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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  (2016,2017 and 2018)
  • 2012, 2014 & 2016 article of the year
  • 2014 Contributor to CUES Credit Union Scenarios 2020
  • 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 and CDFI credit unions.