CDCU Pioneer Audrey Cerise Retires From ASI FCU
HARAHAN, La. – Audrey Cerise, the well-known leader in the community development credit union movement, retired this week as president and CEO of ASI FCU. Cerise, who helped build the CDCU to over $300 million in assets, ran the credit union for 27 years, during which time she helped develop innovative programs for payday lending, check cashing and individual retirement accounts. Cerise will serve as adviser to the credit union’s new CEO, Mignhon Tourne, president of the credit union’s board the past 17 years, who was working for Louisiana Medical Mutual Insurance Co.