Curql Collective Welcomes Brooke Stites as Operations Manager

Des Moines (August 18, 2022) – A Credit Union Service Organization spurring innovation in the credit union industry, Curql Collective has announced it welcomed Brooke Stites as its new Operations Manager. In this role, Stites is responsible for overseeing business functions and initiatives for the Curql Collective, including accounting, contract management, marketing, and other essential business activities. As part of the Curql team, Stites will help drive engagement and collaboration among credit unions, CUSOs, and fintech innovators looking to transform the member experience in financial services.

An experienced operations professional with experience in technology and licensing, Stites spent 12 years at Affinity Marketing Consultants, a technology company and licensing agency working with nonprofit membership-based organizations and associations. As Affinity’s Vice President of Operations, Stites led the firm’s operations department across strategic partnerships, account services, client relations, contract management, onboarding, and marketing.

“As the Curql Collective grows in subscribers and initiatives, Brooke is here to help guide us strategically and keep our business functions on track,” said President and CEO Nick Evens. “With Brooke’s experience in both the technology world and in serving nonprofit organizations and associations, her skills are a perfect match for our business model and where we’re looking to take our organization, so we’re very excited to have her.”

Stites holds a Master of Arts from the University of Southern California, which she earned after graduating with a Bachelor of Arts from the University of San Diego. She also serves as Secretary of the Arts Education Connection San Diego and as Lead Chapter Relations and Standards Specialist, for Alpha Chi Omega, in addition to serving on the Board of San Diego Alumnae Panhellenic.

About Curql Collective

Curql Collective is a collaborative approach that brings investment capital, credit unions, and fintech together. Launched in 2020, Curql is steered by a collective of forward-thinking credit unions, including former founders, operators, and leaders in the fintech and investment spaces. The group’s flagship – Curql Fund I – invests in the visions of entrepreneurs who thoughtfully and purposefully develop financial services technology that revolutionizes and innovates how people engage with their money. For more information, please visit www.curql.com.

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