FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MADISON, Wis., and WASHINGTON (June 10, 2020) – At their June 9 membership meeting, CUNA Marketing & Business Development Council announced results of their recent elections. Marella Nardotti, VP of marketing at NextMark CU in Fairfax, VA, was newly elected to the executive committee filling the seat of Mia Perez, CAO, Louisiana FCU, La Place, LA, who termed out from the committee.
Incumbents who were re-elected to the executive committee include: Madeline Anderson-Balmer, Marketing Manager, MIT Federal Credit Union, Cambridge, MA; Paris Chevalier, Chief Experience Officer at USE Credit Union, San Diego, CA; Amy McGraw, VP Marking/Chief Experience Officer, Tropical Financial Credit Union, Miramar, FL; and Michelle Shelton, Chief Experience Officer SCE Federal Credit Union, Irwindale, CA.
Jason Lindstrom, President & CEO of Evergreen CU in Portland Main continues as chair of the executive committee; Brian Grytdal, VP-Marketing at Horizon CU in Spokane Valley, WA, the group’s voce chair and Michelle Shelton, the group’s second vice chair.
At the membership meeting, the Council recognized both credit unions and individuals with significant awards. Excellence in Marketing & Business Development Awards recognize outstanding new marketing and business development programs with potential for application across the industry. This year’s winners in four categories included:
Community Outreach and/or Political Advocacy:
Excellence for Strategic Planning:
The professionals that were recognized with awards for their individual contributions included:
For additional information on this year’s Excellence Award winners and Individual Recognition award winners, click here.
Chair Jason Lindstrom noted that while this year’s conference was postponed, the Council will be offering selected sessions virtually as part of CUNA Marketing & Business Development Council Conference Collection. Details on great speakers, valued sponsor partners and peer interaction coming soon.
Lindstrom also reminded members to save the date for 2021 CUNA Marketing & Business Development Council Conference, March 21-24, in Los Angeles at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites.
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