CUES Exceptional Leader

Exceptional Leader

Award Overview

This award acknowledges decision-makers for their ambition, participation, and devotion to their credit union and the movement.

Who is eligible?

Non-chief executive officers who are current CUES members. View the list of past winners.


The deadline for nominations has passed. 


The deadline for applications has passed.  .

2017 Award Video

Where will the award be presented?

The award was presented at CUES’ CEO/Executive Team Network  in Nashville, TN, November 5-7, 2018.

The winner receives

2018 Judges

  • Don DiMatteo, State Department FCU
  • Frank Mancini, Connex CU
  • Brandon Michaels, JSC FCU
  • Ruth Jenkins, Heritage FCU
  • Carrie Birkhofer, Bay FCU
  • Dan McGowan, Pioneer West Virginia FCU


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