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Hooked on Credit Unions: Unitus President/CEO Pat Smith Wins Lifetime Achievement Award

Thirty-five years ago Pat Smith took a temporary job at BECU and was soon hooked on the “head and heart” combination of credit unions. Smith was honored with the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award by the NWCUA.

Bob Schumacher Honored with Herb Wegner Lifetime Achievement Award

Schumacher built a legacy as a credit union CEO, a league leader, a major contributor to the global system through CUDE, and much more.

Gary Oakland Wins Wegner Award for Lifetime Achievement

Gary Oakland, who led BECU in Seattle to unprecedented growth as its CEO for 26 years and whose generosity and selflessness made him an industry leader and an influential contributor to a wide variety of community causes, has been named the winner of the 2014 Herb Wegner Memorial Award for Lifetime Achievement.