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 Lunch & Learn: Understanding Financials


In this session, attendees will review six main areas that drive credit unions financial success, allowing them to grow and invest in the future to remain competitive.


Hilton Columbus Downtown Tower 402 North High Street, Columbus, United States

InVest48 brings together more than 300 of the sharpest credit union minds in Ohio to connect, share ideas, and learn strategies you need to succeed in 2024.

GRID Lunch & Learn: Credit Union Advocacy 101


Through this interactive webinar led by advocates at the Ohio Credit Union League, attendees will learn the nuts and bolts of advocacy they need to know in order to remove barriers and enable change for credit unions. Emerging leaders can learn how to get involved in advocacy, make a tangible impact, and ensure the voice of their credit unions and members are heard.

CU Statehouse Day

Columbus Columbus, Ohio, United States

At Credit Union Statehouse Day, you will hear from some of the most powerful officials across the state and directly connect with state legislators who craft public policy for all Ohioans.

GRID CEO Panel & 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: 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.

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