Executive Vice President, Self-Help Federal Credit Union
Joe S. Duran is the Executive Vice President of Self-Help Federal Credit Union. Since Self Help’s founding in 1980, it has provided more than $6.8 billion of financing to over 102,000 families of modest means, small businesses and non-profit organizations across the country. Joe joined Self-Help in 2009 when he led Modesto founded Community Trust Credit Union into a partnership with Self-Help, out of Durham North Carolina, and has helped to build the newly formed Self-Help Federal Credit Union to a 23 branch, 80,000 plus membership of mostly low-income members in the Bay Area, North Central Valley, South Central Valley, Los Angeles, San Diego as well as Chicago and Florida. Joe has received many awards and acknowledgements for his service to Latino, and other underserved communities, including: the “La Raza” Award from El Concilio for the Spanish Speaking, “Hispanic of the Year Award” by the Stanislaus County Hispanic American Society, “Dora Maxwell Award for Social Responsibility”, “Credit Union Diversity” and “Cultural Diversity” Awards from the California/Nevada Credit Union League. Joe is co- founder of The Latino Business Association, currently serves as Treasurer of City Ministry Network, on the Boards of The Stanislaus Community Foundation, Community Transitional Resources, The Fresno Community Development Institution (CDFI) and Opportunity Stanislaus.