2018 Cornerstone Leadership Academy

The Austin Chapter of Credit Unions is excited to offer the Cornerstone Leadership Academy as a professional growth opportunity exclusively for credit union employees.



The goal of the program is to promote the overall Credit Union industry, tie new leaders closer to the Credit Union Movement, and provide an avenue to receive mentoring and discuss leadership philosophy. The program is a total of 72 hours of training (one day per month, March – November 2018) with additional project work required.


Whether you are 30 days or 30 years into your career with a Credit Union, this program is ideal for anyone to grow.  The Leadership Academy is open to all levels of employees.


Training will be held at UFCU Event Center, 8303 N. Mopac Expressway, Austin TX


Training will be held on the following Wednesdays, please note you must attend 90% to graduate:

  • March 21
  • April 18
  • May 16
  • June 20 (to be confirmed)
  • July 18
  • August 15
  • September 19 (to be confirmed)
  • October 17
  • November 14 (Graduation)


The cost is $495 which includes all your tuition and materials for the entire program.

How do I apply?

Complete the application form below and submit to Kim Martinez before February 16, 2018. We will contact you to let you know if your application is approved and next steps.


Contact one of the Cornerstone Leadership Academy Deans:

Carol Pickering

Anamita Mukherjee

Kim Martinez

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Leadership Academy Application Form

Name *
Work Phone *
Work Phone
Cell Phone
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Write a brief statement on why the Chapter Selection Board should choose you to participate in the Chapter Leadership Academy
What do you hope to accomplish by attending the Chapter Leadership Academy?
What do you see as your opportunity to have an impact in the credit union industry?
Applicant's Strength *
Select all that apply
Applicant Commitment
I acknowledge my commitment to attending eight of the nine full-day classes in order to graduate from the Chapter Leadership
Accept Commitment *
CEO or Supervisor Support
I hereby support the aforementioned applicant's participation in this nine month educational program.
CEO or Supervisor Name *
CEO or Supervisor Name
CEO or Supervisor Support *