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Financial Center Receives Diamond Awards for Outstanding Marketing, Business Development Achievements

March 30, 2016

Indianapolis, Ind. – Financial Center First Credit Union was recently honored with two Diamond Awards which recognize outstanding marketing and business development achievements in the credit union industry. The awards were presented by the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) Marketing & Business Development Council, a national network comprised of over 1,200 credit union marketing and business development professionals. Awards are given in each of 30 categories ranging from advertising to community events and beyond. Financial Center won in the print category for its Step Smart Certificate ad and in the community event category for Mobile Fun Days, which celebrated the launch of the credit union’s mobile deposit app.

"The Diamond Awards competition represents the pinnacle of credit union marketing and business development," said Andy Reed, Chair of the CUNA Marketing & Business Development Council. "Credit unions that receive these awards represent the very best of the best in their profession.”

Photo Caption: Marketing Campaign Manager, Dusty Simmons, accepts Financial Center’s Diamond Awards at the CUNA Marketing and Business Development Conference held March 20-23 in Anaheim, California.

About Financial Center: Financial Center First Credit Union has been serving consumers who live or work in Boone, Brown, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Johnson, Marion, Morgan, Putnam, and Shelby Counties as well as other special groups for over 62  years. Over 54,000 members take advantage of  favorable deposit and loan rates as well as reduced  fees by banking with the Indianapolis-based credit  union. Financial Center is a not-for-profit entity that  employs 165 people. Guided by a volunteer Board of  Directors, Financial Center’s mission is to ‘Improve  Members’ Financial Lives’. Learn more  at

About CUNA: The CUNA Marketing and Business Development Council is a member-led organization comprised of more than 1,200 credit union professionals from across the United States. The Council strives to provide superior educational and networking opportunities to help its members be recognized in the credit union industry as the premier experts in credit union marketing, business development, and related disciplines. The Marketing & Business Development Council is one of the six organizations that make up the CUNA Councils, a network of more than 6,600 credit union professionals. For more information on the Diamond Awards or to view the entire list of winners, go to


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