CU*Answers Announces 2013 Video Contest Winners

GRAND RAPIDS, MI (June 25, 2013) CU*Answers, the 100% credit union-owned cooperative CUSO, announced at its 2013 Leadership Conference the winners of its 6th Annual Video contests for Best Video Idea, Best 30 Second Spot Idea, and Best Completed Video. The winning contributors, all employees of credit unions on the CU*BASE® core processing platform, each won $1,500 for their credit union.

The theme for this year’s contests was “Making Ownership Real” and CU*Answers reported a record number of entries (53) were received this year.

The winners are:

  • Best Video Idea – Patty Sarne, San Antonio Citizens FCU, San Antonio, Florida
  • Best 30 Second Video Idea – Bill Holden, San Antonio Citizens FCU, San Antonio, Florida
  • Best Completed Video (2 winners tied) – Brandt Becker, Community West CU and Chuck Papenfus, Inland Valley FCU

All winning videos premiered on the big screen for the attendees at CU*Answers Leadership Conference held at the JW Marriott in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

This year’s winning videos can be viewed online at or view a full collection of videos CU*Answers has produced for credit unions to use on their website, lobby monitors, and some suited for television broadcast at

About CU*Answers, Inc.
CU*Answers offers expertise in implementing technical solutions to operational needs, and is a leader in helping credit unions form strategic alliances and partnerships. CU*Answers provides a wide variety of services for credit unions including its flagship CU*BASE® processing system (online and in-house) and Internet development services featuring It’s Me 247 online and mobile banking. Additional services include web development, network design and security, and image check processing. Founded 40+ years ago, CU*Answers is a 100% credit union-owned CUSO providing services to credit unions representing nearly 1.5 million members and $12.6 billion in credit union assets. For more information, visit

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