Pennsylvania Credit Union Association

Compliance Cavalry

Customized solutions to meet your credit union's compliance needs.


Credit unions are becoming overwhelmed with new compliance responsibilities. Sometimes those responsibilities require a more in-depth solution than a phone inquiry. That’s why the Association has strengthened its Compliance area to include compliance and operations consultants that work directly with credit unions to address specific challenges.

Compliance Cavalry is particularly helpful for credit unions without dedicated compliance staff, as well as assist busy CEOs or compliance staff .No matter what the reason, your compliance program will benefit from our Compliance Officer’s years of training and experience working in credit union compliance. Our Compliance Officers are CUNA-certified as both a BSA Compliance Specialist, as well as a Credit Union Compliance Expert (CUCE).

The service begins by meeting with the CEO or designated staff to determine which compliance projects needs immediate attention. Together you’ll determine how you can best address those needs. Compliance Cavalry can help your credit union implement a comprehensive compliance program, or simply address a specific compliance need. Support for Compliance Calvary can be a combination of in-person meetings, telephone, or email support.

Typical components of an enterprise-wide compliance program include:
  • Comprehensive review of existing policies and procedures for compliance
  • Provide additional policies and procedures for compliance
  • Training staff to use online compliance tools such as InfoSight and CU PolicyPro
Staff and Board training is a key component of the Compliance Calvary program. Training can be tailored to best meet your needs. Typical staff training sessions includes:
  • BSA Compliance
  • Business Deposit Account Training
  • Consumer Deposit Account Training
  • IRA Training
  • Risk Management for Frontline Staff
  • Other training such as Supervisory Committee Training and Robbery Training upon request

Specific project work is also available, such as:
  • Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery
  • Vendor or Member Due Diligence/Risk Assessment
  • Assist with compliance deadlines as required by either regulators or auditors

Your Compliance Cavalry Consultant provides your credit union with regular updates on regulatory changes and operational impact. Clients receive a special weekly e-newsletter they can share with staff, called This Week in Compliance

Credit unions contract with Compliance Cavalry based on terms of 6, 12 or 24 months. Compliance Cavalry is exclusively available to members of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association.

The Compliance Cavalry Consultant for credit unions in Western Pennsylvania is Joanne Broderick.  She can be reached at 717-884-3381 or e-mail joanne.broderick@pcua.org.

The Compliance Cavalry Consultant for credit unions in Central/Eastern Pennsylvania is Denise Sickonic. She can be reached at 717-497-3288 or e-mail denise.sickonic@pcua.org.

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For more information or to get started, please contact your Association Representative at 800-932-0661, or e-mail CUSolutions@pcua.org.
Business Development / Sales
 
Central Pennsylvania

Russell Evans
Assistant Vice President,
Business Development
russell.evans@pcua.org
800-932-0661 x 5330

Western Pennsylvania

Monika Edlis

Sr. Account Executive
monika.edlis@pcua.org
717-503-7348



Eastern Pennsylvania


Angelique Pattillo
Account Executive
angelique.pattillo@pcua.org
717-884-5847