Curt Long, Director of Research and Chief Economist

Curt Long

Curt Long was named director of research and chief economist in August 2014. In this role, he serves as the association’s chief economic analyst, conducting economic and financial policy research and providing ongoing economic analysis for NAFCU’s staff and its member credit unions. Long also helps produce a number of NAFCU’s publications – including the quarterly CU Performance Benchmark Report and the monthly Economic & CU Monitor – and its numerous economic forecasts and surveys. In addition, he presents on economic topics at NAFCU events and conferences. 

Long joined NAFCU in January 2010 as the association’s research assistant. In February 2012, he was promoted to staff economist and in August 2013 he was promoted again to senior economist. 

Prior to joining NAFCU, Long practiced his financial skills for a real estate development company in Irving, Texas.