Gerber FCU recognized as take-charge training team at CUNA Experience Learning Live!

FREMONT, MI (March 2, 2018) — The 2017 CUNA ELLy Awards were presented at the CUNA Experience Learning Live! conference. Winners of these awards represent top achievers in the field of credit union training.  Gerber Federal Credit Union’s Education Coordinator Marielle Richie was awarded the eLearning Award.

Credit union trainers who are able to create innovative and unique experiences for their staff are one of the main contributors to the credit union movement’s progress,” said Courtney Cantwell, CUNA instructional design manager. “These awards shine a spotlight on some of the individuals and credit unions most dedicated to enhancing their learning environment.”

CUNA ELLy Award winners are selected by a team of industry judges based on the vision, development and results of their original training programs throughout 2017. In addition to on-site recognition, this year’s winners will receive national recognition in industry training and credit union publications.

With its network of affiliated state credit union leagues, Credit Union National Association (CUNA) serves America’s credit unions, which are owned by 100 million consumer members. Credit unions are not-for-profit cooperatives providing affordable financial services to people from all walks of life. For more information about CUNA, visit or follow @CUNA on Twitter. For more information about credit unions, visit and follow @asmarterchoice on Twitter. Visit the CUNA Press Room for a full listing of media mentions, press releases and resources to stay informed on current events within the credit union industry.

Gerber FCU has more than 13,500 members with assets totaling just over $145 million.  Learn more when you visit or find us on social media.

About Gerber Federal Credit Union

Gerber Federal Credit Union is a member-owned, not-for-profit, cooperative financial institution headquartered in Fremont, Michigan. Gerber FCU provides financial services to residents and employees of Newaygo County and surrounding townships with two branches located in Fremont, Mich. and one in Newaygo, Mich. Visit for more information.


Heather Wiersema CUCME
Marketing Officer
(231) 924-4880 ext. 147

More News