National Credit Union Foundation team

National Credit Union Foundation Team

The Foundation is made up of a passionate team of staff members and a dedicated Board of Directors.

Board of Directors

The National Credit Union Foundation Board is made up of dedicated credit union professionals and volunteers representing cross-sections of America’s credit union movement.

Additional Board Documents

Learn more about the Foundation’s Board of Directors.

Board Terms

Board Member Agreement

Foundation Staff

Learn more about members of your National Credit Union Foundation team.

  • Gigi Hyland Updated Headshot 2022

    Gigi Hyland, CUDE

    Executive Director

    Gigi serves as the Executive Director for the Foundation, inspiring credit union professionals to collaborate and incorporate financial health and cooperative principles into their business strategy.

  • Andre Parraway Headshot

    André T. Parraway

    Chief Financial and Operating Officer

    André serves as the CFOO and provides executive leadership to the financial and administrative functions of the Foundation.

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    Danielle Brown, CUDE

    Engagement Director

    Danielle develops and fosters relationships across the credit union movement to expand the awareness, value proposition and funding of the Foundation.

  • Michelle Christie Headshot

    Michelle Christie, CUDE

    Senior Manager, Financial Inclusion & Impact
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    Kathy Heiderscheit, CUDE

    Finance Associate

    Kathy works closely with the CFOO as the finance associate to assist with accounts payable and journal entries.

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    Chad Helminak, CUDE

    Director of Programs & Impact

    Chad leads the Foundation’s signature Credit Union Development Education (DE) Program and provides strategic direction and resources that help credit unions communicate and leverage their differentiating value proposition.

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    Elizabeth Krenzelok

    Marketing & Communications Specialist

    Elizabeth works with the Marketing & Communications Director to manage the Foundation’s social media and marketing initiatives.

  • Traci O'Neill Headshot

    Traci O’Neill

    Executive Assistant

    Traci serves as the Executive Assistant to Gigi Hyland, as well as the Corporate Secretary and liaison to the Foundation Board of Directors.

  • Sam Plester Headshot

    Sam Plester, CUDE

    Marketing & Communications Director
  • Jenni Speth Headshot

    Jennifer Speth, CUDE

    Events & Donor Experience Senior Manager

    Jenni manages the planning and execution of all Foundation major events and works directly with the Engagement Director to enhance donor experiences.

  • Tobi Weingart headshot

    Tobi Weingart, CUDE

    Education Program Manager
  • Maggie Wolff Headshot

    Maggie Wolff

    Development Education Manager

    Maggie works directly with the Director of DE & Cooperative Culture to coordinate and execute the Foundation’s signature DE Program as well as managing DE Alumni relations.

Foundation Staff Speakers

Looking to energize your staff? Put financial well-being at the center of your strategy? Leverage your cooperative values? The Foundation has experts on staff who can deliver dynamic content to your organization.

Learn more about speaking topics
Gigi Hyland Speaking at GAC