2014 Nominees

Wow, 109 talented young credit union executives from around the world have been nominated for the 2014 competition.


Brian AalbersVP of Strategy and Innovation, Libro Financial in London, Ontario, Canada

Tarin Acaron, Marketing Officer, CAMPUS USA Credit Union in Gainesville, Florida, United States

Michael AkersVP of Sales and Service, Tallahassee-Leon FCU in Tallahassee, Florida, United States


Michael Baker, VP Branch Administration, SAFE Federal Credit Union in Sumter, South Carolina, United States

Ashley Bigg, Branch Vice President, VyStar Credit Union in Jacksonville, Florida, United States

Daniel Bliley, Director Marketing & Market Segmentation, Member One Federal Credit Union in Roanoke, Virginia, United States

Chris Bokovitz, VP Sales & Service, Coors Credit Union in Golden, Colorado, United States

Chris Boler, AVP - Sales and Service, ORNL Federal Credit Union in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States

Paris Brown, Senior Loan Officer, Plane Saver Credit Union in Heathrow, London, United Kingdom


Janina Cantun, Public Relations Officer, La Inmaculada Credit Union in Belize City, Orange Walk District, Belize

Brandon Carter, Sales and Service Manager, Conexus Credit Union in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada

Alex Castley, Employee Engagement and Communications Manager, Integris Credit Union in Prince George, British Columbia, Canada

Zachary Churchill, Consumer Lending Manager, USF Federal Credit Union in Tampa, Florida, United States

Will Crosswell, Business Development Officer, Palmetto First Federal Credit Union in Florence, South Carolina, United States


Danny DeLaRosa, Market Vice President, United FCU in Reno, Nevada, United States

Brittney Dessart, SEG & Social Media Coordinator, PCM Credit Union in Green Bay, Wisconsin, United States

Jessica Dillon, Risk Manager, Piedmont Advantage Credit Union in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States

Caroline Domanski, CFO, No1. Copper Pot in Manchester, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom

Monique Dunbar, AVP Business Development & Marketing, Credit Union of Atlanta in Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Andy Dunn, Vice President, Kemba Credit Union in West Chester, Ohio, United States


Laura Jo Engle, HR Manager, Piedmont Advantage Credit Union in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States

Cheryl Ervin, Senior Consumer Loan Specialist, Xceed Financial Credit Union in Segundo, California, United States


Allison Fett, Director of Learning and Development, CitizensFirst in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, United States

Andrea Finn, Digital Marketing Specialist, Royal Credit Union in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States

Anthony Fletcher, Product Origination Manager, American Airlines Credit Union in Fort Worth, Texas, United States

Sean Flynn, Nutmeg State FCU in Rocky Hill, New Hampshire, United States

Yvonne Fossen, Human Resources and IT Manager, North Star Community Credit Union in Maddock, North Dakota, United States

Adam Fraser, Business Relationship Manager, Coastal Community Credit Union in Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada

Danielle Frawley, Vice President of Marketing, Fort Community Credit Union in Fort Atkinson, Wisconson, United States

Elizabeth Freed, Branch Manager, TTCU The Credit Union in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, United States

Melissa Frey, Marketing Specialist, Central Missouri Community Credit Union in Warrensburg, Missouri, United States

Marlin Froese, Manager of Banking Systems, Access Credit Union in Winkler, Manitoba, Canada


Gagan Gill, Human Resources Coordinator, First West Credit Union, Langley, British Columbia, Canada

Jeremy Gilpin, VP of Business Services, Greater Nevada Credit Union in Carson City, Nevada, United States

Mark Gorman, Marketing Co-ordinator, NBTA Credit Union in McAdam, New Brunswick, Canada

Casey Grimes, VP of Finance, Jefferson Financial Credit Union in Metairie, Louisiana, United States

Katie Grindeland, Vice President, Marketing, TruStone Financial Federal Credit Union in Plymouth, Minnesota, United States

Valeriy Guy, Marketing Manager, Ukrainian Federal Credit Union in Rochester, New York, United States


Amber Hampton, Member Service Manager, Alcoa Tenn FCU in Alcoa, Tennessee, United States

Rob Harbin, Vice President of Information Technology, United Federal Credit Union in Saint Joseph, Michigan, United States

Sarah Dale Harmon, Marketing Specialist, Magnolia Federal Credit Union in Jackson, Mississippi, United States

Ann Helm, SVP Administration, Centris Federal Credit Union in Omaha, Nebraska, United States

Liz Henderson, University Relations Officer, Maps Credit Union in Salem, Oregon, United States

Ericka Hewitt, Sr. Manager, Corporate Planning, Coastal Community Credit Union in Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada

Griffin Hipple, Marketing Manager, Alcoa Tenn FCU in Alcoa, Tennessee, United States

Jordan Holland, Branch Manager, Telhio Credit Union in Columbus, Ohio, United States

Tyler Hope, Branch Manager, Servus Credit Union in Crowsnest Pass, Alberta, Canada

Kelsey Hovey, Member Contact Center Manager, Park Side Credit Union in Kalispell, Montana, United States

Kitsi Hubbard, Marketing Intern, MSU Federal Credit Union in East Lansing, Michigan, United States

Laura Hudgins, Branch Operations Manager, Tucoemas Federal Credit Union in Visalia, California, United States

Crow Hunter, Branch Manager, Peach State Federal Credit Union in Lawrenceville, Georgia, United States


Carrie Iafrate, EVP of Development, Members First Credit Union in Midland, Michigan, United States

Thomas Igartua, Accounting Clerk, Seasons FCU in Middletown, Connecticut, United States


Ralph Kellog, VP Human Resources, Centris Federal Credit Union in Omaha, Nebraska, United States

Rani Khouri, CFO, Clackamas Community Federal Credit Union in Milwaukie, Oregon, United States

Joe King, Financial Analyst, Interra CU in Goshen, Indiana, United States

Lesia Klein, Branch Manager, Carpathia Credit Union in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Alicia Kortus, Accounting Analyst, Dover FCU in Smyrna, Delaware, United States

Kim Kotylak, Divisional Manager, Channel Sales & Integration, Conexus Credit Union in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, Canada


Emma Lafreniere, Assistant Manager, Consumer Lending, Steinbach Credit Union in Steinbach, Manitoba, Canada

Samantha Larsen, Marketing Coordinator, Cornerstone Credit Union in Yorkton, Saskatchewan, Canada

Jennifer Laud, Marketing and Innovation Director, First Financial Credit Union in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Garrett Laws, Marketing Director, Granite Credit Union in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States


Alvaro Macias, Community Development Coordinator, Ascentra Credit Union in Bettendorf, Iowa, United States

Jana Magnuson, Vice President-Finance, Mainstreet Credit Union in Lenexa, Kansas, United States

Kayla Matchinski, Student Branch Coordinator/Marketing, Limestone Federal Credit Union in Manistique, Michigan, United States

Kyle Matson, Assistant Vice President - Audit, Pacific Service Credit Union in Concord, California, United States

Shawn McConnell, Business Analyst/Programmer, Belvoir Federal Credit Union in Woodbridge, Virginia, United States

Nealy Meisinger, AVP Retail Financial Services, Centris Federal Credit Union in Omaha, Nebraska, United States

Brianne Meszaros, Minnesota Branch Manager, Royal Credit Union in Edina, Minnesota, United States

Kristy Miazga, Regional Manager, Synergy Credit Union Ltd in Lloydminster, Saskatchewan, Canada

Mitchell Michiels, Financial Architect, Best Advantage CU in Menasha, Wisconsin, United States

John Miller, Chief Financial Officer, First Commonwealth Federal Credit Union in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States

Jeremy Moore, Director of Sales and Relationship management, ECCU in Brea, California, United States

MIchael Mortimore, Director of Loan Operations, United Federal in St. Joseph, Michigan, United States

Justin Mouzoukos, Assistant Vice President of Finance, Mazuma Credit Union in Kansas City, Missouri, United States

Vic Mudhar, eBusiness Analyst, First West Credit Union in Langley, British Columbia, Canada

Jennifer Mravich, VP of Marketing, Power Credit Union in Pueblo, Colorado, United States


Melissa Nesi, Marketing Associate, Aspire Federal Credit Union in Clark, New Jersey, United States


Ryan O'Connor, AVP Marketing, Envision CU in Tallahassee, Florida, United States


Kyhle Porter, Sales and Service Manager, Finance Center Federal Credit Union in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

Jessica Pigg, Business Development Manager, Guardian Credit Union in Montgomery, Alabama, United States


Michael Rathjen, High School Branch Coordinator, VyStar Credit Union in Jacksonville, Florida, United States

Heather Ristow, VP of Sales and Development, Heritage Credit Union in Madison, Wisconsin, United States

Dominic` Rocco, Business Analyst, Century Federal Credit Union in Cleveland, Ohio, United States

David Rodriguez, Financial Education Manager, Generations Federal Credit Union in San Antonio, Texas, United States

Corrie Rozell, Branch Manager, Marshall Community Credit Union in Marshall, Michigan, United States

Ashley Ruffin, SVP Marketing, Local Government Federal Credit Union in Raleigh, North Carolina, United States


Connie Sanders, Marketing Coordinator, Dover Federal Credit Union in Dover, Delaware, United States

Noel Sanger, Market Vice president, United Federal Credit Union in Ft. Smith, Arkansas, United States

Jason Schneider, VP of Finance, TDECU - Your Credit Union in Lake Jackson, Texas, United States

Maranda Sheahan, Account Manager, Synergy Credit Union in Lloydminster, Saskatchewan, Canada

Jennifer Smith, Assistant Branch Manager, Maps Credit Union in Salem, Oregon, United States

Joshua Smith, Advocacy Officer, SchoolsFirst FCU in Santa Ana, California, United States

Heather Stampe, Team Lead, Wealth Administration, Servus Credit Union in Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Rachel Stewart, Marketing Coordinator, Guardian Credit Union in Montgomery, Alabama, United States

Meghan Storck, AVP, Jax Metro CU in Jacksonville, Florida, United States

Mallory Surprenant, Training Specialist, North Country Federal Credit Union in Burlington, Vermont, United States


Benjamin Teske, Consumer Lending Manager, America‚Äôs First Federal Credit Union in Birmingham, Alabama, United States

Darren Thompson, AVP Credit Services, America's Christian Credit Union in Glendora, California, United States

Whitney Thompson, Sales and Service Coordinator, ANECA Federal Credit Union in Shreveport, Louisiana, United States


Brandi Vytlas, AVP Retail Financial Services, Centris Federal Credit Union in Omaha, Nebraska, United States


Amie Warkentin, Internal Communications Specialist, North Peace Savings & Credit Union in Fort St. John, British Columbia, Canada

Heidi Weeks, Mortgage Production Manager, Centris Federal Credit Union in Omaha, Nebraska, United States

Wesley Williams, Special Projects Manager, Martinsville DuPont Credit Union in Martinsville, Virginia, United States

Blake Woods, PR and Online Marketing Manager, Lake Trust Credit Union in Lansing, Michigan, United States


Polina Yakusheva, Marketing Manager, Fitzsimons Federal Credit Union in Aurora, Colorado, United States

Melina Young, Director of Marketing, Verity Credit Union in Seattle, Washington, United States


Kyle Zagunis, Process Improvement Specialist, Co-op Services Credit Union in Livonia, Michigan, United States