About Dan Finerty

Dan Finerty is the Director of Marketing at the Mountain West Credit Union Association, a Credit Union champion, a Credit Union Development Educator (CUDE), and an award-winning marketer. Dan has over 14 years of marketing experience in communications, retail, packaged goods, and, of course, Credit Unions. He believes that Credit Unions have an incredible story to tell and works with some of the brightest Credit Union professionals to help promote Credit Unions to the public. Dan holds two Bachelor’s of Science in Marketing and in Management. He is also a swell guy.

5 Tips for Giving Feedback That Actually Gets Heard 

5 Tips for Giving Feedback That Actually Gets Heard 

A very basic requirement for effective feedback is that the recipient is listening and engaged in the conversation. Otherwise, what’s the point? However, too often, the feedback we give and receive is ineffectual at best, and completely counterproductive at worst. Of course, the effectiveness of good feedback is largely dependent on the recipient’s willingness to […]

Want To Increase Productivity?

Want To Increase Productivity?

The Answer Might Be To Increase Downtime I’m not terribly comfortable with many generalizations, but I do feel pretty confident in saying this: Americans spend most of their waking hours preoccupied with work. I mean, how often do we ever really leave work? Even on vacation (when we actually take a vacation), most people will […]

Donations of DVDs from CU Orgs Furthers Financial Education & Strategic Philanthropy

Donations of DVDs from CU Orgs Furthers Financial Education & Strategic Philanthropy

Based on the generosity of credit union organizations, all 158 Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Hospitals in the United States have been provided with entertaining financial education videos through the Emmy Award-winning TV show Biz Kid$. This is the result of a recent partnership between the National Credit Union Foundation (NCUF) and Credit Union for Kids […]

The Most Important Component of The Executive Leadership Program

The Most Important Component of The Executive Leadership Program

The Mountain West Credit Union Foundation’s Executive Leadership Program was created for the future leaders of the Credit Union Movement. The program is a complete five-year curriculum built to develop leaders specifically for the credit union industry. The program is organized into four areas, or Quadrants. In Quadrant 4, Leadership Program candidates are assigned a coach […]

What is Western CUNA Management School?

What is Western CUNA Management School?

The Mountain West Credit Union Foundation’s Executive Leadership Program was created for the future leaders of the Credit Union Movement. The program is a complete five-year curriculum built to develop leaders specifically for the credit union industry. The program is organized into four areas, or Quadrants. Quadrant 3 is all about learning the ins and outs […]