HR & Organizational Development Council Executive Committee

CUNA Councils is run by credit union professionals, for credit union professionals. 

Many credit union leaders volunteer their time for the Councils.  All Council members are encouraged to serve on committees, and run for the Executive Committees.


Lisa Baron

Lisa Baron - Chair

Sr. VP HR/Talent Management  
Baxter Credit Union
Vernon Hills, IL
lisa.baron@bcu.org

Education

  • MBA, Lake Forest Graduate School of Management
  • B.S., Human Resources, Eastern Illinois University

Professional Activities

  • Member, Society Human Resource Management
  • Member, World at Work
  • Member, CUNA HR & Organizational Development Council
  • Board of Directors, Youth and Family Counseling

Honors, Awards, and Major Accomplishments

  • CCP – Certified Compensation Professional
  • BCU voted one of the Top 100 Workplaces in Chicago, 2012
  • BCU named to Companies That Care Honor Roll for past nine years

Cindy Swigert

Cindy Swigert - Vice Chair

VP Human Resources 
UVA Community Credit Union
Charlottesville, VA
Cindy.swigert@uvacreditunion.org

Education

  • M.B.A., Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, Indiana
  • B.A. Personnel Administration, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
  • B.S. Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
  • Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) - Human Resource Certification Institute
  • SHRM-SCP (Society of Human Resource Management - Senior Certified Professional) certification
  • Certified Chief Executive Program, CUES CEO Institute
  • CUNA Financial Management School Parts I and II
  • Korn/Ferry – Lominger Certifications for Leadership Architect®, Choices® and Voices® instruments
  • Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) Qualified Administrator, Center for Applications of Psychological Type

Professional Activities

  • CUNA HR & OD Council, Vice-Chair 2014-2016, Member 2000 - present
  • Society for Human Resource Management, Member 1998 - present
  • Credit Union Executive Society, Member 2004 – present
  • Miami Valley Human Resource Association, President-Elect, 2009-10; Member 2003-2010, and 2016-present
  • Southwest Michigan SHRM Chapter, Member 2011-2016

Past Professional Activities

  • Spousal Employment Support Coordinator (Volunteer) for 2005 BRAC moves. Worked in conjunction with the Dayton Development Coalition and Wright-Patterson Air Force Base
  • Job Seekers Group Facilitator, Dayton, Ohio
  • Group Co-Chair, Michigan's Great Southwest Strategic Leadership Council
  • Accelerate Leadership Program inaugural class, St. Joseph, Michigan

Honors, Awards, and Major Accomplishments

  • 2014 Recipient CUNA HR & Organizational Development Excellence Award
  • Conducted Industry-wide CEO Competency Model study; results published in CUES CU Management Magazine, August 2011
  • Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Commendation for Community Service

Peter Stein

Peter Stein - 2nd Vice Chair

SVP, Human Resources
Educators Credit Union
Mount Pleasant, WI
pstein@ecu.com

Education

  • MA, Human Resources, Central Michigan University
  • BA, Communications, The Ohio State University

Professional Activities

  • Member, Society Human Resource Management
  • Member, Association for Talent Development
  • Member, International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans
  • Volunteer, Schools for Hope, Racine Wisconsin

Honors, Awards, and Major Accomplishments

  • SPHR. Senior Professional, Human Resources 

Leigh Brady

Leigh Brady

EVP Organizational Development
State Employees' Credit Union
Raleigh, NC
Leigh.Brady@ncsecu.org

Education

  • BA - Accounting, North Carolina State University - Raleigh, NC
  • MBA - Meredith College - Raleigh, NC
  • Licensed Insurance Agent - L&H, Personal Lines, LTC/Med Supp
  • CUDE

Professional Activities

  • NC Financial Literacy Council
  • Board member - NC Council on Economic Education
  • National BizKid$ Advisory Council
  • SECU Rep - NC Business Committee for Education
  • SECU Rep - Consumer Federation of America (currently serving on two subcommittees for CFA)

Michelle Grabicki

Michelle Grabicki

VP Corporate Culture
Numerica Credit Union
Spokane Valley, WA
mgrabicki@numericacu.com

Education

  • BS - Business Management - WGU
  • Graduate Western CUNA Management School - Beta Class 2004

Professional Activities

  • Board Member - Spokane County United Way
  • INBC Steering Committee - Epicurean Delight

Photo & Bio
Coming Soon
 

Michelle Greear

VP Learning and Development
Patelco Credit Union
Pleasanton, CA
mgreear@patelco.org


Jennifer Huggard

Jennifer Huggard

SVP Administration
Northwest Credit Union Association
Seatac, WA
jhuggard@nwcua.org

Education

  • B.A. Psychology, University of Washington

Professional Activities

  • Member, South Puget Sound Chapter SHRM
  • Co-Liaison NWCUA HR & Trainers Council

Honors, Awards, and Major Accomplishments

  • Senior Professional of Human Resources

Photo & Bio
Coming Soon
 

Jan Johnson

EVP Organizational Agility
Royal Credit Union
Eau Claire, WI
jan.johnson@rcu.org


Mark Millwood

Mark Millwood

Director, Human Resources
Eastman Credit Union
Kingsport, TN
mmillwood@ecu.org

Education

  • BS degree, Communication, East Tennessee State University
  • Senior Professional in Human Resources, HRCI/SHRM
  • PXT Certification, Profiles International
  • Talent Selection Certification, Novations (a Korn-Ferry Company)

Professional Activities

  • Human Resources Committee, United Way of Greater Kingsport
  • Fundraising Committee, Healing Hands Health Center, Bristol, TN
  • LEAD Bristol Participant, Bristol Chamber of Commerce
  • Our China Angels, Leadership Committee Member

Honors, Awards, and Major Accomplishments

  • 2005 Forty Under Forty Designation
  • Past Board Member, Eastman Credit Union  

Norma Stein

SVP, Human Resources
Financial Partners Credit Union
Downey, CA
nstein@FPCU.org

Education

  • BA, Social Work, California State University, Long Beach
  • Masters in Public Administration, California State University, Long Beach

Professional Activities

  • Board of Directors for Jewish Family and Children’s Services of the Greater Long Beach CA area
  • CU 4 Kids Advisory Board – Orange County, CA
  • Member of SHRM
  • Member of World At Work

 

Updated 11/8/2017