League Honors Outstanding Service to Credit Unions with 2014 LSCU Awards
The League of Southeastern Credit Unions and Affiliates (LSCU) announced the recipients of the 2014 LSCU Awards. They were presented on Friday, June 13 at the Southeastern Credit Union Conference and Exhibition (SCUCE) in Orlando. Baptist Health South Florida FCU received the Credit Union of the Year award in the asset category of up to $ 100 million.
Baptist Health South Florida FCU is a 5 Star Bauer Credit Union based on its outstanding financial data. The Credit Union doubled its loan growth in 2013 and added $ 3.2 million in new assets. In addition to its regular line of financial products, the credit union has introduced a new credit card program, a citizenship loan for future citizens, and offers a “no credit check loan” to compensate payday lenders. Baptist Health South Florida FCU frontline staff are accredited as Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) advisors who help identify members’ needs and put them on the path to a stronger financial future.
“To be honored as Credit Union of the Year is very gratifying,” said Michael Raley, President and CEO of Baptist Health South Florida FCU. “This award symbolizes what our credit union staff do every day – work to improve the lives of our members. “
The award recipients are chosen by the LSCU Awards Committee, which is made up of representatives from LSCU member credit unions, who focus on credit unions and community improvement. The winner is ratified on the basis of the nominations and supporting information received.
The League of Southeastern Credit Unions & Affiliates represents 278 credit unions in Alabama and Florida with a combined total of $ 65 billion in assets and over 6.5 million members. LSCU provides information on advocacy and regulation; Education and formation; cooperative initiatives (including financial education awareness); media relations and information; and business solutions. For more information visit www.lscu.coop. Follow the League on Twitter at twitter.com/LeagueofSECUs or Facebook at facebook.com/LeagueofSoutheasternCreditUnions.
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