Co-op Services CEO Robert Huston Named Recipient of 2003 International
Credit Union Award
Livonia, MI (May 20, 2003) – The Michigan Credit Union Foundation has
named Robert Huston, president and CEO of Co-op Services Credit Union, as the
recipient of the 2003 International CU Development Award. The award will be
presented on May 31 at the 2003 Michigan Credit Union League (MCUL) Annual
Convention and Exposition in Grand Rapids.
Huston was recognized for his efforts to further credit union development
beyond Michigan and the U.S., particularly to third world countries. He has
served on the World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU) and the MCUL World Affairs
Foundation President Dan Moss said, "Under Bob’s direction, the MCUL
World Affairs Committee and the WOCCU researched the feasibility of partnering
with a specific country to assist in its CU development. As a result of this
study, the MCUL formally entered into a partnership with Macedonia."
Co-op Services Credit Union has also hosted and trained credit union staff
from Eastern European countries.
"I am very honored to receive this award," said Huston who also
expressed his appreciation to Co-op Services’ volunteer board of directors,
staff and members for their support and willingness to reach out to people
in Michigan, and worldwide.
Huston began his credit union career in 1976 when he accepted a position as
assistant general manager of Co-op Services Credit Union. During his 27 years
in the credit union movement, Huston has held numerous leadership positions
with the MCUL, CUcorp, MCUE Pension Fund, CU Executives Society, Service Centers
Corporation, CUNA Mutual and CU Processing, Inc.
Co-op Services Credit Union has more than 50,000 members and total assets
exceeding $250 million. The credit union maintains branch offices in
Dearborn, Livonia, Walled Lake, Westland and Wyandotte. Members also have access
to any of 23 Family Service Center shared branches located throughout Michigan.
For more information about Co-op Services, visit the credit union web site
at www.cscu.org or call 800-321-8570, toll
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