Michigan credit unions and credit union professionals honored with MCUL and MCUF Awards

LANSING, MI (February 26, 2018) — Today, the Michigan Credit Union League (MCUL) announced winners of the 2018 Michigan Credit Union League Awards and the Michigan Credit Union Foundation (MCUF) Awards. Collectively, the MCUL and MCUF Awards recognize credit unions, credit union professionals and credit union volunteers for exemplary efforts in areas including individual and organizational leadership, operational effectiveness, community service and financial education.

MCUL Award Winners

  • Distinguished Service Award: Allan Kemp McMorris, Oakland County CU (Waterford)
  • Outstanding Credit Union of the Year: Alpena Alcona Area CU (Alpena)
  • Credit Union Professional of the Year: Tiffany Ford, University of Michigan CU (Ann Arbor)
  • Young Professional of the Year: Kristen Taber, Members First CU (Midland)
  • Youth Advocate of the Year: Olivia McCormick, CASE CU (Lansing)
  • MCUL Chapter Effectiveness Award: Metro East Chapter
  • Innovation Award (more than $400M asset size): LAFCU (Lansing)
  • Innovation Award ($50M—$400M asset size): CASE CU (Lansing)
  • Innovation Award (less than $50M asset size): Limestone FCU (Manistique)

MCUF Award Winners

  • Award for Excellence in Consumer Education: Michigan State University FCU (East Lansing)
  • Credit Union Community Volunteer Award: William Brewer, CASE CU (Lansing)

“While we take the time to honor our member credit unions several times throughout the year, there’s no questions that their impact is felt every single day by the individuals, families and communities that they serve,” said Ken Ross, MCUL president and COO. “This year’s MCUL and MCUF Award winners are the embodiment of the credit union difference. I’m thankful that they’re a part of our movement.”

MCUL and MCUF award winners will be formally honored at MCUL’s 2018 Annual Convention & Exposition in Traverse City, Mich., in June.

More details and information about each award can be found at

About Michigan Credit Union League & Affiliates

Organized in 1934, the Michigan Credit Union League (MCUL) has a proud tradition of innovation and leadership among the nation’s credit union trade associations. The organization’s vision is to strengthen the credit union community and its image by providing advocacy on important issues, coordinating cooperative initiatives and by providing high-quality solutions that help credit unions succeed and enrich the lives of their members.

About the Michigan Credit Union Foundation

Founded in 1954, the Michigan Credit Union Foundation (MCUF) is a 501(c)(3), nonprofit organization that is affiliated with the Michigan Credit Union League (MCUL). MCUF is dedicated to helping Michigan credit unions serve their communities through financial education programs, community reinvestment grants and professional development support. Annual highlights detailing the foundations impact can be found in MCUL’s Community Reinvestment Report.


Shawn Glinis
MCUL Media and Publications Editor

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