Inclusiv/CUNA Mutual Group Webinar: Important Developments for Credit Unions

Webinar: Important Developments for

CDFI Credit Unions

September 15, 2020 at 1:15PM ET

Inclusiv, in collaboration with CUNA Mutual Group, announced the launch of its Community Development Credit Union (CDFI) Awareness and Certification campaign. For the campaign, Inclusiv and CUNA Mutual Group are holding a webinar educating and providing resources to credit unions on the benefits of being CDFI-certified.

For eligible credit unions that are not currently CDFI-certified, the campaign aims to educate credit unions on the benefits of certification for serving members and local small businesses. For existing CDFI credit unions, Inclusiv and CUNA Mutual Group will provide resources related to reporting, grants, and further embracing the CDFI designation, in alignment of mission and margin. Cathie Mahon, CEO of Inclusiv and Christopher Roe, SVP of CUNA Mutual Group will be the speakers.


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Featured Speakers:
Cathie Mahon
Cathie Mahon oversees all of Inclusiv’s programmatic and investment activities. She is committed to continuing Inclusiv’s role of bridging the credit union movement to the community development field, promoting financial inclusion and identifying and connecting credit unions to unserved and untapped markets and communities. Ms. Mahon most recently served as Deputy Commissioner at the NYC Department of Consumer Affairs where she started and led New York City’s Office of Financial Empowerment (OFE). OFE was the first initiative of Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg’s anti-poverty efforts and was the first local government initiative in the nation with a mission aimed expressly at helping to educate, empower and protect low income residents to help them make the most of their financial resources. Ms. Mahon was a co-founder of the Cities for Financial Empowerment Coalition and Fund. Prior to joining the Department, Ms. Mahon worked as a private consultant, launching and directing the Asset Funders Network and serving as a lead researcher for the Aspen Institute Economic Opportunities Program.


Christopher Roe is senior vice president of Corporate & Legislative Affairs for CUNA Mutual Group. In this role, he is responsible for the company’s legislative and regulatory agenda, as well as managing corporate relations within the credit union system. Before joining CUNA Mutual Group in 2005, Roe began his career at the American Insurance Association (AIA) in Washington, D.C., and served as senior counsel to the AIA Property Insurance Committee. He joined Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company (FFIC) as vice president of Government Affairs in their Washington, D.C., office, where he shaped FFIC’s federal and state legislative and regulatory policy. Roe held several leadership roles at FFIC, including management of State Government Affairs, Regulatory Affairs, Consumer Affairs, and associate general counsel in the Legal department.
Christopher Roe
Senior Vice President
CUNA Mutual Group

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