Foundation Dinner

The Foundation Dinner Presenting the Herb Wegner Memorial Awards

Celebrating the innovators of the credit union movement.

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About the event

The Foundation Dinner is our primary fundraising event. The generosity and support of attendees and sponsors directly affects our ability to catalyze change through credit unions nationwide. A mainstay of the annual event is the Herb Wegner Memorial Awards ceremony—the credit union movement’s highest national honors.

34th Annual National Credit Union Foundation Dinner Presenting the Herb Wegner Memorial Awards

Monday, February 27, 2023, at 6:30 PM

Marriott Marquis Ballroom, Washington, D.C.

Attire: Black tie optional

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Herb Wegner Memorial Awards

Outstanding Individual Achievement Award

  • Linda Bodie
    CEO + Innovator, Element Federal Credit Union
  • Brian Branch
    Former President & CEO, World Council
  • Bill Cheney
    CEO, SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union
  • Winona Nava
    President & CEO, Guadalupe Credit Union

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2023 Herb Wegner Memorial Award Winners

The Herb Wegner Memorial Award winners are determined by a committee of credit union-affiliated leaders and ratified by the Foundation’s board. The 2023 awards will be presented on Monday, February 27, 2023, in Washington, D.C.

The Herb Wegner Memorial Awards were established in 1988 to honor the memory of Herbert G. Wegner. The National Credit Union Foundation is proud to recognize leaders, programs and organizations that, like Herb Wegner, make a lasting impact on the credit union movement.

Learn more about Herb Wegner.

Previous Herb Wegner Memorial Award Winner Collage

The 2023 Foundation Dinner sponsors

Presenting Sponsor

  • Visa Logo

Champion Sponsor

  • Zest AI Logo

Catalyst Sponsor

  • Co-op Solutions Logo

Hero Sponsors

Philanthropist Sponsors

American Share Insurance/Excess Share Insurance • Alloya Corporate FCU • ALM First • California & Nevada Credit Union Leagues • Carolinas Credit Union League • Civic FCU/LGFCU • Cornerstone Foundation • Corporate One FCU • Gesa Credit Union • GoWest Credit Union Association • Illinois Credit Union League/Envisant • Jack Henry • Lake Trust Credit Union • Michigan Credit Union League • OneAZ CU • PSCU • Redwood Credit Union • SavvyMoney • Suncoast CU • Trellance • Wisconsin Credit Union League

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For more information on the Foundation Dinner

Contact Jenni Speth, Senior Manager of Engagement

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Jennifer Speth, CUDE

Senior Manager of Engagement

Jenni manages the planning and execution of all Foundation major events and works directly with the Engagement Director to enhance donor experiences.