Two finalists announced for head of Florida OFR position

Finalists for the position of  Florida’s Commissioner of the Office of Financial Regulation were announced on Feb. 21. Linday Charity and Ronald Rubin are the candidates vying for the position to replace former OFR Commissioner Drew Breakspear. The OFR reports to the Financial Services Commission, which is made up of the governor and cabinet. The two candidates […]

CU Happenings – Feb. 22, 2019

Birmingham Chapter begins Coaching College with Rick Olson Rick Olson kicked off his Coaching College with the Birmingham Chapter of Credit Unions this week. The program allows for 16-19 credit union employees to enroll in each class. The attendees are taking part in the following: Training sessions on the following themes: The Role of a Coach […]

SCUCE 2019 offers array of educational breakouts

Check out the schedule for the 2019 Southeast Credit Union Conference & Expo by clicking here! We want to provide you with the educational value and applicable knowledge that so many of you requested, so we are offering 12 breakouts this year that are specifically focused on popular topics including CECL and disaster preparedness. Secure […]

Fairwinds Credit Union expands with bank acquisition

Fairwinds Credit Union in Orlando, FL, will acquire Friends Bank of New Smyrna Beach, FL, according to an Orlando Sentinel report. The article says, “Fairwinds, which plans to complete the transaction by the third quarter of this year, holds assets valued at $2.3 billion and has more than 190,000 members and 500 employees. Friends Bank, […]

Inaugural Networking Council established at LSCU

The LSCU & Affiliates has seated a 15-member advisory committee for its newly organized LSCU Networking Councils. The LSCU launched the Councils as part of an initiative to create more engagement opportunities among credit union leaders. Initially, the plan sought six individuals to take part in the councils, however based on the high level of […]