Oklahoma credit unions enjoyed a big win this week after Gov. Kevin Stitt signed Prized-Linked Savings into law. Starting on Nov. 1, credit unions will be able to conduct promotions to incentivize savings, which is a positive step forward toward promoting financial well-being for all.
There are some staffing changes at Cornerstone: three new hires and one departure. I’m proud to announce the addition of three employees: Sarah Bowman, engagement consultant and program manager; Ericka Calvillo, engagement consultant and relationship manager; and Shoaib Salamat, SVP of administration. The new additions to the team will help Cornerstone re-imagine its engagement with members as the nation emerges from the coronavirus pandemic.
After three years, SVP of Strategic Development Jeff Phillipich’s journey with Cornerstone will come to an end as he heads back to the Minnesota/Wisconsin area to assume a chief lending officer role at a credit union. In this issue of the Leaguer, we explore his career at Cornerstone, the impact he’s made on our organization, and wish him well in his future endeavors.
Get your credit union noticed. Sponsorships are available now for the 11th annual Night for the House to benefit Credit Union House of Oklahoma on Thursday, June 24. Credit Union House—a popular venue for credit union events in Oklahoma—depends on your donations to operate efficiently. Read more in the Leaguer article.
Long-time Cornerstone League friend and management consultant Dr. Alise Cortez recently joined our recent Chapter Relations meeting to discuss how credit union leaders can leverage meaning to drive motivation. She is the author of Purpose Ignited: How Inspiring Leaders Unleash Passion and Elevate Cause and hosts the Working on Purpose podcast. Read the Leaguer article for details and to learn how you can join a Cornerstone chapter.