Lending Council Awards

Excellence in Lending Awards

Entry Materials Deadline: Monday, September 18, 2020

The purpose of the Credit Union Excellence in Lending Award is to identify, recognize and share examples of lending excellence within the credit union movement. The award recognizes credit unions for their ability to serve their members while sustaining sound financial performance. Credit unions demonstrating an ability to reach their members’ needs by innovative means are excellent candidates for this award.

Rising Star Award

Nomination Deadline: Monday, September 18, 2020

Honors and recognizes up-and-coming talent in the ranks of credit union lending leadership. The recipient of this award will be an emerging lending professional whose body of work demonstrates ongoing exceptional growth and high potential for future impact.

Phil Greer Lifetime Achievement Award

The award’s namesake, Phil Greer, was Senior Vice President of Loan Administration for State Employees’ Credit Union and was responsible for all lending functions.

In addition to his 32 years of service to the members of SECU, Phil took an active role in the credit union movement. He served for nine years as a member of the CUNA Lending Council Executive Committee, including two years as Chairman.  Phil served as a member of the CUNA Governmental Affairs Sub Committee for Consumer Protection and was also a past member of the Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Credit Union Advisory Boards.

The Phil Greer Lifetime Achievement Award is selected by the Lending Council Executive Committee, and recognizes individuals who exemplify the leadership, passion and commitment Phil Greer brought to the CU lending industry.

Top Community Contributor Award

Recognizes the value and expertise shared with peers through collaboration within Councils Community.