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Leaders Credit Union Announces New Advisory Board Members

Leaders Advisory Board Members

JACKSON, Tenn. (April 4, 2023) – Leaders Credit Union, a member-owned financial cooperative based in Jackson, Tenn., announces new additions to its three advisory boards. Leaders developed the Cornerstone (Jackson), Memphis, and Northwest (Dyersburg, Milan, and Union City) Advisory Boards to maintain awareness of the latest consumer trends and member needs. Advisory board members serve a two-year term, possess a strong knowledge of the community, and have experienced success in their community and/or professional career.


Recently, Leaders expanded and added five new members to the current advisory boards to help advance the innovation and member experiences of the credit union.

Additions to the Cornerstone Advisory Board include:

  • Edna Morales: LeBonheur Children’s Hospital Outpatient Center- Jackson
  • Henry Kilpatrick: Jackson State Community College

Additions to the Memphis Advisory Board include:

  • Blake Payne: Greater Memphis Chamber

Additions to the Northwest Advisory Board include:

  • Anna Anderson: Lenox Event & Golf Co.
  • Timothy York: Marvin Windows & Doors


“We are excited to add to our existing boards across West Tennessee,” said Leigh Anne Bentley, Chief Marketing Officer for Leaders Credit Union. “Advisory board members are critical to ensuring that the credit union remains true to its mission and hears the voice of its members. They bring unique perspectives and insights that help us better understand member needs and play a key role in shaping our direction."


Advisory Board members play a crucial role in providing valuable insights, feedback, and suggestions on new products, services, and outreach initiatives to the community. With a strong focus on innovation, Leaders is constantly seeking ways to enhance the overall member experience, and the input from their advisory boards across West Tennessee is instrumental in achieving this goal.


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About Leaders Credit Union

Leaders Credit Union is a member-owned financial cooperative headquartered in Jackson, Tenn. As one of the largest and most stable credit unions in West Tennessee, Leaders exists to serve the needs of its members and lead the way on their behalf. Leaders was awarded in the top 10% of credit unions nationwide by Leaders is an Equal Housing Lender and is federally insured by the National Credit Union Administration. For more information about Leaders Credit Union, visit their website.