Siblings Michelle Trekas and Ken Kelly of Red Canoe Credit Union in Longview, Wash., claimed the WOW Award, presented to the credit union with the best overall training program or event—one that inspires learning, teaches skills that go beyond the classroom, and leaves participants empowered.
CEO Dan Desmond of TruWest Credit Union in Scottsdale, Ariz., was named Training Champion, an award given to senior management staff that go beyond the call of duty to support and develop their credit union’s training.
Cale Yates of SAFE Credit Union in Sumter, S.C., won the Training Professional of the Year, recognizing her exceptional achievements in performance and learning.
Fox Communities Credit Union in Appleton, Wis., won the Best Production Design Award, which showcases achievement in the visual, functional, and interactive graphic design of educational materials.
Randolph-Brooks Federal Credit Union in Universal City, Texas, claimed the eLearning Award for enhancing its training programs by incorporating technology.
Pacific Marine Credit Union in Oceanside, Calif., claimed Merit Awards for the WOW Award and Training Champion (chief operating officer Randi Brooke). Other Merit Awards went to Warren Federal Credit Union in Cheyenne, Wyo. (WOW Award) and Mission Federal Credit Union in San Diego (eLearning).
“The CUNA ELLy Awards are a great opportunity to honor exemplary trainers and recognize the pivotal role that training plays in a credit union’s success,” says Courtney Cantwell, instructional design manager at CUNA. “These credit unions demonstrate how quality training develops talent, grows skills and creates better, more capable credit union professionals.”
Registration has opened for the 2016 CUNA Experience Learning Live!, scheduled for Oct. 23-26 in Nashville.
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