Recipients of the 32nd Annual Wegner Awards

2020 Wegner Award Winners

The Foundation has announced the recipients of the 2020 Herb Wegner Memorial Awards for Outstanding Individual Achievement; John Fiore, Teresa Freeborn and Maurice R. Smith.

The honorees will be celebrated at the annual Foundation Dinner on February 24th, 2020 at the Marriot Marquis in conjunction with the Credit Union National Association’s (CUNA) Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC).

Sponsorships and tickets for this black-tie optional dinner are available online here or by mail with the deadline of February 10th to purchase. There are a variety of noteworthy sponsorship and ticket opportunities for this fundraising gala that credit union organizations and individuals can take advantage of.


John Fiore

In recognition of his boundless career spanning 50 years in the credit union movement living out “service before self”, the Foundation is pleased to announce John Fiore, Director, Andigo Credit Union and Director Emeritus, Alloya Corporate Federal Credit Union in Illinois as a recipient of the 2020 Herb Wegner Memorial Outstanding Individual Achievement Award.









Teresa Freeborn

In recognition of her passionate leadership and unwavering dedication to living out the credit union principle of “cooperation among cooperatives,” the National Credit Union Foundation is pleased to announce Teresa Freeborn, President and CEO of Xceed Financial Credit Union, as a recipient of the 2020 Herb Wegner Memorial Outstanding Individual Achievement Award.









Maurice R. Smith

In recognition of his unwavering belief and work in “seeking economic justice for all consumers”, the Foundation is pleased to announce Maurice R. Smith, CEO of Local Government Federal Credit Union (LGFCU), as a recipient of the 2020 Herb Wegner Memorial Outstanding Individual Achievement Award.

For More Information & Questions...

...contact Jenni Speth, Events and Donor Experience Senior Manager, at jspeth@ncuf.coop or 608.231.4979



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