Excellence in Lending Entry Deadline is Sept. 7

Rick Uhlmann

Michelle Larson

CUNA Mutual Group, CUNA Lending Council to Recognize 6 CUs in 4 Categories

MADISON, Wis. – The entry deadline for the 13th annual Excellence in Lending Awards, which recognizes outstanding lending results and practices by credit unions, is Sept. 7.

The Excellence in Lending Awards identifies and shares examples of lending excellence within the credit union movement by recognizing individual credit unions for their ability to serve members while sustaining sound financial performance. Credit unions demonstrating an ability to meet their members’ needs through innovation are excellent award candidates.

CUNA Mutual Group and the CUNA Lending Council established the Excellence in Lending Awards in 2000.

Six credit unions will be recognized in four categories at the 2012 Excellence in Lending Awards presentation in November:

Assets less than $250 million
Assets more than $250 million

Assets less than $250 million
Assets more than $250 million

Low/Modest Means
Any asset level

Any asset level

Applications and more information regarding the awards are available at

Sponsored by CUNA Mutual Group and the CUNA Lending Council, the Excellence in Lending Awards will be presented at the CUNA Lending Council’s Annual Conference Nov. 4-7 in Miami Beach. Airfare, hotel and conference registration for one representative of each of the winning credit unions is included with the award.

The CUNA Lending Council is a community of  more than 1,100 credit union lending professionals dedicated to being the primary source of best lending practices and educational opportunities for the credit union industry.

CUNA Mutual Group insurance, retirement and investment products provide financial security and protection to credit unions and their members worldwide. With more than 75 years of true market commitment, CUNA Mutual Group’s vision is unwavering: To be a trusted business partner who delivers service excellence through customer-focused products and market-driven insight. More information on the company is available on the company’s Web site at

CUNA Mutual Group is the marketing name for CUNA Mutual Holding Company, a mutual insurance holding company, its subsidiaries and affiliates. Life, accident, health and annuity insurance products are issued by CMFG Life Insurance Company. Property and casualty insurance products are issued by CUMIS Insurance Society, Inc. Each insurer is solely responsible for the financial obligations under the policies and contracts it issues. Corporate headquarters are located in Madison, Wis.

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