Distinguished Director Award Winners

2018 Award Winner

2018 Distinguished Director Award Winner James SackettJames Sackett

Director, Firefly Credit Union

Burnsville, MN

At 32, he is the youngest person to have received this annual award, and is also the first millennial to serve on the board of directors at his credit union, $1.3 billion Firefly Credit Union in Burnsville, Minnesota.

James continues to modernize and push the Board toward a culture of continuous learning and improvement and continues to lead by example. 

"I fully plan to continue to leverage opportunities to become a thought leader within our Board."

 

Check out this Article on CU Management about James' accomplishments!

 

2017 Distinguished Director Award Winner J. Marvin HawkJ. Marvin Hawk, CCD

Board Chair, Fort Knox Federal Credit Union

Radcliff, KY

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2016 Distinguished Director Award Winner Peter HaneltPeter Hanelt, CPA

Board Chair, Patelco Credit Union

Pleasanton, CA

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2015 Distinguished Director Winner Frank BrancaFrank Branca

Board Chair Director, Digital Federal Credit Union

Marlborough, MA

Check out this Article on CU Management about Frank's accomplishments!

2014 Distinguished Director Winner Howard WilliamsHoward Williams, CCD

Former Director, Fort Knox Federal Credit Union

Radcliff, KY

Check out this Article on CU Management about Howard's accomplishments!

2013 Distinguished Director Winner Ron SeamanRon Seaman

Board Chairman, SAFE Credit Union

North Highlands, CA

Check out this Article on CU Management about Ron's accomplishments!

2012 Distinguished Director Award Winner Marty GillisMartin D. Gillis, CCD

Chairman/Board, Windsor Family Credit Union

Windsor, Ontario, Canada

Check out this Article on CU Management about Martin's accomplishments!

2011 Distinguished Director Winner Charles SmithCharles Smith

Board Chair, First New York Federal Credit Union

New York

Check out this Article on CU Management about  Charles' accomplishments!

2010 Distinguished Director Winner Ertis BlakeErtis Blake

President, Communications & Other Workers of Jamaica Co-operative Credit Union Limited

Jamaica

Check out this Article on CU Management about  Ertis' accomplishments!