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

  • Updated Visa Logo

Champion Sponsor

  • Zest AI Logo

Catalyst Sponsor

  • Co-op Solutions Logo

Hero Sponsors

Philanthropist Sponsors

AACUL • Alloya Corporate FCU • ALM First • American Share Insurance/Excess Share Insurance • Bellco CU • California & Nevada Credit Union Leagues • Carolina Trust FCU • Carolinas Credit Union League • CDFI Puerto Rico LLC • Civic FCU/LGFCU • Community Financial CU • Cornerstone Advisors • Cornerstone Foundation • Corporate One FCU • Credit Union Association of New Mexico • CUNA • CUNA Councils • GECU • Gesa Credit Union • GoWest CU Association/Unitus Community CU • Greylock FCU • Guadalupe CU • Illinois Credit Union League/Envisant • Interra CU • Jack Henry • Kinecta FCU • Lake Trust Credit Union • League of Southeastern Credit Unions • Listerhill CU • Mazuma CU • Metro CU • Michigan Credit Union League • OneAZ CU • PSCU • Redwood Credit Union • SavvyMoney • Trellance • Visions FCU • Wisconsin Credit Union League • World Council of Credit Unions/Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions


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For more information on the Foundation Dinner

Contact Jenni Speth, Engaagement Senior Manager

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Jennifer Speth, CUDE

Engagement Senior Manager

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