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Our Team

Our team works to ensure that members of the Iowa Credit Union League receive the greatest value for their dues investment. They lead initiatives that foster collaboration between credit unions and ensure access to resources and educational opportunities that help credit unions in Iowa continue to thrive.

 Murray Williams, President & CEO

Murray Williams photoMurray Williams serves as the President & CEO of the Iowa Credit Union League (ICUL). He also serves as board chairman and CEO of Affiliates Management Company (AMC). In these roles, Murray provides strategic leadership and governance oversight for AMC's family of companies, board and executive teams. Murray has been with AMC/ICUL since 1996. He earned his Certified Association Executive (CAE) designation through the American Society of Association Executives and is a graduate of the Harvard Business School Executive Program. Murray also received his MBA and BA with honors from Iowa State University.

Murray serves on the SHAZAM board and has served on the CUNA Strategic Services board along with other industry leadership roles. He has been inducted into the International Executive Volunteer Corps for the World Council of Credit Unions and is a recipient of the Leadership and Support Award by the Network of Latino Credit Unions and Professionals.

 Travis Schipper, Chief Financial Officer
Travis SchipperTravis Schipper is the Chief Financial Officer of the Iowa Credit Union League and Affiliates Management Company (AMC), the holding company for the Iowa Credit Union League (ICUL), where he oversees the financial management of ICUL, AMC and the AMC family of companies. Prior to joining ICUL/AMC in December 2021, Travis held positions as SVP Finance at CO-OP Financial Services, VP of Finance for the executive office of Kum & Go, VP of Finance in consumer lending at Wells Fargo, and also has past experience as a small business owner in Central Iowa. Travis holds a degree in accounting from the University of Northern Iowa and an MBA in finance and strategic management from the University of Minnesota (Carlson School).
 Matt Oakley, Chief Operating Officer
Matt Oakley photoMatt Oakley is the Chief Operating Officer of the Iowa Credit Union League and Affiliates Management Company (AMC), the holding company for the Iowa Credit Union League (ICUL). He is tasked with providing leadership and strategic guidance for the ongoing development and growth of ICUL and AMC companies. Prior to this role, Matt was Chief Marketing Officer for AMC. He has also served in past roles as CMO for B2E Data, Inc., CMO for TMG Financial Services, and led marketing teams at Kreg Tool and Marsh. Matt holds a Master's Degree from Webster University and a Bachelor's Degree from Wayne State College.
 Jaimie Miller, Vice President
Jaimie Miller photoJaimie Miller serves as the Vice President of the Iowa Credit Union League where she oversees the ICUL member services and events teams and provides vision and strategy to support the ongoing success of the Iowa credit union movement. In addition to this role, Jaimie provides strategic oversight and leadership to the Iowa Credit Union Foundation. Jaimie has dedicated her career to championing the credit union philosophy of “people helping people”.

Prior to this role, Jaimie served as the Director of Culture and Community Impact for Affiliates Management Company (AMC), the holding company of the Iowa Credit Union League, and worked in the philanthropic sector where she led community development and fundraising for charitable organizations. Jaimie is a graduate of the University of Northern Iowa where she received her BA in Political Science and Public Policy and Drake University where she completed her Master of Public Administration. Jaimie is a 2014 graduate of the Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute CLP Program, was recognized in 2015 by the Business Record as a top Forty under 40 in Iowa and is a 2016/2017 finalist for the Des Moines YP of the Year award.
 Michelle Barker, General Counsel
Michelle Barker PhotoMichelle Barker is the general counsel of Affiliates Management Company (AMC), where she provides company-wide contract management, human resource legal support, intellectual property strategies, and manages other legal and regulatory risk mitigation activities. Prior to joining AMC, Michelle was Assistant Vice President and Senior Counsel of Lincoln Financial Group where she worked for the past four years. Previously, she was VP and General Counsel of American Enterprise Group/American Republic Insurance, a diversified mutual insurance company based in Des Moines, where she worked in various leadership positions within their legal team over eight years. Prior to her time at American Republic, Michelle spent eight years as an attorney/partner at a small private practice in Des Moines. She holds her Juris Doctorate with distinction and BA from the University of Iowa.
 Jessica Maldonado, Director of Public Affairs, Media Contact
Jessica Maldonado photoJessica Maldonado is the Director of Public Affairs for PolicyWorks and represents ICUL for public affairs, public relations, event management, grassroots communication, advocacy tools, digital strategy and more.  Prior to joining the ICUL/PolicyWorks team, Jessica spent nine years at the Greater Des Moines Partnership where she managed legislative events, public policy projects, advocacy issues, workforce development initiatives, the Young Professionals Connection, and various other projects that strengthen the business climate and quality of life in Central Iowa.

Jessica is a graduate of Truman State University in Kirksville, MO, with a BA in Communication–Journalism and a minor in Spanish. She is a Des Moines Business Record "Forty Under 40" honoree, a graduate of the Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute, a board member for the Clive Chamber of Commerce and serves on Variety Iowa's Polo on the Green committee.  
 Jodi Allen, Member Services Manager
Jodi Allen photoJodi Allen is Member Services Manager for the Iowa Credit Union League and provides support to member credit unions through member development opportunities and outreach.  Supporting credit unions to drive growth and success is central to Jodi’s work.  Jodi is a graduate of Iowa State University and has been in the financial services industry since 2006.  In 2008, Jodi started her career at a local credit union and has not looked back.  She is passionate about the credit union movement and about helping others grow and develop in their career. 
 Caitlyn Frohmader, Senior Education Events Manager
Caitlyn Frohmader photoCaitlyn Frohmader is the Senior Education Events Manager for the Iowa Credit Union League. In this role, Caitlyn facilitates credit union growth and vitality by managing, promoting, and advancing association and educational events that support and deliver an exceptional member experience for Iowa credit unions. Prior to joining the Iowa Credit Union League, Caitlyn started her credit union journey in 2006 working for a small credit union serving South Central Wisconsin. After a brief internship with CUNA Mutual Group, Caitlyn worked for the Credit Union National Association (CUNA), where she was responsible for marketing and promoting the trade associations signature events. Also at CUNA, Caitlyn worked with the education and development team to plan and deliver continuing education specifically to board members, volunteers and compliance professionals. Caitlyn relocated to Iowa in 2019, where she most recently was an events program manager for ITA Group. 

Caitlyn is a Credit Union Development Educator (CUDE) and considers herself to be a credit union lifer and advocate who embodies the principles and philosophy of "People Helping People".  
 Courtney Williams, Member Services Consultant
Courtney Williams is the Member Services Consultant for the Iowa Credit Union League. In this role, Courtney collaborates with member credit unions to aid in member development and leadership opportunities. Working alongside credit unions and helping them grow and prosper is key to Courtney’s work. Courtney is a graduate of the University of Northern Iowa and shortly after graduating landed in the financial services space. Prior to joining the Iowa Credit Union League, Courtney worked at CO-OP Solutions for 10 years where she was a part of various teams including the client training team. She is an enthusiastic advocate for credit unions and all that they stand for.
 Kolby Sinclair, Senior Marketing Specialist

Kolby Sinclair HeadshotKolby Sinclair is Senior Marketing Specialist for the Iowa Credit Union League (ICUL) and Affiliates Management Company (AMC). Kolby coordinates event and member communications for ICUL. She supports the AMC family of companies through communications and marketing support.

Kolby has been with ICUL and AMC since 2018. She is a graduate of Northwest Missouri State University, with a BA in Interactive Digital Media.