CO-OP Financial Services Welcomes New CEO

Todd Clark will become the new president/CEO of CO-OP Financial Services effective June 27, according to Jeff Napper, chairman of the board of directors of CO-OP. Clark succeeds Stan Hollen, who is retiring after 11 years with the organization. “After a nationwide search, the Board of Directors is delighted to report that Todd will be […]

Florida continues upward trend with 69th consecutive month of job growth

A recent release by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity shows unemployment rates in the state declined slightly in April, continuing a bright outlook for the Sunshine State. Statewide, the seasonally adjusted jobless figure dropped from 4.9 percent in March to 4.8 percent in April. That’s down from 5.5 percent a year ago. It was […]

Research says Florida foreclosures decline 37 percent

In the decade since the housing bubble burst, we’ve seen a nationwide struggle for stability. And things do so seem to be on a more even keel now. According to an article from Sarasota’s Herald Tribune, the number of foreclosures in the state was down 37 percent. In the 12-month period that ended in March, […]

Dorety to retire, slated to receive LSCU Distinguished Service Award

LSCU salutes the dedicated leadership of Tom Dorety, President/CEO of Suncoast Credit Union in Tampa, who today announced his retirement. Dorety’s decision to leave the helm of the largest Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) in the nation brings to a close an outstanding 40-year career in service to credit unions. “Tom’s leadership on the local, […]