OKLAHOMA CITY–This is “Marvin Cottom Day” across Oklahoma withhonors pouring in including from the state's governor, Brad Henry,for 65-year-old Marvin Cottom, a credit union icon on both thestate and national stages as the retiring president/CEO of WeokieCU.

“There aren't many in the credit union community like Marvin whohave given so many years of service to the same credit union whilealso contributing so much to this industry,” said D. J. Morrow,executive vice president of the Oklahoma Credit Union League whichhelped organize the tribute to Cottom, who officially retirestoday.

Cottom, who has been with Weokie since its founding in 1970, isa former vice chairman and national director of CUNA, first vicechairman and secretary of the World Council of Credit Unions and amember of the Credit Union Executive Society's Hall of Fame. He isa charter director for the Oklahoma Credit Union ServiceCenters

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