Excellence in credit union technology and operations to be honored this September

March 20, 2019


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

MADISON, Wis., and WASHINGTON (March 20, 2019) – Nominations are now open for both the CUNA Operations & Member Experience Council Awards and the CUNA Technology Council Awards, recognizing excellence in their respective fields within the credit union industry.

Categories for the CUNA Operations & Member Experience Council Awards include:

  • Excellence in Operations & Member Experience Awards
  • Professional of the Year Award
  • Rising Star Award

“The Excellence Award given to our team recognized our unique approach to improving the member experience, which was a thrill for our credit union,” said Julie Linch, senior vice president, retail delivery at Directions CU. “The cooperative nature of our industry allows these awards to be about sharing ideas and learning what works. Sharing your information and achievements isn’t boasting—it’s helping the industry!”

Categories for the CUNA Technology Council Awards include:

  • Excellence in Technology Awards
  • Professional of the Year Award
  • Rising Star Award

Nominations for Professional of the Year and Rising Star Awards in both fields are due June 14, 2019. Entry materials for all awards are due July 12, 2019. Winners will be announced during the CUNA Operations & Member Experience Council Conference and CUNA Technology Council Conference, September 11-14 in Chicago.

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