Alison Carr helps coordinate the Federation’s membership development and engagement efforts. Ms. Carr is also serves is a Senior Consultant on the Federation’s CU Breakthrough team, providing expert services to too CDCUs. Previously, Ms. Carr served as the Director of Learning Events for the Credit Union National Association, Madison, Wisconsin. Prior to joining CUNA, Ms. Carr was the Vice President of Corporate Development for Point West Credit Union in Portland, OR. While at Point West she provided oversight to the credit union’s human resources and training functions, including employee recruitment, compensation, and employee relations, with an emphasis on staff training & development and strategic planning. Prior to working for Point West Credit Union, Alison was the Director of Education & Training for six years for the Credit Union Association of Oregon. As a 20-year veteran of the Credit Union Movement, Alison has served on the board of CUWA, a Portland based credit union professional organization and served on the statewide steering committee for the Oregon Chapter of the National Jump$tart Coalition. Alison is a proud graduate of the Credit Union Development Educators Program (DE). As a DE, Alison worked on the international partnership between Oregon CUs and the developing Credit Union Movement in the country of Uzbekistan. Alison has an MBA from George Fox University, Bachelor’s degree in Spanish and Business Administration from Oregon State University, and a Certificate in Human Resource Management from the Society of Human Resource Management.