Mary Finnegan-Ongaro Receives Woman of Distinction Honor

From CUNA Mutual Group Public Relations

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Duluth, Minn. – Mary Finnegan-Ongaro, a Financial Advisor at Members Cooperative Credit Union, registered through CUNA Brokerage Services, Inc., has received the 2010 Women of Distinction award. The award is in recognition of Finnegan-Ongaro’s superior performance, value and overall contribution to the financial services industry.

CUNA Brokerage Services, Inc. names the top female financial advisors throughout the nation as Women of Distinction. Candidates are nominated by industry peers, and selections are based on the nominee’s annual sales performance and outlined contribution to their clientele, the credit unions they service, as well as the financial services industry as a whole.

As part of her role as a Woman of Distinction, Finnegan-Ongaro will participate in a national mentoring program sponsored by CUNA Brokerage Services, Inc. where she will have the opportunity to work with, and foster, female advisors who are new to the industry.

Finnegan-Ongaro joined Members Cooperative and CUNA Brokerage Services, Inc. in 2008. Prior to, she was a financial advisor at Waddell and Reed, at national financial planning firm. She is registered with FINRA (Financial Reporting Advisors) to sell securities products and provide financial advice to members.

Finnegan-Ongaro and her husband John live in Duluth, where they are active in community affairs.

CUNA Brokerage Services, Inc., member FINRA/SIPC, utilizes face-to-face financial advisors to help credit unions meet member retirement, investment and insurance needs. Working onsite at credit unions, financial advisors provide members with comprehensive financial services from simple transactions to complex financial planning and wealth management services.

CUNA Brokerage Services provides Broker Dealer services to credit unions throughout the nation, offering a full range of investment products, variable insurance products, securities programs and professional services related to securities transactions.

CUNA Mutual Group insurance, retirement and investment products provide financial security and protection to credit unions and their members worldwide. With more than 75 years of true market commitment, CUNA Mutual’s vision is unwavering: To be a trusted business partner who delivers service excellence through customer-focused products and market-driven insight. More information on the company is available on the company’s Web site at


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