New President At Bankers Assn.
WASHINGTON-Donald G. Ogilvie, who has led the fight against credit unions as the president of the American Bankers Association for the past 20 years, has retired. In his place the ABA has named another credit union critic, longtime ABA lobbyist Edward L. Yingling, as its new CEO. Yinglng, 55, identified his two primary policy objectives as reducing bank's regulatory burden and changing the tax-status of large credit unions.
Klein Retires, Honored At Reception
JACKSONVILLE, Ark.-H.C. "Hank" Klein, the well-known president of $403-million Arkansas FCU here and former chairman of NAFCU has announced his retirement effective at the end of June. Klein has been CEO for almost 18 years, overseeing growth from one branch and 20,018 members to what will soon be eight branches and 59,000 members. Klein said he plans to spend more time with his wife, Muriel, their seven children and grandchildren. To honor Klein the credit union has scheduled a retirement reception at the William J. Clinton Presidential Center in Little Rock for June 11.
Pat Wagner Plans Retirement
LAFAYETTE, Calif.-Pat Wagner, the former chairman of the California league and president of New World FCU prior to its merger with Telesis Community CU, is retiring. Wagner is well known in both the California CU community for her work with the league's Shapiro Group, and with credit unions nationally. Wagner began her career with San Mateo CU and said she is retiring "because I can." She plans to be on hand when the California league meets at Disneyland later this year.
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