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Jelena Babic Barnes Named ICUF Executive Director

Please join us in congratulating Jelena “Ena” Babic Barnes on being named the new Executive Director of ICUF. Ena has served ICUF as program manager since 2020. In the executive director role, she will oversee the daily operations of ICUF, fundraising and administration of valuable programs that support financial well-being in Iowa.


“Jelena is a passionate advocate for the underserved in Iowa,” said Ann McMillian, board chairperson of ICUF. “We are very excited to see where she will take ICUF in this new role.”

Latest ICUF News



ICUF Benefit Night Fundraiser

August 29, 2022

Dubuque, Iowa

Registration not yet open for 2022.

This event is ICUF's premier fundraiser of the year, which supports our mission-driven programs and celebrates the philanthropic achievements of Iowa credit union leaders. 

Thanks to generous donors and sponsors, $70,000 was raised during the 2021 event.


Thank you to our 2021 Benefit Night Sponsors! 


'People Helping People' Financial Coach Training Program

May 2022

Virtual Program

Registration not yet open for 2022.

This online training is an immersive deep dive into the world of financial coaching. What sets this program apart from other financial coach trainings is that our focus is on how to have hard conversations with members. 

Click here to learn about 2021 program graduates.


Be the Light ICUF Golf Classic

June 8, 2022

Brown Deer Golf Club

Coralville, Iowa

Registration not yet open for 2022.

This best- shot golf outing is a fantastic way to support ICUF, and network and reconnect with other credit union leaders throughout the state. All proceeds benefit our mission to empower people and communities to achieve financial well-being by championing the credit union philosophy of people helping people. 


Thank you to our 2021 sponsors!