Keeping you connected to key credit union news and trends: February 17, 2021
Headline News
Professional Development
Future BSA Impacts from Recent Legislation
This short 90 minute session with Debbie Crawford was recently added to the calendar for 2 pm on March 8 to ensure that you are aware of provisions in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that affect credit unions. This law took effect on January 1 and includes a section on money laundering that will impact your BSA programs. Debbie will break down the bill and take a section by section look to help you understand it all. Plus get a heads up on two pending regulations and what their passage would mean for you. To find out more, click here.
Have You Heard
Ashley Chadwick Promoted to Vice President of Marketing & Member Engagement
Louisiana Federal Credit Union is excited to announce the promotion of Ashley Chadwick to Vice President of Marketing and Member Engagement. In this new role, Ashley will be responsible for developing the credit union’s member engagement strategy and will serve as steward of the organization’s culture, brand and Why Statement.

Ashley began her career with Louisiana Federal Credit Union in March 2006. Through her team, Ashley has achieved numerous state and national awards for Louisiana FCU. She is a Credit Union Certified Marketing Executive (CUCME) through CUNA and holds an MBA from the University of New Orleans.
CSE Promotes Jennifer Harmon to Chief Financial Officer
Jennifer Harmon, former Finance Manager of CSE Federal Credit Union (CSE), has been promoted to Chief Financial Officer, as of November 1, 2020. Harmon brings 27 years of experience in financial institutions to this role, with nearly nine years of service to CSE. 
 
Born and raised near Dallas, TX, Harmon attended school and worked in San Antonio, TX, prior to moving to Lake Charles, LA. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration, majoring in accounting from the University Texas San Antonio, and recently joined the 2021 class of Leadership SWLA. 
 
“I am honored to continue to serve our Membership and the SWLA community by joining the senior management team at CSE. My goal as CFO is to promote the upward growth of CSE - to further our mission of “People Helping People, Build Financial Success.”
 
Matt Koch, CSE President and CEO, said about Harmon’s promotion, “I’m excited for Jennifer in this new role as CFO. She brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to CSE, and we could not be more proud.”  
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“The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step."
- Lao Tzu