Guest Post by TEAM Resources Publisher, Kevin Smith
Nobody disputes the fact that credit union CEOs have tough jobs. There are millions things to keep up with in a challenging environment; technologies, economics, regulations, leadership, staff issues and development … oh yea and “managing” a board of directors made up of volunteers who (generally) don’t have backgrounds in financials institutions. The not-for-profit, cooperative model with a volunteer board of directors is part of what makes credit unions so very awesome, right?
So, why do so many CEOs make their own jobs more difficult when it comes to the board?
“Just what am I getting at?” you ask. Well, I’ll tell you, and thanks for asking.