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YP Network: a successful year in review (infographic)

Jan 26, 2018
By Christine Henzig, Director of Communications

The Wisconsin Credit Union League's Young Professionals (YP) Network really boomed this year with YPs who are:YP Network Infographic 2017

  • Growing - YP Network membership increased 28% over 2016. It grew to 714 YPs from 85 Wisconsin credit unions.

  • Supported - Current credit union executives encouraged them to take on leadership roles and activities for the Network, in their chapter, community and credit union.

  • Leaders - They hold key roles at their credit union, guide the Network and League Board, & several YPs guided internal YP programs.

  • Advocates - A third of Wisconsin YPs are politically engaged and made 231 legislative visits in 2017. They're also fundraising to keep pro-credit union policymakers in government.

  • Givers - YPs raised $3,500 for the Wisconsin Credit Union Foundation in 2017 ($10,000 since inception), and have won 21 of its scholarships since inception. 

"Credit union executives support participation in the YP Network because they want their up-and-coming employees to have the same chance they had to play a meaningful role in their work, in their community and the larger credit union Movement," said League Vice President of System Collaboration & Development Josh Roberts.

"They've spent their careers ensuring that credit unions improve the financial wellness of Wisconsin citizens and communities, and see the YP Network as a way for the next generation of leaders to take the reins in preserving those benefits," he added

Read more in our YP Network Infographic >>