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  • Libro Growing Prosperity Award

    Libro Credit Union has enjoyed a multitude of successes because of so many bold, passionate, and epic people who have contributed their energy, enthusiasm and expertise to make our credit union what it is today. To celebrate this culture of excellence, Libro is thrilled to announce the Growing Prosperity Award, part of our reward and recognition program.

    The Growing Prosperity Award recognizes outstanding achievement at Libro, in the credit union system, or the nominee’s local community. This award honours individuals who have made an exceptional and significant contribution to growing prosperity in southwestern Ontario or to transforming banking. Eligibility applies to initiatives at Libro, as well as those not directly connected to Libro, such as not-for-profit volunteer work, serving on a community board, or being involved on a municipal committee. The central theme focuses on activities that boost prosperity across the region!

    Now Closed

    The nomination period for the 2016 Growing Prosperity Awards has closed. Please check back Spring 2017 to nominate an Owner, Owner Repsentative, or Staff member.

    Nominations Closed Nomination Details

    2015 Growing Prosperity Award Recipients

    Rhys Dulisch

    Recipient - Owner

    Rhys coordinates an annual soccer tournament, in memory of his friend, Tyson, who passed away in 2008. To date the Soccer Dogs 3 on 3 tournament has raised over $18,000 for the Ronald McDonald House in London, and this year will be the 4th annual tournament.

    Stephanie Soulis

    Recipient - Owner Representative

    Stephanie is the council chair for the Beechwood branch. A leader in the food services industry, and President & CEO of Little Mushroom Catering, Stephanie provides support to her community by buying local supplies, providing employment and advocating for local entrepreneurs.

    Kevin Van Lierop

    Recipient - Staff

    Kevin’s passion for community development is evident when you first meet him. He is on a journey to build prosperity in London and his most recent project is the creation of a ‘Block Party in a Box’ kit. The kit encourages Londoners to get to know their neighbours.

    Nomination Details

    Nominations are due by 4:00 p.m. on October 14, 2016 . Growing Prosperity Award recipients will be announced at Libro’s 3rd Annual General Meeting, scheduled, April 2017. Nominations should reflect accomplishments completed within the last 24 months.

    You may nominate more than one person; each nomination must be on a separate form. All nominations will be confidentially directed to Tania Goodine, Executive Vice President Engagement, Libro Credit Union.

    Each year, three individuals will receive the award, including one Libro Owner Representative, one Libro Owner, and one Libro Staff Member.

    Eligibility per group

    • Libro Credit Union staff
      (excluding Executive Leadership Team)
    • Libro Owner Representatives
      (excluding Libro Board of Directors)
    • Libro Owners
      (excluding Libro staff, Owner Representatives and immediate family members)


    Achievements may include:

    • Community involvement through volunteerism, aligned with one of Libro’s three focus areas of youth leadership, economic development and money smarts
    • Contribution to economic development, social enterprise, or employment
    • Impact on Owner prosperity through coaching, service excellence and dedication to being Libro
    • Impact on transforming banking through significant leadership and effort
    • Contribution to co-operative values and credit union direction


    • Libro Credit Union’s CEO, EVP Engagement, EVP Advice & Service Delivery, Chair of Libro’s Board of Directors, Chair of Libro’s Board of Directors’ Human Resources Committee