Vote Now for the 2016 CUES® Next Top Credit Union Exec

Who will advance to the Top 15 in the CUES Next Top Credit Union Exec challenge? That’s up to YOU.

Twenty-five young, emerging leaders from within the credit union industry created video applications to compete for 2016 CUES Next Top Credit Union Exec, powered by Currency and in partnership with DDJ Myers.

Now it’s up to the public to vote for their favorite at Voting takes place from Tuesday, June 28 at noon ET through Wednesday, July 13 at 3:00 p.m. ET.

The ten Applicants with the most online votes will have the opportunity to continue on in the competition, and a special judging committee will add five additional Applicants to form the Top 15.

Members of the Top 15 will create another blog post about their project. And each of the Top 15 will also receive a remote coaching session with DDJ Myers, a CUES Supplier member and strategic partner.

A second judging panel will evaluate and score the Top 15 based on their original application videos, their blog posts and the value their projects bring to their credit unions and to the credit union industry as a whole. These results will be tabulated and the five highest-ranking applicants will be named Finalists.

The five Finalists will win additional coaching sessions and registration, accommodation and airfare to CUES' CEO/Executive Team Network™ in Savannah, Ga., October 22-25, 2016, a prize package valued at $6,000.

While in Savannah, the Finalists will face off for the grand prize, a CUES educational package valued at $20,000, and the honor of being named 2016 CUES Next Top Credit Union Exec.

Visit to view the videos and place your vote today.

CUES ( is a Madison, Wisconsin-based, independent, not-for-profit, international membership association for credit union executives. CUES’ mission is to educate and develop credit union CEOs, directors and future leaders. 

Based in Phoenix, DDJ Myers ( offers strategic organization, customized leadership programs and executive recruitment.

 Currency (, based in Chilliwack, B.C., is a leading integrated marketing agency for credit unions and is featuring its latest financial education concept – It’s a Money Thing.

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CUES Next Top Credit Union Exec challenge is for the industry’s emerging leaders and is powered by Currency and in partnership with DDJ Myers.