Tracie G. Kenyon, CAE, CUDE, is the President/CEO of the Montana Credit Union League where she provides leadership for Montana’s credit unions in the following areas: advocacy, compliance, outreach and development, education and training, public relations, fee-based services and vendor relationships, and employee benefits.
She is currently representing Montana’s credit unions as the chairman of the Filene Research Institute, treasurer of Western CUNA Manage-ment School, and chair of AACUL’s Financial Well-Being Task Force; previously, she served as the chair of the American Association of Credit Union Leagues and as a member of the National Credit Union Foundation Board.
During her credit union career, Tracie has worked at four credit unions and two leagues. Prior to serving Montana’s credit unions she was senior vice president of dues-supported services for the Utah League of Credit Unions and oversaw the legislative efforts for Utah’s credit unions during the Credit Union Membership Access Act of 1998 (HR 1151) as well as the state-level bank attacks that soon followed.
Since joining the Montana credit union family, she has created two successful collaborative businesses: Montana’s Credit Unions for Community Development (MCUCD) in 2003 and the Montana Credit Union League Group Benefit Trust (Trust) in 2007. MCUCD, a 501(c)3, provides turnkey social mission programs through Montana’s credit unions focused primarily on financial capability and asset building. The Trust provides credit union employee benefits such as health, vision, dental, life, and disability insurances through a self-funded, cooperative environment.
Tracie has a bachelor’s degree in Psychology, master’s degree in Professional Communication, CAE (Certified Association Executive) and CUDE (Credit Union Development Educator) designations, Credit Union Management Certificate, and is a certified professional coach. She is married to Vocal Credit Union CEO, Eddie Black, and has one daughter, Kylie Bea, who is a student at University of Montana.