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|Sarah Canepa Bang
CEO, Financial Service Centers Cooperative, Inc.
Sarah Canepa Bang has been the Chief Executive Officer of Financial Service Centers Cooperative, Inc.(FSCC) since 1999. FSCC is the international credit union shared branch network founded in 1990. During her tenure, FSCC has more than quadrupled in the number of credit unions, branches, and states involved in shared branching. In that time, FSCC has expanded traditional shared branching to six countries and expanded the technology to include full-service kiosks, call centers, disaster recovery and remote deposits. In June 2006 Sarah successfully completed negotiations to bring FSCC shared branching to more than 2,200 7-Eleven stores nationwide.
Sarah is a frequent speaker at national credit union events on emerging technologies. She has been a faculty member of the
Sarah is a passionate supporter of the Credit Unions for Kids program. In June 2006 she was named to the board of the Credit Union Miracle Day foundation in
Sarah has received a number of awards including the National Society of Fundraising Executives Philanthropy award for CUs for Kids, the Credit Union Women’s Association’s Anna Read award, the American Society of Association Executive’s Golden Circle award, the Credit Union National Association’s Blockbuster award for community relations and awards from the Public Relations Society of America for public relations and crisis communication.
Prior to joining FSCC in 1999, Sarah was the Executive Vice President of the Oregon Credit Union League and Affiliates where she oversaw the operations of the League trade association, its for-profit services corporation and insurance company. At the same time she was the chief operating officer of CU ACCESS, an ATM and shared branch network, and Automated Item Management, the northwest’s largest and most successful check processing operation. Sarah also served as chairman of the Association of Credit Union League Executives’ Fee Supported Services Committee.
Sarah began her career in 1983 at the Credit Union National Association in
In her spare time Sarah is a professional artist with paintings in several galleries in the Northwest and private homes in the
Sarah holds degrees in communication and education from the