Jason’s background includes working for four different credit unions over a span of 20 years in areas that included executive management, branch operations, lending, business development, marketing, product development and government affairs. Jason also has worked in the wholesale mortgage industry. Jason earned a BA degree in Political Science with a concentration in Public Administration from California State University, Long Beach. Jason also holds a certificate from Western CUNA Management School (WCMS), a three-year graduate level program held in Pomona, California. The National Credit Union Foundation certified Jason as a Credit Union Development Educator (CUDE) in 2007. He returned to the Credit Union Development Educator program in 2009 as a mentor to new students. In 2008, Jason won the Political Professional of the Year award from the California Credit Union League for his work in Credit Union Political Advocacy.
In 2013, Jason was elected to the CUNA Marketing and Business Development Council’s Executive Committee for a three year term. As part of the Executive Committee, Jason is the Vice Chair of the Member Resources Committee and the Vice Chair of the Nominations Committee. Jason has also worked on two committees of the Virginia Credit Union League; the Credit Union Awareness Committee and the Grassroots Committee. Jason is also involved in the local credit union movement where he serves as the President of the Northern Virginia Chapter of Credit Unions.