2017 NACUSO Network Conference
And the winners of the CUSO of the Year, Credit Union Collaboration & Innovation Awards and Next Big Idea are…..
(Pictured with each winner from NACUSO’s Award Committees are Jay Johnson, Partner, Callahan, Winner, Jack Antonini, CEO of NACUSO and Amy Beattie, Co-Founder and COO of CUSO Financial Services)
CEO Mike Joplin accepted the New CUSO of the Year Award on behalf of CU Revest
$663 million Denali Federal Credit Union, Anchorage, Alaska, was recognized with the Credit Union of the Year Leading Edge Innovation Award for developing innovative new CUSO collaborations around analytics (photo: Chief Corporate Development Officer Dale Fosselman)
Chief + Innovator Linda Bodie or $30 million Element Federal Credit Union, Charleston, W.Va., received the 2017 Credit Union of the Year CUSO Leverage Award.
Chuck Papenfus, Chairman of the Board and Greg Smith, CEO of CU*Northwest, Liberty Lake, Wash., accepted the CUSO of the Year Award.
Guy Messick and Jack Antonini present Kris Kovacs, CIE, SVP/chief information officer of $2.7 billion Coastal Federal Credit Union, Raleigh, N.C accepts Next Big Idea Award for Constellation where credit unions can now shop for new functions in a marketplace of advanced digital services and choose which ones to offer their members. Once selected, the platform gives their members access to those services, ensures the security of their transactions and provides access to the core-processing system.”
CU of the Year Collaboration & Innovation Award $1.8 billion ORNL Federal Credit Union and $1 billion Y-12 Federal Credit Union are competitors located just a mile from each other in the same market of Oak Ridge, Tenn. Yet a few years ago, they decided to start collaborating for the benefit of all their members, including creating CU Community Title. (pictured: Chris Boler, CEO of CU Community LLC and Gary Smith, Y-12 FCU Board Member).