Financial Center First CU receives four first place state awards from the Credit Union National Association

INDIANAPOLIS, IN (October 12, 2017) — The Indiana Credit Union League recently reported the statewide results in CUNA’s national award competition. Financial Center First Credit Union received four first place awards in the $250 million to $1 billion asset category for its financial education, product development, and philanthropic efforts. The credit union was recognized at the League’s annual banquet held on September 22, 2017.

First place honors included: the Alphonse Desjardins Awards for Youth and Adult Financial Literacy in which the credit union won for reaching over 4,800 youth and adults with financial education in 2016, the Dora Maxwell Award for Social Responsibility which recognized Financial Center for helping feed over 190,000 people in partnership with Fox 59’s Pack the Pantries spring fund raiser, and the Louise Herring Award for Philosophy in Action which recognized Financial Center for its unique International Advisory Council.

All four entries will move on to national competition which will be announced in February at CUNA’s National Government Affairs Conference. Financial Center has received a national award for adult financial literacy the last three years.

Financial Center’s executive team receives four first place awards at the Indiana Credit Union League Annual Banquet. Back row (L to R): Mike Nelson, Senior Vice President/Chief Financial Officer; Dan Kavanaugh, Senior Vice President/Chief Sales and Marketing Officer; J. Kevin Ryan, CEO and President; Mickey Kinder, VP of Retail Operations. Front row (L to R): Mark Moulton, Administrative Director; Jennifer Rue, VP of Enterprise Risk Management; Dusty Simmons, VP of Membership Development; Sven Leander, VP of Lending.

About Financial Center First Credit Union

Financial Center First Credit Union is an $847 million credit union whose  mission is to improve the financial lives of its members who live or work in Indianapolis, Kokomo, Muncie,  and their surrounding counties. Over 69,000 members at Financial Center and its Muncie-based division,  Ball State Financial, take advantage of competitive rates and lower fees by banking with the Central  Indiana-based credit union. Financial Center is proud to empower the community by supporting military  veterans, feeding the hungry, and bringing award-winning financial education to all. Learn more at


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