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Scott Butterfield, CUDE, CCUE

Scott is a trusted adviser to the leaders of more than 140 credit unions located throughout the United States. A well-respected veteran of the movement, he understands the challenges of today’s community credit unions – and how to overcome those challenges. From strategic planning to micro-enterprise small business development, Scott knows how to get things done!

Industry Trained and Educated

In addition to receiving a formal business education, Scott received valuable insight through his participation in specialized industry-related training such as CUNA Compliance (CUCE), Marketing, Lending, CCUE, Business Development Schools, and Management School. Scott was also a 2010 graduate of the NCUF Credit Union Development Educators (CUDE) program.

Celebrated Achievements:


  • 2017 World Council of Credit Unions Annual Conference – session moderator and facilitator of inaugural Small Credit Union Forum
  • Faculty of CUNA Management School (2016-2018)
  • Article of the Year (2012, 2014, 2016)
  • Contributor to CUES Credit Union Scenarios 2020 (2014)
  • Successful loan and membership growth strategies
  • Nationally recognized community development programs
  • Successful net worth restoration plans that saved credit union charters
  • Identified and facilitated expansive community partnership coalitions
  • CDFI grant awards to credit unions exceeding $16 million
  • NCUA-approved secondary capital plans exceeding $14 million

Community Development Work

Scott is a community development expert. This rewarding work includes strategic planning, secondary capital applications, emerging market reviews, grant writing, partnership development, and business planning for Low Income Designated (LID) and CDFI credit unions.