Grow, Retain, Inspire, Develop Talent

The mission of GRID is to grow the Credit Union Movement by retaining, inspiring, and developing Ohio’s emerging leaders. While programming focuses on professionals under the age of 40, the community welcomes and encourages any interested League members eager to develop within the industry. Founded in 2019, GRID is a group of passionate credit union professionals dedicated to developing its professional community through networking, professional development, and impactful advocacy.

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Exclusive Events and Webinars

Meet credit union emerging leaders in your area and throughout Ohio while growing your career through Lunch & Learn webinars and in-person events.

Advocate for Credit Unions

Share your passion for the Credit Union Movement and help support advocacy initiatives. Stay up to date and offer your assistance on important legislative calls to action.

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Inside Access to our Huddle Community

Join our online Huddle community to interact with other professionals, ask your questions or share your hard-learned knowledge.


Chart Your Course


Utilize GRID to gain a large network of emerging credit union leaders in Ohio. Through our online communication channels, social media, and events, you will connect with a diverse group of people facing the same challenges and opportunities as you.

Professional Development

Through Lunch & Learn webinars, skills assessments, mentoring, and workshops, GRID will help you deliver results for your credit union and take your career to the next level.


GRID seeks to drive impact on our industry through advocacy. GRID will equip you with the know-how and tools to make a difference in the fight to protect the credit union model and advance our interests at all levels of government. By connecting with the League, GRID professionals are strong advocates for credit unions.

GRID Mentorship Program

The GRID Mentorship Program, launched in 2023, aims to promote collaboration, education, and an opportunity for emerging leaders to learn about the Credit Union Movement. Each cohort of the program runs from April to December of each year. Annual cost to participate is $250 for mentees and complimentary for mentors investing their time and thought leadership. Foundation grants are available based on credit union need. Contact Foundation Executive Director Kim Connor for questions regarding grant requirements and approval.


Exclusive Events and Webinars

Events, webinars, and social meetups geared toward our membership. Meet credit union emerging leaders in your area and throughout Ohio while growing your career.

GRID CEO Panel & Rooftop Networking Event

Ohio Credit Union League 10 West Broad Street, Suite 1100, Columbus, OH, United States

GRID Emerging Leaders Network is excited to offer its second annual iteration of this event. The day will begin with a panel discussion facilitated by Paul Mercer and include a […]

GRID Lunch & Learn: Next Generation of Digital Consumers


Engaging with digital consumers is essential to stay current in today’s market. But who are they? What do they want? And how are their actions accelerating payments innovations? Take a deep dive into Visa research of the attitudes, behaviors, and expectations of next generation consumers.

Hike the Hill

Washington, DC

Hike the Hill gives credit unions from across the country the opportunity to advocate for the Credit Union Movement and its important issues at a national level.

GRID Lunch & Learn: Exploring the Credit Union Industry


This session will provide an overview of the Credit Union Movement and its philosophy. Attendees will gain an understanding of credit union structure, cooperative principles, history, and opportunities to engage at any level.

GRID Regional C-Suite Panels

Regional Locations

Brought to you by the GRID Emerging Leaders Network, this event will take place at 4-5 regions around the state, bringing current and aspiring leaders together to discuss challenges and skills that come with moving from professional, and supervisor, to leader. After the panel discussion, regional groups will meet at a local establishment for networking, appetizers, and refreshments.

GRID Lunch & Learn: Fraud on All Fronts


Fraudsters are constantly evolving their tactics and identifying new, sophisticated ways to steal money and data from employees and members. This session covers various what credit union employees at any […]

Thank you to our sponsors

Enabling Ohio GRID emerging leaders to engage and develop at little to no cost.

GRID event sponsors enable Ohio GRID professionals to engage and develop within the GRID network at little to no cost to the individual. Contact the Ohio Credit Union League to sponsor today and receive customized branding, one free attendee at the sponsored event, a speaking and education opportunity for GRID members, and website recognition.

Melanie Shaner
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