Coastal Credit Union’s Kadzielawski named 2018 CUNA Emerging Leader
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
RALEIGH, NC – Coastal Credit Union’s product development specialist Phil Kadzielawski has been named the 2018 CUNA Emerging Leader. The honor was announced at CUNA’s Emerging Leadership Institute in December.
Kadzielawski was honored, in part, for his effort and engagement in the industry above and beyond his role at Coastal.
Earlier in 2018, he was named President of the Tarheel Chapter of Credit Unions. He is active in the Carolinas Credit Union League’s CUaware program, and was a 2015 finalist in the CUaware Protégé Competition. Through CUaware, he has partnered with other young professionals to organize events geared toward providing development and networking opportunities for credit union professionals in the Carolinas.
As part of an ongoing effort to further his industry knowledge and help educate other credit union professionals, Kadzielawski co-founded and co-hosts the CUaware Podcast. He has used the platform to bring more awareness to CUaware’s Mentor and Protégé programs and give voice to passionate young professionals and industry experts.
Coastal Credit Union is a not-for-profit, member-owned, financial cooperative, offering a full range of financial products and services. Coastal was chartered on August 31, 1967 with the mission of fostering the credit union philosophy of “people helping people.” Today, with $3.1 billion in assets, Coastal serves 257,000 members from 1,700 business partners and is among the leading financial institutions in North Carolina. Coastal operates 23 branches in central North Carolina and serves members in all 50 states through a network of 5,000 shared branches, 80,000 surcharge-free ATMs, mobile banking featuring mobile check deposit, and a robust offering of online services at www.COASTAL24.com. For more Coastal news, visit our online newsroom.