Our Team


CU Members has served credit unions for nearly 40 years and we're thrilled to have a wide variety of expertise and tenure amongst our team to share with our partners. Here is just a portion of our team you work with at CU Members Mortgage. 


Jim E. DuBose, Chairman of the Board

Jim DuBose was appointed Chairman of Colonial Savings in 2006. He is a board member of Colonial Life Insurance Co. of Texas and Colonial Lloyds Insurance, as well as Colonial Mortgage Insurance Company. He has served on the Residential Board of Governors of the Mortgage Bankers Association of America and is a former director of the Federal Home Loan Bank in Dallas. He is a graduate of Vanderbilt University.

J. David Motley, President

David Motley is President of Colonial Savings, F.A. and its divisions, Colonial National Mortgage and CU Members Mortgage and the Home Loan Center. With more than 38 years in the banking and mortgage finance sector, David oversees the management of consumer/commercial banking; consumer direct lending, retail and credit union mortgage channels; as well as human resources, legal and marketing functions. He has a B.A. in Economics from the University of Texas at Austin, is a graduate of the School of Mortgage Banking, and holds a Certified Mortgage Banker designation. David currently serves as 2018 Chairman of the national Mortgage Bankers Association.

Steve Hewins, Senior Vice President

Steve Hewins is Senior Vice President, CU Members Mortgage.  With more than 25 years in banking and mortgage finance. Steve oversees the CU Members Mortgage division including institution sales, member sales, and loan production.  He joined the company in 2018 bringing with him a diverse pool of experience in sales, operations, client engagement, process improvement, product development, technology, project management, and strategic planning.  Steve has a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing from the University of North Carolina Wilmington. 

Keith Kasmire, Vice President Sales

Keith Kasmire was promoted to Vice President of Sales at CU Members Mortgage in 2017 and is responsible for the institutional sales and business development interests of the division.  Keith joined CU Members in 2002 and previously served as a Regional Sales Manager and Senior Sales Consultant for the company.  Prior to joining CU Members, Keith served as Director of Mortgage Lending at Chartway FCU and Lending Manager at First New England FCU as well as positions in the fields of Education and Journalism.  He attended the University of Connecticut and holds a B.A. in English.

Sabine Wade, AVP of Operations

Sabine Wade is a veteran of the mortgage industry. She joined CU Members in 2020 as Processing Manager and became the AVP of Operations in 2021. She has held various positions in the mortgage industry including VP of Underwriting where she managed a team of underwriters and an appraisal team, led quality control initiatives and fostered continued improvements and performance management. Sabine holds VA LAPP/SAR and FHA CHUMS designations and has extensive knowledge in USDA, VA, Conventional Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, Jumbo, Bond and Down Payment Assistance programs. She holds a Bachelor's of Business Administration in Accounting and Business Management from Wirtschaftschule Erlangen, a business school in her home country of Germany.

Alison Barksdale, Assistant Vice President Marketing

Alison Barksdale is the Assistant Vice-President of Marketing for CU Members Mortgage and has worked in the field of marketing since 2000. She has a B.A. in Communications with a focus in Public Relations from the University of Texas at Arlington. She is a published author in several credit union periodicals, blog contributor and continues to build brand awareness for CU Members Mortgage. She is a credit union member and has experience working in the front lines of her local credit union providing her additional hands-on understanding of how credit unions care.

Lori Chennault, Client Engagement Manager

Lori Chennault was promoted to Client Engagement Manager at CU Members Mortgage in 2018 and leads the Client Engagement team to successfully launch credit union partnerships with growth.  Lori has more than 30 years experience in mortgage lending and more than 15 years working with credit unions.  She has a diverse background working with multiple lending channels, underwriting various loan products, appraisals, accounting, consulting, training, and quality control. She joined CU Members in 2005 as a senior underwriter and became underwriting supervisor in 2014.

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