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GOBankingRates Congratulates Fort Knox FCU's Bill Rissel for his Nomination as Credit Union Hero

Leading personal finance website GOBankingRates acknowledges Fort Knox Federal CU president and CEO Bill Rissel for his nomination by Credit Union Magazine as a Credit Union Hero

LOUISVILLE, Ky., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GOBankingRates recognizes Bill Rissel, President and CEO of its client Fort Knox Federal Credit Union, for his nomination as Credit Union Magazine's Credit Union Hero of the Year. Rissel is one of four nominees in the running for Credit Union Magazine's Credit Union Hero of the Year, which honors leaders who promote the credit union philosophy and principles, and are committed to making a difference in their communities. is a personal finance website that connects consumers with the best interest rates nationwide.

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Bill Rissel's service as Fort Knox Federal CU president and CEO spans 23 years. During that time, the Credit Union's assets grew from $117 million to $1.1 billion, with membership throughout central Kentucky and the world expanding to 800,000.

"My mantra for all 23 years I've been at Fort Knox Federal is 'Win, Win, Win,'" Rissel said.  "We must always win for members in order for our organization to be successful; otherwise members won't do business with us.  The credit union must win; otherwise it won't continue to exist.  And our employees must win, because they make the organization work."

Voting is taking place at, and is open until May 1, 2014. The winner will be honored during the CUNA Conference in San Francisco this June.

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About Fort Knox FCU

Fort Knox Federal Credit Union is a private, not-for-profit financial services cooperative and is NCUA-insured for individual deposits up to $250,000 per account.  Fort Knox Federal has 15 branches throughout Kentucky, in Boyle, Hardin, Grayson, Meade, Nelson, LaRue, Taylor and Jefferson counties. Fort Knox Federal has been awarded the Bauer Financial 5-star superior rating for 28 consecutive years. 

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About GOBankingRates

GOBankingRates is a personal finance website that connects consumers with the best credit unions, banks and interest rates nationwide on savings, checking, money market and CD accounts, as well as auto loans. Its editors are regularly featured on U.S. News & World Report, Forbes, Huffington Post and Business Insider.


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