Looking Back, Looking Forward

State National Executive Vice President Trace Ledbetter reflects on the lessons learned from this turbulent and unexpected year. When our core values remain our anchor, we are able to stay the course even when our way of life becomes unsettled and unpredictable.

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It’s a Wonderful Credit Union Life

State National Executive Vice President Trace Ledbetter recently contributed an article published in CU Management, highlighting the Christmas classic “It’s a Wonderful Life” and its uncanny parallels to credit unions and their mission.

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Filene Guest Post, Credit Union Digital Transformation in the Age of COVID-19

The era of neighborhood branch gathering places may no longer be tenable as a new era dawns of self- and curbside-service, constant online connectivity, and conversation in virtual spaces. In partnership with State National, Filene’s Center for Emerging Technology is exploring the future of digital financial services.

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Acknowledge the Challenges, but Remain Encouraged

The holiday season lends itself to feelings of joy and anticipation. State National’s CEO, Matt Freeman, shares his message of hope and gratitude to State National’s steadfast employees and clients who share common values of doing good work and helping others.

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The Data Diet

As a data advocate searching for business insights in the bottomless “big data” ocean curated by financial services, my computer is not just a tool; it is a valued co-worker. By leveraging data efficiency, a business can see improvement in employees, customers, and their bottom line.

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