CU Times 2018 Trailblazer Awards
At CU Times, we are continuing our tradition of recognizing the best, inspirational and outstanding work done by credit union executives and CUs in the industry with our 13th Annual Trailblazer Awards.
We will recognize the winners of each category in our special Governmental Affairs Conference issue that comes out on February 28, 2018 and handed out during the conference.
Nominate your picks for CEO, CFO, IT Executive, Marketing Executive of the Year, Volunteer of the Year as well as Outstanding Service to the Underserved.
Trailblazer Marketing Executive of the Year Willard Ross, from the $2.2 billion Coastal FCU, used video tellers to boost his CU's profile while streamlining operations.
Trailblazer Lending Executive of the Year Corey Miller grew consumer loans by almost 20% last year at the $831 million Northwest Community Credit Union.
Trailblazer Volunteer of the Year Roger Mark Hall, chairman of the $12 million Greater Abbeville FCU, has always been driven by service to others.
The Trailblazer Service to the Underserved winner, the $61 million Lower Valley Credit Union, uses auto loans to provide opportunities for the underserved.
Trailblazer Outstanding Political Action winner, the $822 million Credit Union ONE, fought skimmers by spearheading new state legislation.
Trailblazer CEO of the Year Joe Thomas, Jr. saved a man from his burning HQ, fine tuned his recovery plan and achieved 50% loan growth.
Credit unions, volunteers, corporates, CUSOs and vendors have until Friday to nominate themselves, a co-worker or a colleague for this Credit Union Times annual award.
Past Trailblazer Award winners share their greatest concerns in 2014. Deadline to submit nominations for this year's contest is today.
WASHINGTON — Winners were feted and old friends greeted at Credit Union Times' Trailblazers reception Tuesday night at the GAC. (Photos by John Cooke)
Like many executives, Chad Graves begins his day by reading The Wall Street Journal, USA Today and his local newspaper. Only Graves is not a CEO or CFO, he’s the chief technologist at Ent Federal Credit Union.