Washington (May 19, 2014) - The National Association of Federal Credit Unions (NAFCU) has named the winners of its 2014 Annual Awards, which recognizes association member credit unions for their excellence and achievement. The winners will be honored during NAFCU’s 47th Annual Conference and Solutions Expo in Las Vegas, July 22-26.
“This year’s annual awards winners are all exceptional leaders whose hard work personifies the dedication they have for the credit union industry,” said NAFCU President and CEO Dan Berger. “NAFCU is thrilled to recognize our members for all of their extraordinary accomplishments.”
For 2014, the competition for the annual awards recognized the Federal Credit Union of the Year, CEO of the Year, Professional of the Year and Volunteer of the Year in each of two asset-size categories: $250 million or less, and more than $250 million.
This year’s winners are:
Federal Credit Union of the Year
XCEL Federal Credit Union, Bloomfield, N.J. ($250 million or less) Michigan State University Federal Credit Union, East Lansing, Mich. (more than $250 million)
CEO of the Year
Bill Nikolauk, 1st Community Federal Credit Union, San Angelo, Texas ($250 million or less) Bob Marquette, Members 1st Federal Credit Union, Mechanicsburg, Pa. (more than $250 million)
Professional of the Year
Sarah Dale Harmon, Magnolia Federal Credit Union, Jackson, Miss. ($250 million or less) Robin Brulé, New Mexico Educators Federal Credit Union, Albuquerque, N.M. (more than $250 million)
Volunteer of the Year
Peter Lupi, First New England FCU, East Hartford, Conn. ($250 million or less) Bob Scott, Pentagon Federal Credit Union, Alexandria, Va. (more than $250 million)
The winners will be profiled in an upcoming issue of The Federal Credit Union magazine.
The National Association of Federal Credit Unions is the only national organization that focuses exclusively on federal issues affecting credit unions, representing its members before the federal government and the public.