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Troy Stang serves as the President and CEO of the Northwest Credit Union Association. The Association is the leading regional trade organization representing credit unions throughout the region. Under his leadership, the Association continuously strives to position credit unions as the most relevant financial institutions of choice in the marketplace by ensuring the legislative, regulatory and political environments embrace the most progressive policy environments possible. This allows the cooperatives to remain relevant in the marketplace.
Stang joined the Credit Union Association of Oregon as its President and CEO in 2008. After guiding the organization through its January 2011 merger with the Washington Credit Union League, he assumed the role of President and CEO of the regional industry trade association.
The Northwest Credit Union Association has become a formidable public policy influencer, advancing state and federal credit union policy through advocacy efforts with legislators and regulators. Stang is committed to building awareness about credit unions’ not-for profit structure as cooperatives, the value of the tangible benefits they generate and deliver to their members and the impact they have in communities they serve.
Stang served from 2003-2006 as senior political staff under U.S. Department of the Treasury Cabinet Secretary John Snow, during the George W. Bush Presidential Administration. He has an established and significant body of work in the credit union industry, having previously served as a Vice President at the Texas Credit Union League and as a Senior Vice President for one of the nation’s largest credit unions in Arizona. There he provided oversight of strategic growth and development. Stang began his career as a manager of a central Minnesota credit union.
Stang holds a Master’s Degree from The College of St. Scholastica in St. Paul, Minnesota, a Bachelor’s Degree from Concordia University in St. Paul, and an Associate of Applied Science Degree from St. Cloud Technical College in St. Cloud, Minnesota. Stang also earned Credit Union Development Educator (CUDE) distinction from the National Credit Union Foundation.