Nominations open for CUNA Marketing & Business Development Council Awards

November 21, 2018



Lauren Williams - CUNA Communications; (202) 626-7642;
Julie Lang – CUNA Councils; (608) 231-4018;

MADISON, Wis., and WASHINGTON (November 21, 2018) – Credit union professionals have the opportunity to nominate their colleagues for the 2019 CUNA Marketing & Business Development Council Recognition Awards. These annual awards recognize professional excellence in a variety of categories.

“Marketing and business development professionals play an integral role in helping their credit unions grow and connect with members,” said Lynn Heider, Executive Committee Member and Recognition Awards Committee Chair, and VP Public Affairs, Northwest Credit Union Association. “We want to provide an opportunity for professionals in these important fields to receive recognition for their outstanding performances.”

“Definitely apply [for an award]! There are so many amazing marketers in our industry, and it is so encouraging and inspiring to hear the stories of those around us,” said Deidre Davis, 2018 Marketing Professional of the Year Award recipient and chief marketing officer at Michigan State University FCU. “I would encourage those individuals who are thinking of applying to share the stories of their remarkable achievements, so that others may learn and be inspired by them. Don’t put it off until next year, now is the perfect time.”

Award categories include:

Winners will be publicly honored at the CUNA Marketing & Business Development Council Conference, March 20-23, 2019 in Las Vegas.

To learn more and submit nominations, visit


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CUNA Councils is a member-led organization dedicated to connecting passionate people, great ideas, original content and relevant resources to find solutions and inspire achievement through the power of peer collaboration. CUNA Councils serves seven areas of credit unions including CEOs, lending, marketing and business development, finance, human resources and training development, technology and operations, sales and service. For more information, visit