Libro Growing Prosperity Awards

2023 Growing Prosperity Award Recipients

Jason Dearing– Growing Prosperity Award, Staff Category

Jason Dearing is recognized for his remarkable commitment to community development and financial literacy, embodying the essence of Libro’s values. As Community Manager at our London North branch, Jason has led with distinction, fostering a culture of excellence and growth. His extensive volunteer work and strategic partnerships have facilitated impactful lending and financial literacy programs, enriching our region. Jason’s leadership, mentorship, and positive demeanor have inspired his team and contributed to the branch’s success. On behalf of Jason, Libro Credit Union has made a donation to Youth Unlimited London.

Congratulations Jason!

Tanya Ribbink– Growing Prosperity Award,      Owner Representative

Tanya Ribbink is celebrated for her outstanding leadership and community dedication, embodying Libro’s values. Tanya has been an Owner at the Hagersville branch for over 19 years and has been serving Libro as an Owner Representative since August 1, 2015. Alongside her husband, she manages Rustic and Reclaimed, a thriving family business, showcasing her entrepreneurial spirit. Her extensive volunteer work with various organizations underscores her generosity and passion for community betterment. On behalf of Tanya, Libro Credit Union has made a donation to Lynnwood Arts Centre in Simcoe, Ontario.

Congratulations Tanya!

Lorraine Goddard – Growing Prosperity Award, Owner

Lorraine Goddard is recognized for her commitment to community development and social impact, epitomizing Libro’s values. With over 25 years of leadership in the not-for-profit sector, Lorraine has championed initiatives to address poverty and empower vulnerable populations. As CEO of United Way Windsor-Essex County, she has spearheaded transformative programs like On Track to Success, focusing on improving graduation rates and post-secondary attendance for youth in low-income communities. Lorraine’s visionary leadership extends to initiatives like ProsperUs, a collective impact effort aimed at reducing generational poverty through a Cradle to Career strategy. Her dedication to equity, diversity, and inclusion, coupled with a data-driven and outcome-focused approach, has catalyzed innovation and tangible change in Windsor-Essex County. On behalf of Lorraine, Libro Credit Union has made a donation to United Way Windsor-Essex County.

Congratulations Lorraine!