INDIANAPOLIS -- Dallas Bergl, President/CEO of INOVA CU in Elkhart, has been selected for the induction into the Indiana Credit Union Hall of Fame.
Bergl has served credit unions at the statewide, national and international levels through his service as a board member for organizations at each of these levels. He was a member of the Indiana Credit Union League Board of Directors from 2013-2019, where he was chairman from 2018-2019. He currently serves on the board of the Credit Union National Association, the World Council of Credit Unions and the Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions. Through his contributions to these organizations, he has had a positive impact on millions of credit union members in the United States and around the world.
He has been instrumental in making connections between credit union representatives from Indiana and those from other countries, including paving the way for credit union leaders from around the world to visit Indiana credit unions and for Hoosier leaders to travel internationally to work with peers.
Bergl is a strong political and legislative advocate for credit unions. He has served as a key contact for legislators from his home district and he has been involved with countless interactions and outreach efforts to bring important credit union issues to the attention of lawmakers. Most notably, he has appeared before the Senate Banking Committee where he testified on behalf of America’s credit unions.
Bergl has been with INOVA Federal Credit Union for more than 31 years, During his tenure, the credit union has grown to play a vital role in its community including providing support for a number of organizations and communities important to the membership.
In addition to his work at the credit union, he is a board member for the South Bend-Elkhart Regional Development Authority Board and the Lerner Theater Governing Board. He has served as the City of Elkhart’s Ambassador to China for the Sister City of Tongxiang City, China and has been a leader for several community groups.
His Indiana Credit Union Hall of Fame induction will take place at the next in-person Convention held by the Indiana Credit Union League. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Convention will be held virtually; the next in-person Convention is expected in September 2021.
The Indiana Credit Union League is the statewide trade association for credit unions in Indiana. Those credit unions serve more than 2.6 million Hoosiers.