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Metro Credit Union Honored for Professional Staff Development


Chelsea, MA – February 1, 2010 – - The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) recently honored Metro Credit Union at the 2009 Experience Learning Live! (ELL) Award Banquet held in Nashville, Tennessee.

Metro Credit Union received the Energizer Award, which recognizes credit unions for innovative training programs that support CUNA's Center for Professional Development's mission of “helping individuals reach their personal and professional potential.” The Energizer award was presented as part of the conference Elly Awards, which are national awards honoring credit unions that excel in the area of professional staff development.

“We are very pleased to have received this award,” stated Robert M. Cashman, President and CEO of Metro. “Metro strives to provide exceptional service and expert guidance to help our members. We believe that continued education and training of our employees is essential to providing the highest level of service and expertise to members of our credit union.”

About Metro Credit Union

Metro Credit Union is one of the largest credit unions in Massachusetts with over $770 million in assets, and serves over 120,000 members.  Established in 1926 and based in Chelsea, Metro offers superior service and a full range of financial products, including investment and insurance offerings, for consumers and businesses in eastern Massachusetts.  Metro has nine branch offices conveniently located in Burlington, Chelsea, Framingham, Lawrence, Lynn, Peabody, Swampscott, Tewksbury, and a tenth branch soon to open in Boston.  Metro is also a leader in workplace banking, serving over 1,800 companies throughout the state.