Nominate a Credit Union Hero

Nominate a Credit Union Hero

We’re celebrating the credit union movement’s heroes—and you can help.

November 1, 2018

Credit Union Magazine is celebrating the credit union movement's heroes—and you can be part of the nomination process.

CUNA’s monthly magazine is seeking candidates for its 12th annual Credit Union Hero of the Year Award. These individuals exemplify the credit union philosophy of “people helping people,” go the extra mile to make a difference in their communities, and demonstrate their service, advocacy, and commitment to the credit union movement.

“We seek to recognize those who are making significant contributions that advance the credit union movement,” says Ann Peterson, CUNA’s vice president of publishing. “We’re looking for people who have truly invested their hearts and souls into creating a lasting impression not only at their credit union, but on behalf of all credit unions.”

The deadline for nominations is Dec. 7, 2018.

Qualified individuals:

  • Are credit union system employees or volunteers.
  • Are working or retired.
  • Are unsung heroes, going above and beyond to promote credit union philosophy.
  • Take a stand or exhibit a firm belief in credit union values.
  • Show dedication to credit union principles.
  • Make a difference in the local community.

The outstanding professionals selected as Credit Union Heroes will be featured in the March issue of Credit Union Magazine.

Readers will vote at to select the 2019 Credit Union Hero of the Year, who will be honored at the America’s Credit Union Conference, June 17-20 in Orlando.

Click here to nominate a Credit Union Hero, and read about last year’s heroes here.