Alison’s experience includes work at the state and national trade association levels, as well as credit unions ranging in assets from $50 million to $500 million, working in areas of business development/marketing, community development, human resources and training. Most recently, she served as Membership and Outreach Officer for the National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions.
Previously, Alison served as the Director of Learning Events for the Credit Union National Association, Madison, Wisconsin. Prior to joining CUNA, she was the Vice President of Corporate Development for Point West Credit Union in Portland, Oregon. While at Point West, she oversaw the credit union’s human resources and training functions, including employee recruitment, compensation and employee relations, with an emphasis on staff training and development. Through the credit union, she was actively involved with community outreach, developing partnerships with special emphasis on Hispanic and financial literacy initiatives.
Prior to working for Point West Credit Union, Alison was the Director of Education & Training for the Credit Union Association of Oregon. She also served on the board of CUWA, a Portland-based credit union professional organization, and on the statewide steering committee for the Oregon Chapter of the National Jump$tart Coalition.