Cornerstone Credit Union League
Suzanne Yashewski is the Senior Vice President, Regulatory Compliance Counsel for the Cornerstone Credit Union League. On staff as legal counsel since 2001, Suzanne advocates for credit unions at the state, regional, and national levels in both regulatory and legislative arenas. She also leads the League’s efforts in the operation of Information Central, a division of the League that provides credit unions a hotline to answer compliance questions, an e-newsletter on compliance and regulatory matters, a comprehensive online compliance manual, a website with compliance resources, and various training materials.
During her tenure at the League, Suzanne has obtained several certifications from CUNA including the Credit Union Compliance Expert certification as well as the Bank Secrecy Act Compliance Specialist certification. Suzanne is a frequent speaker on credit union compliance issues at conferences throughout the country. In addition, Suzanne and her compliance team have produced a series of training videos for credit unions on diverse topics such as the Bank Security Act (BSA), board governance, share insurance and employment discrimination.
Suzanne is a graduate of Purdue University and Indiana University School of Law and is a noted expert in credit union/banking law, with a background in employment law. In her spare time, Suzanne engages in endurance sports of all sorts including Ironman distance triathlons, ultra-marathons, and mountain climbing.