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Pat Oliver Quoted in Credit Union Journal on CEO Recruitment

January 2019 - Credit Union Journal
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On January 28, Credit Union Journal quoted Pat Oliver on the topic of CEO recruitment at a time when baby boomers are retiring 10,000 per day. While the situation may present more opportunities for women, the possibility of an economic correction or downturn could present some difficult challenges in recruiting more diverse candidates.

Pat advised a long-term approach to solving the problem, by concentrating on young hires and grooming them to eventually take over. This system supports young, diverse talent and helps "bust wide open the old boys' network," Pat explained.

"We know that most senior level executives are older, white men so when those senior level executives are choosing from a pool that looks like them, we end up getting more white men in those CEO positions," she added.

Read the article here.

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