Pennsylvania Newsmakers

Click on any of the links below to view streaming video of PCUA's appearances on Pennsylvania Newsmakers, Pennsylvania's premier politics and public policy talk television show.

10-19-14 - Patrick Conway, CEO of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association, and Greg Smith, CEO of the Pennsylvania State Employees Credit Union, discuss cyber security, credit card fraud, and International Credit Union Month.

8-31-14 - Maria LaVelle, Chair of PCUA and CEO of the Westmoreland Community Federal Credit Union, and Patrick Conway, President & CEO of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association, join Terry Madonna for a discussion of how credit unions work, and financial literacy for high school and college students.

7-13-14 -The success story of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association's Youth Ambassador Program are Lauren Hoffman, their 2014 Youth Ambassador, and Mike Wishnow, the PCUA’s Senior Vice President.

6-15-14 - Patrick Conway, President and CEO of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association, and Corrine Sherman, PCUA’s Senior VP, Fee Services, provide a financial literacy update about credit and debit card fraud protection.

4-13-14 - Patrick Conway, CEO of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association, and Mike Wishnow, the PCUA’s Senior Vice President, discuss Financial Education Month.

2-16-14 - Financial literacy update from Maria LaVelle, CEO of the Westmoreland Community Federal Credit Union, and Patrick Conway President & CEO of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association, who discuss consumer protections for plastic fraud.

1-5-14 - Mike Wishnow, Senior VP of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association and Kelly Childress, CEO of the 1st Ed Credit Union in Chambersburg, discuss financial resolutions for 2014.

12-1-13 - Patrick Conway, CEO of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association and Mike Wishnow, the PCUA’s Senior Vice President, provide the monthly financial literacy update on holiday spending.

10-13-13 - Jim McCormack, CEO of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association, and Diana Roberts, former CEO of the Hershey Federal Credit Union, discuss financial literacy and International Credit Union Month.

9-1-13 - Sue DeStephano, VP of Lending with First Capital Federal Credit Union, and Russell Evans, VP of Business Development with the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association, talk about student lending and the value of a college degree.

7-21-13 - Mike Wishnow, Senior VP of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association, and Michael Williams, the 2013 PCUA Youth Ambassador, discuss financial education and the Youth Ambassador program.

6-16-13 - Mike Wishnow, Senior VP of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association, and Andrew Hill, Ph.D., the Economic Education Advisor for the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, provide a summary of the Task Force Report on Economic Education and Financial Literacy.

4-21-13 - Mike Wishnow, Senior Vice President of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association, and Jay Young, the PCUA’s Marketing Director, discuss Financial Literacy Month and financial education in schools.

3-10-13 - Bob Marquette, CEO of the Members 1st Federal Credit Union, and Mike Wishnow, Senior VP of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association, discuss emerging financial service technologies.

1-27-13 - Mike Wishnow, Senior Vice President of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association, and Greg Smith, CEO of PSECU, discuss lending trends in 2013.

12-23-12 - Corinne Sherman, Senior Vice President of Fee Services for the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association, and Sheba Wallish, the PCUA’s Director of Card Services, join host Terry Madonna for a discussion of debit and credit cards, and protecting against identity theft.

11-24-12 - Discussion on disaster recovery with Mike Wishnow, Senior Vice President of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association, and Kent Hartzler, CEO of the Everence Federal Credit Union.

10-14-12 - Mike Wishnow, Senior Vice President, Communications & Public Relations, and Rick Wargo, Executive VP/General Counsel, of PCUA, discuss International Credit Union Month, identity theft, and EMV chip technology.

8-26-12 - Financial literacy update with Mike Wishnow, Senior Vice President of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association, and Greg Smith CEO of PSECU.

8-12-12 - Financial Literacy Update with Jim McCormack, CEO of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association, and April Singleton, the 2012 Pennsylvania Credit Union Association Youth Ambassador.

7-22-12 - Financial Literacy Update with Jim McCormack, CEO of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association, and April Singleton, the 2012 Pennsylvania Credit Union Association Youth Ambassador.

6-10-12 and 7-29-12 - Mike Wishnow, Senior Vice President of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association, and Bob Marquette, CEO of Members 1st Credit Union, provide a financial literacy update focusing on the value of a college education.

4-22-12 - Financial Literacy Month are Michael Kaczenski, Chairman of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association, and Michael Wishnow, Sr. VP. Pennsylvania Credit Union Association.

3-18-12 - Financial Literacy Update with Mike Wishnow, Senior Vice President of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association, and Paula Gilbert, Director of Youth Services for the York County Library System, for a look at a new series of library initiatives.

2-5-12 - Some timely tax suggestions with Mike Wishnow, Senior VP of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association, and Deb Kauffman, CEO of White Rose Federal Credit Union in York.

12-25-11 - Hear how a a credit union integrates its faith-based principles into a cooperative financial services business model; Mike Wishnow, Sr. VP of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association, and Kent Hartzler, CEO of Everance Federal Credit Union.

11-13-11 - Financial Literacy Update with Mike Wishnow, Senior Vice President of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association, and Bill Lavage, CEO of Services 1st Federal Credit Union.

10-16-11 - Financial Literacy Update with Jim McCormack, CEO of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association, and Mike Wishnow, the PCUA’s Senior Vice President.

9-25-11 - Greg Smith, CEO of PSECU, and Jim McCormack CEO of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association provide the monthly Financial Literacy Update.

8-21-11 - Financial Literacy Update with Lonny Maurer, CEO of the Belco Community Credit Union in Harrisburg, and Christina Mihalik, Vice President of Governmental Affairs for the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association, to talk about the Credit Union Better Choice program.

7-17-11 - Financial Literacy Update with Mike Wishnow, Senior Vice President of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association and Tim Ames, President of the Heritage Valley Federal Credit Union in York.

5-29-11 - Mike Wishnow, Senior Vice President of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association, and Corinne Sherman, their Vice President of Fee Services, to discuss identity theft and consumer exposure to credit and debit card fraud.

4-10-11 - Mike Wishnow, Senior Vice President of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association, and Rick Wargo, their General Counsel, for the Monthly Financial Literacy Update.

3-20-11 - Mike Wishnow, Senior Vice President of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association and Deb Kauffman, CEO of the White Rose Credit Union in York, provide a Financial Literacy Update.

2-6-11 - Mike Wishnow, Senior VP, and Rick Wargo, EVP/General Counsel for the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association, join host Terry Madonna for a discussion of federal financial reform and how it will affect consumer credit.

12-19-10 - Financial Literacy Update with Lonny Maurer, CEO of the Belco Community Credit Union, and Mike Wishnow, Senior Vice President of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association.

11-21-10 - Christine Woods, CEO of the Keystone Federal Credit Union in West Chester, and Joseph Wambach, Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Foundation, discuss recent visits to assist in aspects of Haitian relief.

10-17-10 - Amber Renick, 2010’s Credit Union Youth Ambassador of Pennsylvania, and Mike Wishnow, Senior Vice President of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association discuss International Credit Union Month.

9-5-10 - Mike Wishnow, Senior Vice President of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association, and Bob Marquette, CEO of Members 1st Federal Credit Union, provide the monthly Financial Literacy Update.

8-8-10 - Analysis of the consumer protection aspects of the new federal financial regulatory reform law with Rick Wargo, Executive Vice President of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association, and Mike Kaczenski, CEO of the Sun East Federal Credit Union.

6-6-10 - Rick Wargo, Executive Vice President and General Counsel for the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association, and Mike Wishnow, the PCUA’s Senior Vice President, for a discussion of the financial reform bill now before Congress.

4-18-10 - Joining host Terry Madonna for a discussion of Financial Education Month are Mary Rosenkrans, Director of the Pennsylvania Office of Financial Education, and Mike Wishnow, Senior Vice President of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association.

3-20-10 - Financial Literacy Update is Ed Williams, CEO of the Discovery Federal Credit Union, and Mike Wishnow, Senior Vice President of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association.

2-13-10 - Glenn Rambler, Executive Vice President of the Lebanon Federal Credit Union, and Rick Wargo, Executive VP and General Counsel of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association, give the monthly Financial Literacy Update.

12-19-09 - Financial Literacy Update with Michael Wishnow, Senior Vice President of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association, and Laura Huggins, their Youth Ambassador.

11-14-09 - Financial Literacy Update with Mike Wishnow, Senior Vice President of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association, and Peggy Bosma-LaMascus, CEO of the Patriot Federal Credit Union in Franklin County.

10-31-09 - Discussion of ID theft using credit cards with Mike Wishnow, Sr. VP with the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association and Bob Marquette, CEO of Members 1st Federal Credit Union.

10-3-09 - Jim McCormack, President of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association, and Ray Brunner, Association Chairman & CEO of the WEST-AIRCOMM Federal Credit Union in Beaver, discuss International Credit Union Month.

8-16-09 - Deputy State Treasurer Keith Welks and Mike Wishnow, Senior Vice President of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association, join host Terry Madonna for a financial literacy update.

7-12-09 - A discussion of the various credit union programs for low-or-no interest loans to state employees who go without paychecks, and the Youth Ambassador Program with Youth Ambassador Laura Huggins and Senior Vice President Mike Wishnow, both with the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association.

6-7-09 - A discussion on the role of associations in Pennsylvania with Jim McCormack, President of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association, and Joe Geiger, Executive Director of PASAE

5-10-09 - Guests Greg Smith, President and CEO of the Pennsylvania State Employees Credit Union, and Rick Wargo, General Counsel for the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association, discuss consumer borrowing and credit card changes.

4-5-09 - Financial literacy month with Secretary of Banking Steve Kaplan, and Michael Wishnow, Senior Vice President of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association

3-15-09 - Payday lending and the joint program between the State Treasurer's office and the Credit Union Association of Pennsylvania to provide an alternative to payday lending, called the Credit Union Better Choice Program. State Treasurer Rob McCord and Jim McCormack, President of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association, join host Terry Madonna to flesh out the pay day lending problem.

2-22-09 - The importance of a credit report for big purchases, such as homes and cars, with Steve Brindamour, CEO, Susquehanna Valley Federal Credit Union, and Mike Wishnow, Sr. VP, Pennsylvania Credit Union Association.

12-28-08 - Take a look at five financial resolutions for 2009 with Ed Williams, CEO of Discovery Federal Credit Union, and Mike Wishnow, Sr. VP. with the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association.

11/16/08 - The monthly financial literacy update looks at the financial repercussions of the "wild” economy with Jay Murray, CEO of the Mid-Atlantic Corporate Federal Credit Union, and Michael Wishnow, Senior VP of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association.

10/12/08 - Joining host Terry Madonna for International Credit Union Month is PA Credit Union Association Board Chair and CEO of Hershey Federal Credit Union Diana Roberts; and Jim McCormack, President of the Pa Credit Union Association.

9/14/08 - Financial literacy update provided by Robin Wiessmann, Pennsylvania Treasurer, and Mike Wishnow, Sr. VP for the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association.

8/9/08 - A discussion of credit and debit card fraud and ID theft with Bob Marquette, President & CEO of Members 1st Federal Credit Union, and Michael Wishnow, Senior VP of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association.

6/29/08 - An analysis of the state legislature's attempts to deal with the sub-prime mortgage crisis and to bring about mortgage reform with Chairman of the PA House Commerce Committee Peter Daley, and Rick Wargo, Exec. VP and General Counsel for the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association.

5/4/08 - Financial literacy update with Greg Smith, President of the Pennsylvania State Employees Credit Union, and Mike Wishnow, Senior, VP, Pennsylvania Credit Union Association.

3/30/08 - Monthly financial literacy update by Laurie Kennedy, Associate Counsel for the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association and Keith Welks, Deputy Treasurer for Fiscal Operations at the Pa Treasury Department, for a discussion of a lending program that serves as an alternative to payday lending.

2/10/08 - Monthly financial literacy update by Diana Roberts, CEO of Hershey Federal Credit Union, and Mike Wishnow, Senior VP with the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association.

01/06/08 - Jim McCormack, President/CEO of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association, and Joseph Wambach, Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Foundation, discuss the Credit Unions’ new “Go Green” Initiative.

11/25/07 - Bob Marquette, CEO of Members 1st Federal Credit Union, and Mike Wishnow, Senior VP of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association, provide the viewers with the Monthly Financial Literacy update.

10/14/07 - An analysis of pay day lending and credit problems and highlighting the Credit Union Better Choice Program are Robin Wiessmann, the State Treasurer ,and Michael Wishnow, Sr. VP of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association.

9/23/07 - Monthly financial literacy update with Abby Achey, CEO of Lancaster Red Rose Credit Union, and Mike Wishnow, Sr. VP at the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association, for a discussion of the minority financial market place.

9/16/07 - Discussion of the sub-prime mortgage situation and what is being done to bring about mortgage reform in the state are Vicki Reider, Ex. Deputy Secretary, Department of Banking and Rick Wargo, Exec. VP and General Counsel for the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association.

8/12/07 - Financial literacy update with Rick Wargo, the General Counsel of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association, and David Keffer, CEO of Cornerstone Federal Credit Union.

6/30/07 - Monthly Financial Literacy Update with Mike Wishnow, Sr. VP of the Credit Union Association of Pa, and Toni Montgomery, Community Relations Coordinator at AmeriChoice Federal Credit Union, and Pennsylvania’s new Credit Union Youth Ambassador.

6/2/07 - This month's financial literacy update deals with payday lending and the Credit Union Better Choice program with Diana Roberts, Chair, and Jim McCormack, President of the PA Credit Union Association.

4/15/07 - Financial Education Month, Hillary Hunt, Director of the PA Office of Financial Education and Mike Wishnow, Sr. VP of the PA Credit Union Association, join host Terry Madonna to discuss the initiatives underway to provide financial education to young people.

2/25/07 - Financial literacy update about providing financial education to the minority community, with Mike Wishnow, Sr. VP of the Pa Credit Union Assoc., and Barb Fortney, CEO of Lanco Federal Credit Union.

1/14/07 - Financial literacy update with Rick Wargo, Executive VP of the Pa. Credit Union Assoc., and Kipp Stecher, CEO of AmeriChoice Federal Credit Union--who provide "Financial Resolutions for 2007."

12/10/06 - Financial literacy update with Joe Wambach, Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Foundation, and Mike Wishnow, Sr. Vice President for Marketing and Communications, Pennsylvania Credit Union Association, who talk about financial literacy planning for young people with an emphasis on the work of the Credit Union Foundation.

10/22/06 - International Credit Union Month is the focus of a discussion with Norb Kaczmarek, CEO of the Erie Federal Credit Union and Keith Welks, Special Counsel to the State Treasurer. They join host Terry Madonna to discuss pay day lending schemes and the Credit Union Better Choice Program, a cooperative program between the Credit Union Association of Pennsylvania and the State Treasurer’s office to combat payday lending.

9/17/06 - Monthly financial literacy update are Greg Smith, CEO of the Pa State Employees Credit Union Assoc, and Mike Wishnow, Senior VP, Pa Credit Union Association, for a discussion of credit reports and credit scoring.

7/30/06 - Monthly financial literacy update are Michael Wishnow, Sr. VP of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association, and Hilary Hunt, Director of the Governor's Office of Financial Education, who discuss money management and programs that promote money management.

7/15/06 - Mike Wishnow, Senior VP for Marketing and Communications, Pennsylvania Credit Union Association, talks about how credit unions are reaching out to provide financial education to underserved populations, through resources like The Jumpstart Coalition.

6-18-06 - Financial literacy update - Mike Wishnow, Sr VP, and Rick Wargo, General Counsel, discuss the Breach of Personal Information Act and its importance for consumers.

5-21-06 - Corinne Sherman and Mike Wishow of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association tell you how you can avoid credit card fraud.

4-09-06 - Financial literacy update with Andrew Hill, economic education advisor with the Philadelphia Federal Reserve, and Mike Wishnow, Sr. VP with the PA Credit Union Association, who talk about the need for additional financial education, especially for students.

3-05-06 - Financial Literacy Update - consumer spending habits and credit reports - provided by Lonny Maurer, CEO of Belco Community Credit Union, and Mike Wishnow, Senior VP of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association.

1-22-06 - Mike Wishnow, Senior VP of the PA Credit Union Association and Bob Marquette of Members 1st Federal Credit Union, provide the monthly Financial Literacy Update, with five big financial suggestions for the new year.

11-27-05 - Financial literacy update - Michael Wishnow, Senior VP, PA Credit Union Association, and Hilary Hunt, Director of the Governor's Office of Financial Education discuss credit card debt and spending.

10-30-05 - Norb Kaczmarek and Jim McCormack, Chairman and President, respectively, of the PA Credit Union Association, join host Terry Madonna for a discussion of International Credit Union Month.

9-25-05 - Mike Wishnow, Sr. VP. of the PA Credit Union Association, and Larry Miller, CEO, Mennonite Financial FCU, discuss the uniqueness of Mennonite Financial, with its unique blend of credit union philosophy and sound business philosophy set in a faith-based financial cooperative.

8-7-05 - Financial literacy update with Mike Wishnow, Pennsylvania Credit Union Accociation Sr. VP, and Cookie Yoder, PCUA Director, and CEO of Pittsburgh Federal Credit Union, who discuss the implications of rising interest rates on personal debt and investments.

7-10-05 - Mike Wishnow, Senior VP of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association, and Leigh Philibosian, Marketing VP with Mid-Atlantic Federal Credit Union, join host Terry Madonna for a discussion of electric banking and bill-paying.

6-4-05 - Bruce Foulke, CEO of the American Heritage Federal Credit Union and John Kilduff, VP at the PA Credit Union Association, give the monthly financial literacy update—the topic of the month is identify theft.

4-17-05 - Mike Wishnow, Sr. VP with the PA Credit Union Association, and Hilary Hunt, the Director of the Governor's Office of Financial Education, describe various aspects of financial literacy and practices for Financial Education Month.

2-27-05 - Financial update provided by Paula Speicher, CEO of the Lee Hospital Credit Union, and Mike Wishnow, Sr. VP, PA Credit Union Association, discuss the importance of credit reports and how to use and understand them.

1-09-05 - Mike Wishnow, Sr. VP at the PA Credit Union Association, and Rick Wargo, Sr. VP. and General Counsel, present their monthly financial literacy update with five important resolutions for 2005.

11-28-04 - Michael Wishnow, Sr. VP of the Pa Credit Union Assoc. and Georgeann Chamberlain, CEO of WACOPSE Federal Credit Union in Warren, provide viewers with our regular financial literacy update, highlighting innovative student-run credit union branches in high schools.

10-16-04 - Jim McCormack, President and CEO of the Pa. Credit Union Association, Leigh Philibosian, VP of Marketing at Mid-Atlantic Corporate Federal Credit Union, discuss the history of credit unions and the upcoming International Credit Union day.

9-11-04 - Michael Wishnow, Senior V.P. of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association, provides a financial literacy update.

8-8-04 - Vin Cerasuolo, CEO of Century Heritage Federal Credit Union, and Mike Wishnow, SR. VP of the PA Credit Union Association, present this month's Financial Literacy Update, "Taking Control of Your Own Credit."

6-27-04 - Financial literacy update on the impact of rising interest rates on families--with Ron Lasich, Chairman, and John Kilduff, VP Credit Union Services, of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association.

4-11-04 - John Marisic, a member of the PA State Employees Credit Union Board, and Michael Wishnow, Sr. VP, with the PA Credit Union Association describe their efforts to improve financial awareness and literacy, especially among youth.

3-14-04 - Jim McCormack, President & CEO, and Rick Wargo, General Counsel, of the PA Credit Union Association, discuss the role credit unions play in the growth of the economy.

1-18-04 - Diana Roberts, President of Hershey Federal Credit Union, joins host Terry Madonna for our regular Financial Literacy Update and provides money management tips for the New Year.

12-7-03 - This week's program highlights a new special feature on financial literacy, presented by Jim McCormack, President and CEO of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association.

10-5-03 - International Credit Union month and a discussion of financial literacy with past Chairman of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association, John Kebles.