LSCU announces Staff Sergeant Robert Delancy as the inaugural Service Member of the Year

TALLAHASSEE, FL (May 25, 2023) — The League of Southeastern Credit Unions (LSCU) is excited to announce that Staff Sergeant Robert Delancy has won the first 2023 Service Member of the Year Award. Between the months of April and May, LSCU, in coordination with the Defense Credit Union Council (DCUC), sought nominations for the inaugural Service Member of the Year Award. Our Veterans and service members exhibit the very core of the credit union mission of “people helping people” and, with this award, LSCU and DCUC looked to honor one deserving member their service and sacrifice to our country.

“It was my honor and privilege to serve our country in the United States Air Force for four years. Our mission of aiming high and encouraging fellow airmen to do the same has stuck with me all of my life. This passion has paired well with our goal of ensuring no Floridian is left behind because of lack of access to financial services,” stated Staff Sergeant Robert Delancy and Board Chair of First Choice Credit Union in West Palm Beach, Florida. “I am proud to be recognized by the League of Southeastern Credit Unions and the Defense Credit Union Council as their very first Service Member of the Year.”

The Service Member of the Year Award recognizes the supreme service and selflessness of a current or former military member working in a credit union or a member of a credit union. Deserving individuals include, but are not limited to, those who have gone above and beyond in their local community to demonstrate the credit union philosophy of “people helping people.”

“We are delighted to honor Staff Sergeant Robert Delancy with this inaugural award for his incredible service to our country and his unrelenting passion for financial literacy,” stated Patrick La Pine, CEO of LSCU & Affiliates. “There is no doubt the credit union movement, and our country, are better and stronger because of his service. The very best make up the credit union industry, and Mr. Delancy is a shining example.”

Staff Sergeant Robert Delancy will receive his award at the Southeastern Credit Union Conference & Expo (SCUCE) on June 15, 2023 in Orlando, Florida.

Staff Sergeant Robert Delancy

About League of Southeastern Credit Unions & Affiliates (LSCU)

The League of Southeastern Credit Unions & Affiliates represents nearly 300 credit unions throughout Alabama, Florida, and Georgia. It has a combined total of almost $200 billion in assets and 12.4 million members. LSCU provides advocacy, compliance services, education and training, cooperative initiatives, and communications. For more information, visit Follow LSCU on FacebookLinkedIn, and X.


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