Celeste Cook is founder and President/CEO of cuStrategies LLC. As a credit union industry and leadership strategist, Celeste brings to you her expertise, experience, and passion for leadership and growth in the credit union industry. Celeste provides strategic planning services, experienced consulting services, executive leadership coaching programs, and expert training programs. In addition to being a consultant and trainer, she is a keynote and motivational speaker with a dynamic and engaging style that have made her highly sought after. Celeste has also served as a motivational and keynote speaker for associations nationwide.
Along with being CEO/Founder of cuStrategies LLC, Celeste has been involved in management and leadership in the credit union industry for more than 20 years and has been a professional speaker and trainer for 15+ of those years. Celeste’s expertise and training programs/schools in leadership, lending, marketing/business development, and sales and service for credit unions have helped credit unions with assets ranging from $20 million to $2 billion. She brings her credit union expertise, experience, and proven strategies, which have helped credit unions transform their cultures fostering her credit union clients’ increases in membership growth/loyalty, loan growth, and profitability.
Celeste has a degree in business management and has been a contributor to national publications such as CUinsight, Credit Union Executive Society, Credit Union Times, and Credit Union Journal. Celeste is currently writing a book on leadership and service.