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Kraig Blahoski awarded Certified Credit Union Executive designation at CUNA Management School

Thursday, July 21, 2016  
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West Financial Credit Union - (July 21, 2016) - Kraig Blahoski of West Financial Credit Union earned the Certified Credit Union Executive (CCUE) designation as a member of the 60th graduating class of CUNA Management School, which convened in Madison, Wis. from July 10-22, 2016.

“Kraig’s attendance at CUNA Management School has provided him with executive expertise that will undoubtedly benefit their credit union in years to come,” said Kristin Ryan, CUNA Director of Learning Events. “We congratulate Kraig on this hard-earned designation, which clearly establishes his status as a prepared, capable credit union leader.”

CUNA Management School is a three-year program that prepares attendees for roles in credit union leadership. Attendees study credit union executive responsibilities, leadership techniques and financial operations under professors from the University of Wisconsin School of Business, credit union professionals and respected industry experts.

By completing all three years of the program, three exams, two projects and an oral presentation, attendees earn the CCUE designation, which signifies knowledge of and readiness for credit union leadership.

To learn more about CUNA Management School, visit

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