Credit Union Times 2014 Trailblazer Awards
Credit Union Times is very excited to recognize the best the credit union community has to offer with our 9th annual Trailblazer awards. Apply today for recognition by the nation's leading source for credit union news and analysis. The deadline for applications is Jan. 10, 2014. Don't wait until the last minute!
Hundreds of credit union professionals turn out each year for our Trailblazer awards reception to help honor the top credit union professionals and volunteers. Credit Union Times will host the 2014 reception on Tuesday, Feb. 25, at the Renaissance in Washington, D.C, during CUNA's Governmental Affairs Conference. Read more about past Trailblazer Award winners and take in the scenes from the 2013 Trailblazer Awards reception.
Not all trailblazers strike out for the frontiers. Sometimes blazing trails means leading people back through terrain they thought they knew in order to rediscover treasures they forgot they lost.
If you ask Carroll Beach his age, he’ll likely request a little clarity. “Is that chronologically or mentally? Chronologically, I’m 73. Mentally, I try to be aware of the new changes. I like to be aware and adapt. If you don’t do that, it will make your life miserable,” Beach suggested.
Many, if not most, credit unions would balk at the notion of adopting former state prison inmates as potential members. But it should tell you a lot about the 21,000-member $90 million Shreveport Federal Credit Union that the idea met with near universal approval from the first time it was...
Thomas Renz, president and chief development officer for the $32 million Commodore Perry FCU, didn’t decide to become an activist when he appealed the credit union’s 2011 exam. Instead, the Credit Union Times 2013 Political Action Trailblazer Award winner contended that he’s always been one.
Here are some of the highlights, including the acceptance remarks from the winners, at the 2012 Trailblazers Awards reception at the CUNA GAC.
Once again, Credit Union Times is very proud to announce the winners of the annual Trailblazer awards.
Credit Union Times is very proud to announce the winners of our 2011 Trailblazer Awards. The winners were honored March 1 at a reception held during CUNA’s Governmental Affairs Conference in Washington D.C.
ASI Federal Credit Union became a low-income credit union before the low-income credit union designation, or even the NCUA, existed.
Since the earliest days of American history, concerns about tax policy have prompted individuals and groups to express their opinions, sometimes in dramatic ways. The Pennsylvania State Employees Credit Union has never dumped tea into a harbor, but its political awakening began when Congress considered imposing taxes on credit unions.
Successfully suing the Internal Revenue Service over the unrelated business income tax and serving as a test case for the credit union movement might be enough political activity to last any financial institution for several years.