CUANM Announces Paul B. Stull as their New Chief Executive Officer
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, January 7, 2014—CUANM Board of Directors is pleased to announce the selection of Paul B. Stull as their new Chief Executive Officer to replace Sylvia Lyon who will retire after 20 of leadership and service to the New Mexico Credit Union Community.
After 25 years of financial services executive leadership, Paul has demonstrated success in strategy development, leadership, political advocacy and has spoken before a variety of league and industry groups. Paul has spent the past 7 years with Arizona State Credit Union in Phoenix, AZ. He has served as the credit union’s Senior Vice President Strategy and Brand with direct responsibility for Corporate Strategy and Planning, Product Management and Marketing.
“I am proud to be selected to lead a strong and growing group of credit unions in New Mexico. One third of all New Mexico residents are credit union members, leveraging that strength and the cooperative power of our credit unions is at the top of my agenda. New Mexico is a state that exemplifies the American spirit of independence, its credit unions are a symbol of that spirit and I look forward to speaking up and speaking out on issues that impact them and their members.”
Paul is active in credit union industry political advocacy programs on both the state and national level and has played a role the Coalition for Credit Union Access, the credit union ballot initiative to defeat payday lending in the State of Arizona, and has advocated for various state and federal credit union issues. He was named Arizona Political Advocate of the Year in 2010. Paul is a Director of the One AZ Community Foundation and has previously served on the Board of Directors of the Marketing Association of Credit Unions. He is a graduate of the Oxford Strategic Leadership Program and received his undergraduate degree from Elmira College. He is a member of the Public Relations Society of America and the American Advertising Federation and has been honored with over 80 national marketing, communications and branding awards in the past three years.