The applicants campaigned, the credit union community voted, the ballots have been tabulated, and the six Regional Finalists for the CUES 2011 Next Top Credit Union Exec challenge are:
- WEST: Jay Hansen, BECU, Seattle, WA
- MIDWEST: Amanda Thomas, Members First Credit Union, Columbia, OH
- NORTHEAST: Alexia Mavrakes, Aspire Federal Credit Union, Clark, NJ
- SOUTHWEST: Christopher Byrd, Associated CU of Texas, League City, TX
- SOUTHEAST: Josh McAfee, Leaders Credit Union, Jackson, TN
- CANADA: Devin Selte, Servus Credit Union, Edmonton, AB
The six Regional Finalists each receive registration, accommodation and airfare to CUES' CEO/Executive Team Network™ in Las Vegas, November 6–9, 2011. While in Las Vegas, the six Regional Finalists will face off for the grand prize, a CUES educational package valued at $20,000, and the honor of being named the Next Top Credit Union Exec.
Thank you for the trememdous effort that each of our entrants put into their entry and campaign. As you know, you will all receive a free one-year NextGen Membership! We hope you will stay active and utilize all of the great services that membership includes.
Congratulations to our six Regional Finalists. Stay tuned!
The CUES Team