Michael Hale, a U.S. Army veteran, has been devoted to the credit union movement since 1975. He is a founding member of the African-American Credit Union Coalition and served as the Coalition’s 1st official Chairman. Michael Hale served on the Board of the Credit Union Executive Society (CUES) where he served diligently for a number of years. He served on the National Association of Federal Credit Unions Regulatory Affairs Committee, the National Federation of Community Development Credit Union’s Capitalization Program Committee and the Arizona Credit Union League’s Board. He was also a member of the Filene Research Institute Council. Mr. Hale served as CEO of Andrew’s Airforce Base FCU in Suitland, MD. The credit union grew to over $700 million in assets and expanded into underserved areas of Washington, DC under his leadership.