Denley Hines Joins League as Consultant

Denley Hines Joins League as Consultant

The Tennessee Credit Union League is excited to announce that we recently brought Denley Hines onto our staff as a consultant to credit unions. Denley brings over 20 years of experience as a chief executive officer at Bowater Employees Credit Union. During Denley’s tenure at Bowater ECU, he transformed the credit union from a single […]

Enrichment Federal Credit Union CEO Retires

Craig Peters, CEO at Enrichment Federal Credit Union, retired on Thursday, June 30, after serving at the helm of the organization for six years. He started at Enrichment FCU in 2013 as executive vice president. “Craig has been described as someone who has vision, honesty, focus, passion, respect, integrity and humility,” said Kelley O’dell, media […]

Annual Convention & Expo Recap

Nearly 200 credit union professionals from across Tennessee convened in Gatlinburg in mid-May for the Tennessee Credit Union League’s Annual Convention & Expo. Attendees networked with their peers, attended inspiring presentations and talked to industry experts.  Planning has already started for the 2023 Annual Convention & Expo in Gatlinburg, May 17-19. Mark your calendars because […]

Four Tennessee Credit Unions Celebrate Milestone Anniversaries

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Four Tennessee credit unions are celebrating milestone anniversaries this year. We congratulate these credit unions for their outstanding member service! Family Advantage Federal Credit Union — 25 YearsAppliance Credit Union — 50 YearsBulab Employees Credit Union — 50 YearsClinchfield Federal Credit Union — 75 Years

Two Credit Union Executives from Tennessee Graduate from Southeast CUNA Management School

Tennessee CU Execs Graduate from Southeast CUNA Management School

The Southeast Regional Credit Union Schools (SRCUS) and the Tennessee Credit Union League are pleased to announce two credit union executives from Tennessee graduate from 2022 Southeast CUNA Management School. Shari King, operations director at Shelby County Federal Credit Union, in Memphis, Tenn., and Katie Van Petten, Halls and North Knoxville senior branch manager at […]

Clinchfield Federal Credit Union Hosts Member Appreciation Day

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Clinchfield Federal Credit Union in Erwin hosted a Member Appreciation Day for its members on Friday, May 13. “We do this once a year and started 3 years ago when COVID started,” said April Simmons, business development representative, Clinchfield Federal Credit Union. “It was a great way to see our members without being in a […]

Tennessee Legislature Wraps up 2022 Session

The 2022 portion of the 112th Tennessee General Assembly has concluded, marking the end of legislative business for the year. The 2022 session once again saw a coalition of credit unions, banks, and card companies team up to defeat harmful legislation that would have reduced interchange fee income that credit unions receive by 10%. While […]

AACUL Survey Reveals Depth of League System Engagement

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A recent American Association of Credit Union Leagues (AACUL) survey reveals the breadth and depth of support Leagues have provided to credit unions in 2021. All Leagues/State Associations—representing all 50 states and the District of Columbia—participated in the survey. “These results demonstrate the collective power of League advocacy and Leagues’ commitment to credit unions and […]

Is Your Credit Union Aware of Elder Financial Exploitation?

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Senior citizens are one of the fastest-growing demographic groups across the country. In Tennessee alone, they will account for more than 24% of its population by the year 2030. This is a jump of almost 27% from 2012, according to the U.S. Census bureau. As your credit union’s membership ages, addressing the challenge of elder […]