MCUL & Affiliates - Executive Team
David Adams, President/CEO - MCUL & Affiliates and CU Solutions Group
Dave Adams is the President/Chief Executive Officer of the Michigan Credit Union League and CU Solutions Group. MCUL is headquartered in Lansing, Michigan and the CUSG office is located in Livonia, Michigan.
Mr. Adams joined MCUL in August of 1997. Prior to accepting the position with Michigan, Dave was president and CEO of the Washington Credit Union League and LSI, Inc. for six years. He also served on the staff of the Utah Credit Union League for eight years, the last three as President/CEO. A native of Utah, Adams received a bachelor's degree in Finance from the University of Utah before earning his M.B.A. from Utah State University.
During his 33-year credit union career, Adams has held numerous board seats with companies like Magic Line, Inc. and NYCE Corporation, both regional ATM companies, and has served on both former Governor Jennifer Granholm's Council of Economic Advisors, as well as current Governor Rick Snyder’s Council of Labor and Economic Growth.
Through CUSG, an affiliate company servicing credit unions nationwide, Adams was instrumental in the creation of Invest in America (now Love My Credit Union Rewards), a program that fueled growth for domestic auto companies and helped increase new vehicle loans for credit unions, during and after the financial crisis of 2007-2010.
This award-winning program helped credit unions add value for credit union members with exclusive member discounts on GM, Sprint, Intuit and Liberty Mutual products, as well as an array of other companies' offerings. Other recent innovations by MCUL & Affiliates include the nationally recognized Save to Win program which helps people of modest means save via a prize raffle structure. In 2012, Dave Adams was named the Financial Services Champion by the Small Business Administration and received both the Michigan state award as well as the national recognition.
As President/CEO of the Michigan Credit Union League and Affiliates, Adams has been a champion of credit union cooperative principles, the application of technology to service delivery and of focus on the important core trade association functions of advocacy, cooperative advertising, compliance and fee-based solutions. Mr. Adams has taught Financial Institutions Management at the graduate level for Wayne State University and at the undergraduate level at the University of Michigan, ranked among the top ten business colleges in the U.S.
Drew Egan, CFO - MCUL & Affiliates, COO - CU Solutions Group
Drew Egan joined MCUL & Affiliates on January 4, 1998. He currently serves as President/COO of CU Solutions Group, a credit union CUSO which serves 3,600 credit unions and their 80 million members in 48 states. Drew also serves on the executive management team of the Michigan Credit Union League and Affiliates. CU Solutions Group’s headquarters is located in Livonia, Michigan.
Prior to coming to Michigan he served as Executive Vice President/COO of the Utah League of Credit Unions where he had operational responsibility for the League and Service Corporation serving in this capacity for six years. In addition to his responsibilities as COO, Drew served as President/CEO of ACCESS 24, Utah's credit union ATM network. Drew holds an MBA from the University of Phoenix and a BA in Finance from the University of Utah.
Drew has been married for 34 years to his wife Carolyn. They have six children and seven grandchildren. Drew's volunteer activities have included serving in various capacities with Boys and Girls Clubs, the Boy Scouts of America, Jr. Achievement Business for Youth, Habitat for Humanity and Michigan Special Olympics. Other interests include flying (private pilot), motorcycling, music, sports, reading, family activities and most of all boating.
Patty Corkery, EVP/COO and General Counsel for the League - MCUL & Affiliates
Patty Corkery joined MCUL & Affiliates in August of 2018 as the Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel.
Prior to this position, Corkery served as an attorney in private practice in Michigan for nearly 20 years representing credit unions. During her years in private practice, she counseled credit unions on a variety of legal, lending, employment, regulatory and contractual issues with the goal of assisting credit unions minimize risk and stay healthy and strong. She was also a frequent speaker on a variety of credit union topics for the MCUL and other credit union organizations. Corkery’s previous law firm was engaged in a variety of sponsorships supporting MCUL’s advocacy efforts and volunteers.
In 2012, she formed a network of women credit union leaders and joined the Michigan society of the World Council’s Global Women Leadership Network, where she has spoken on topics related to supporting diversity in the work place.
Corkery graduated from the University of Michigan-Dearborn with a BA in Psychology and from Wayne State University Law School in 1999. She volunteers each year to judge first year law students in oral advocacy and is a member of the Women’s Lawyer Association of Michigan and American Bar Association. She enjoys spending her free time reading, running or traveling with her husband Don Blevins and daughter, Julia.