Highmark FCU receives growth & progress award

BISMARCK, ND (May 18, 2023) — Highmark Federal Credit Union (Rapid City, South Dakota) was honored with the Dakota Credit Union Association (DakCU) Growth and Progress Award during the association’s awards banquet that was held recently at the Delta Marriott Hotel in Fargo, North Dakota.

To be eligible for this prestigious award, the credit union’s growth must equal or exceed the statewide annual average increase in four categories: total assets; shares; loans outstanding; and membership increase.

Highmark FCU saw growth at 23.29 percent for assets, 8.39 percent for members, 28.05 percent for savings, and 59.97 percent in loans. Congratulations to Highmark’s staff and board of directors on this outstanding achievement!

Photo (L to R): DakCU President/CEO Jeff Olson with Highmark FCU staff Tony Pannone, Cassie Pannone, and Highmark FCU President/CEO John Carlson.

About Dakota Credit Union Association (DakCU)

The Dakota Credit Union Association (DakCU) is the professional financial trade association serving 64 credit unions that employ nearly 2,200 individuals across the Dakotas. With more than 531,000 members in North and South Dakota, Dakota credit unions have assets exceeding $10.6 billion. In our mission to help credit unions succeed, DakCU plays a key role in growing membership and helping to provide service excellence to members from offices in Bismarck, ND and Sioux Falls, SD. For more information visit our website


Shawn Marie Brummer
Communications & Media Specialist
Dakota Credit Union Association
1-800-279-6328, ext. 966 or 701-220-2200

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