|Members Credit Union EVP Bob Donley has distinguished himself both at the credit union and in the credit union movement in a 16 year career.
Members Credit Union Executive Vice President Bob Donley won the prestigious Ronald J. Hutchins Award as the outstanding Credit Union Person of the Year at the 77th annual meeting of the North Carolina Credit Union League (NCCUL). Donley received the award, one of the highest honors bestowed to credit union people in North Carolina, in a special awards ceremony held Monday evening, June 11th.
The Ronald J. Hutchins Award is given each year to a credit union professional and volunteer in order to recognize their outstanding accomplishments, time and effort given in support and promotion of the credit union ideal of people helping people. A committee made up of statewide credit union leaders selected Donley to receive the award.
Donley’s service to Members Credit Union extends sixteen years, all as EVP. During that time, membership at the credit union has increased 25%, with asset growth surging 276%. Donley has also been a key player in coordinating many community initiatives on behalf of the credit union, including Victory Junction Gang Camp in Randleman.
In addition to his service to the credit union, Donley is a member of the NC Credit Union League Board of Directors and serves as Chairman of the NC Credit Union Executive Society (CUES) Council. He is also an avid community volunteer, serving as a baseball and basketball coach for the Davie County Recreational Sports Program. Donley also serves as the treasurer of the Blaise Baptist Church in Mocksville.
In 2011, Donley’s peers in the Northwest chapter of Credit Unions named him Chapter Credit Union Person of the Year.