Don Cohenour is president/CEO for the Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA). As president/CEO, Don oversees MCUA departments including Advocacy, Finance & Technology, Operations, Regulatory Compliance and Member Relations. He also manages Credit Union Partnership (CUP), which provides member services like iVia Exchange Services, Credit Union Shared Branching (CUSB), and a wide range of lending products. He is based in the MCUA office in Kansas City.
Don’s credit union career began as a volunteer for the credit committee at Farmland Industries Credit Union in Kansas City and escalated to the national level in 1986 when he became the vice president of Administration and Controller for U.S. Central Credit Union. He served in that capacity until 1992. Don worked for seven months as a special consultant to the Kansas Department of Credit Unions, converting privately insured credit unions to federal insurance, before becoming the president of Baptist Medical Center Credit Union in late 1992. Don joined MCUA as a league consultant in 1994. He holds a bachelor’s of science in Accounting and Business Administration from the University of Kansas.
Don has served on the Federal Reserve Return Item Advisory Board and is past president of the Kansas City Chapter of the National Corporate Cash Management Association.