The Iowa Credit Union League has named Beth Baird the Young Professional of the Year for 2017. Baird is a Loan Operations Supervisor at Linn Area Credit Union, where she has worked for 11 years.
Baird received the award at the Iowa Credit Union Convention held in Des Moines, Iowa. The Young Professional of the Year award honors her commitment to the credit union philosophy, as well as her activities supporting the credit union movement.
“I enjoy working in an industry that aligns with my personal life mission of people helping people,” says Baird. “I am excited to continue helping those around me and look forward to our future growth.”
Baird has taken part in the Iowa Credit Union League’s Crashers program and its Advocacy program. She is also a member of the Iowa Credit Union League’s 2017 Iowa Innovation Group and a past officer for the Cedar Valley Chapter of Credit Unions.
“We are incredibly proud of this well-deserved recognition Beth has received,” says Jenny Lorenz, President and CEO of Linn Area Credit Union. “During her time on our team, Beth has proven to be one who shows initiative to do whatever it takes to succeed. She is one of our young leaders who will continue our tradition of creating a superior experience for our members. We’re thrilled she’s being recognized for her efforts!”