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Meet The Authors of Financial 4.0
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Amanda (She/Her)
Certified Credit Union Financial Counselor
Hello! I have worked at the Credit Union since October 2018. Before that, I was an elementary art educator. I am a lifelong learner who is passionate about teaching others. When I am not at work, I enjoy completing DIY home improvements with my partner, gardening, and snuggling my two Great Danes. I am excited to help others learn more about money and find financial success.
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Cecilia (She/Her)
Certified Credit Union Financial Counselor
Hello! I have worked at the Credit Union since May 2015, where I started out in the branches and have been with the Financial Education team since May 2017. When I am not working, I enjoy spending time with my daughter, doing puzzles, and all things Disney! I am excited to share some life experiences with all of you!
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Courtney (She/Her)
Certified Credit Union Financial Counselor
Hi! I’ve been working at the Credit Union for eight years and love seeing the impact we can make on the community! Outside of work, I enjoy spending time outdoors with my daughter, husband, dog, family and friends. As a previous teacher, it’s awesome to be able to educate those around me to help reach their financial goals!
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DaVante (He/Him)
Certified Financial Education Instructor
Hello! I have been on the Financial Education team here at the Credit Union since March 2018. Throughout my time at the Credit Union, I’ve learned a lot about fiscal accountability. I have passions for financial responsibility and cars. Let’s go on a road trip of financial education! Sit back, relax, and get ready to learn!
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Guest Writer
We will periodically have content published by other employees from the Credit Union, such as brand ambassadors, interns, and more!
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Isabella (She/Her)
Community Development Intern
Hello! I started my internship with the Credit Union in May of 2021. I am a student at Michigan State University in the Eli Broad College of Business studying Marketing. In my free time, I love to spend time with my partner & my cat, read a good book, and catch up on my favorite TV shows
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Jamara (She/Her)
Financial Educator
Hello! I have been with the Credit Union since October of 2017. I have worked in the credit union world for over 10 years now! In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my daughter, family and friends. I have a love and passion for sharing the knowledge that I have gained over the years with others. I am excited to be on a financial education journey with you all!
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Jessica (She/Her)
Financial Educator
Hello! I have worked at the Credit Union since October, 2018. Before my career here, I was a hair stylist. Outside of work, I enjoy spending time with my son, husband, family, and friends. I also love to travel and cook! I have a passion for education and seeing others succeed, so I look forward to helping you all reach your financial goals!
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Lauren (She/Her)
Financial Educator
Hey there! I started working full time at the Credit Union in January 2022 after two amazing internships here. My interests include working out, singing, playing guitar, dancing and cars. I also love spending time with my family and friends. I look forward to sharing my knowledge and learning with you!
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Laya (She/Her)
Campus 2 Career Intern
Hi! I started my internship with the Credit Union during the summer of 2022 with Campus 2 Career. I am currently studying Business Analytics through my Applied Engineering major at Michigan State University. During my free time, I love traveling, shopping, and spending time with friends and family. As a college student with a Starbucks addiction, I’m excited to share with you all my tips and tricks to financing with ease!
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Lyndsey (She/Her)
Financial Educator
Hello everyone! I have been working for the Credit Union since January 2018. Before working at the credit union, I was a debt and housing counselor, and before that I was an English teacher. I am an educator at heart and I'm excited help people along their financial journey. In my free time, I enjoy being a wife, a mother to two beautiful children, hanging out with family and friends, taking walks outside, watching movies, and learning about different cultures.
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Michael
Campus 2 Career Intern
Hello! I started at the Credit Union in the summer of 2022 with the Campus 2 Career internship. I’m a Finance student at Oakland University with an interest in Financial Planning. In my free time I enjoy watching and playing basketball, working out, video games and spending time with family and friends. I’m excited to present strategies for preparing for the future!
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Ryan (He/Him)
Financial Educator
Hi! I started at the Credit Union in November of 2021 working in the branches as a Financial Service Representative. In my spare time, I enjoy going to the movies, anything Detroit sports related, scuba diving, and spending time with family and friends. I am excited to share my insights and personal experiences from my own financial journey while helping others with theirs.
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