Board of Directors
Oversight with Experience
The Board of Directors overseeing American Share represents a diverse, experienced and highly-respected cross-section of credit union leaders. They set company policy and are instrumental in developing business strategies and action plans.
Meet the team that has been elected by our member credit unions to oversee the operations of our business:
Kevin W. Willour
Mr. Willour is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Beacon Credit Union. He is a member of the Indiana Credit Union League Governmental Affairs Committee, serves on the Honeywell Foundation Board and is President of Indiana’s Cooperative Financial Association.
William A. Herring, CUDE
Mr. Herring retired in April, 2015 from his longtime position as the President and CEO of the Cincinnati Central Credit Union, where he had worked since 1969. He is a former Director of the Credit Union National Association, a former Director and Chairman of the Ohio Credit Union League and the recipient of the credit union industry’s 2002 Herb Wegner Memorial Award for Individual Achievement. Mr. Herring also earned the Credit Union Development Educator designation in 2016.
Eric D. Estes, CPA
Mr. Estes is President of Boulder Dam Credit Union in Nevada. He is a member of the Nevada Credit Union Advisory Council, serves on the Nevada Credit Union League’s Board of Directors and is the Chairman of the Nevada Credit Union League’s Political Action Committee.
Elizabeth A. Calderone
Ms. Calderone is the President and CEO of Earthmover Credit Union in Aurora, Illinois, and is a member of the Credit Union Executives Society (CUES). She serves on the Board of the Illinois Credit Union League Service Corporation (LSC) and chairs its Audit Committee. She is also Chair of the Supervisory Committee of Alloya Corporate Federal Credit Union. Ms. Calderone is a past recipient of the Illinois CUES Financial Officer of the Year award, and is an active volunteer in her community. She is a graduate of the University of Illinois.
Christine K. Haley
Ms. Haley is President and CEO of PostCity Financial Credit Union in Long Beach, California. She is a graduate of the CUNA Financial Management Program, Western CUNA Management School, and has attended the Credit Union Executive Society (CUES) CEO Institute. Ms. Haley has a career background in finance and has worked for the past 25 years in the credit union industry, with the last 11 years serving as the CEO at PostCity Financial. She also serves on several committees in various capacities in and out of the credit union industry.
Janice L. Thomas
Ms. Thomas was President and CEO of PSE Credit Union in Ohio for 26 years prior to retiring in 2017. Her credit union industry highlights include serving as Chair of Corporate One Federal Credit Union, President of the Education Credit Union Council and Board Member of the Cleveland Chapter of Credit Unions.
Dennis R. Adams, CPA, CFP
Mr. Adams is President and CEO of American Share. He is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Financial Planner. Prior to his current role, Mr. Adams served as American Share’s Vice President of Risk Management and Chief Financial Officer from 1986 to 1990.