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Corporate Central Promotes Michael Baumann to Investment Analyst

MILWAUKEE, WI – January 24, 2023 – Corporate Central is proud to announce that Michael Baumann, MBA has been promoted to Investment Analyst.

QuantyPhi Promotes Adam Stone to Executive Vice President

MILWAUKEE, WI – January 23, 2023 – QuantyPhi is proud to announce that Adam Stone has been promoted to Executive Vice President.

Brittany Poe Earns BSACS Designation

MILWAUKEE, WI – January 17, 2023 – Corporate Central is proud to announce that Brittany Poe, BSACS, Risk & Compliance Coordinator, has earned her Bank Secrecy Act Compliance Specialist (BSACS) designation.

Corporate Central Promotes Will Valadez to Human Resources Business Partner

MILWAUKEE, WI – January 11, 2023 – Corporate Central is proud to announce that Will Valadez has been promoted to Human Resources Business Partner. In this role, Valadez will partner with business leaders to strengthen company culture and the employee work experience through effective strategic planning and competitive business strategy.

Frederick Blask Earns NCBSO Designation

MILWAUKEE, WI – January 10, 2023 – Corporate Central is proud to announce that Frederick L. Blask, NCBSO, NCRM, Vice President Governance Risk & Compliance, has earned the prestigious designation of NAFCU Certified Bank Secrecy Officer (NCBSO).

Corporate Central Welcomes Bonnie Kwitek as an Office Assistant

MILWAUKEE, WI – January 9, 2023 – Corporate Central is pleased to announce and welcome Bonnie Kwitek as an Office Assistant.

Corporate Central Welcomes Chuck Doherty as Executive Account Manager

MILWAUKEE, WI – December 14, 2022 – Corporate Central is proud to announce and welcome Chuck Doherty as an Executive Account Manager.

QuantyPhi Introduces Enhanced Mortgage Servicing Rights Valuation for Credit Unions

MILWAUKEE, WI – December 8, 2022 – QuantyPhi recently announced an enhanced Mortgage Servicing Rights (MSR) valuation model offering. QuantyPhi built the sophisticated model to calculate the value of a credit union’s mortgage loan servicing income on loans that have been sold, but for which the servicing rights are retained as an income stream.

CUSO Helps Small Credit Unions Deliver Competitive Employee Health Plans; Launches Insurance Agency

MILWAUKEE, WI – December 6, 2022 – InterLutions, a CUSO specializing in employee benefit solutions, recently launched a comprehensive employee benefits plan for small credit unions called the I-Care Health Plan. Delivered through the CUSO’s insurance agency, the I-Care Health Plan offers credit unions a competitive alternative for employee health care benefits through enhanced underwriting, pooled employee programs, and flexible plan designs.

Corporate Central Welcomes Angela Hanson to Board of Directors

MILWAUKEE, WI – November 29, 2022 – The Corporate Central Board of Directors unanimously selected Angela Hanson, President/CEO of Heartland Credit Union based in Madison, WI to fill the vacant position, following the recent retirement of Sally Dischler.

Sally Dischler Retires from Corporate Central Board and as CEO of Heartland Credit Union

MILWAUKEE, WI – November 10, 2022 – After 11 years of dedicated volunteer service, including Board Chair from 2019 to 2021, Sally Dischler, CEO of Heartland Credit Union in Madison, Wisconsin, has retired from the Corporate Central Board of Directors.

Corporate Central Promotes Orianna Valentine to Marketing Strategist

MILWAUKEE, WI – November 8, 2022 – Corporate Central is proud to announce that Orianna Valentine has been promoted to Marketing Strategist.

Pete Xiong Becomes Microsoft Azure Certified

MILWAUKEE, WI – November 3, 2022 – Corporate Central is proud to announce that Pete Xiong, Systems Engineer, has become Microsoft Azure Certified after passing the az-900 Azure Fundamentals exam.

Kevin Chiappetta Presents Liquidity and Interest Rate Risks to Examiners at Michigan Examiner School

MILWAUKEE, WI – November 1, 2022 – Kevin Chiappetta, CFA, President of QuantyPhi, recently presented on liquidity and interest rate risks at the 2022 Michigan Examiner School, hosted by NASCUS in Traverse City, Michigan.

Corporate Central Revolutionizes Interactions with Member Credit Unions; Launches Beastro

MILWAUKEE, WI – October 26, 2022 – On Tuesday, October 11, Corporate Central officially launched a newly built and designed member platform called Beastro.

Michele Randall Earns Accredited ACH Professional Designation

MILWAUKEE, WI – October 18, 2022 – Corporate Central announced this week that Michele Randall, Member Services Representative, has passed the Accredited ACH Professional (AAP) exam.

Corporate Central Hosts Economic Outlook Conference; Helps Credit Unions Prepare for 2023

MILWAUKEE, WI – October 13, 2022 – Credit union professionals from the Midwest gathered Wednesday for Corporate Central’s 2022 Economic Outlook Conference.

Corporate Central Welcomes Patrick Hunt

MILWAUKEE, WI – September 19, 2022 – Corporate Central is proud to announce and welcome Patrick Hunt as a Business Development Executive.

Corporate Central Welcomes Bryan Luitze as Senior Software Engineer

MILWAUKEE, WI – August 29, 2022 – Corporate Central is proud to announce and welcome Bryan Luitze as a Senior Software Engineer. 

Kevin Chiappetta Presents Two Sessions at 2022 CUNA Investment Certification School

MILWAUKEE, WI – August 16, 2022 – Kevin Chiappetta, CFA, President of QuantyPhi, recently presented two different sessions at the 2022 CUNA Investment Certification School: Fundamentals in Chicago, IL.

Credit Union Fans Raise $20,000 at Credit Union Day at the Ballpark

MILWAUKEE, WI – August 5, 2022 – On Sunday, July 24, Corporate Central and The Wisconsin Credit Union League (The League) hosted Credit Union Day at the Ballpark, a fundraising event that raised over $20,000 for The Wisconsin Credit Union Foundation and The National Credit Union Foundation.

NASCUS Invites Kevin Chiappetta to Present Emerging Risks to Examiners

MILWAUKEE, WI – July 28, 2022 – Kevin Chiappetta, CFA, President of QuantyPhi, recently presented emerging risks during the Texas Examiner School, hosted by NASCUS in Austin, Texas.

Stephanie Schmidt Graduates CUNA Management School with Honors

MILWAUKEE, WI – July 26, 2022 – Corporate Central is very proud to announce that Stephanie Schmidt, AAP, CCUE, CUDE, CWCUL, Assistant Vice President Member Services, has graduated from CUNA Management School with honors and has earned her Certified Credit Union Executive (CCUE) designation.

QuantyPhi Brings Back Annual Two-Day ALM Workshop

MILWAUKEE, WI – May 31, 2022 – After a two-year hiatus, QuantyPhi was thrilled to bring back their annual ALM Workshop last week and work with members face-to-face again. Credit union professionals gathered to gain new insights into asset liability management (ALM) best practices, loan portfolio analytics, and portfolio management at QuantyPhi’s ALM Workshop. The two-day educational event, held at Corporate Central Credit Union, also offered insights into benchmark setting, balance sheet analytics, and overall strategic planning.

InterLutions Presents: “The Vicious Cycle of Health Insurance Renewals”

MILWAUKEE, WI – May 24, 2022 – InterLutions, a CUSO offering I-Care collaborative employee benefit solutions, was asked to present a breakout session at The Wisconsin Credit Union League’s 2022 Annual Convention & Expo. The convention was held in Appleton, WI from Wednesday, May 11 to Saturday, May 14.

Corporate Central Conducts Annual Meeting and Announces Board of Directors

MILWAUKEE, WI – May 17, 2022 – Corporate Central held its 41st annual meeting last week at the Hilton Appleton Paper Valley and Fox Cities Exhibition Center in Appleton, WI. The event ran in conjunction with The Wisconsin Credit Union League’s Annual Convention and supported The League’s collaborative theme of “Today, Tomorrow, Together.” Delegates from member credit unions attended the meeting in person, while members from afar or unable to attend the convention in-person were able to watch a livestream via YouTube.

Corporate Central Redefines the Member Experience and Functionality; Announces Beastro

MILWAUKEE, WI – May 10, 2022 – Corporate Central made many strategic investments in technology over the past few years. Now, the corporate credit union is excited to announce a new member service platform will be released in fall 2022. Corporate Central is building a new user-friendly, open, and integrated correspondent services digital platform to further advance financial wellness for members and the people they serve. Members will experience a streamlined user interface, frictionless user experience, modern technology, and leading security features to optimize the member experience and Corporate Central’s service to its members. The corporate is calling the new member platform, “Beastro.”

Corporate Central Welcomes Brittany Poe as Risk & Compliance Coordinator

MILWAUKEE, WI – May 9, 2022 – Corporate Central is pleased to announce and welcome Brittany Poe as a Risk & Compliance Coordinator. In this role, Poe will be responsible for coordinating risk management and compliance activities across Corporate Central's staff, departments, members, and future members. She will also serve as a resource for staff and members’ inquiries regarding organizational risk and compliance.

Think|Stack and Emergifi Leverage Synergies with Strategic Merger

MILWAUKEE, WI – May 9, 2022 – Corporate Central recently announced that its wholly owned technology credit union service organization (CUSO), Emergifi, has merged with Think|Stack, a managed services CUSO specializing in cybersecurity and cloud solutions. The strategic merger forms a stronger technology service provider for credit unions with synergies that leverage the respective teams and clients. The combination of Emergifi and Think|Stack has created a CUSO that offers more comprehensive technology products and services than either company alone.

Shannon Cate Earns National Check Professional Accreditation

MILWAUKEE, WI – May 4, 2022 – Corporate Central announced this week that Shannon Cate, Member Services Specialist, has passed the National Check Professional (NCP) exam.

Corporate Central Welcomes Chrissy Zick as Member Services Representative

MILWAUKEE, WI – April 26, 2022 – Corporate Central is pleased to announce and welcome Chrissy Zick as a Member Services Representative. In this role, Zick will be responsible for providing superior member service and assisting members with questions related to products and services. Additionally, she will serve as a liaison between members and staff to facilitate proactive relationship development.

Kevin Chiappetta Represents QuantyPhi at Credit Union Events in Ohio and California

MILWAUKEE, WI – April 20, 2022 – On Monday, April 4, Kevin Chiappetta, CFA, President of QuantyPhi, presented Board and ALCO Training at the Ohio Credit Union Day in Columbus, OH. The following week, on Thursday, April 14, he presented Loan Participation/Eligible Obligations/Investments at the 2022 National Regulator Meeting in San Diego, CA.

Corporate Central Introduces Joel Shearrow as New Relationship Development Officer

MILWAUKEE, WI – March 28, 2022 – Corporate Central is proud to announce and welcome Joel Shearrow as a Relationship Development Officer. In this role, Shearrow will proactively assess the financial climate and needs of credit unions in his assigned territory and suggest Corporate Central financial products and services accordingly. He will advise and schedule training, educational, and informational opportunities for member and future member credit unions, and he will assist Corporate Central in the development of marketing strategies, business plans, and sales objectives.

Credit Union Marketing Professionals Join Corporate Central for Virtual Digital Marketing Forum

MILWAUKEE, WI – March 10, 2022 – Credit union marketing professionals from across the country participated in Corporate Central’s Digital Marketing Forum held virtually Tuesday and Wednesday this week. Presenters covered topics including SEO, digital advertising, social media marketing, and other trending digital marketing topics to attendees. New this year, eligible attendees were able to earn CPE credits if they met the required criteria for the conference.

Corporate Central Welcomes Amy Brown as a Business Analyst

MILWAUKEE, WI – February 14, 2022 – Corporate Central is pleased to announce and welcome Amy Brown as a Business Analyst. In this role, Brown will analyze and develop business processes and requirements for software application development. She will also design, test, and implement new systems and modify existing systems to meet business needs.

Corporate Central Welcomes Pete Xiong as Systems Engineer

MILWAUKEE, WI – February 14, 2022 – Corporate Central is proud to announce and welcome Pete Xiong as a Systems Engineer. In this role, Xiong will provide design, installation, migration, and support services for cloud solutions primarily from Microsoft. He will also provide pre-sales support to determine business and technical requirements and then identify appropriate technology solutions. He will stay abreast of emerging technologies and serve as a resource and mentor with team members, while providing ongoing technical support for new and existing technology.

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