The National Credit Union Foundation (the Foundation) is pleased to announce a staff promotion, a staff transfer, as well as new hires at the Foundation.
Jenni Speth has been promoted to Engagement Director.
“Jenni’s knowledge and experience has been extremely valuable to the growth of the Foundation and to our donor development,” said Danielle Brown, Chief Engagement Officer at the Foundation. “I am excited to see her take on this leadership position to take our donor engagement and fundraising to the next level.”
Speth joined the Foundation in 2011 as the Finance & Administrative Assistant in Finance. She has held many roles at the Foundation including Administration and Meeting Coordinator, Office & Events Manager, and within the past five years, Events & Donor Experience Senior Manager. She has been the key driver in transforming the Foundation Dinner to the must-attend event at GAC that it has become, growing it from 600 attendees seven years ago to over 1,200 in 2023.
Maggie Wolff has transferred into a new role as the Senior Manager, User Experience & Projects in the Finance & Operations department. “I am excited to have Maggie join the Finance & Operations team and fill this much needed role for the Foundation,” said André Parraway, Chief Financial & Operations Officer.
Wolff joined the Foundation in 2018 as a Development Education & Training Coordinator and soon advanced to Senior Manager, Products, leveraging her acumen and knowledge of user experience and adult education. Prior to joining the Foundation, Wolff worked at Bethpage FCU in New York as a Corporate Communications Coordinator.
The Foundation has also filled three new roles:
- Jennifer Harbeck has been hired as Engagement Senior Coordinator. In this new role, Jennifer will work closely with the Foundation team to plan, execute, and measure engagement initiatives. She will support efforts to connect with our donors and stakeholders and will be helping with the Foundation’s signature fundraising gala, the Foundation Dinner Presenting the Herb Wegner Award. Harbeck previously worked as a marketing specialist & consultant at UpWork creating content for nonprofit clients as well as consulting for a growing nonprofit organization that needed support with lead nurturing, annual communications, and engagement plans.
- Alicia Crotteau has been hired as a Program Coordinator. In this new role, Alicia will work closely with the Foundation’s Program team to plan and support our mission-based training programs like Credit Union Development EducationTM and Exploring WhyTM. Crotteau previously worked as the Marketing Coordinator at Members Cooperative Credit Union supporting efforts for successful events utilizing project management, external and internal member communications and content management.
- Danielle Harris has been hired as a Program Senior Manager. In this new role, Danielle will work closely with the Chief Program Officer to facilitate our mission-based training programs like Credit Union Development EducationTM and Exploring WhyTM as well as identify ways the Foundation can continue to expand our program offerings to meet the education needs of credit union professionals. Harris previously worked as an Instructor at Lone Star College and Project Coordinator for AgriLife at Texas A&M University where she facilitated, designed, developed, and implemented learning programs.