Acting Director, Small Credit Union Initiatives
Martha Ninichuk became Deputy Director of the NCUA’s Office of Small Credit Union Initiatives in 2012. She currently serves as the office’s acting director.
Within OSCUI, Ninichuk oversees NCUA’s initiatives to support small, low-income and new credit unions and minority depository institutions, which include training, consulting services, grants and loans and partnerships with public and private stakeholders.
With more than 25 years of credit union experience, Ninichuk has held a number of leadership positions in both the U.S. and international credit union systems. Prior to joining NCUA, she worked at the Michigan Credit Union League, the Maryland and D.C. Credit Union Association, and the World Council of Credit Unions. She was also the manager of St. Cletus Credit Union, a small faith-based institution located in Warren, Michigan.
Ninichuk holds a Bachelor of Arts from Michigan State University.