• ESI at the NWCUA's Amplify Convention
Excess Share Insurance Corporation (ESI) is exhibiting at the Northwest Credit Union Association's (NWCUA) 2014 Amplify Convention, October 7-9, in Spokane, WA. ESI is sponsoring guest speaker, Charlie Cook, Editor and Publisher of The Cook Political Report and a political analyst for National Journal magazine (8:30-9:45 a.m. on Thursday, October 9th). Visit the ESI booth (#102) throughout the convention and learn more about excess share insurance from company representatives.
• Kingdom House Honors ESI-Insured St. Louis Community CU
A St. Louis social services agency, Kingdom House, has honored ESI-policyholding, St. Louis Community Credit Union (MO), with its "Agency Impact Award," for providing financial services that create pathways to economic independence. Both St. Louis Community Credit Union and Kingdom House were awarded a $150,000 grant from the National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions to implement a three-year pilot program that integrates financial services and education with social services to the agency's members. The award was presented on September 18.
• Two Execs from ESI-insured CUs Named to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's Advisory Council
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently announced new members of their Credit Union Advisory Council (CUAC). Among those individuals named were the following two executives from ESI-policyholding credit unions: Robert Falk, President/CEO, Purdue Federal Credit Union (West Lafayette, IN); and, Robin Loftus, COO, Heartland Credit Union (Springfield, IL). The CUAC advises the CFPB on regulating consumer financial products or services from the perspectives of credit unions.
• ESI Fact Sheet Revised and Available Online
"Keeping Your Funds Safe and Secure for Generations," an ESI fact sheet, is now posted on the ESI website. This updated document highlights pertinent information about the corporation and its additional deposit insurance program available to credit unions. It replaces the previous, "Your Financial Security" fact sheet, and this new version can be downloaded by or by logging onto the Policyholder section of this website.