Bayport Credit Union Receives Diamond Award for Outstanding Marketing, Business Development Achievements

Monte S. Crowl
Vice President Marketing

Newport News, VA – BayPort Credit Union in Newport News, Virginia, was recently honored with a Diamond Award, which recognizes outstanding marketing and business development achievements in the credit union industry.

The award was presented by the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) Marketing and Business Development Council, a national network comprised of nearly 1,000 credit union marketing and business development professionals. Awards are given in each of 33 categories ranging from advertising to community events and beyond.

BayPort Credit Union won the Electronic Marketing for its “Ditch Your” web site. It also was honored in the Miscellaneous category for its 100’ community services display wall. BayPort was one of only several credit unions that won more than one award.

The Diamond Award competition is the most prestigious competition for excellence in marketing and business development in the credit union industry,” said Sean McDonald, Chair of the CUNA Marketing & Business Development Council, “Credit unions that receive these awards should be extremely proud of their accomplishments and know that their work represents the very best examples of creativity, innovation, relevance, and execution.  The Diamond Awards are not easily earned and the CUNA Marketing & Business Development Council is proud to honor those who are deserving of this recognition.”

Award winners were recognized at the council’s 19th annual conference held March 7-10 in New Orleans, LA. For more information on the Diamond Awards or to view the entire list of winners, go to

George Dudley, president and CEO stated, “BayPort provides a host of financial educational tools and continues to be a leader in community involvement activities. We’re glad that the industry has recognized our efforts in delivering these tools and innovative marketing solutions to our members and the entire Hampton Roads region.”

With total assets in excess of $1.2 billion, BayPort Credit Union is a member-owned, full-service financial institution with thirteen branch locations in Newport News, Hampton, Grafton, Gloucester, Chesapeake, Suffolk, Smithfield and Williamsburg serving individuals and businesses in the Greater Hampton Roads community.  Visit us at

About the CUNA Marketing and Business Development Council
The CUNA Marketing and Business Development Council is a member-led organization comprised of nearly 1,000 credit union professionals from across the United States. The council strives to provide superior educational and networking opportunities to help its members be recognized in the credit union industry as the premier experts in credit union marketing, business development, and related disciplines.  For more information, visit

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