A number of institutions recently added to their teams, promoted other workers and celebrated industry recognitions.
Kim Alderman, Truliant FCU
Kim Alderman was promoted to vice president of member experience at Truliant Federal Credit Union in Winston-Salem, N.C.
Kent Engler, Topline FCU
Topline Federal Credit Union in Maple Grove, Minn. hired Kent Engler as senior vice president of member service and branch operations. He will lead Topline Insurance Agency, Topline Investment Services and branch operations.
Michael Greenhoe, Suncoast CU
Suncoast Credit Union in Tampa., Fla., hired Michael Greenhoe as a business relationship officer for its commercial lending department.
Vantage West CU
The Mountain West Credit Union Association awarded Vantage West Credit Union in Tucson, Ariz., the Louise Herring Philosophy-in-Action Award for institutions with over $1 billion in assets. Vantage West received the award for its digital banking conversion initiative. Pictured is Vantage West's digital banking team.
Brianne Hinnenkamp, White Rose CU
Brianne Hinnenkamp, an accounting clerk at White Rose Credit Union in York, Pa., was named as a 2020 credit union ambassador by the York Chapter of Credit Unions. She will represent that chapter at the Credit Union Ambassador competition during a PCUA conference in May.
Pictured, left to right: Bill Bowker, president and CEO of Glatco Credit Union; Deb Kauffman, president and CEO of White Rose; Hinnenkamp; Anna Hartman, runner up for credit union ambassador; Sue DeStephano, president and CEO of First Capital Federal Credit Union.
James Brannen, Oregon State CU
James Brannen was hired by Oregon State Credit Union in Corvallis, Ore., as its general counsel. He will oversee the institution's legal and regulatory affairs.
Tyrone E. Muse, CUNA Mutual Group
Tyrone Muse was appointed to the board at CUNA Mutual Group. He replaces Randy Smith, who served on the board for 11 years and retired from the position in August.
Melissa Fuentes, San Diego County CU
The San Diego Human Resources Forum named Melissa Fuentes, vice president of employee relations at San Diego County Credit Union, as 2019 HR Rockstar of the Year. The award recognizes leadership within the human resources field.
The future of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the Fed’s supervisory regime for the biggest financial institutions, reform of the Community Reinvestment Act and a host of other industry-related issues are on the ballot this November.
A historic influx of deposits has brought the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund’s equity ratio close to the point where premiums would be required, but the regulator’s plan is intended to boost it.
Banks reported decent loan growth in the spring and early summer as businesses rushed to draw down credit lines and tap the Paycheck Protection Program. But demand has been muted since, and bankers can only guess when it will pick back up.
The Federal Reserve Board will discuss an advance notice of proposed rulemaking on the Community Reinvestment Act at an open meeting. The central bank had previously declined to support an OCC rule overhauling the 1977 law.