PenFed Credit Union’s marketing team wins two awards from Graphic Design USA’s American Inhouse Design Awards Competition

PenFed honored by top graphic design publication for campaigns showcasing dedication to serving the community and members

SAN ANTONIO, VA (September 22, 2022) — PenFed Credit Union, the nation’s second-largest federal credit union, today announced its internal creative team was selected for two awards from the 2022 Graphic Design USA (GDUSA) American Inhouse Design Awards competition. With over 7,000 entries, PenFed was among the top 400 selected as winners. This is the second year in a row PenFed’s internal creative team was honored by GDUSA.

“We are extremely excited that the PenFed marketing team’s creativity and expertise was recognized by GDUSA,” said Chief Marketing Officer Gaurav Bhatia. “The designs selected for these awards encompass PenFed’s mission to empower members’ financial wellbeing and our commitment to serving the community.”

 GDUSA’s American Inhouse Design Awards™ is the original and premier showcase for outstanding work by inhouse creatives and their departments. The 59th anniversary showcase of roughly 400 projects reflects the many and varied ways in which inhouse designers advance the mission of and build value for their companies, institutions, brands, products, services, and causes. 

 PenFed’s winning designs, “2021 Night of Heroes Gala” and “10 Tips to Help You Qualify For A Credit Card Animation” will be displayed in the 59th Anniversary Graphic Design USA Awards in print, online, digital, and mobile.

 The 2021 Night of Heroes Gala raised over $1.7 million for the PenFed Foundation at the event held October 2021. The “10 Tips to Help You Qualify For A Credit Card Animation” provided an educational overview of credit and how one can prepare and qualify for the best credit card fit to their needs and financial goals. 

 To see more of the PenFed marketing team’s work, please visit and for more financial educational content, visit PenFed’s Learning Center


2021 Night of Heroes Gala collateral

“10 Tips To Help You Qualify For A Credit Card” animation

About PenFed Credit Union

Established in 1935, Pentagon Federal Credit Union (PenFed) is America's second-largest federal credit union, serving 2.9 million members worldwide with over $34.6 billion in assets. PenFed Credit Union offers market-leading certificates, checking, credit cards, personal loans, mortgages, auto loans, student loans, and a wide range of other financial services with members' interests always in mind. PenFed Credit Union is federally insured by the NCUA and is an Equal Housing Lender. To learn more about PenFed Credit Union, visit, like us on Facebook and follow us @PenFed on X. Interested in working for PenFed? Check us out on LinkedIn. We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.


Abagail Chambers
Account Coordinator
+1 724 366 0397

More News