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Mountain America Credit Union Receives Excellence Award for Outstanding HR/Training & Development Achievements

WEST JORDAN, UT -- (Marketwired) -- 05/20/14 -- Credit Union National Association (CUNA) HR/TD Council recently honored Mountain America Credit Union with an Excellence Award for its outstanding HR/training and development achievements.

Mountain America's entry, Learning Through Storytelling, in the HR/TD Management Practices category, appeals to Gen Y trainees. Mountain America created storytelling videos to engage learners. The internally-produced videos help trainees master challenging concepts they can take from the classroom to the workplace.

"This is a great recognition for our team," says Suzanne Oliver, senior vice president of Educational Services and Governmental Affairs for Mountain America. "Our team has worked hard to develop creative training programs, which help our employees better understand concepts that have been difficult in the past. It helps all of us have a greater appreciation for what we do for our members."

CUNA HR/TD Council is a national network comprised of over 800 credit union human resource and training & development professionals. Awards are given in each of three categories, including Employee Engagement, HR/TD Management Practices and HR/TD Strategic Leadership.

"The HR/TD Council Excellence Award recognizes and honors credit unions that exemplify excellence in HR and training & development in the credit union industry," says Jennifer Huggard, chair of the Awards Committee for the CUNA HR/TD Council. "These awards are important to our council because it allows us to celebrate what our peers are accomplishing and learning from it."

For more information on the HR/TD Excellence Awards or to view the entire list of winners, go to

About Mountain America Credit Union
Mountain America Credit Union has more than $3.8 billion in assets and serves more than 461,000 members, wherever they are, through online and mobile banking, 76 branches in five states, and provides access to more than 30,000 ATMs and 5,000 shared-branching locations nationwide. With Utah credit union roots dating back to the 1930s, Mountain America has become a tradition for many members and offers a variety of financial products and services for consumers and businesses, including checking and savings accounts, auto loans, mortgage loans, business checking, student loans, SBA loans and retirement options. Visit for more information.

About the CUNA HR/TD Council
The CUNA HR/TD Council is a member-led organization comprised of 750 credit union HR and training professionals from across the United States. The mission of the HR/TD Council is to equip HR/TD professionals for success through networking opportunities, providing resources and fostering their influence in the credit union movement. The CUNA HR/TD Council is one of the six organizations that make up the CUNA Councils, a network of more than 5,500 credit union professionals. For more information, visit or

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