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The professional staff of the Tennessee Credit Union League

 


 

P.O. Box 21550
Chattanooga, TN  37424-0550

Phone: 423-899-2425  or 

800-572-7359
FAX: 423-899-8726

1317 Hickory Valley Rd

Chattanooga, TN 37421-5604



Fred Robinson, President, phone extension 1207
Fred Robinson is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Tennessee Credit Union League and its affiliates, CU Services, Inc. and League Capital, Inc. Mr. Robinson has served in this capacity since November 1, 2012. Previously he served as vice president of governmental affairs.  He has been employed by the League since 1983.

David Wilson, Executive Vice President, phone extension 1252
David Wilson is Executive Vice President of the Tennessee Credit Union League. He plans and organizes the League's Governmental Affairs activities and serves as a credit union lobbyist in the state legislature. He also helps coordinate credit union contact with Tennessee's Members of Congress.  David has been employed with the League since 1974.

Geraldine Cardwell, CCUE, CLE, Executive Vice President & CFO, phone extension 1203
Geraldine Cardwell is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for the League and its affiliates, CU Services, Inc., and League Capital, Inc.   She directs investment activities and fiscal and administrative management programs, policies, and systems of the League and its affiliates.  She also directs the League's consulting services to credit unions and is responsible for endorsements and fee-supported services of CU Services, Inc., including the statewide shared branching network.  Geraldine has been employed with the League since 1976 and was previously Manager of the AG Food Stores Credit Union.

Trish Patterson, Vice President, Education and Information, phone extension 1208
Trish Patterson is Vice President Education & Information at the Tennessee Credit Union League. Her primary responsibility is that of coordinating training for credit union staff, management and volunteers. She also develops and provides training in several areas of regulatory compliance including lending, savings, marketing, and operations. She regularly speaks at League and credit union functions. Through the League's CU Information Center, she provides information on regulatory, legislative, and operational topics to member credit unions.  Trish came to work for the League in 1993.

Criss Browning, Director Business Development, phone extension 1251
Criss Browning is Director Business Development.  In this role, Criss assists in the research and evaluation of new products and services for credit unions and works in the consultative sales process for products and services of CU Services and its business partners.  He serves as relationship manager to assigned credit unions by providing counsel and guidance in a wide variety of areas essential to the successful development of credit unions, including: operations, financial analysis, marketing, new products and services, strategic planning, and training. He also works with groups across the State in the chartering of new credit unions.  Criss was employed by the League in 1988.

 

Matt Coniglio, Governmental Affairs Specialist, extension 1201
Matt Coniglio is Governmental Affairs Assistant for the Tennessee Credit Union League. He assists the Director Governmental Affairs in a wide variety of governmental affairs activities involving state and federal governments, with an overall objective to assist in maintaining a positive regulatory environment in which member credit unions can flourish. Matt organizes in-credit union visits with state law makers, credit union events in Washington, DC, including Hill visits, and other gatherings as directed. He maintains records and organizes fund raising activities and assists in the governmental affairs social media and web presence. Matt has been with the League since 2014.

Cynthia Dunn, Financial Assistant, phone extension 1204
Cynthia is primarily responsible for the bookkeeping functions of the League and its affiliates, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, and general ledger accounting.  She works closely with outside auditors, compiles financial reports and analysis, prepares monthly financial statements. Cynthia has been with the League since 1983.

Sheila Franklin, Director Governmental Affairs, phone extension 1250
Sheila Franklin is Director Governmental Affairs, representing member credit unions in matters involving state and federal governments, with an overall objective to assist in maintaining a positive regulatory environment in which member credit unions can flourish. Sheila serves as a credit union lobbyist in the state legislature and coordinates credit union contact with Tennessee’s Members of Congress. Sheila has been with the League since 1997.

Leisa Massingill, Technical Support Specialist, phone extension 1209
Leisa Massingill is the Technical Support Specialist. She works in the Information Center, answering operational questions for member credit unions. She provides administrative support in a variety of areas, including the Education Department and CU Services, Inc., and provides technical support in the implementation of shared branching and other card programs for CU Services, Inc., including training and other back office support. Leisa's has worked for the League since 1988 and previously managed the League's correspondence card programs. 

Sandra Ware, Administrative Assistant, phone extension 1207
Sandra Ware currently serves as Administrative Assistant to the League President, following many successful years as Director Finance & Administration.   She maintains all records of League Board meetings, manages the ballot mailing for election of League Directors and provides administrative support to the League President and other management staff as required.  Additionally, she handles a wide variety of recordkeeping and administrative duties for the Tennessee Credit Union League and its affiliates and continues to handle payroll related functions and general office administration. Sandra has been employed with the League since 1983 and has been in her current position since May 2013.

 

Matt Zumbrun, Member Service Representative, phone extension 1200
Matt Zumbrun is Member Service Representative, primarily responsible for the sale of products and services of CU Services, Inc., and its business partners to member credit unions and serving as relationship manager to assigned credit unions. In his role as relationship manager, Matt assists in the preservation and growth of small credit unions, helping them thrive and prosper as viable players in the financial marketplace. He also serves as liaison to the League Chapters.
Matt was employed by the League in 2014.

 



Bill Carriger, General Counsel
Bill Carriger of Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, PC, is General Counsel to the Tennessee Credit Union League, providing legal support to the League Board of Directors and League Management. Bill works with League lobbyists to assure the best legal climate for credit union operations.


J. Nathan Green, Lobbyist
Nathan Green, a partner in the firm of Green & Associates, works closely with the governmental affairs team of the Tennesssee Credit Union League, monitoring legislation of interest to the League and providing direct lobbying efforts for the League before the legislative and executive branches of Tennessee State Government. 

John McKechnie, Lobbyist

John McKechnie, a partner in the firm of Total Spectrum, works closely with the governmental affairs team of the Tennesssee Credit Union League, monitoring legislation of interest to the League and providing direct lobbying efforts for the League before the legislative and executive branches of the Federal Government.

Nathan H. Ridley, Legislative Counsel
Nathan Ridley of the firm Bradley Arant Boult Cummings serves as legislative counsel and lobbyist for the Tennessee Credit Union League, reviewing all state legislation filed to determine bills that will affect Tennessee credit unions and reviews and drafts amendments as necessary.  Nathan also provides lobbying efforts as directed by League management.

       
Tennessee Credit Union League
P.O. Box 21550
Chattanooga, TN  37424-0550
Phone: 423-899-2425  or  800-572-7359
FAX: 423-899-8726
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