Alvin J. Cowans has served as President/CEO of McCoy Federal Credit Union (chartered 1954) since November 1985. A community credit union located in Orlando, FL, McCoy FCU serves Orange, Osceola, Seminole and Lake Counties. Alvin began his financial career in 1978 and joined McCoy FCU in 1983 as Senior Vice President. From 1993 – 2002 Alvin served the maximum nine years as Region III Director for the National Association of Federal Credit Unions (NAFCU) representing ten southeastern states and Puerto Rico. He also served on the NAFCU Executive Committee as Vice Chairman and Secretary. Three major credit union issues during his NAFCU Director tenure were HR 1151, taxation and 1% Share Insurance.