Finopotamus Announces 2023 Tekkie Award Winners
The Annual Awards Celebrate the Best of the Best in Credit Union Technology
By Finn O’Potamus
Aug. 14, 2023 – Finopotamus, the only technology publication devoted exclusively to credit unions, today announced the winners of its annual Tekkie Awards. The Tekkies were created to recognize technological achievements of North American credit unions from the previous calendar year. The 2023 Tekkies thus honor achievements from 2022.
The winners and their categories are:
4Front Credit Union ($1 billion; 100,000 members), Lending
Allegacy Federal Credit Union ($2.2 billion; 176,000 members), Marketing/Member Communication
·Capital Educators (CapEd) Credit Union ($1.5 billion; 103,000 members), Self Service
·Los Angeles Federal Credit Union ($1.2 billion; 76,000 members), Digital Transformation
Park View Federal Credit Union ($360 million; 13,000 members), Fintech Adoption
·Pinal County Federal Credit Union ($295 million; 26,000 members), Artificial Intelligence
UMe Credit Union ($355 million; 17,000 members), Core Integration
Glia and Member Driven Technologies (co-winners), Tech CUSO of the Year
Travis Frey of Dover Federal Credit Union, Technologist of the Year
The winners in the noted categories will be profiled over the next nine days on the Finopotamus website.
“I’m always amazed when I read the Tekkie submissions and this year was no different,” said Finopotamus Co-Founder John San Filippo. “It proves what I’ve always said: In credit union technology, ‘good enough’ never is.”
“This is just a small representation of all the great work happening at credit unions on the technological front. So glad we get to honor a few of the amazing stories unfolding in this industry,” said Finopotamus Co-Founder Roy Urrico.
Noting that fintech partnerships are critical to supporting the credit union industry ethos of “people helping people,” Finopotamus Co-Founder W.B. King said the 2023 Tekkie Awards “showcased bleeding-edge technologies designed to exceed member expectations.”