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Bob Gallman Selected to Lead LCUL as the Next CEO
The Board of Directors of the Louisiana Credit Union League has selected Robert (Bob) Gallman as president and CEO, effective March 1. Gallman joins LCUL following the departure of Anne Cochran, who announced her intent to retire last July after serving more than forty years in the movement.

"Bob knows the credit union business inside and out. Working together, we look forward to strengthening and expanding our footprint throughout Louisiana," said LCUL Board Chairman Glen Beard. "His comprehensive knowledge of the day-to-day operations of our members, alongside his experience implementing strategic initiatives and developing business relationships, make him distinctly qualified to lead the organization."

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Treasury Opens Application to $196.5 Million in CDFI Grants: 
5 Secrets to Winning from LCUL Partner
Last week, the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) opened the 2018 funding round for grants. Each year Louisiana credit unions apply and win. What is their secret?

Most work with the League's partner, CU Strategic Planning.
Its winnings include over $10 million in grants just for credit unions in Louisiana. In 2017, they won over $1 million for Centric FCU and an award for Pelican State, bringing Pelican close to $4 million total in CDFI Awards.
Because CU Strategic Planning is a partner of the Louisiana Credit Union League, its team is willing to share some insider secrets.

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ADA Update for Louisiana CUs
LCUL continues to work closely with Kudulis, Reisinger, and Price Law Firm as well as Adams & Reese on aggressive strategies to combat the recent ADA compliance litigation  and protect Louisiana's credit unions.  

We have been communicating with those credit unions who have notified the League upon receiving a letter. If you have not contacted the League yet, please do so by emailing requests@lcul.com as soon as possible.

Additionally, we want to remind credit unions about the
ADA resource page on the League's website.