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Leaders Credit Union announces 4th Cornerstone Advisory Board

May 6, 2020

Leaders Credit Union, a member-owned financial cooperative based in Jackson, Tenn., selects its fourth consecutive Cornerstone Advisory Board. The Cornerstone Advisory Committee is made up of ten community members between the ages of 18-35, serve a two-year term, and provide feedback to Leaders.


Leaders developed the Cornerstone Advisory Board in 2017 to maintain awareness of the latest consumer trends and member needs for the next generation. The Cornerstone advisory board members possess a strong knowledge of the community represented and have experienced success in their academic and/or professional career. Members of the current Cornerstone Advisory Board include:





  • Lyndsay Best: B3 Creative Agency
  • Nicholas Stephens: TN Department of Transportation
  • Dan Drogosh: theCO
  • Nicholas Latimer: Spragins, Barnett, & Cobb, PLC
  • Joshua Guthrie: Entrepreneur/ H&M Construction
  • Michelle Willis: Gerdau
  • Melanie Taylor: City Fellowship Baptist Church
  • Beth Ann Simpson: University of Memphis-Lambuth
  • Katherine Knight: Freed-Hardeman University

  • “This group consistently provides insight to help improve our member experiences,” said Leigh Anne Bentley, Chief Marketing Officer for Leaders. “It is important for Leaders to listen to various generations in the different industries to get a more in-depth perspective on their needs, how to fulfill them and how to better serve the community together.”


    Cornerstone Advisory Board Members provide insight, as well as, provide suggestions and feedback new products, services and outreach to the community.


    “I am very much aligned with the goals and focus of Leaders,” Cornerstone Advisory Board member Michelle Willis said. “I value using the skills gained in my time as a human resources professional to help support Leaders’ vision for its members.”



    If you would like to learn more about Leaders Credit Union, visit their website at leaderscu.com.


    About Leaders Credit Union

    Leaders Credit Union is a member-owned financial cooperative headquartered in Jackson, Tenn. As one of the largest and most stable credit unions in the West Tennessee, Leaders exists to serve the needs of its members and lead the way on their behalf. Leaders was awarded the Best Place to Bank by Jackson Sun’s Readers’ Choice and is placed in the top 10% of credit unions nationwide by depositaccounts.com. Leaders is an Equal Housing Lender and is federally insured by the National Credit Union Administration. For more information about Leaders Credit Union, visit their website.

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