Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 07, 2014
Callahan & Associates today announced it completed the organizational and leadership structure evolution announced last year. The changes, which are designed to heighten the firm’s market responsiveness and its ability to stay ahead of the curve in new product development, have been in progress for months.
The last piece of the evolution was finalized with current president and CEO Sean Hession accepting the position of president and CEO at the Illinois Credit Union League. Jon Jeffreys will now assume the role of Managing Partner at Callahan & Associates.
"We are thrilled Sean continues the legacy of our firm helping Illinois credit unions. The roots of our firm are founded in Illinois credit unions where Ed Callahan, Chip Filson and Bucky Sebastian served before coming to NCUA," Jeffreys noted. "Credit unions are fortunate to have Sean staying in the industry.”
Chip Filson, chairman of Callahan noted: "Sean helped position our firm to better serve the industry. All of our senior management team have new roles and are energized about shaping the future impact of Callahan.”
These new roles for the firm’s senior managers are aligned with industry needs and market demands, allowing Callahan to continue their tradition of helping credit unions succeed.
Jay Johnson, Executive Vice President, will lead development of all content and will assume the role as President of Callahan Financial Services, while continuing to serve as President of the TRUST Mutual Funds;
Alix Patterson will be leading Callahan’s Solution Development and Innovation team; as well as serving as the firm’s Chief Operating Officer;
Scott Patterson has been appointed as President of CU Student Choice and will continue to leverage his expertise around technology and innovation to increase the emphasis on generating new business solutions and ideas.
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Callahan & Associates is an independent voice within the credit union industry providing trusted industry expertise in a comprehensive package allowing credit unions and credit union partners to deliver the best service and products to their audiences.