Libro Growing Prosperity Awards

Growing Prosperity Awards

Nominations are now closed for 2021

Libro Credit Union’s success is due to the many bold, passionate, and epic individuals who contribute their enthusiasm and expertise. The Growing Prosperity Awards celebrate this culture of excellence. The awards honour those who have made an exceptional contribution to growing prosperity in southwestern Ontario or to transforming banking for Libro Owners.

Nomination Details

  • Recipients will be announced at Libro’s Annual General Meeting on April 2022.
  • 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 Brian Aalbers, EVP People & Culture, Libro Credit Union.
  • The selection committee is made up of Libro Credit Union’s CEO, EVP Employee Experience, EVP Advice & Service Delivery, Chair of Libro’s Board of Directors, Chair of Libro’s Board of Directors’ People & Culture Committee.

Achievements may include:

  • Volunteer activities in the community which are aligned with Libro’s Pillars of Employment, Housing, Local Food Accessibility and Financial Resilience.
  • 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.

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).

2020 Growing Prosperity Award Recipients

Thomas Sumpter

Recipient – Staff Member

Thomas is recognized for his leadership and involved in many community groups that are aligned with Libro’s pillars. These organizations include Middlesex London Food Policy Council (MLFPC), Goodwill Impact Loans, Pillar Non-Profit and London Community Foundation. Along with all of the time that Thomas has given to the community, he continues to spread positivity across Libro Credit Union.

Congratulations Thomas!

Jane Muegge

Recipient – Owner Representative

Jane is recognized for her engagement at Libro and being a very committed and enthusiastic member of her local community. Jane has spent many years working for the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food. Jane took on the challenging role of Chairperson of the Huron Perth North Regional Council at the inception of our new Governance Structure and has added in a very strong focus to Libro’s new Pillars.

Congratulations Jane!

Robert Phillips

Recipient – Owner

Robert’s involvement in the Hagersville Community is admired by many. Robert owns the Heaslip Ford Dealership in Hagersville and employs many local residents. Through this business, he hosts many local events to raise money and awareness for various community projects as well as providing financial sponsorship for many local events. Robert is currently the longest standing President of the Hagersville & District Chamber of Commerce as well as being the Treasurer of the Hagersville BIA. Robert is also involved with the Hagersville Food Bank & The Hagersville Santa Claus Parade. Robert is recognized as a Hagersville Superhero!

Congratulations Robert!