South Carolina Federal’s Bonnie Ciuffo Wins National Award
01 May 2012

(CHARLESTON, S.C.) – May 1, 2012 – The National Association of Federal Credit Unions (NAFCU) named Bonnie Ciuffo as the Professional of the Year. Ciuffo is Chief Information Officer of South Carolina Federal Credit Union and President of South Carolina Financial Solutions, LLC.


Ciuffo joined South Carolina Federal Credit Union in 1994 and most recently was appointed to President of South Carolina Financial Solutions, LLC, in 2011.


“Throughout her career at South Carolina Federal Credit Union, Bonnie has demonstrated her commitment to credit union members through her strategic ideas for new products and services,” said South Carolina Federal Credit Union’s President and CEO Scott Woods. “We are so proud of Bonnie and all of her accomplishments, especially this national recognition.”


NAFCU implemented the Professional of the Year award in 2008 to recognize the individual achievements, dedication and expertise of any employee at a NAFCU member credit union.


Winners are selected based on how well the nominee meets the following criteria: professionalism and efficacy, commitment to the members/credit union community, contribution toward workplace cohesiveness and staff morale, achievements and/or innovation, willingness to go above and beyond the normal job description and continued education and training.


“Bonnie is a collaborator by nature,” said Woods. “She has streamlined departments and day-to-day functions in order to build stronger collaboration at the credit union.”


Ciuffo will accept her award at NAFCU’s 45th Annual Conference and Exhibition in Nashville, Tennessee, July 24-28, 2012.




About South Carolina Federal

South Carolina Federal Credit Union is headquartered in North Charleston. More than 140,000 members own and belong to the not-for-profit financial cooperative, which has over $1.3 billion in assets. South Carolina Federal is a community-chartered credit union. Anyone who lives, works, worships or attends school in Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester, Calhoun, Orangeburg or Georgetown counties, and most of the Columbia area, is eligible to join. South Carolina Federal has 17 branches, and 74 ATMs throughout Charleston, Columbia and Georgetown. More information about South Carolina Federal can be found at or on the SiMPLE CENTS blog at



Contact: Jessica Jackson VP-Corporate Communications

South Carolina Federal Credit Union

843-569-4359 (office)