​News Release: REGIONAL Federal Credit Union’s Bob Urick receives Leadership Achievement Award

October 3, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS – Bob Urick, board member of REGIONAL Federal Credit Union (FCU) in Hammond, is the Indiana Credit Union League’s 2017 recipient of the Leadership Achievement Award. The presentation was made at the Chairman’s Awards Banquet at the JW Marriott Hotel on September 22 as part of a special event during the League’s statewide convention.
 
Urick has been a volunteer with the credit union since 1971 when he joined the Supervisory Committee; he joined the board of directors of the credit union in 1975. During his time with REGIONAL FCU, he has served on a variety of committees and was board chairman from 1982-1984. He is currently vice chairman of the board and a member of the Asset-Liability Committee where he is a past chairman.
 
Political advocacy on behalf of his credit union and others in Indiana is important to Bob as well. He is a member of the League’s Political Involvement Leadership Advisory Group, helping develop and support many of the Leagues advocacy initiatives. He has been a significant part of successful visits to his credit union by state and federal lawmakers, building important relationships. REGIONAL FCU was founded by educators, and during Urick’s tenure on the board the credit union has established ten student-run branches that deliver award winning financial education to students in elementary, middle and high schools.
 
The Leadership Achievement Award recognizes credit union volunteers/officials who have given selflessly to promote the credit union ideal and to better the credit union movement in Indiana.
 
Bob Urick (left) of REGIONAL Federal Credit Union receives his award from League Chairman Chuck Donovan of Members Source Credit Union.