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Excellence in Lending winners announced
SAN DIEGO (11/4/09)--Five credit unions were recognized for their lending prowess Monday as recipients of CUNA Mutual Group’s Excellence in Lending Awards. The awards were presented at the 15th Annual CUNA Lending Council Conference in San Diego.
Click to view larger image The winners of CUNA Mutual Group’s 2009 Excellence in Lending awards were announced at the 15th Annual CUNA Lending Council Conference. Pictured are front row, from left: Dawn Wolfe, Rogue FCU, Medford, Ore.; Lashonda Moore, St. Louis (Mo.) Community CU; Rita Murphy and Pat Stewart, Mayo Employees FCU, Rochester, Minn.; Yvette Blauvelt, New Orleans Firemen’s CU, Metairie, La.; and Carol Laemmerhirt, Erie FCU, Erie, Pa. Back row, from left: Lloyd Gill, CUNA Lending Council chairman and award presenter, City County CU, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; Kira Orth, Mayo Employees FCU, Rochester, Minn.; Cami Crouchet, New Orleans Firemen’s CU, Metairie, La.; Sandi Carangi, Erie (Pa.); and Dan Kaiser, award presenter, CUNA Mutual Group, Madison, Wis. (Photo provided by CUNA Mutual Group)
CUNA Mutual Group’s Dan Kaiser, vice president of credit insurance products, presented the 10th annual awards. Recipients were:
* New Orleans Firemen’s CU, Metairie, La.--Consumer Lending, less than $250 million in assets; * Rogue FCU, Medford, Ore.--Consumer Lending, more than $250 million; * Mayo Employees FCU, Rochester, Minn.--Mortgage Lending, more than $250 million; * Erie (Pa.) FCU--Business Lending; and * St. Louis (Mo.) Community CU--Low to Modest Means.
CUNA Mutual, with support from the CUNA Lending Council, established the Excellence in Lending Awards in 2000 to recognize credit unions that have implemented outstanding lending programs while demonstrating sound financial performance. The awards provide an opportunity for credit unions to share best practices and ideas, build networks and recognize and celebrate lending excellence.
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