The Southeast Regional credit Union Schools recently announced that 10 executives from seven Georgia credit unions recently graduated from the Southeast CUNA Management School.
Each of these executives completed the rigorous three-year program by attending classes on campus at the University of Georgia and by completing projects requiring strategic analysis of credit unions and research of relevant issues facing the credit union industry.
The class of 2018 also participated in a volunteer outreach effort with the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia, where they helped with food recovery for families in need in Northeast Georgia.
The Southeast CUNA Management School is recognized throughout the industry as a prestigious mark of achievement. Graduates receive a graduation diploma issued in conjunction with the University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education.
Hope Murray, vice president of operations and loans at North Main Credit Union, said she was “grateful for the opportunity to attend SRCUS.”
“My experience was incredibly rewarding and provided me with a deeper understanding of how credit union’s function,” Murray said. “Each class and the annual projects provided tangible information that I could utilize in my day-to-day responsibilities. Networking and connecting with peers also provided invaluable resources that highlight new ideas and opportunities to enhance the credit union experience for our members.”
Murray joined 10 grads from Georgia as well as 33 from Alabama, Florida, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.
Here’s a full list of the Georgia graduates:
Edith Bailey, Peach State Federal Credit Union
Barbara Ann Duncan, Peach State Federal Credit Union
Kemper Fitch, Delta Community Credit Union
Wendy Garrett, Peach State Federal Credit Union
Matthew Griffin, Marshland Credit Union
Hope Murray, North Main Credit Union
Patricia Payne, GeoVista Credit Union
Elsa Plant, Credit Union of Georgia
Florence Thomas, Coca-Cola Credit Union
Teresa Welborn, Peach State Federal Credit Union