Frontwave Credit Union wins six MAC Awards for marketing excellence

OCEANSIDE, CA (August 25, 2020) — Frontwave Credit Union was recently honored with six MAC Awards for excellence in marketing from the Marketing Association of Credit Unions, which recognizes outstanding marketing achievements in the credit union industry.

Frontwave received Gold Awards for its “Value Lasts a Lifetime” Comprehensive Campaign, Outdoor Media (train wrap), Online/Print Media, and Team Store Point-of-Sale Display. Frontwave also received Silver Awards for its General Awareness Campaign, and Business Development. In addition, for the second year in a row, Frontwave was among five credit unions nominated for the MAQUEE Award, MAC’s signature award for the best marketing campaign of the year.

“It’s an honor to be recognized among our peers who all do such incredible work in the industry. Frontwave has made great strides with our new brand and elevating market awareness, affinity, member loyalty and penetration in a highly-competitive market,” said Todd Kern, Chief Marketing Officer for Frontwave Credit Union.

Credit union award winners were recognized at the association’s virtual award ceremony held in late July. For more information on MAC, or to view the list of credit union winners, go to


About Frontwave Credit Union

Frontwave Credit Union is a member-owned not-for-profit financial institution serving San Diego, Riverside, and San Bernardino Counties. Frontwave Credit Union provides a portfolio of financial products and services including checking and savings accounts, auto loans, mortgage loans, credit cards, home equity loans, and financial planning. Forged in 1952 as Camp Pendleton Federal Credit Union in Oceanside, California, Frontwave has grown from 8 civil service employee members and $40 in assets to over 125,000 members and nearly $1.4 billion in assets. Frontwave Credit Union has been named San Diego’s Best Credit Union and Morongo Basin’s Best Bank three years running, has been honored with the Department of the Navy’s Distinguished Credit Union of the Year Award six times in the last eight years, and is continuously recognized as a best place to work. Frontwave is a ten-time recipient of the Peter Barron Stark Award for Workplace Excellence, most recently in 2022. To learn more, visit <> .


Jennifer Topzand, Vice President of Marketing
Frontwave Credit Union


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