Tech CU’s Fawzia Sarwar-Shayek Wins Silicon
Valley Business Journal Women of Influence Award
Company Wins Four Hermes Creative Awards and
Two Bronze Stevie Awards
San Jose, Calif. – May 17, 2018 – Tech
CU (Technology Credit Union) today announced that its senior
vice president of retail banking, Fawzia Sarwar-Shayek, has won the Silicon Valley Business Journal’s Women
of Influence award. Tech CU al
so won four Hermes Creative Awards, including
gold for Card Manager and its radio ads, platinum for its TV ads and an
honorable mention for its annual report. Lastly, Tech CU won two bronze Stevie
Awards for its annual report and Card Manager product.
Women of Influence
The Silicon Valley Business Journal's Women of Influence
award program shines a spotlight on local businesswomen, community leaders and
has always been ahead of the curve, which in turn has helped Tech CU stay on
the cutting edge when it comes to retail banking,” said Todd Harris, CEO of
Tech CU. “She has helped modernize our branch layouts. Additionally, she has
been key to our sales and service training, and has re-organized our branch
network to be more efficient and provide better service. This award is truly
well-deserved, and I want to congratulate Fawzia on all of her
To view the full Women of Influence list of honorees, visit: https://www.bizjournals.com/sanjose/news/2018/03/20/silicon-valley-women-of-influence-2018.html.
The Hermes Creative Awards is an international competition
(administered by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals)
for those involved in the concept, writing and design of marketing and
communication programs. Tech CU won gold both for its newest radio ads and for
Card Manager, an intuitive mobile app that allows Tech CU credit and debit card
holders control over their card usage. Tech CU also won platinum for its TV ads
and received an honorable mention for its 2016 annual report titled, Evolution.
The Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are the world's premier business awards. They were created in
2002 to honor and generate public recognition of the achievements and positive
contributions of organizations and working professionals worldwide. This year,
Tech CU was honored with two bronze awards for its Card Manager product and
2016 annual report.
“Winning these awards reflects Tech CU’s efforts to deliver
an excellent member experience while empowering our members to succeed
financially,” said Harris. “We are honored to be recognized for our innovative
TV and radio ads, our annual report and Card Manager.
view Tech CU’s radio and TV ads, visit: https://www.techcu.com/Resources/News/See-our-ad-campaign!/. To learn more about
Card Manager and to view Tech CU’s 2016 annual report, visit: https://www.techcu.com/cardmanager/ and https://www.techcu.com/uploadedFiles/_Techcu/Content/About_Tech_CU/Newsroom/Annual_Report_2016.pdf.
About Tech CU
Tech CU (Technology Credit Union) is a $2.5
billion credit union, making it one of the 20 largest credit unions in California. It serves more than 95,000
members throughout the San Francisco Bay Area — including employees of such companies as Tesla,
eBay, Applied Materials, Nvidia and Facebook. As a federally insured not-for-profit organization,
instead of maximizing profits to pay company stockholders, we invest our
resources to deliver lower rates, outstanding service and member benefits.
Founded in 1960 by the innovative employees of Fairchild Semiconductor, today
we continue to be an industry leader, providing convenient and easy-to-use
financial products for all stages of our members’ lives, including personal
banking, wealth management, private banking, commercial lending and business
banking. In 2018, Tech CU was named the best performing credit union in CA, and
third top-performing credit union in the U.S. among 538 credit unions by
S&P Global Market Intelligence. To learn more, please visit: www.techcu.com.
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