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CFE Federal Credit Union Hosts CEO Roundtable for Employees

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Lake Mary, Fla. (November 13, 2017) – This fall, CFE Federal Credit Union employees gathered together at Clean The World to assemble personal care packages for those affected by Hurricane Maria. At the helm of this initiative was Kevin Miller, who transitioned into his role as CFE’s President and CEO earlier this year.

 

This community service project was the second part of a two-part roundtable series, called Coffee with Kevin, which invited 16 employees from various branches and support departments to share their feedback on the CEO transition and other aspects of CFE’s operations.

 

“One of my goals as CEO is to create a more empowered culture at CFE,” said Miller. “Through groups like Coffee with Kevin, I hope to encourage two-way communication with employees and ensure their voices are heard.”

 

During Part 1 of Coffee with Kevin, employees met for breakfast with Miller to discuss their ideas for how to better serve credit union members and create new opportunities for CFE. Six weeks later, that same group joined together to volunteer at Clean The World, followed by a lunch to debrief on changes that had taken place at CFE during that time.

 

Beginning in 2018, Miller plans to facilitate at least three Coffee with Kevin roundtable groups each year, which will continue to take place in two parts. While the first meeting of each session will consist of breakfast and coffee, the second will incorporate a fun group activity or community service event to enable team-building and break down barriers.

 

“I look forward to collaborating with CFE employees through future roundtables to continuously improve and create an even better place for our members to do business,” said Miller.

 

 

About CFE Federal Credit Union:

Founded in 1937 by 23 educators, CFE Federal Credit Union serves more than 150,000 members. With more than $1.74 billion in total assets, CFE offers its members an array of financial products and services at 22 full-service branches, six high school branches, and more than 40 ATMs. Anyone who lives, works, worships, volunteers, or attends school in Orange, Seminole, Osceola, and Lake Counties may become a member. Qualified businesses and other entities may join as well.

 

CFE Federal Credit Union has earned countless awards and recognitions, including NAFCU’s Federal Credit Union of the Year, the League of Southeastern Credit Unions’ Credit Union of the Year, the Florida Education Commissioners Business Award, the UCF President’s Partnership Award, Onyx Magazine’s Cultural Diversity Award, the Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Award, and the Louise Herring CU Philosophy in Action Award.

 

CFE is the Official Financial Institution of the UCF Knights and owns the naming rights to the CFE Arena on the University of Central Florida campus. CFE is the Preferred Credit Union for Seminole State College. CFE ranked in the top twenty for mid-size companies (100 to 499 employees) in the Orlando Sentinel’s 2015 Top 100 Companies for Working Families. CFE was named Community Champion in 2014 and the Healthiest Workplace in 2016 by the Orlando Sentinel’s Top 100 Companies for Working Families.