Credit Union Value Proposition: Still awesome after all these years

first_imgOn June 14, we gathered a group of more than 90 credit union leaders from across North America at Harvard University to talk about cooperative strategies for sustained competitive advantage and business model evolution. And some pretty big darn deal stuff happened.The first research output delivered through our new Centers of Excellence approach came out earlier in June, and Filene Fellow and Harvard Business School professor Dennis Campbell was there to share his insights on the connection between culture and performance, further delving into the case study of Handelsbanken. We discovered how local decision-making and distributed control can be the path to long-term success. We also heard from Wisconsin’s Verve, a Credit Union all about “the new age credit union merger,” and from Conexus Credit Union in Saskatchewan, sharing their approach to put member financial well-being at the center of their strategy. continue reading » 2SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more

Gold Coast development Halcyon Greens flaunts a fresh style

first_imgHalcyon joint managing director Dr Bevan Geissmann said Halcyon homeowners were generally looking for a lifestyle change, which gave them more opportunity to keep active and social, but not compromise on the quality and size of their homes. Brisbane couple Ross and Allison Blundell are getting ready to trade in their city life for a laid-back country club lifestyle at Halcyon Greens. The designs have a country club style with a modern twist.The Fairway Series offers a new standard of luxury with designs providing a modern twist on country club style, a limited bespoke home designed to capture golf course views over the Gainsborough Greens Golf Course (GGGC). Each home includes three bedrooms plus a study, three bathrooms, open-plan living and extensive use of stone and timber throughout. Homes within the Fairway Series release start at $965,000 with all homeowners receiving exclusive membership benefits at the recently upgraded GGGC until 2027. Coco Republic interior designer Jenny Scholten said the furniture aesthetic for Halcyon Greens takes inspiration from the world’s country clubs combined with a resort lifestyle. Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:58Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:58 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD432p432p216p216p180p180pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenHow much do I need to retire?00:58More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa12 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag2 days ago “Our brief was to create a design that would reflect and enhance the Halcyon vision to meet every need of the modern senior, and we’ve been delighted with the collaboration,” she said. “The Halcyon Greens display home has been enhanced with quality tanned leathers, austere metallic accents throughout and iconic linen pieces that serve to bring life and lightness to the classic scheme. “We have specifically selected pieces that have a sturdiness in manufacture, providing comfort, support and safety to the lifestyle community market.” MORE NEWS: Luxury penthouse’s sale price revealed National interior design company Coco Republic is showcasing its high end product at Halcyon Greens.THE Halcyon Greens development is Australia’s first golf and lifestyle community located within Gainsborough Greens in Pimpama.Country clubs from across the globe have helped inspire the interior design of a master planned development at the Gold Coast.National interior design company Coco Republic has entered the lifestyle community market for the first time — introducing its high-end product to Halcyon’s $300 million Halcyon Greens community at Pimpama. Coco Republic has showcased its acclaimed design work in a spectacular, fully furnished display home within the golf-course fronting Fairway Series at Halcyon Greens. center_img Brisbane couple Ross and Allison Blundell have bought property at Halcyon Greens. Photo: SuppliedThe Blundells will move into their exclusive Fairway series home in early 2019, after downsizing from their large Hawthorne family home. “Our three-bedroom plus multipurpose room home at Halcyon Greens is a smaller property than what we had previously lived in, but it’s definitely still large enough to suit our lifestyle,” Mr Blundell said. The Fairway series offers a new standard of luxury with designs providing a modern twist on the country club style of home.Homeowners will also be able to enjoy the panoramic views across the golf club course. MORE NEWS: Champion hurdler Sally Pearson sells Queensland homelast_img read more

Sportech confirms departure of Roger Withers as Chairman

first_img StumbleUpon UK Tote gains international ‘commingling pool ecosystem’ with Sportech April 17, 2020 Submit Roger WithersUpdating the market this morning, London-listed racing technology and systems provider Sportech plc has confirmed that Roger Withers is set to retire as Chairman of the company and board on 24 May.A leisure and gambling expert who has held directorship positions at Playtech Plc and Arena Racing, Withers has led Sportech governance since 2011.Withers commented on his departure from Sportech “I have thoroughly enjoyed my time as Chairman of Sportech and am delighted to be leaving the Company in great shape. I would like to express my appreciation of the excellent job done by Ian Penrose in leading the transformation of the Group over the last few years. It has been a pleasure to work with him.”As departing Chairman of Sportech, Withers announced that Richard McGuire, who is currently a Non-Executive Director, will be appointed Chairman at the AGM.“I have been very impressed with Richard’s contribution to the Board during his eight months with us, and I am delighted that he will Chair Sportech through the next stage in its development. We will spend the next few weeks ensuring there is an orderly handover and transition”.Commenting on Sportech’s governance update Ian Penrose CEO stated; “I would like to take this opportunity to thank Roger Withers for his tremendous contribution to Sportech over the last six years. Throughout his tenure as Chairman, he has provided the Board with fine leadership and wise counsel. On behalf of the Board, I would like to wish him well for his retirement”. Sportech highlights new client wins under lockdown June 26, 2020 Ian Hogg joins RPM Gaming as Chairman May 5, 2020 Related Articles Share Sharelast_img read more