Rising Star Award

Nominations Deadline: July 6, 2020
Entry Materials Deadline: July 31, 2020

The CUNA Operations & Member Experience Council’s Rising Star Award recognizes and honors an emerging professional in the credit union industry who has a focus on the operations and member experience areas. The recipient of this prestigious award will be an operations and member experience professional whose work demonstrates ongoing and exceptional growth. Their contribution to the future of the credit union industry is evident during the time they've been a part of the movement.

Winner Recognition

The winner will be announced at the 23rd Annual CUNA Operations & Member Experience Council Conference held September 30-October 3, 2020 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, NV. The winner should plan on attending the conference and will receive the following:

  • The prestigious Rising Star award
  • Recognition in Credit Union Magazine
  • Complimentary registration to the 2020 Conference.

Details and Nomination Process

Nominations must be received by July 6, 2020.
Entry materials must be received by July 31, 2020.


If you have questions about the entry procedures, please contact CUNA Council Administration at 1-800-356-9655, ext. 4018 or awards@cuna.coop.

If you have questions about the criteria for the award, please contact Jason Ford, Chair, Awards & Recognition and President, Harvester Financial Credit Union, jason@harvesterfcu.org; Heather Lally-Voigt, Vice Chair, Awards & Recognition and VP Operations, Alliant Credit Union, hlally@alliantcreditunion.com.