PINEHURST, N.C. (6/22/09)--The North Carolina Credit Union League recognized credit unions and credit union professionals during the league’s 74th annual meeting held last week in Pinehurst (Weekly Update
June 19). Awards and winners were:
* Larry Johnson Order of Merit Lifetime Achievement Award--Roger Shelor, president/CEO, Carolinas Telco FCU, Charlotte; * Mark of Excellence Award--Maurice Smith, president/CEO, Local Government FCU, Raleigh, and Bob Cathey, chairman, Mountain CU, Waynesville; * Ronald J. Hutchins Credit Union Career Person of the Year Award--Bobby Hall, senior vice president, State Employees’ CU, Raleigh; and * Ronald J. Hutchins Credit Union Volunteer Person of the Year--Curtis Ring, Summit CU, Greensboro.
The Louise Herring Philosophy in Action first-place award winners were:
* Members CU, Winston Salem, Jack Braswell, president/CEO, $50 million to $250 million assets; and * State Employees’ CU, Raleigh, Jim Blaine. president/CEO, more than $250 million.
Desjardins Youth Financial Education first-place award-winners were:
* American Partners FCU, Reidsville, Dorinda Edwards, president/CEO, $35 million to $75 million assets; and * Allegacy FCU, Winston Salem, Ike Keener, president/CEO, more than $250 million.
Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Award first-place award-winners were:
* Latino Community CU, Durham, Luis Pastor, president/CEO, $50 million to $100 million assets; * Premier FCU, Greensboro, Willie Combs, president/CEO, $100 million to $200 million; * Self-Help CU, Durham, Thad Moore, vice president, $200 million to $500 million; and * State Employees’ CU;
The Chapter Category first-place Dora Maxwell award-winner was the Northwest Chapter.