Advisory Committee on Economic Inclusion (ComE-IN)
Guest Speaker Biographies - William Myers
William Myers founded
Alternatives Federal Credit Union and was its CEO through mid-2007.
From its inception, Alternatives successfully focused on serving
emerging markets through innovative products and partnerships. Noted
innovations include a VITA tax preparation site, five youth credit union
branches, small business training and lending, volunteer staffed
financial planning, and Individual Development Accounts.
Mr. Myers' continues his work researching, consulting, and speaking on
innovative product design and partnerships. His most recent projects
include payday lending models, a non-prime auto lending study, pre-paid
cards for emerging markets, a scale and sustainability study, and a
pilot using back office consolidation as a merger alternative. He is
the List Moderator for the Community Development Banking list.