Last month, our CEO, Chris Sachse recommended ways new or transitioning credit union leaders can ensure the organization remains stable and sustainable with a focus on IT strategy. 

"The credit union industry is experiencing an increased turnover in leadership as a result of mergers and acquisitions, or the appointment of new CEOs or Presidents. Often lost in the early days of transition is the criticality of IT. Understanding the full scope of an organization’s IT systems and strategies is important to ensuring the ability for new leaders to meet the needs of members now and in the future.

When it comes to IT and credit unions, there tends to be many stakeholders involved from internal IT teams to multiple external vendors. A new leader can never assume its organization’s IT position is strong and stable."

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