MADISON, Wis. (6/3/08)--Lynda Milton, CEO of Houston Teamsters FCU, is Credit Union Magazine’s
2008 CU Hero of the Year. She’ll receive her award at (and complimentary registration to) the America’s Credit Union Conference June 29-July 2 in New York City. Nominated for the award by her peers, Milton has spent 41 years saving, serving, and supporting small credit unions. Also honored as credit union heroes were Bill Myers, former CEO of Alternatives FCU, Ithaca, N.Y.; Larry Stapleton, CEO of Southeast FCU, Bristol, Tenn.; and Mendell Thompson, CEO of America’s Christian CU, Glendora, Calif. To nominate a credit union hero, visit creditunionmagazine.com or contact Credit Union Magazine
Managing Editor Sue Lanphear at firstname.lastname@example.org
. Qualified individuals:
* Are credit union employees or volunteers; * Are working or retired; * Are unsung heroes, going above and beyond to promote credit union philosophy; * Take a stand or exhibit a firm belief in credit union values; * Show dedication to credit union principles; and * Make a difference in the local community.