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Awards

South Carolina Federal Credit Union and its employees have received many awards and designations throughout the years. 

2014

2014 Lowcountry Parent Mom’s Choice Award

South Carolina Federal Credit Union received a runner up award from the mothers of the Charleston region, in voting for their favorite financial institutions.

2014 Charleston City Paper’s Best Financial Institution

Determined by input from readers of the Charleston City Paper, South Carolina Federal Credit Union was awarded the title of “Best Financial Institution” in the 2014 Best Of Awards. 2013

2013

Dora Maxwell Award

South Carolina Federal Credit Union won first place in the $1 billion asset group among the South Carolina Credit Union League. The Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Community Service Award recognizes model credit union efforts to strengthen local institutions and materially improve the lives of non-members through community outreach programs.

2013 Charleston City Paper’s Best Financial Institution

Determined by input from readers of the Charleston City Paper, South Carolina Federal Credit Union was awarded the title of “Best Financial Institution” in the 2013 Best Of Awards.

The Exchange Club of North Charleston’s Proudly We Hail Award

This award honors a local business contirbuting to the region's patriotism, specifically one that consistently flies the American Flag with honor and adhering to proper flag protocol.  

 

2012

Dora Maxwell

South Carolina Federal Credit Union won first place in the $1 billion asset group among the South Carolina Credit Union League. The Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Community Service Award recognizes model credit union efforts to strengthen local institutions and materially improve the lives of non-members through community outreach programs. 

Desjardins Youth Financial Education Award – 2nd place

CUNA created the Desjardins program to recognize leadership within the credit union movement on behalf of financial literacy for all ages. South Carolina Federal Credit Union received the award, on the state level, for its efforts to engage youth.

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Georgetown Chamber of Commerce—Community Stewardship Award

South Carolina Federal Credit Union Georgetown Branch received the 2012 Community Stewardship Award from the Georgetown County Chamber for its support of March of Dimes, local schools and the business community.

NAFCU
NAFCU Professional of the Year Award—Bonnie Ciuffo

The National Association of Federal Credit Unions named South Carolina Federal's Chief Information Officer, Bonnie Ciuffo, as professional of the Year. Bonnie is also President of South Carolina Financial Solutions, LLC.  NAFCU recognized the individual achievements, dedications and expertise of Ciuffo.

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Verint--Innovator of the Year for Branch Excellence

Verint recognized South Carolina Federal's Management Information Services Manager, Stephanie Ownby, as ”Innovator of the Year” for Branch Excellence.  She was honored for her role in creating pleasant service experiences for customers by pairing them with credit union staff members in the branches.

 

2011

 

ASTD
American Society for Training & Development (ASTD) Excellence in Practice Citation—Learning Technologies
The American Society for Training & Development awarded South Carolina Federal Credit Union’s Employee Learning Center Excellence in Practice Citation.  The citation recognizes South Carolina Federal’s Life Simplified University for the variety of employees training plans and extensive online catalog available to employees. 

March of Dimes

Small Business Award—Georgetown County March of Dimes

Fit-Friendly 


American Heart Association Gold Start! Fit-Friendly Company
The American Heart Association has recognized South Carolina Federal with the Start! Fit-Friendly Company Gold Level Award for the third straight year for its efforts to promote the health of its employees.

Summerville Journal Scene’s Readers Choice Award—Best Bank/Credit Union
For the fourth year in a row South Carolina Federal Credit Union was chosen as the Best Bank/ Credit Union by the readers of Summerville Journal Scene in the Readers’ Choice Awards.

Laura M. Fleming Award for Diversity in the Workplace—1st Place
The Laura M. Fleming Diversity Award recognized South Carolina Federal Credit Union for having diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

Berkeley Independent & Goose Creek Gazette’s 2011 Best of Berkeley County Award—1st Place—Best Bank/Credit Union
South Carolina Federal Credit Union was voted Best Bank/Credit Union by Berkeley Independent and Goose Creek Gazette in the2011 Best of Berkeley County Awards, for the second year in a row.

 

2010

 

Fit-Friendly
American Heart Association Gold Start! Fit-Friendly Company
The American Heart Association has recognized South Carolina Federal with the Start! Fit-Friendly Company Gold Level Award for the second straight year for its efforts to promote the health of its employees.

Summerville Journal Scene’s Readers Choice Award—Best Bank/Credit Union
For the third year in a row, South Carolina Federal Credit Union was chosen as the Best Bank/ Credit Union by the readers of Summerville Journal Scene in the 2010 Readers’ Choice Awards.

Berkeley Independent & Goose Creek Gazette’s 2010 Best of Berkeley County Award—1st Place—Best Bank/Credit Union
South Carolina Federal Credit Union was voted Best Bank/Credit Union by Berkeley Independent and Goose Creek Gazette in the2010 Best of Berkeley County Awards.

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MAC Marketing NOW Award:  Best Social Media Engagement Campaign Award (Marketing Association of Credit Unions)
South Carolina Federal Credit Union’s Young & Free South Carolina won a NOW award from the Marketing Association of Credit Unions.  MAC recognized Young & Free South Carolina’s Thursday Night Lights campaign for engaging students through social media.

2010 Diamond
CUNA Marketing & Business Development Council’s Diamond Award—Community/PR Event
The Credit Union National Association Marketing and Business Development Council awarded South Carolina Federal Credit Union with a Diamond Award.  South Carolina Federal won for the category “Single Community/PR Event” for the Young & Free SC event Last Band Standing.

SC Chamber of Commerce
2010 Excellence in Workplace Diversity Award (South Carolina Chamber of Commerce and the South Carolina Diversity Council)
South Carolina Federal Credit Union was presented with the 2010 Excellence in Workplace Diversity Award by the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce and The South Carolina Diversity Council for its focus on diversity. 

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1773 Award (Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce) for Finance/Industry Category—Diversity Initiatives
South Carolina Federal Credit Union was awarded a 1773 Chamber Award by the Charleston Chamber of Commerce.  South Carolina Federal was awarded for the focus on diversity in the workplace.

 

2009

 

Fit-Friendly
American Heart Association Gold Start! Fit-Friendly Company
The American Heart Association has recognized South Carolina Federal with the Start! Fit-Friendly Company Gold Level its efforts to promote the health of its employees.

Summerville Journal Scene’s Readers Choice Award—Best Bank/Credit Union
For the second year in a row South Carolina Federal Credit Union was chosen as the Best Bank/ Credit Union by the readers of Summerville Journal Scene in 2009.

 

2008

 

Best Places to Work 2008`
Best Places to Work in South Carolina
For the second year in a row, South Carolina Federal Credit Union was one of the Best Places to work in South Carolina.  The Best Places to Work program recognizes 20 companies that provide the best employee experiences at the individual, team and organizations levels.

Summerville Journal Scene’s Readers Choice Award—Best Bank/Credit Union
South Carolina Federal Credit Union was chosen as the Best Bank/ Credit Union by the readers of Summerville Journal Scene in 2008.

Laura  M. Fleming Award for Diversity in the Workplace—1st Place (South Carolina Credit Union League)

2008 Diamond
CUNA Marketing & Business Development Council’s Diamond Award—Direct Mail


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