MSUFCU Welcomes Dr. Quinetta Roberson Connally, Ph.D., to Its Board of Directors
EAST LANSING, Mich. — Janet Lillie, Chair of the Nominations/Governance Committee of MSU Federal Credit Union (MSUFCU), is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Quinetta Roberson Connally, Ph.D., to the Credit Union’s Board of Directors.
Dr. Roberson Connally is the John A. Hannah Distinguished Professor of Management and Psychology at Michigan State University, prior to which she was on the faculty at both Villanova and Cornell. She has been a visiting scholar at universities on six continents and has more than 20 years of global experience in teaching courses, facilitating workshops, and advising organizations on leadership, talent management, and diversity. Dr. Roberson Connally has published over 40 scholarly journal articles and book chapters, and edited a Handbook of Diversity in the Workplace. Her research and consulting work focus on developing organizational capability and enhancing effectiveness through the strategic management of people, particularly diverse work teams, and is informed by her background in finance, having worked as a financial analyst and small business development consultant prior to obtaining her doctorate. She earned her Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from the University of Maryland, and holds an undergraduate degree in Finance from the University of Delaware, and an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh Katz Graduate School of Business.
Serving on the Board of Managers of MSUFCU’s holding company, Reseda Group, since March 2021, Dr. Roberson Connally has made many positive contributions. Her strong talent management and organizational capability skills have been an asset to the Reseda board, helping guide its future.
April Clobes, President/CEO of MSUFCU, commented, “We have had the privilege of benefiting from Quinetta’s many talents while she served on the Board of Managers of Reseda, and are pleased to welcome her to the MSUFCU Board of Directors. Her experience in leadership and finance will greatly benefit the Credit Union and its members. We look forward to her future contributions.”
Founded in 1937, MSUFCU has a national reputation for excellence and has received several top industry and workplace awards, including being named a Best Credit Union to Work For® by American Banker for the fifth year, a Top Workplace by the Detroit Free Press for 11 consecutive years, a National Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® winner for six consecutive years, and was named one of the top five Michigan credit unions in Forbes' Best-in-State Credit Unions 2021 list. MSUFCU was named a Best Workplace in Financial Services and Insurance by Fortune Magazine two consecutive years and has been certified as a Great Place to Work® for nine consecutive years. MSUFCU has been recognized by the Credit Union National Association, earning first place for the people-helping-people philosophy Louise Herring Award. MSUFCU has 22 branches, more than 327,000 members, almost $6.9 billion in assets, and over 1,000 employees. For more information, visit msufcu.org.