ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Visa Inc. is sending the CEO of an Illinois credit union to the summer Olympics in Beijing, China.

Karen Brown, CEO of the $103 million Staley Credit Union, headquartered in Decatur, Ill., said she and her husband will make the trip which was the prize for the credit union winning the Visa's Fastest Way to Beijing Sweepstakes. To win, Staley had to beat out other credit union participants in a combination of two card metrics, overall card usage and transaction volume.

"This promotion was a great way for credit unions to increase Visa card usage, volume and Visa cardholder loyalty. The Olympic Games only come around every two years," commented Robert Hackney, CSCU president. "We wanted to make sure our credit unions had the opportunity to give their members a compelling reason to use their Visa card."

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