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Filene Names Next Generation of Credit Union Leaders Set to Crash the GAC

The 2024 Crash the GAC delegation comprises 58 talented credit union professionals from across the country who have demonstrated exceptional dedication to the credit union movement.

The Cooperative Trust is thrilled to welcome the newest cohort of emerging leaders to Crash the Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC) in 2024.

This year marks the 15th year for The Cooperative Trust's award-winning "Crash the GAC" event and is the first year to be hosted by America's Credit Unions. The event scheduled to take place March 3–7 brings together industry leaders and advocates to discuss critical issues facing the credit union landscape.

The 2024 Crash the GAC delegation comprises 58 talented credit union professionals from across the country who have demonstrated exceptional dedication to the credit union movement. These emerging leaders have played pivotal roles within their credit unions and have shown a commitment to advancing the values and principles that define the industry.

Click the photos below to learn more about each Crasher!

“Congratulations to this year’s class of GAC Crashers! We’re excited to welcome this engaged group of young credit union professionals to strengthen our industry’s representation in Washington as we come together for the first time as America’s Credit Unions,” said America’s Credit Unions President/CEO Jim Nussle. “Attendees will have plenty to experience at this premiere advocacy event, from expert analysis on economic trends and regulatory impacts to hiking to Capitol Hill and speaking directly with lawmakers on the issues credit unions and their members care about. We welcome all to unforgettable networking opportunities and empowering advocacy efforts that will position them for future success.”

“Each year we welcome a unique group of talented and passionate credit union super stars,” said Filene’s Community Development Director, Cortney Arnold. “Crashers go on to make real impact in the credit union system and our incoming cohort of amazing folks will be sure to dazzle with their collective power and expertise. This Crasher class is one to watch!”

Crash the GAC is brought to you by The Cooperative Trust from Filene Research Institute and is made possible by the generous support of America’s Credit Unions, and with help from League partners.

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