Department: Credit Union Resources
Title: SVP, Credit Union Resources
Phone: 800-822-8859, ext 427
LaTasha Cooper is senior vice president of credit union resources, focused on operational and back-office support for small and mid-size credit unions. She leads the League’s credit union accounting and audit departments, and her focus includes direction of roundtables, strategic planning, and collaboration among credit unions.
LaTasha sees credit unions as essential to communities and as occupants of niches other institutions are unable to fit. She has spent more than half her time inside credit unions and has worked tirelessly with groups considering new credit union charters.
LaTasha served as League director of small credit union initiatives from January 2014 to January 2017. She had begun her fourteen years of League experience as auditor, then progressed to audit supervisor and director of member services until 2014. A Columbia College alumna, she holds a Bachelor of Arts in accounting. LaTasha is a Certified Credit Union Compliance Expert (CUCE), Bank Secrecy Act Compliance Specialist (BSACS), and Credit Union Development Educator (CUDE).