Expanding financial inclusion through a vibrant and growing global credit union system.
What is WFCU?
WOCCU's partner organization, the Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions (WFCU) is a separate 501c3, established to advance the shared vision of expanding financial inclusion through a vibrant and growing global credit union system.
Our Board of Directors
The Worldwide Foundation for Credit Union's Board of Director's is a thirteen-member governing body, composed of credit union industry leaders that are committed to the Foundation's mission.
Meet the WF Team
The Foundation's staff is composed of over three decades of experience in the credit union industry and financial inclusion sector, striving to improve lives through the cooperative model.
Giakoumopoulos has over 25 years of international experience working in nearly 30 countries in western, central and eastern Europe. Her background includes managing European Union cross-border cooperation programs through consultancy work, membership recruitment for a national trade association, content development for print and digital media and directing career services at the American College of Thessaloniki, an educational organization in Northern Greece.
Ari Farrell (They/Ari) serves as Manager of the World Young Credit Union Professionals (WYCUP) program, an initiative of Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions. Farrell has over 17 years’ experience in customer service and 10 years in the credit union industry. After attending University for psychology, teaching and fine arts, they never imagined how deeply that aligned with their future credit union journey. Having served on several boards, grass roots orgs, and chapters, Farrell found that credit union advocate and Change Leader are titles they would proudly hold for years to come.
Marcey is the Philanthropy Manager at Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions, where she cultivates relationships to secure philanthropic support. Her background includes roles in philanthropy and marketing and communications at a variety of nonprofit organizations in sectors such as health care, higher education and community foundations.
Rachel is the Marketing & Events Manager for Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions (WFCU), where she promotes WFCU through the unique and inspirational stories of our beneficiaries, champions and team. With her new perspective on the credit union system, Rachel is excited to be a part of such a vibrant financial community.