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Awards programs

CUNA Finance Council awards programs

As a Finance Council member, you're encouraged to nominate your peers for a variety of awards and recognition programs. Whether you're seeking to gain recognition for your own internal credit union stars, or have peers who deserve the spotlight, acknowledge the best and brightest with our awards programs.

Outstanding Service Award

Nominations Deadline: extended to April 8, 2022

Honoring one individual for exceptional support of others / their community; a specific achievement or series of successes; dedication to credit union values.

Professional of the Year Award

Nominations Deadline: extended to April 8, 2022

Honoring one individual who exemplifies excellence in credit union financial management. The award recognizes individuals who, in all aspects of their chosen profession, consistently excel for the benefit of their employer, and the advancement of ideals of the credit union movement.

Rising Star Award

Nominations Deadline: extended to April 8, 2022

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

Mentor-Mentee of the Year Award

Honoring one individual from the Council’s Mentorship Match Program, based on their involvement in developing a successful mentoring relationship that significantly influences or brings about positive change in the partnering credit union.

Top Community Contributor Award

This award recognizes the value and expertise shared with peers through collaboration within the Councils Community networking platform. The value generated by asking and answering questions and sharing documents and ideas is one of our greatest member-driven benefits. The winner is identified based on quality and quantity of contributions.