Awarded by Kentucky Credit Union League
FORT KNOX, Ky. (Oct. 26, 2015) —Fort Knox Federal Credit Union received the Louise Herring Philosophy-in-Action and the Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Community Member Service Awards from the Kentucky Credit Union League (KCUL). This marks the fifth time in six years that Fort Knox Federal has received both statewide awards.
The Louise Herring Award is presented in recognition of outstanding practical application of the credit union philosophy of “People Helping People,” while the Dora Maxwell Award is given to acknowledge social responsibility and charitable works of the recipient credit union.
Fort Knox Federal has won both awards multiple times in the $500 million-plus asset size category for Kentucky credit unions since 2010.
Also during KCUL’s annual meeting, Fort Knox board secretary Jo Exler received the Stephen Brody Outstanding Volunteer Award, which recognizes accomplishments, time and effort in support and promotion of the credit union ideals in Kentucky. Exler has been a Fort Knox Federal volunteer for more than 25 years.
While Fort Knox Federal does serve active duty, reserve, retired military and civil service workers, the majority of its more than 87,000 members are employed by Fort Knox Federal’s 500-plus select employer groups (SEGs).
As one of the largest home mortgage lenders in Kentucky, Fort Knox Federal has been awarded BAUER FINANCIAL’s highest 5-star SUPERIOR rating for safety and security for 28 consecutive years. Also, Fort Knox Federal has received a financial strength rating of “A+” or “Excellent” from Weiss Ratings, the nation’s leading independent provider of ratings and analyses of financial services companies.