AT MSA we are constantly seeking opportunities to give back. In February, Brandi Stankovic will be speaking to her fellow alumni at Pepperdine University for Career Week.
Want to Join via Webinar? THURSDAY, FEB 6, 2-3p
Interested in learning how to pursue an adjunct faculty position? This webinar will review where to look for opportunities and how to build your marketability. Especially helpful for those making a career transition into higher education. Click the link for more information. http://www.cvent.com/events/pepperdine-career-week-2014/agenda-d804b3c9eb8240d49746ad2040b971ac.aspx
CO-OP Financial Services, in collaboration with the strategic consulting firm of Mitchell Stankovic and Associates (www.mitchellstankovic.com), recommend 10 tactics in a variety of functional areas to help your CU learn from the Target breach and prepare for the future.
In the wake of December's Target breach, credit unions are feeling uneasy. Some have chosen a proactive stance, reissuing cards for all members affected. Others have taken a wait-and-see approach, covering the fraud as it has occurred. Regardless of your risk management strategy, there are tactics you can employ to ensure that a breach of this caliber doesn't catch your members or your organization off guard in the future. What have we learned? What will we prepare for in the future? What will we do differently?
Want more? Get the full article here http://co-opfs.org/media/144817/tackling_the_target_breach_white_paper.pdf
This article ran in the CU Journal, Jan 24, 2014. http://www.cujournal.com/news/top-10-lessons-learned-from-the-target-data-breach-to-implement-right-now-1022041-1.html Article written by MSA.
The DC Chapter of the Global Women's Leadership Network held another highly interactive meeting on January 17. Before getting to the notes from Sue Mitchell's thought-provoking discussion of the book Great Work and networking circles.
Sue Mitchell, Chair and Nicole Bice, Program Director facilitated the GWLN update and discussion. Exciting growth and vision. Advancing Credit Union Women in Leadership is the central focus of the network. We will be working together to provide support, mentoring, contacts, introductions, learning opportunities and much more in the year ahead. The DC Sister Society will welcome the national members during the GAC breakfast demonstrating the strength of the local effort and establishing contacts / access to influential leaders across the US.
MSA is conducting organizational consulting with San Mateo Credit Union's executive team regarding Operational Efficiency. As Barry Jolette, CEO, commented, "It is not about operational checklists, it is about a culture of efficiency and innovation." MSA will facilitate the strategic initiative with our product FOCUS, Fundamentals of Credit Union Success.
CUs Celebrate 'Champion Children'Credit Unions For Kids helps CMN Hospitals honor child ambassadors at Celebration conference.
By Felicity Guerin
December 01, 2013
Representatives from several CU leagues attended a best-practices session hosted by the American Association of CU Leagues (AACUL) and CMN Hospitals.Back row, from left: Joe Dearborn, CMN Hospitals; Brandi Stankovic, Mitchell, Stankovic & Associates; Leonard Parkhurst, Southeastern CU Foundation; John McGrail, Carolinas CU Foundation; Kristi Arrington, Georgia CU Affiliates; and Tracie Kenyon and Kara Connors of the Montana CU Network. Front row, from left: Lucy Ito, California and Nevada CU Leagues;Felicity Guerin, AACUL; Maria Langston, Missouri CU Association; Bridget Betts, Maryland/D.C. CU Association (MDDCCUA); Dan Finerty, Mountain West CU Association; and Sarah Turner, MDDCCUA.