NAFCU names 8 winners in 2017 Annual Awards Competition
WASHINGTON, DC (April 27, 2017) — The National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions (NAFCU) has named eight winners in its 2017 Annual Awards Competition, which honors member credit unions and credit union professionals and volunteers for excellence and achievement in the industry. The winners will be recognized during NAFCU’s 50th Annual Conference and Solutions Expo, June 13-16 at the Hawaii Convention Center.
“This year’s award winners represent the best of the credit union industry, providing outstanding leadership and inspiring others through their dedication to extreme member service,” said Chuck Rutan, NAFCU Awards Committee Chair and Southwest Airlines Federal Credit Union President and CEO. “NAFCU is proud to recognize each for their extraordinary achievement and dedication to the credit union industry.”
This year’s Annual Awards Competition recognized the CEO of the Year, Professional of the Year, Volunteer of the Year and Credit Union of the Year in each of two asset-size categories: $250 million or less, and more than $250 million.
This year’s winners are:
CEO of the Year
Daniel L. McGowan Jr., Pioneer West Virginia Federal Credit Union ($250 million or less)
John D. Unangst, Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union (more than $250 million)
Professional of the Year
Alyce Justin, St. Cloud Federal Credit Union ($250 million or less)
Harmonie Taddeo, Northwest Federal Credit Union (more than $250 million)
Volunteer of the Year
Stacey Walker, XCEL Federal Credit Union ($250 million or less)
Paul J. Marotta, Hanscom Federal Credit Union (more than $250 million)
Credit Union of the Year
Education Credit Union ($250 million or less)
Members 1st Federal Credit Union (more than $250 million)
The winners will be highlighted in an upcoming issue of The NAFCU Journal magazine.
For more information about the awards, visit www.nafcu.org/annualawards.
The National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions is the only national trade association focusing exclusively on federal issues affecting the nation’s federally-insured credit unions. NAFCU membership is direct and provides credit unions with the best in federal advocacy, education and compliance assistance. For more information on NAFCU, go to www.nafcu.org or @NAFCU on Twitter.