Camarillo, Calif., April 21, 2014 – The Martin V. Smith School of Business & Economics at CSU Channel Islands (CI) will feature Joe Schroeder, President/CEO of Ventura County Credit Union, as their final speaker as part of their Spring 2014 Speaker Series on Friday, May 2 at 12 noon. The presentation is free, open to the public by reservation, and includes lunch. The event will be held from noon to 2 p.m. in Malibu Hall 100 on the CI campus.  Please register at

Joe Schroeder, President/CEO of Ventura County Credit Union
Friday, May 2, noon to 2 p.m. in Malibu Hall 100
A graduate of the CSU (B.A. in Communications and MBA from Cal Poly Pomona), Schroeder leads the largest credit union headquartered in Ventura County – with six offices, 60,000 members and more than $600 million in assets. He currently serves as Vice Chair of the Board of FOOD Share, a nonprofit organization fighting hunger in Ventura County.  In 2013, the California and Nevada Credit Union League recognized his two decades of leadership with its Unsung Hero Award.

The Spring 2014 Speaker Series is sponsored by the Business Advisory Council of the MVS School of Business & Economics.

Complimentary campus parking will be available for the event. Once on campus, follow signs to the designated lot.

For more information, visit, or contact Merissa Stith, Events Coordinator, at 805-437-8548 or

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