Early Bird Summit Discount!
Register for our 2022 DakCU Summit for just $349 if you act by March 25th - a savings of $30 per attendee! Starting March 26th, the price will be $379 – so if you know you will be attending our signature event, we strongly encourage you to register now. DakCU staff is looking forward to seeing many of you at the Holiday Inn Rushmore Plaza in Rapid City, SD on May 10 – 11 as we unite to gain insights on all things credit union!
Christina Sprunk Joins Dakota Plains CU
Dakota Plains CU is very pleased to announce their newest team member at their Enderlin branch. Christina Sprunk is Enderlin's new Ag and Commercial Loan Officer. She is looking forward to helping with any farm and business needs.
Christina grew up in Minnesota and has been in the agriculture field both professionally and personally for more than ten years. Her family has a Black Angus cow/calf operation and her husband farms in the Enderlin area. Christina and her husband Austin have one daughter, Skylar, who is a glorified gate opener and “one tough ranch hand.” Christina is also an avid outdoor and animal lover. She spends her free time horseback riding, hiking, and exploring the outdoors with her family. Please join us in welcoming Christina to the credit union family!
Organizing and Managing Fraud Webinar
Join PayLynxs for a FREE webinar on Thursday, March 10th at 11:30 a.m. (CT) to learn about Organizing and Managing Fraud. See how PayLynxs can help your organization manage fraud, including: Easy front office reporting channels; Simple form building to customize; Triaging potential fraud; Managing investigations; Building institutional knowledge to better detect; and Reporting to authorities or internally. Register here.
Looking for Marketing Solutions?
Please join DakCU on Tuesday, March 8 at 2:00 PM (CT) for a FREE demo as we dive into Prisma Campaigns and what marketing solutions they can offer credit unions of all sizes – but specifically, small credit unions. Prisma Campaigns, a CUNA Strategic Services provider, is a marketing automation platform which helps credit unions conduct personalized and automated marketing campaigns to develop deep and empathic relationships with your members. Register for this free webinar here or contact George McDonald for more information.
Sentinel FCU Seeking Mortgage Loan Officer
Due to expansion, Sentinel Federal Credit Union is seeking an experienced candidate to fill the position of Mortgage Loan Officer. This position will assist members in securing a mortgage loan that best meets their needs and help members achieve their financial goals. Duties include originating mortgages, business development, processing mortgage applications, assisting prospective borrowers, collecting borrower financial information, and analyzing borrower qualifications. In addition, lender will educate borrowers on the loan process, risks and benefits of loan alternatives, and available loan programs. Qualified applicants must have 2+ years’ previous mortgage lending experience, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and be highly organized. Must be able to work independently, be self-driven, and have strong computer skills.
Sentinel Federal Credit Union is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers an exciting and professional work environment along with competitive compensation and a great benefits package. Apply here today: https://lnkd.in/e9gpENXb.
Bluestone FCU Seeking Director of Accounting
Bluestone FCU in Sioux Falls, SD is currently looking to fill a leadership role within their accounting department. This individual will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the accounting department and lead day-to-day operations ensuring efficient, accurate, and compliant financial accounting and reporting using generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and NCUA rules and regulations. To apply, please email resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or apply at this link.
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. Prefer someone with one year of teller experience or cash handling experience, which would have included balancing responsibilities. General office experience and credit union knowledge, in addition to excellent customer service and verbal and written communication skills are desired. Training for loan processing 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 or contact Jena LaFurge at (605) 224-4844 or email@example.com.
Central Chapter Meeting
The Central Chapter has scheduled their next meeting for Tuesday, March 15 at Ryan’s Hanger – Crossroads Hotel-Huron Event Center – 100 4th Street SW – Huron, SD. Meet at 6:00 p.m. for dinner (order from the menu) with program to follow: John Streff from VantagePoint will be talking about Crucial Security Practices for Your Credit Union. Please RSVP to Tiffanie Kouf, M-O Federal Credit Union at 605-353-9977 by Monday, March 7, 2022.
North Central Chapter Meeting
The North Central Chapter has scheduled their next meeting for Thursday, March 24 at The Maddock Opera House - 114 Central Avenue – Maddock ND. Meet at 5:30 p.m. for social, followed by dinner served by Harriman’s Restaurant. The program will be a poverty simulation by Community Action Partnership of North Dakota. All chapter members are encouraged to attend this powerful presentation. RSVP to Yvonne Fossen 701-438-222, ext. 204 no later than Friday, March 18.
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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