As Chief Executive Officer of CommunityAmerica Credit Union, Dennis Pierce is responsible for the strategic vision and long-term direction of the credit union.
Pierce is a 32-year veteran of the credit union industry, serving initially as manager of United Consumers Financial Credit Union from 1983 to 1993. From 1993 to 1998, he served as president of Members America Credit Union. When Members America and CommunityAmerica merged in 1998, Pierce assumed the role of CEO of the combined credit unions. He has completed the Certified Credit Union Executive program (CCUE). He attended Central Missouri State University and Rockhurst College.
Pierce is an active participant in both industry and community organizations. He is Chairman of the Board of the Missouri Credit Union Association. He also serves as Secretary on the Executive Committee for the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) Vice Chairman of CUNA Strategic Services, Inc. Previously, Pierce served as Chairman, Vice Chairman and Secretary of the National Association of Credit Union Service Organizations (NACUSO). On the community front, Pierce is on the Kansas City Area Development Council Board of Directors. Earlier civic involvement includes Lenexa Chamber of Commerce, Northland Regional Chamber of Commerce, Blue Valley Kiwanis Club, YMCA and Club North.
Mr. Pierce has lived in the Kansas City area since 1955. He and his wife, Lisa, have two daughters.