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Council Forum

Council Forum

The CUNA Council Forum consists of two officers from each of the six Council Executive Committees. The group then elects two individuals, to serve as chair and vice chair of the Forum.

The mission of the Council Forum is to:

  • Ensure consistency in administration among Councils;
  • Share ideas between Councils to improve member benefits;
  • Support innovative networking within and across Councils;
  • Encourage collaboration among disciplines, to identify important issues facing practitioners in the industry AND bring awareness to CUNA, CEOs and Council members to assist in creating focus for problem solving.

Heather Moshier

Heather Moshier
Council Forum Chair

EVP Information Technology
San Diego County CU
hmoshier@sdccu.com

Professional Education

  • B.S, Management Information Systems, National University

Professional Activities

  • CUNA Technology Council Membership Committee Chair
  • Symitar Advisory Board
  • FiServe Consumer Banking Technology Advisory Board
  • Participate in Cornerstone CIO Roundtable Groups
  • Former member of Digital Insight Advisory Board Member
  • Former member of CUISPA (Credit Union Information Security Professional Association)
  • Founder of first Symitar User's Group - Southern California

Honors, Awards and Accomplishments

  • 2010 & 2012 IT Executive of the Year - San Diego Business Journal
  • 2012 Honoree Top Tech Executive – San Diego Magazine
  • 2011  Trailblazer IT Executive of the Year – Credit Union Times
  • 2010 IT Executive of the Year - San Diego Business Journal
  • Speaking engagements at Symitar Client Conferences, CUES and CUNA Technology Conferences

Jason Osterhage

Jason Osterhage
Council Forum Vice Chair
Lending Council Chair

SVP – Lending
Alliant Credit Union
josterhage@alliantcreditunion.com

Professional Education

  • Stanford Executive Program, Stanford University Graduate School of Business
  • MBA, Emory University - Goizueta Business School
  • MS, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  • BBA, Georgia State University - Robinson College of Business

Professional Activities

  • Member, CUDC, LLC board of directors
  • Member, Executives’ Club of Chicago Leadership Circle Advisory Board
  • A Credit Union Magazine “Rock Star” in 2013

Michelle Hunter

Michelle Hunter
Council Forum Second Vice Chair

Senior Vice President, Marketing & Development
Credit Union of Southern California
mhunter@cusocal.org

Professional Education

  • Stanford University Executive Development Program
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications with an emphasis in Advertising, California State University, Fullerton

Professional Activities

  • Judge, 2008 CMBDC Website Diamond Awards
  • Judge. 2008 Marketing Professional of the Year Award
  • Member of CUNA Marketing & Business Development Council
  • Member of Marketing Association of Credit Unions

Honors, Awards and Accomplishments

  • Recipient of American Society of Association Management Gold Circle Award of Excellence, Marketing & Exposition Marketing
  • Recipient of numerous CMBDC Diamond Awards-1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
  • Recipient of numerous CUNA Pro & Blockbuster Awards-1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
  • Highly-rated public speaker

Mike Atkins

Mike Atkins
Technology Council Vice Chair

Chief Information Officer
Bellco Credit Union
matkins@open-techs.com

Professional Education

  • Bachelors of Science, Petroleum Engineering, University of Kansas
  • Masters of Business Administration, University of Kanasas

Professional Activities

  • National Association of Credit Union Service Organizations (NACUSO) Board

Robert Davis

Robert Davis SPHR, CCP
Human Resources & Organizational Development Council Chair

SVP Human Resources
VyStar Credit Union
davisr@vystarcu.org

Professional Education

  • MBA, Roosevelt University – Business Administration/Marketing
  • BA,. North Park University – Business Administration/Economics
  • Columbia University – Graduate Program for Business Executives

Professional Activities

  • Society for Professional Human Resource Managers
  • World at Work - American Compensation Association

Honors, Awards and Accomplishments

  • SPHR
  • CCP

Greg Inman

Greg Inman
Operations, Sales & Service Council Chair

SVP
Neighbors Federal Credit Union
ginman@neighborsfcu.org

Professional Education

  • BA Management, Southeastern Louisiana University
  • Honor Graduate, Southwest CUNA Management School
  • Certified Credit Union Executive
  • Certified Lending Specialist

Professional Activities

  • CUNA Operations Sales and Service Conference Committee and Member Resource Committee

Honors, Awards and Accomplishments

  • President's Council Award Recipient-CUNA Mutual

Jeff Johnson

Jeff Johnson
CUFX Liaison

SVP Information Technology
Baxter CU
jeff.johnson@bcu.org

Professional Education

  • Lawrence University, BA in Economics
  • Kellogg Graduate School of Management, KMI
  • University of Chicago, Certificate in Leadership Arts

Professional Activities

  • PSCU ITAG
  • Symitar Strategic Advisory
  • Technology Executive Network

Mia Perez

Mia Perez
Marketing & Business Development Council Vice Chair

Chief Administrative Officer
Louisiana FCU
mperez@louisianafcu.org

Professional Education

  • CUNA Marketing Management School, I, II, III
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree in Public Relations, minor in Advertising – Tulane University, New Orleans

Professional Activities

  • Chair, CMBDC Member Resources Committee, 2013 -
  • Co-Chair, CMBDC Communications Committee, 2012
  • Member, CMBDC Conference Committee, 2012 -
  • Judge, CMBDC Business Development Professional of the Year, 2012
  • Judge, CMBDC Diamond Awards, 2012
  • Speaker, CFO, HR, CMBDC Council Conferences, Virginia Credit Union League
  • Member, SHRM
  • Member, Filene Institute
  • Member, Louisiana Credit Union League Young Professional Network

Honors, Awards and Accomplishments

  • Multiple Louisiana Credit Union League Excellence in Marketing Awards, CUES Golden Mirror & CUNA Diamond Awards
  • River Region Chamber of Commerce, Shining Star Award, 2010
  • American Advertising Federation Award, 2004
  • Multiple ADDY Awards; Dora Maxwell Bridge Award

Andy Reed

Andy Reed
Marketing & Business Development Council Chair

President/CEO
Texas People FCU
andyreed@fwtpfcu.org

Professional Education

  • Bachelor of Business Administration, LeTourneau University, 2007. 
  • Master of Business Administration, LeTourneau  University, 2009. 
  • CUDE, Class of 2007. 

Professional Activities

  • Texas Credit Union League Marketing and Business Development Council
  • Texas Credit Union League Marketing and Business Development Executive Committee
  • Fort Worth Chapter of Credit Unions Advisory Board
  • President, Durango Ridge Home Owner's Association

Guy Russo

Guy J. Russo
Technology Council Chair

Chief Information Officer
CommunityAmerica Credit Union
grusso@cacu.com

Professional Education

  • MBA in Finance and Information Systems from Indiana University
  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the State University of New York at Buffalo
  • Certified Senior Executive from the Credit Union Executives Society
  • Graduate of the Advanced Leadership Institute at Harvard Business School

Professional Activities

  • Board of Directors for the Kansas City Chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. He has been a dedicated volunteer for the JDRF since 1993.
    • Corporate Development Committee for KC Chapter of JDRF
    • Active walk team organizer for the past 18 years for JDRF’s annual “Walk to Cure Diabetes”
  • Currently serving as Treasurer on the executive committee of the KC CIO Exchange – a professional group of IS leaders in the greater Kansas City Area
  • Former Chairman of the Board for the Regional Consortium for Technology & Information Executives.

Honors, Awards and Accomplishments

  • 2005 Computerworld Premier 100 IT
  • Certified public accountant in the state of Illinois
  • Presented at the Credit Union Executives Society’s Executive Technology Forum
  • Spoke at Folio Magazine’s Annual Publishers’ Conference

Bob Stowell

Bob Stowell
Lending Council Vice Chair

SVP/COO
Firefly Credit Union
Bob.stowell@fireflycu.org

Professional Education

  • Graduated from Minot State University 

Professional Activities

  • Burnsville Political Action Committee Chair
  • Burnsville Chamber Public Policy Committee
  • District Governor of Rotary District #5950
  • CUNA Lending Council Conference Committee
  • CUNA Lending Council Legislative Committee

Steve Stryker

Steve Stryker
Operations Sales & Service Council Vice Chair

Chief Operating Officer
Scott Credit Union
sstryker@scu.org

Professional Education

  • B.S. Business, Elmhurst College
  • CUES CEO Institute 1, Wharton
  • CUES CEO Institute 2, Cornell

Professional Activities

  • Chairman Southern Illinois Chapter of Credit Unions  2008-2011
  • CUNA OPSS Membership Committee 2011
  • CUNA OPSS Sponsor Committee 2011

Bryanna Tapley

Bryanna Tapley
CFO Council Vice Chair

Vice President of Operations
Flint Area School Employees Credit Union
btapley@fasecu.org

Professional Education

  • MBA, Spring Arbor University, Spring Arbor, Michigan
  • B.A. Degree in Finance, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan

Professional Activities

  • CUNA CFO Council Conference & Sponsorship Committees
  • CUNA Technology Council Membership Committee
  • Treasurer, Michigan Credit Union League Jackson Chapter of Credit Unions
  • Michigan Credit Union League Future Leaders' Council
  • Past Board Member, United Way of Jackson County
  • Past Board Member, Nonprofit Network

Honors, Awards and Accomplishments

  • World Council of Credit Union's Young Professional Program Nominee 2001
  • Vice President, Sales & Service for CU Rx, CP Federal Credit Union's wholly owned CUSO
  • Facilitated discussions, presentations and case studies on credit unions to undergraduate students

Suzanne Weinstein

Suzanne Weinstein
CFO Council Chair

CFO
Orlando FCU
suzannew@orlandofcu.org

Professional Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Concentration Finance, University of Central Florida
  • Master of Business Administration, University of Central Florida
  • Financial Planning Certificate Program, University of Central Florida

Professional Activities

  • CUNA CFO Council – Regulatory, Membership and Conference Committees
  • Women’s Executive Council
  • Credit Union Executives Society

Honors, Awards, and Accomplishments

  • Jefferson Award for Public Service

Revised: 1/9/15