Florida seeks commissioner of financial regulation

The state of Florida has posted an ad for the Florida Commissioner of Financial Regulation position in Tallahassee, FL. The search is being re-opened months after it first was listed and left vacant despite many applicants. Making this position of particular interest to the credit union industry, the office is responsible for regulatory oversight of state-chartered […]

IRA Workshop scheduled in Birmingham

Register here for the 2019 LSCU IRA Essentials and Advanced Workshop on Feb. 26 and Feb. 27 in Birmingham, AL. IRA Essentials Training is being offered for those who need to learn the basics of Traditional and Roth IRAs or want an updated, general refresher on IRA rules. IRA Advanced Training builds on the attendees’ […]

VyStar Credit Union to acquire Citizens State Bank

VyStar Credit Union announced it has signed an Agreement and Plan of Merger to acquire Citizens State Bank (CSB), a Florida state-chartered bank headquartered in Perry, FL, with more than $280 million in assets. Established in 1958, CSB has four locations: two branches in Gainesville, and branches in Perry and Steinhatchee, FL. After the transaction […]

Longtime CU supporter Hastings battles cancer

A longtime friend to the credit union industry, Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-FL), announced this week that he is undergoing treatment for pancreatic cancer at the  Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center. Hastings plans to continue representing Florida as he battles the disease. “I have been convinced that this is a battle worth fighting, and my life is defined […]

CEO Executive Dialogue planned in April

Join us for the 2019 CEO Executive Dialogue in Bonita Springs, FL. The event will begin with the first dialogue session followed by a light reception and dinner on Wednesday, April 3. A full day of facilitated discussion is planned for Thursday, April 4. Back by popular demand, Steve Williams, principal and co-founder of Cornerstone Advisors, will be […]