AACUC Expands Its 2021 Mentorship Program


SNELLVILLE, GA – Renée Sattiewhite, President & CEO of the African-American Credit Union Coalition (AACUC) announced today a major expansion of its Mentorship Program for 2021.   “We are all about Leadership, Mentorship, and Internship” and advancing diversity and career development,” said Renée Sattiewhite.   “It is important for our senior and mid-level professionals across the credit union movement to lead the way, in order to make this type of program truly beneficial.” 

AACUC is currently seeking 50 Mentors and 50 Mentees for the 2021 Program. 

•          Program runs from February 2021 through October 2021 

•          Virtual sessions between Mentor and Mentee  

•          Quarterly Mentor and Mentee Group sessions 

•          Quarterly Mentor and Mentee Check-in sessions 

•          At least one meeting every three weeks 

The Mentorship Program offers professional guidance and support to AACUC Members and one-on-one career support for those AACUC Members accepted into the program.  The program fosters long-term professional relationships between an up-and-coming Mentee and an experienced credit union or credit union partner professional Mentor.  This year’s program will offer mentees a complimentary one-year individual membership to CUES, the only industry association dedicated to talent development.    

“CUES is the undisputed leader in providing talent development for credit union professionals, so it’s a natural fit to support the AACUC Mentorship Program in this way, and we’re proud to partner with the AACUC to help prepare the next generation of leaders. Mentees will have access to a host of professional development resources through their CUES Membership, including curated digital learning pathways, online networking and Ivy-league executive education courses.” said John Pembroke, CUES’ President/CEO.  

Register today for one of our two sessions to learn more about the AACUC Mentorship Program, you can register in advance for one or both of the on-line information sessions.  

            Nov 17, 2020 03:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0ld-2grzkvHd2NwrUDdO4u-gGqBd8Ny9N8  

            Nov 18, 2020 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZItc-2pqTgqG9AFR7LAbWMCoIA0eFx7VNw4  

 After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. You can also visit the Mentorship Program landing page at:   https://www.aacuc.org/mentorship-program for additional information and registration. 

ABOUT AACUC:  Founded in 1999, AACUC has grown and is ever changing to meet the needs of the dynamic credit union community which it serves. It has become an all-encompassing organization for individuals (professional and volunteers) in Credit Unions, Insurance, Regulators, Consultants and other entities in the credit union industry. Affiliation with AACUC offers a unique opportunity to influence and shape the credit union movement and its governmental affairs. AACUC promotes personal and professional growth of its members as well as collectively articulating concerns and advocating resources to improve economic development of surrounding communities that are often under-served by majority financial institutions.   

ABOUT CUES: CUES is a Madison, Wisconsin-based, independent, not-for-profit, international membership association for credit union executives. CUES’ mission is to educate and develop credit union CEOs, executives, directors and future leaders. Visit cues.org for more information.                                                                                      

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