Hoehn named Credit Union Hero: Finalist for national award

EAU CLAIRE, WI (March 8, 2018) — Vicki Hoehn, Royal Credit Union VP-Community Engagement, has been named a 2018 Credit Union Hero and is one of five finalists to become the 2018 Credit Union Hero of the Year.  The award is presented by the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) and recognizes those who relentlessly promote credit union philosophy, dedicate themselves to the credit union principles and make a difference in their communities.

The Credit Union Heroes are featured online and their bios were published in Credit Union Magazine. Hoehn has been with Royal for 36 years and has spearheaded, led or contributed to many community service projects including Royal’s School $ense program, the Charity Classic and the Eau Claire Confluence Arts Center. Click here to read more about Hoehn’s contributions and vote to help her become the 2018 Credit Union Hero of the Year. Voting runs now through April 6th.

“This is a great honor and Vicki is certainly well-deserving of this National recognition,” said Brandon Riechers, Royal Credit Union President & CEO. “She has been a hero at Royal for over 30 years and we are proud of the positive impact she has made in the communities we serve.”

The 2018 Credit Union Hero of the Year will be announced shortly after voting closes and the winner will be honored during the America’s Credit Union Conference June 28-July 1 in Boston. The 11th annual Credit Union Hero of the Year Award is sponsored by Trellance.

About Royal Credit Union

Royal Credit Union is a federally insured credit union proudly serving over 200,000 Members in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Royal is driven by a core ideology which is built on strong purpose and values. You can open an account or apply for a low-rate loan at Royal Credit Union if you live or work in 26 counties in western Wisconsin or 16 counties in Minnesota. Counties served in Wisconsin include Adams, Ashland, Bayfield, Barron, Buffalo, Burnett, Chippewa, Clark, Douglas, Dunn, Eau Claire, Jackson, Lincoln, Marathon, Pepin, Pierce, Polk, Portage, Price, Rusk, Sawyer, St. Croix, Taylor, Trempealeau, Washburn, and Wood.  Counties served in Minnesota include Anoka, Carver, Chisago, Dakota, Goodhue, Hennepin, Isanti, Olmsted, Pine, Ramsey, Scott, Sherburne, Wabasha, Washington, Winona and Wright. Realtors in the state of Wisconsin or Minnesota are also eligible to join the credit union. Visit or call Royal Credit Union at 800-341-9911 for more information.


Jennifer McHugh, CUDE
Director of Public Affairs & Financial Education
Royal Credit Union
200 Riverfront Terrace
Eau Claire, WI 54703
Office: 715-833-8167
Cell: 715-450-4692
Fax: 715-552-3072

Holly Hermanson
Community Engagement Coordinator
715-833-8112 or

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