Brian Benedict, Reliant Chief Financial Officer, honored as 2023 Community Champion for Public Education

SODUS, NY (May 15, 2023) — Reliant Credit Union is pleased to announce that Brian Benedict, the credit union’s Chief Financial Officer, has been honored as a 2023 Community Champion for Public Education. This honor was established to recognize area businesses, service organizations, and community leaders who serve as exceptional supporters of local public schools and students.

Mr. Benedict was selected by A Community Together (ACT) for Education and 22 public school districts in the Monroe-Orleans County region. He was honored because of his outstanding dedication to the success of Webster
Central School District students and his commitment to the betterment of local public schools through partnership, support and service.

“Reliant was founded to assist teachers and school staff, and we are incredibly proud of Brian and his efforts that have continued that support of education,” said Pamela Heald, President & CEO of Reliant.  “His contribution of time, talents, and resources continue to make a difference in the lives of Webster Central School District students and the community.”

About Reliant Credit Union

Reliant Credit Union, which began locally in 1970, is a $650 million credit union serving more than 45,000 members. Eligibility is available to all who live, work, worship, attend school, or volunteer in Monroe, Ontario, and Wayne counties. Reliant currently has branches in Brockport, Canandaigua, Farmington, Geneva, Henrietta, Irondequoit, Macedon, Newark, Sodus, and Webster. A full-service financial institution, Reliant offers a complete range of financial products and services, including mortgages. For information regarding membership or employment, contact the credit union at 800-724-9282 or visit


Emily Britton
Public Relations Specialist
800-724-9282 Ext. 3397

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