Abound Credit Union’s Dick Ardisson inducted into Hall of Honor

RADCLIFF, KY (August 17, 2021) — Abound Credit Union’s long-time volunteer and current Board Vice Chair, Dick Ardisson, was inducted into the Hall of Honor on August 12, 2021 by the Defense Credit Union Council (DCUC) for his work in supporting credit unions and the military community.

Since 2000, the DCUC’s Hall of Honor Recognition Task Force has inducted exemplary defense credit union leaders each year. Dick’s tireless commitment to the DCUC, Abound Credit Union and the communities it serves made him one of the selection committee’s top choices for 2020 with in-person recognition during DCUC’s 2021 annual meeting.

“We are proud of Dick’s service to the credit union and our military community. His leadership in the Fort Knox Chapters of the Military Officers Association of America and the Association of the United States Army, along with his service to so many other local organizations, speaks volumes about his dedication to strengthening the communities we serve,” says Ray Springsteen, President & CEO of Abound Credit Union.

Dick Ardisson has been a member of Abound Credit Union, formerly known as Fort Knox Federal Credit Union, since 1975 and has served as a credit union volunteer since 1998. He is a Retired Army Lieutenant Colonel with more than 23 years of service and a Retired Defense contractor/Site Manager with 18 years of service. Dick has pursued higher education in both civilian and military capacities, earning his Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting/Economics from Marshall University, Master of Professional Studies in Public Administration from WKU, Certified Army Material Acquisition Manager designation, and completing an Army Military Comptroller Course.

Specific to the credit union industry, Dick is a Certified Credit Union Director from the Rotman School of Management at University of Toronto and Credit Union Executive Society (CUES). He has also successfully completed all Credit Union National Association Volunteer Achievement and Leadership Program educational modules and has met Board standards for Continuous Professional Education.

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About Abound Credit Union

Abound Credit Union, a leader in financial education, has been providing valuable banking solutions to help hardworking Kentucky families thrive for more than 70 years. Today, we have 18 locations, $2.1 billion in assets and over 130,000 military and civilian members. The Credit Union has been recognized for its leadership in financial education at the state and national level. Abound was named a Defense Community Champion 2023, ranked #15 Nationwide for Safety and Soundness by S&P Global Market Intelligence, and is one of the Best Places to Work in Kentucky for 2022 and 2023. It’s simple to become a Member, visit our website at to see how you may be eligible.


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