2014 Applicant: Jen Laud

2014 Applicant: Jen Laud

Jen Laud is a 27-year-old Director of Marketing & Innovation at First Financial Credit Union ($67 M) in Chicago, Illinois, United States. She wants to boost collaboration at Illinois credit unions by creating an online community paired with a live event calendar to assist smaller credit unions to share the work that they do.

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2014 Applicant: Alicia Kortus

2014 Applicant: Alicia Kortus

Alicia Kortus is a 26-year-old Accounting Analyst at Dover Federal Credit Union ($400 M) in Dover, Delaware, United States. She is inspired to connect new credit union employees with information about the credit union industry and ensure they share the same excitement and eagerness to learn about their credit union and the industry.

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2014 Applicant: Lesia Klein

2014 Applicant: Lesia Klein

Lesia Klein is a 35-year-old Branch Manager at Carpathia Credit Union  ($384M) in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. She is spearheading an idea to have the Credit Union Young Leaders of Manitoba, partner with CU Central of Manitoba and Currency Marketing to attract and retain young members to the Manitoba credit union system.

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