Staff

The following will be proposed staff for the credit union staff once chartered. Their names have not yet been submitted to the NCUA for approval.

Salvador Durán (CEO) – Salvador has been the Manager/CEO of Mission SF Federal Credit Union for over 10 years, leading the credit union out of difficult times and into a 5-year period of performance that leads our peer community development credit unions throughout the country. A Mission District resident since immigrating from El Salvador in the early 1970s, Salvador served on Mission SF’s Board of Directors in the 1980s. As a longtime leader in the Mission District, Salvador understands the community and, having raised three children here, he has deep knowledge about the resources and needs of families.

Salvador has 25 years of experience working with credit unions in the Bay Area, including Mission SF and Blue Shield of CA Employees Credit Union in San Francisco. He brings strong management and leadership abilities, a deep commitment to members, and a passion for the credit union philosophy of people helping people. Salvador has provided technical assistance to countless first-time home-buyers, members with impaired credit and members with overwhelming debt. While he is flexible and works to assist members however possible, Salvador also has managed a high-performing loan portfolio with a delinquency rate lower than our peer average.

Salvador is often invited to speak about how to reach out to and engage Latinos and Latino immigrants due to the success of his efforts at Mission SF. He has spoken before local, state and national audiences, including the Credit Union National Association, the National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions and others.  Salvador has been a longtime member of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the California Credit Union League and the National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions. He also served on many other boards including CARECEN and soccer leagues.

Salvador received a BA from from Nuevo Liceo Centroamericano in San Salvador, El Salvador, with a major in accounting. He is also a graduate of the Western CUNA Management School, Pomona, CA. and completed a real estate course at Anthony Schools in San Francisco.

Margaret Lund (Loan Officer) – Margaret Lund is an independent consultant specializing in the areas of community development finance and shared ownership strategies. Prior to launching her consulting practice in 2008, Ms. Lund spent 15 years as the Executive Director of the Northcountry Cooperative Development Fund (NCDF), a community loan fund and multi-faceted development organization for cooperatives of all sectors across the Upper Midwest. As part of her work at NCDF, she was a founder and president of the Northcountry Cooperative Federal Credit Union (NCDFU), a new community development credit union for housing cooperatives. Prior to joining NCDF, Ms. Lund spent two years with the National Center for Employee Ownership as the Director of
International Projects, and also worked with the Cornell University-affiliated Program for Employment and Workplace Systems, an innovative worker-ownership and worker participation consulting firm.

Ms. Lund is a past member of the board of Opportunity Finance Network (OFN),
the leading national trade association for Community Development Financial
Institutions and also of the National Cooperative Business Association, where
she chaired a national task force on cooperative capital formation. Currently, she
serves on the board of Health Partners, the largest consumer-governed healthcare
organization in the United States and a leader in healthcare quality measures.
Margaret is a nationally recognized expert in the field of cooperative development
finance, and has been featured as a speaker, trainer and panelist for a wide
range of organizations including the National Credit Union Administration, the
Opportunity Finance Network, the National Association of Housing Cooperatives, the
National Cooperative Business Association, the Consumer Cooperative Managers
Association, the U.S. Federation of Worker Cooperatives, the Meredith Institute
for Resident-Owned Communities, the Minnesota Council of Non-Profits, and the
Minneapolis Urban League. She was awarded the Howard K. Bowers Cooperative
Service award by the Consumer Cooperative Managers Association in 2008.

Michael Leung (Undetermined Position) - Michael Leung  is the lead organizer of the proposed worker cooperative federal credit union.

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