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Cooperative Credit Union Association

Carole Langiu
Director, Communications 
Office: 508.229.5618
Mobile: 302.531.8278

Donna Bevilacqua
Director, Communications & Community Relations
Office: 508.481.6755
Mobile: 978.375.6618

Walter Laskos, CUDE
SVP, Strategic Communications
Office: 508.481.6755
Mobile: 310.871.0263

Credit Union National Association

Lauren Williams
Media Relations Manager

Stephen Fitzmaurice
Director of Public Affairs

National Credit Union Administration

Office of Public and Congressional Affairs
(703) 518-6330

Ben C. Hardaway
Office: 703.518.6333
Mobile: 703.298.5223

Evann Berry










News Releases


02-03-2021 Cooperative Credit Union Association Partners with CU Recovery & The Loan Service Center

02-02-2021 Cooperative Credit Union Association Partners with Gentreo

01-20-2021 MA Gov. Baker Signs Credit Union Modernization Bill


11-17-2020 CCUA Announces 2020-2021 Board and Officers

10-30-2020 CCUA Recognizes CUs for Demonstrating the ‘CU Difference’

10-30-2020 CCUA Signs CU Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Pledge

10-27-2020 CCUA Honors ‘Best of the Best’ & Inducts 3 into Hall of Fame

10-27-2020 ‘Marketplace Mondays’: Nearly 2,000 Attended Cooperative Credit Union Association’s Online Trade Show Series

10-5-2020 MemberClose and Pivot Lending Group Announce Partnership

09-29-2020 Cooperative Credit Union Association Partners with CULytics

08-31-2020 Cooperative Credit Union Association Partners with Red Board

08-06-2020 Cooperative Credit Union Association Debuts New Virtual Trade Show Experience: ‘Marketplace Mondays’

05-27-2020 Welcome to the New Abnormal

05-20-2020 COVID-19 Summary-Member Impact Report Survey 

03-30-2020 Massachusetts Credit Unions Offering Hardship Programs During Crisis

03-30-2020 Rhode Island Credit Unions: Open & Offering Hardship Programs During Crisis

03-26-2020 Delaware’s Credit Unions – Your ‘financial first responders’

03-20-2020 New Hampshire Banks and Credit Unions Unite to Assist Consumers and Their Communities

03-18-2020 Massachusetts Consumers Can Count on Credit Unions and Banks

03-12-2020 Cooperative Credit Union Association Announces Postponements


10-27-2019 Massachusetts Credit Unions Unite and Donate $2 Million to Support "A Bed for Every Child"

10-20-2019 Gavel of Leadership Passed During Cooperative Credit Union Association's Annual Meeting

08-27-2019 Television’s Food Network Celebrity Chef Robert Irvine Joins with Delaware Credit Unions to Combat Elder Financial Exploitation

05-02-2019  CU Marketplace Experience Debuts a New Style of Trade Show to the Credit Union Industry

03-11-2019  Ronald McLean Appointed New President/CEO


10-25-2018   Vega Decides to Remain at NCUA

10-18-2018   ‘In Your Neighborhood’ Initiative Helps Local Businesses, Saves Consumers Money and Introduces a Better Banking Alternative

10-11-2018   Sarah Vega Named New CCUA President & CEO

08-22-2018   Rhode Island Credit Unions Sound the Alarm on Elder Financial Abuse

08-21-2018   Cooperative Credit Union Association President Paul Gentile to Depart Association for CEO Role at Merck Employees Federal Credit Union

08-15-2018   Denville Residents Treated to Lunch During Affinity FCU 'In Your Neighborhood' Event

08-03-2018   Two In Your Neighborhood Events in One Day Showcase What Affinity FCU Means By a 'Community Connected'

08-02-2018   Norwalk Residents Got to Know Affinity Federal Credit Union While Saving Some Money on Breakfast

07-13-2018   Credit Unions Tapping MemberClose Surpassing $2.5 Billion in loans Each Year 

06-26-2018   New Hampshire Credit Unions Donation Totals $2.7 Million

06-15-2018   Cooperative Credit Union Association Unveils Consumer Version of CU Senior Safeguard

04-26-2018   Affinity FCU & CCUA Partner on "In Your Neighborhood" in Stony Point, NY

04-25-2018   CCUA Announces New Spanish and Portuguese Versions of "15 Reasons"

04-09-2018   Lt Governor McKee Kicks Off RI's First Entrepreneurship Challenge

03-22-2018   CCUA Launches CU Senior Safeguard

01-30-2018   Cheesesteaks vs. Chowdah: PCUA and CCUA Place Friendly Wager on Super Bowl LII


12-8-2017     Cooperative Credit Union Association Hits the Gas Pumps to Bring Holiday Cheer to Thousands throughout New England and Delaware

10-18-2017   Credit Unions in Western Mass. Help Kids in Need Find their Sweet Dreams

10-10-2017   McWatters to Deliver NCUA Update at Cooperative Credit Union Association Convention

9-15-2017    Cooperative Credit Union Association Welcomes NRGtree to CU Connect

9-14-2017    Cooperative Credit Union Association and Tyfone Partner to Usher In Next Generation Of Omnichannel Banking Experience for Credit Unions

9-6-2017      Cooperative Credit Union Association Supports Merging Corporate Stabilization Fund with NCUSIF in 2017; Stresses the Importance of Path Back to 1.30 and Continued Budget Reductions

6-8-2017      Students Energize the Cooperative Credit Union Association in its Effort to Tackle the Challenges Facing Financial Literacy

5/16/2017    Mass. Credit Unions Continue Legacy of Support to the Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless

5-11-2017    May Edition of Better Banking Financial TV Hits the Airwaves in Rhode Island

5-11-2017    Cooperative Credit Union Association Taps HappyOrNot Smileys for Website

4-12-2017    Cooperative Credit Union Association Names Reverse Mortgage Funding LLC 
as an Approved Business Member

4/3/2017      Rhode Island Credit Unions Take the Spotlight; Debut Better Banking TV to Foster Financial Literacy


3-20-2017   Credit Unions of Rhode Island Tout Better Values.BetterBanking. Before Thousands at State Basketball Championships

3-17-2017   Delaware Credit Unions, Lawmakers and Small Business Owners Discuss Opportunities for Business Lending Success

3-14-2017   Cooperative Credit Union Association’s Website “Takeover” for Consumer Awareness Campaign Happens to Fall on Day Winter Storm Hits Northeast; Large Traffic Expected

3-9-2017     Massachusetts Credit Unions Blanket the Homeless with Donations

3/7/2017     The Cooperative Credit Union Association Declares 7.5% 2016 Dues Rebate

2-17-2017   Make-A-Wish® NH Wish Ambassadors Deliver ‘Sweet Thank You’ Messages to NH Credit Unions

1-31-2017   Study Reports on Strength and Role of Financial Services Industry in New England

1-26-2017   McWatters to be Named Acting Chairman of NCUA

1-17-2017   Gubernatorial Proclamation Presented to RI Credit Union Execs during State House Gathering 


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