WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- The YWCA of Winston-Salem has recently honored Truliant Federal Credit Union Community Services Director Marjorie Rorie with the 2008 Women of Vison award.
Rorie was singled out in recognition of her dedication to helping the community, from coordinating financial literacy, grant workshops and programs for underserved and multicultural markets for the credit union to writing grants in her spare time to help sustain nonprofit agencies.
"I am proud to be a part of Truliant; an organization passionate about serving the needs of their members and just as importantly, the needs of those in the community," said Rorie. "I feel it is important to give back to the community and have therefore always been attracted to positions where I can truly make a difference."
As Truliant's director of community services, Rorie designs and implements strategies to reach new and existing members in various markets strategies, including financial literacy workshops, scholarship and grant programs, new-products promotions, advertising and sponsorships. Prior to joining Truliant, she worked as the director for community and partnership development with Communities In Schools of High Point Inc. and director of the Small Business Center for Randolph Community College. She also worked in financial services for 12 years as an independent securities and insurance agent.
Rorie's community involvement extends to several boards and committees in Winston-Salem and High Point. She is board chair for the Macedonia Family Resource Center, board secretary for Nia Community Action Center and board vice president of the RISE, Inc. She is also active on the Latino Family Center and Neighbors for Better Neighborhood boards.