Vice President, Regulatory Affairs
Bio: Ms. Stevenson joined the organization in May 2022, with 18 years of credit union regulatory and compliance experience. Before joining the team at NASCUS, Sarah was the Corporate Activities and Risk Assessment Manager for the State of Michigan, Office of Credit Unions. Additionally, she spent eight years with the Michigan Credit Union League as Senior Director of Regulatory Affairs, where she engaged as a liaison to state and federal regulatory agencies, including the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA), Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and Federal Trade Commission (FTC).
Sarah has served in several critical roles within the industry, including as liaison to the State of Michigan’s Cannabis Banking Taskforce and as a partner in rewriting the Michigan Credit Union Act in 2015. She has provided compliance and regulatory support to Michigan credit unions and was a loan officer and compliance manager for a $300 million credit union where she developed and implemented a regulatory compliance and internal audit program.
Ms. Stevenson holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Adrian College and a Master of Arts in Organizational Management. She also has multiple credit union certifications, including Bank Secrecy Act Compliance Specialist (BSACS) and Credit Union Enterprise Risk Management Expert (CUERME) through Credit Union National Association.