Credit Union Wins Diversity Award
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(N. CHARLESTON, S.C.) – September 6, 2011 – The South Carolina Credit Union League presented South Carolina Federal Credit Union with the 2011 Laura M. Fleming Diversity Award on August 20 at the North Carolina/South Carolina Credit Union National Association Leadership Conference.
Since credit unions are membership-based organizations, they should be reflections of the communities served, said Crissy Ortiz, Recruiting Manager, South Carolina Federal Credit Union. “At South Carolina Federal we weave diversity and inclusion into the fiber of our organization so our employees practice diversity every day.”
The Laura M. Fleming Diversity Award, established in 2007, recognizes a South Carolina credit union that exemplifies diversity and inclusion in the workplace. The award is named for one the League’s past credit union leaders and one of the original members of the League’s Diversity Committee.
Photo Caption: Steve Fowler, President and CEO of the South Carolina Credit Union League, presents the 2011 Laura M. Fleming Diversity Award to Scott Woods, President & CEO, South Carolina Federal Credit Union and Crissy Ortiz, Recruiting Manager, South Carolina Federal Credit Union.
About South Carolina Federal
South Carolina Federal Credit Union is headquartered in North Charleston. More than 140,000 members own and belong to the not-for-profit financial cooperative, which has over $1.3 billion in assets. South Carolina Federal is a community-chartered credit union. Anyone who lives, works, worships or attends school in Dorchester, Berkeley, Charleston, Clarendon, Calhoun or Georgetown counties, and most of the Columbia area, is eligible to join. South Carolina Federal has 17 branches, and more than 75 ATMs throughout Charleston, Columbia and Georgetown. In 2008, South Carolina Federal for the second consecutive year was voted one of the Best Places to Work in the state. More information about South Carolina Federal can be found at scfederal.org or on the SiMPLE CENTS blog at simplecentsblog.org.