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MDDCCUA names pro volunteer of the year
COLUMBIA, Md. (8/11/10)--The Maryland and District of Columbia Credit Union Association (MDDCCUA) has named its 2010 Professional and Volunteer of the Year. Lois Profili, president/CEO of First Eagle FCU, Owings Mills, was awarded the Professional of the Year Award. Herman Williams Jr., chairman of MECU of Baltimore, was awarded the Volunteer of the Year Award. Profili received her award during the MDDCCUA board meeting Aug. 6 and MECU’s vice chair accepted the award on Williams’ behalf at a conference in June.
Click to view larger image Lois Profili accepts the 2010 Professional of the Year Award presented by Maryland and District of Columbia Credit Union Association (MDDCCUA) President Mike Beall (left) and Miguel Boluda, MDDCCUA chair. (Photos provided by the Maryland and District of Columbia Credit Union Association)
Profili started as a bookkeeper at her credit union. During her tenure as CEO, which began in 2001, the credit union grew to $70 million in assets and more than 10,000 members. Williams became a volunteer in 1990, and chairman in 1992. When he found out the credit union lacked access to cash and ATMs, he changed the culture of the credit union to promote access and social responsibility and encouraged the first U.S.-United Kingdom partnership. During his tenure as chairman, the MECU of Baltimore grew to $1 billion in assets from $325 million and to more than 95,000 members from 52,000.


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