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12/13/2017 Member News
Michael Goad named CFO at DCECU


Teresa Cunningham
Dow Chemical Employees’ Credit Union
Work: 989.835.7794, ext. 4833

Michael Goad named CFO at DCECU

MIDLAND, MICHIGAN, DECEMBER 13, 2017 – Michael Goad has been named chief financial officer at Dow Chemical Employees’ Credit Union. Goad, who has served as CFO of Notre Dame (Indiana) Federal Credit Union for the past several years, will join DCECU on Jan. 2, 2018, in the newly created role.

“At Notre Dame FCU, Michael Goad has worked with credit union leaders to increase profitability, capital strength, and employee and member engagement and satisfaction,” said DCECU President/CEO Dennis Hanson. “I look forward to him bringing his skills and experiences to our leadership team at DCECU.”

In his role at DCECU, Goad’s responsibilities will include assessing and evaluating financial performance of the organization relative to long-term operational goals, budgets and forecasts. He will be a strategic partner in the credit union’s operational planning to ensure financial goals are met, including economic forecasting and modeling for stability and soundness of the credit union.

Goad – who previously served as CFO of Lake Michigan Credit Union and Cornerstone University, both in Grand Rapids – holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Grand Valley State University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from William Jennings Bryan College. He also has successfully completed Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Levels I and II and has served as an adjunct professor of corporate financial management in the finance department of the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business.

He has volunteered with several organizations, including the Rotary Club of South Bend, Indiana; the Advisory Council for Bethel College in Mishawaka, Indiana; and the Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce. Goad also has served as a board member for Closed Door Ministries in west Michigan, GVSU’s Finance Division, South Bend and Michiana YMCA, and St. Cecilia Music Center in Grand Rapids.

About Dow Chemical Employees’ Credit Union:
Dow Chemical Employees’ Credit Union is a cooperative, not-for-profit financial institution that is owned by its members and dedicated to providing them with smart, affordable banking solutions. Located in Midland, Michigan, DCECU has nearly $1.7 billion in assets and more than 60,000 members and has been recognized for the last two years by the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) for top performance in saving members money. Membership is open to employees and retirees of more than 50 Select Employer Group companies, as well as to their family members. For more information, visit or call 989.835.7794 or 800.835.7794.

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