Awards & Recognition

CUES believes in celebrating our members, applauding the industry’s highest achievers and encouraging our future leaders to strive for more.

For Credit Union Professionals

Outstanding Chief Executive

This award recognizes outstanding leaders at the CEO level who display professional achievement, support employee motivation, and are dedicated to their community.

Exceptional Leader

Non-chief executive officers who are current CUES members are eligible to apply for this award, which acknowledges decision-makers for their ambition, participation, and devotion to their credit union and the movement.

Hall of Fame

Inductees are recognized annually for contributions to their profession and the industry, involvement in community service, education and a history of self-improvement, and contributions to CUES.

For Credit Union Directors

Distinguished Director

This honor is presented to a credit union board or committee member whose achievements have strengthened their credit union. Applicants must be a current CUES member.