E.C. Harrison

E.C. Harrison is a freelance writer for Callahan & Associates. With more than 25 years of experience in writing and editing, he has spent most of his career helping readers understand the latest developments in technology, financial services, and government affairs. He has previously served as a newspaper writer and editor, magazine editor, book editor, speechwriter, and digital marketing manager.

E.C. has received numerous awards for public service, news writing, technology research papers, and marketing/advertising material. A native of South Carolina, he holds a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of South Carolina, where he specialized in creative writing and minored in news-editorial journalism.


How Does Louisiana FCU Give Technology A Voice At The Table?

Eric Starkey became the credit union’s first CIO in 2021, bringing the needs of IT to the forefront and paving the way for an enterprise program.

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Financial Education Begins In Grade School

In this exclusive video, the vice president of engagement at Carolina Foothills details how the credit union instills sound financial habits in youngsters.

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How Does Carolina Foothills Make Housing More Affordable?

In this exclusive video, the credit union’s CEO discusses initiatives aimed at putting homeownership in reach for more members of the community.

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Low Income, Big Opportunity

A diverse board, $4.5 million in CDFI grants, and deep community partnerships enable Carolina Foothills to thrive in its Upstate South Carolina market.


The Rise Of The Chief Of Staff

Leadership support at the executive level is popping up on org charts and growing in popularity among large organizations, even credit unions. TDECU’s new chief of staff shares her experiences, career path, and advice for doing the job.

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Want A Better Online Experience? Add A Human Touch.

Ent Credit Union has invested in technology and personnel to create a multidisciplinary experience design team that takes a human-centric approach to serving members’ needs.

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Employees Make The Credit Union. And The Credit Union Supports The Community.

At Connex Credit Union, improving life across the communities it serves starts with ensuring employees understand the important role they play in the success of the cooperative.


Navigating The Great Resignation: Tips From Turnover In The Senior Ranks

Fueled by job mobility and retirement trends, credit unions are feeling the challenges of replacing C-level managers. Follow these tips for finding the right replacement, keeping projects moving, and easing the transition.


Inclusive Lending For First-Time Homebuyers Turns Dreams Into Reality

A program at Carolina Foothills FCU targets low-income borrowers with flexible underwriting practices, financial education, and partnerships with public, private, and nonprofit groups.


5 Tips For Navigating NCAA Player Sponsorships

Name, image, and likeness (NIL) contracts are still new, but three intrepid credit unions share best practices and lessons learned about building relationships with college players.

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