New BCU Board Members Bring Strong, Varied Backgrounds

March 31, 2016

BCU announced the four newest members of its board of directors will begin their volunteer service to the Credit Union membership in 2016. Yu-Ping Kao, Paul Martin, Christine McCauley and Ola Snow were elected at BCU’s annual meeting on March 10.

Senior vice president, human resources for Cardinal Health, Ola Snow has been in the organization for over 14 years. She currently leads enterprise global total rewards, talent acquisition and the corporate business partner teams. Previously, Snow led the medical segment human resources team, supporting over 17,000 employees around the globe. She was regional human resources director for TeleSpectrum Worldwide prior to Cardinal.



Yu-Ping Kao serves as senior vice president, pay and benefits for Target Corporation and is responsible for the compensation strategy and well-being offerings that serve over 340,000 team members. In her 14 years at Target, Kao has held leadership roles in finance and retail operations.



As corporate vice president and chief information officer at Baxter International, Paul Martin is responsible for information technology strategy, operations, processes, and supporting Baxter's business worldwide. He also serves as executive sponsor for Baxter's African American Leadership Council and as chairman of the Howard University Information Systems Advisory Board.



Christine McCauley has been corporate vice president, human resources at Edwards Lifesciences since 2012. She has over 25 years of experience across all disciplines of human resources, including 17 years in roles of increasing responsibility at Edwards and, prior to the company’s spin-out, Baxter. McCauley is on the board of the Edwards Lifesciences Foundation and OCTANe, a nonprofit focused on innovation. She actively supports the American Heart Association, including serving as the Orange County Go Red for Women chair.


“As a Credit Union serving the employees of several Fortune 500 companies, we couldn't be happier with the truly exceptional executives our member-owners chose to appoint to their board,” BCU President/CEO Mike Valentine said. “I’m 100% confident in their ability to further expand the value we provide to those who entrust us with their financial needs.”