September 9, 2014 – For immediate release

NASCUS Welcomes Nussle as New CUNA President/CEO

According to a Tuesday release, Jim Nussle has been named the new president/CEO of the Credit Union National Association (CUNA).  

Nussle, a former nine-term congressman and director of the White House Office of Management and Budget for President George W. Bush, replaces Bill Cheney, who left CUNA in March to become president/CEO of the California-based SchoolsFirst FCU. Bill Hampel, CUNA’s senior vice president of research and policy analysis, has been serving as CUNA’s interim president/CEO since June.

NASCUS President and CEO Mary Martha Fortney congratulated Nussle, the founder of The Nussle Group, a multi-disciplined public affairs and strategic consulting firm, on his selection as president/CEO.

“We look forward to working with Mr. Nussle on behalf of state credit unions and regulators on issues of importance to the credit union system,” Fortney said. “We welcome him to the position of CUNA’s new president and CEO.”


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