Finalists will move on to compete in the 2019 CUaware Protégé Competition on February 1st during the LAUNCH Conference in Charlotte, NC. The winner and two runners-up will receive developmental scholarships sponsored by the Carolinas Credit Union League.
Amy Coggins, a senior loan adjuster with SC State Credit Union, was named the Columbia Chapter’s CUaware Protégé on Tuesday, October 23, 2018. Coggins will go on to the CUaware Protégé Competition finals at the LAUNCH Conference Jan. 31 – Feb. 1, 2019 in Charlotte, NC.
Coggins joined SC State CU in 2017 and seeks to learn as much as she can about the credit union movement to advance her career in the industry. She is a graduate of the University of South Carolina with a bachelor or arts in history and minored in religious studies.
Cierra Faubert, a member service representative with Heritage Trust Federal Credit Union (HTFCU), was named the Lowcountry Chapter’s CUaware Protégé on Tuesday, October 30, 2018. Faubert will go on to the CUaware Protégé Competition finals at the LAUNCH Conference Jan. 31 – Feb. 1, 2019 in Charlotte, NC.
Faubert joined HTFCU in 2016 and aspires to become a branch manager so she can continue membership growth and employee talent development at the credit union. She is a graduate of Plattsburgh State University with a bachelor’s degree in Elementary/Special Ed K-6 and minor in Mathematics. Faubert is a recipient of the credit union’s All-Star Award and is currently enrolled in HTFCU’s Lighthouse University, which provides continuous learning opportunities for all credit union employees.
In her spare time, she enjoys working on community outreach projects for the credit union that make a difference for others and spending quality time with her family.
Jordan Webb, a senior financial services officer with State Employees’ Credit Union (SECU), was named the Piedmont Chapter’s CUaware Protégé on Thursday, December 6, 2018. Webb will go on to the CUaware Protégé Competition finals at the LAUNCH Conference Jan. 31 – Feb. 1, 2019 in Charlotte, NC.
Webb joined SECU in 2013 and aspires to “become the best SECU employee possible.” One of his goals is to complete his Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designation and continue to grow at the credit union. He is a graduate of East Carolina University with a Master of Science in Applied Resource Economics. Some of his other achievements include being an accredited financial counselor and volunteering in the United States Peace Corps.
In his spare time, he enjoys reading, writing, math and participating in competitive running.
Barbara Mojica Arzate, a community engagement officer with Coastal Credit Union, was named the Tarheel Chapter’s CUaware Protégé on Wednesday, October 10, 2018. Mojica will go on to the CUaware Protégé Competition finals at the LAUNCH Conference Jan. 31 – Feb. 1, 2019 in Charlotte, NC.
Arzate joined Coastal in 2017 and seeks to continue her career development at the credit union. She has an associates in graphic design from Mount Olive College and is currently pursuing her undergraduate degree in business management with plans to master in business.
Meaghan King, who works as the remote account specialist supervisor at Greenville Federal Credit Union, has been named the CUaware Protégé for the Upstate Chapter of Credit Unions. King will compete in the 2019 CUaware Protégé Competition Finals, coming in late January 2019.
She joined Greenville FCU in 2014 and aspires to have a managerial role in the near future, with a long-term goal of helping the credit union further develop its Remote Account Services Department. She is a graduate of North Greenville University with a bachelor’s degree in English. In her free time, she enjoys exploring small towns and restaurants with her husband, and serving on the children’s ministry and co-leading Bible study at her church.