Lydia Vazquez of Leominster Credit Union named a Cooperative Credit Union Association Rising Star

LEOMINSTER, MA (June 20, 2017) — Leominster Credit Union announces that Lydia Vazquez, Assistant Vice President of Residential Lending and Fair Lending Compliance has been named a Credit Union Rising Star by the Cooperative Credit Union Association.  The Credit Union Rising Star Award honors “outstanding New England credit union employees under the age of 50 who make notable impact in their institutions or the credit union industry.”

Vazquez joined LCU in 2013 as the fair lending officer and oversees the credit union’s compliance with fair lending, secondary market guidelines and underwriting policies.  Since joining LCU she has created a fair lending program, CRA monitoring systems, and regulatory training sessions.   She holds a “CUCE” designation and is working on her Bachelor’s Degree in business through the New England Business of College.

Vazquez founded Willie’s Warrior’s, an organization dedicated to raising funds for cancer awareness. Willie’s Warriors is in its 4th year and last year with the support of Leominster Credit Union and her relay team she was one the top fundraisers.

”We are very proud of Lydia.  This very well-deserved honor,” said John J. O’Brien.  “Lydia’s commitment to her community, as well as to LCU is what makes her a Rising Star.”

Lydia Vazquez

About Leominster Credit Union

Founded in 1954, Leominster Credit Union (LCU) is a member-owned, not-for-profit financial cooperative with a full range of deposit, lending and other financial services. Headquartered in Leominster, Massachusetts, LCU is proud to claim nearly 50,000 members and more than $700 million in assets. LCU has seven branch locations in Leominster, Clinton, Holden, North Leominster, Sterling and Worcester with ATM services at all branch locations. LCU also provides 24-hour banking via Mobile and Online services. Visit or call 800-649-4646.


Kelli Rooney
SVP / Community Engagement &  Marketing
Leominster Credit Union

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