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Stan Hollen receives prestigious Credit Union Builder Award

Friday, April 8, 2016   (0 Comments)
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Minnesota Credit Union Foundation – ST. PAUL, Minn. (April 8, 2016) – Stan Hollen, President/CEO of Co-op Financial Services, was presented the Minnesota Credit Union Foundation’s Credit Union Builder Award by CO-OP Shared Branching in recognition of his career accomplishments. The award was presented at the Minnesota Credit Union Network Annual Conference, and celebrated Hollen’s retirement and long-time connection to the state’s credit union industry. 

“Stan Hollen is unquestionably a “true giant” among inspired credit union leaders and bold visionaries,” said Bill Raker, Chairman of the CO-OP Shared Branching Board of Directors and President/CEO of Firefly Credit Union (Burnsville, MN). “Stan’s championship for the uniqueness and value of credit unions has been unwavering. After a noteworthy 45-year career in credit unions, Stan leaves a legacy that will long be appreciated and celebrated by those fortunate to be among the many who have enjoyed the privilege and opportunity to know and work with him.”

Hollen joins 38 other individuals who have been honored since 2008 with the Minnesota Credit Union Foundation’s Credit Union Builder Award. The names of the recipients and the contributing credit unions are permanently displayed in the Minnesota Credit Union Network’s lobby as a tribute to their accomplishments.

To learn more about the Credit Union Builder Award and to view a list of those who have been honored with this recognition, visit the MnCUF website (

Pictured left to right: Bill Raker, Chairman, CO-OP Shared Branching Board of Directors; Stan Hollen, retiring President/CEO of CO-OP Financial Services; Craig Beach, Pres./COO of CO-OP Shared Branching


Focused on financial education and professional development initiatives, the Minnesota Credit Union Foundation (MnCUF) is dedicated to providing the resources for credit unions and communities to prosper and thrive. MnCUF is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization founded in 1969 that serves as a charitable arm of the Minnesota credit union movement. For more information, visit

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