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:
Elizabeth A. Calderone
Chairwoman Calderone is the President and COO of the Illinois Credit Union League Service Corporation (LSC). She also serves on various committees and councils within the credit union marketplace. Ms. Calderone was the CEO/President of Earthmover Credit Union in Illinois, is a former Chair of the Supervisory Committee of Alloya Corporate Federal Credit Union and a past recipient of the Illinois CUES Financial Officer of the Year.
Christine K. Haley
Vice Chairwoman Haley is President and CEO of PostCity Financial Credit Union. She is a graduate of CUNA’s Financial Management Program and Western Management School and attended the CUES CEO Institute. Mrs. Haley also serves on various committees in and out of the credit union industry.
Scott A. Arkills
Mr. Arkills is President and CEO of Silver State Schools Credit Union. He has served the past two years as Board Chairman for the Nevada Credit Union League, is on the Board of Directors of Voices in Voting, the non-profit Nevada Succeeds, as well as the Andson Foundation – whose mission is to educate, inform, and inspire the youth of Southern Nevada by providing innovative progams in academics and financial literary. He also serves on Governor Sisolak’s Nevada Literacy Council.
James C. Miles
Mr. Miles is President and CEO of MidUSA Credit Union in Ohio. He currently serves as Chairman of the Board for Cooperative Business Services (CBS) and is actively involved with several non-profit organizations. Mr. Miles also held a seat on the Excess Share Insurance Corporation Board for six years.
Janice L. Thomas
Ms. Thomas was President and CEO of PSE Credit Union in Ohio for 26 years prior to retiring in 2017. Her 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. Ms. Thomas was also appointed to the Governor’s Credit Union Council.
Kevin W. Willour
Mr. Willour is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Beacon Credit Union. He also serves on the Honeywell Foundation Board and is President of Indiana’s Cooperative Financial Association. Mr. Willour is a past member of the Indiana Credit Union League Governmental Affairs Committee.
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.