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Linda Bodie, GSD, CUDE

Chief Executive Officer + Innovator
Element Federal Credit Union // Charleston, WV


  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Glenville State University
  • Master of Science in Technology Management, Marshall University Graduate College
  • Credit Union Development Educator (CUDE), The National Credit Union Foundation

Professional Activities (current and previous)

  • CUNA CEO Council Member
  • CU Answers, Board Member – Current Chair
  • CU Pride, Co-Founder and Board Advisor
  • CUWLA, Co-Founder and Board Member
  • Filene Research Council Member
  • CUNA Small Credit Union Committee Member
  • CUNA Mutual Select Council Member
  • DEI Collective Member

Honors, Awards, and Major Accomplishments

  • Herb Wegner Memorial Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement
  • America’s Credit Union Museum – Herstory Inductee
  • Rainbow Pride of West Virginia – Power of One Award
  • City of Charleston, West Virginia – Key to the City Recipient for promoting financial literacy and equality and inclusion