Genisys Credit Union President & CEO, Jackie Buchanan, receives the 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award from Walsh College

AUBURN HILLS, MI (December 14, 2021) — At the recent 20th Annual Leadership Awards Dinner presented by Walsh College, Genisys Credit Union President & CEO Jackie Buchanan received the 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award.

“My sincerest thank you to Walsh College for this recognition. I am proud to have graduated from Walsh, and remain an active alumnus supporting their various efforts to continually give back,” said Jackie Buchanan, President & CEO of Genisys Credit Union.

This prestigious award recognizes business leaders who have shared their expertise and talent in their commitment to Walsh. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in accounting and has remained a proud, actively involved alumni along with being a Walsh College Board Trustee.

“Jackie’s educational and professional journey and her generous spirit are extraordinary,” said Michael Levens, Ph.D., Walsh College president and CEO. “We are so proud to have Jackie as part of the Walsh family and it is a privilege to present her with the 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award.”

Proceeds from the evening benefit the Jeffery W. Barry Endowed Scholarship and the Leadership Awards Scholarship. Since its inception in 2000, the Leadership Awards Dinner has raised more than $3 million in scholarship funds while honoring Metro Detroit business leaders.

Jackie Buchanan, President & CEO of Genisys Credit Union

About Genisys Credit Union

Genisys Credit Union is a not-for-profit, member-owned financial institution that has been committed to helping its members financially since 1936. Based out of Auburn Hills, MI, the credit union is the fourth largest in Michigan with over 271,000 members and 32 branch locations. With a highly competitive suite of products such as High Yield Genius Checking and Youth Savings Account as well as loans for small to mid-sized businesses, Genisys specializes in providing consumer and business financial solutions through its branches, a multi-channel contact center, and a variety of mobile and online banking services. Genisys has consistently received the highest 5-star Bauer Financial Rating for safety and soundness along with receiving recognition from S&P Global Market Intelligence as a nationwide Top 10 Performing Credit Union. They are also proud to be committed to their communities by annually volunteering over 5,000 hours and partnering on over 1,000 community events. Connect with Genisys on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok by following @genisyscu. For more information visit


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