Credit union personnel earn special accolades

Published
  • February 22 2018, 4:34pm EST

Special effort deserves special recognition

A Neighbors FCU executive is named "individual of the year" by the local Chamber of Commerce, Firefly honors staffers for going above and beyond and more credit union advocates in the news.

Firefly CU honors star talent

Firefly Credit Union, Burnsville, Minn., honored Lori Lynn, commercial loan officer for business services, as its 2017 Employee of the Year. Firefly CU also bestowed its Core Value Awards to Jill Schaffler, lead information systems analyst; Andrea Garcia, consumer loan processor; Margaret Haugen, senior member relationship advisor; and Jennifer Russell, senior training specialist. Top row from left: Garcia and Schaffler. Bottom row from left: Russell, Lynn and Haugen.

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Amy Lambert, Neighbors FCU

Amy Lambert, senior executive assistant at Neighbors Federal Credit Union, Baton Rouge, Fla., was named 2017 Individual of the Year by the Ascension Chamber of Commerce of Gonzales, La. From left to right: Mike Burtula, board chair, Ascension Chamber; Holly Daigle, corporate operations manager at OneSource EHS; Amy Lambert; and Rachel Lambert, Ascension Specialty Advertising.

Matthew Collier, Pentagon FCU

Pentagon Federal Credit Union, Tyson’s Corner, Va., named Matthew S. Collier as vice president for business development.

Kelly Spight, Elevations CU

Elevations Credit Union, Boulder, Colo., named Kelley Spight as a mortgage loan officer.

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Sabrina Nowling, Elevations CU

Elevations Credit Union, Boulder, Colo., named Sabrina Nowling as Northern Colorado VP of business development.

Peggy Kramer, Elevations CU

Elevations Credit Union, Boulder, Colo., named Peggy Kramer as a mortgage loan officer.

Jill Hartman, Elevations CU

Elevations Credit Union, Boulder, Colo., named Jill Hartman as a mortgage loan officer.

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Jason Oleskevich, Elevations CU

Elevations Credit Union, Boulder, Colo., named Jason Oleskevich as mortgage sales partner.

Michael Beck, St. Mary's Bank

St. Mary’s Bank, Manchester, N.H., named Michael Beck as vice president-wealth management at St. Mary’s Financial Services, a division of St. Mary’s Bank.

Andrew Downin, Vantage West CU

Vantage West Credit Union, Tucson, Ariz., named Andrew Downin as vice president-marketing and communications.

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Amela Cejvanovic, Veridian CU

Veridian Credit Union, Waterloo, Iowa, promoted Amela Cejvanovic to assistant to the president.

Amanda Bardonner, TruStone Financial FCU

TruStone Financial Federal Credit Union, Plymouth, Minn., promoted Amanda Bardonner to AVP-assistant marketing manager.

Elia Griffith, TruStone Financial FCU

TruStone Financial Federal Credit Union, Plymouth, Minn., promoted Elia Griffith to AVP- commercial lending officer I.