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Advisory Directors - NavyArmy Community Credit Union in Corpus Christi and the Rio Grande Valley, Texas


Mr. Michael D. Grub Advisory Director

At age 10 Mike earned is first walkin-around-money from the sale of his 4-H project. He put his $25.00 in the nearest Credit Union, which he was a member his whole life until moving to Texas.  Mike served his Credit Union over the years from Supervisory Committee to Board Member.  Here he learned many of the workings of Credit Unions and the Credit Union movement.

Mike graduated from Fort Hays State Univ. with BS , MS from Kansas State Univ. and CAS from Syracuse University.  All were Mathematics and Education Degrees.  He taught in Central Kansas Jr. and Sr .high schools, leaving to enter sales field.  Over the years he started as an entry level salesman and reached the rank of Regional Sales Manager with three different national sales originations being responsible for from 5 to18 states.  In the middle he ran his own successful sales business for nearly ten years.  Was twice elected City Commissioner in a midsized Kansas Community during that time and served as a volunteer law enforcement officer for 8 years.

Returning to education for his last 10 years of his working life, he taught 1 year at Gregory-Portland ISD, 2 years at Barton County Community College in Kansas, and his last 7 years at the Weslaco Campus of South Texas College all were Algebra related classes.

Mike says he and his wife of 52 years are not native Texans but they hurried and got here as fast as they could. He is proud to say that as soon as NACCU came to the RGV they again hurried and became members as soon as they could. Mike says he is very pleased and humbled to have the opportunity to serve the members and staff of NACCU and especially having the opportunity to help the RGV develop.

 Ms. Drue Jones  Advisory Director

Drue Jones, a proud Army “brat” came to Corpus Christi in 1976 and began her real estate career which extended for over 35 years. She provided seller or buyer representation in residential transactions, property tax consulting, feasibility analysis, property management, and provided expert witness testimony for real estate litigation. She also served as President of the Corpus Christi Association of Realtors and was chosen by her peers as Realtor of the Year.

During her tenure as a real estate broker, she also taught as an adjunct instructor of Business at Corpus Christi State University, Incarnate Word University and Del Mar College. Additionally, she taught real estate development courses in Corpus Christi and in multiple locations throughout Texas and Arkansas. In 2008 she accepted a full time position with Del Mar College and is an Associate Professor of Business Administration. The courses that she teaches include: Strategic Management, Principles of Management, International Business, Business Principles, Small Business Finance, Entrepreneurship, Human Relations, and Human Resources.

Ms. Jones’ previous & present community service includes: Chair of the Appraisal Review Board of Nueces County, Chair of the Corpus Christi Sister City Committee, Vice-chair of the Ethics Commission of the City of Corpus Christi, and a graduate of Leadership Corpus Christi (Class XV).

She completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and a Master of Science degree in Adult Education. She also holds a Master of Business Administration from Corpus Christi State University (a division of Texas A&M).

 Ms. Kendra Kinnison Advisory Director

Kendra L. Kinnison, MBA, CPA, is the General Manager for Port Royal Ocean Resort. She also provides leadership and productivity coaching through Coach.me.

Kendra serves on the Board of Directors for the Texas Travel Industry Association, the Board of Directors for the Corpus Christi Convention and Visitors Bureau, and the Advisory Board of the College of Business at Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi. She chairs the Texas BPW Foundation and is a Past State President of Texas Business Women. Over the last two decades, Kendra has served in leadership positions in a number of community service organizations.

Holding an MBA and BBA from Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi, Kendra is the youngest MBA graduate in the school’s history. She is also a graduate of Leadership Corpus Christi Class XXX and was the Steering Committee Chair for Class XXXV. Kendra was an inaugural selection to Corpus Christi’s Top 40 Under 40 list in 2006 and was a Y Women in Careers Honoree in 2005.