-8739.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
High Peaks Federal Credit Union Seeking CEO
High Peaks Federal Credit Union, a growing $40 million credit union located in picturesque Dillon, MT, is seeking an innovative professional to take the President/CEO position. The ideal candidate will have financial institution experience (credit union experience preferred), and five years of progressive management. High Peaks FCU has three branches; therefore, knowledge of branch operations is a plus. The successful candidate will provide strategic direction in all areas of credit union operations and assist the board in setting the long-term strategic vision for the credit union. The board is seeking a proven leader who works collaboratively with volunteers, staff, membership, and community. This individual must have a proven track record of personnel management, communications, problem solving, and organizational skills and have a high degree of integrity. Preference will be given to candidates with a college degree. Salary commensurate with experience. Please send letter of interest, salary history, and resume to email@example.com or mail to Board Chairman, PO Box 29 Dillon, MT 59725 by February 28, 2022.
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.
Should You Redefine Your Overdraft Strategy? FREE Webinar from JMFA
Changing market conditions and renewed regulatory criticism have recently fueled sweeping changes in overdraft strategies. Now is the time for all credit unions to re-evaluate their overdraft strategy and approach to ensure they are doing right by their members. However, making changes without the right direction and sufficient information can create difficulties for members who trust their credit union to “have their back” when they have liquidity needs.
Join the roundtable Q&A session with Cheryl Lawson and James Darden from JMFA on Thursday, February 24th at 11:30 a.m. (CT). Their first-hand experience and expertise will provide answers to your questions about assessing and redefining your current overdraft strategy. This session will cover consumer-first and compliance best practices, new trends, insights, and share real-world examples. Register here.
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.
Credit Unions United Chapter Meeting Scheduled
The Credit Unions United Chapter has scheduled their meeting for February 15th at Sleep Inn – 2400 10th St SW – Minot ND. Meet at 6:00 p.m. for social followed by dinner and program: CPR training with Sue Brandvold. Cost of the CPR class is $40/person and the chapter will cover $20/person of the cost and the remaining $20/person will be billed to the credit union through the chapter bill. There will not be an additional food cost for this meeting. RSVP to Susan Bergman, Great River Federal Credit Union 701-852-3866 no later than Thursday, Feb 10.
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.
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