TFCU Senior Vice President of Marketing Earns CUNA Lifetime Achievement Award
OKLAHOMA CITY – Tinker Federal Credit Union (TFCU) Senior Vice President of Marketing Matthew Stratton was the recipient of the 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award presented by Credit Union National Association (CUNA). This prestigious award recognizes Stratton’s professional accomplishments and his support of the credit union industry during his 29-year career with TFCU.
Stratton joined TFCU in November 1990 as AVP/Manager of Marketing. Within 10 years, he was made Senior Vice President of Marketing. His staff has grown from four employees to a staff of 23 that includes marketing communications, business development, financial education and business analysis.
Over his nearly three-decade career, Stratton has earned the respect of industry leaders and politicians he has met with to promote the value of credit unions. He has been a leader in promoting the credit union industry and championing the key issues faced by the industry over the years on the local, state and national political arena. He has been recognized by numerous organizations, served on many boards and received awards for political action and marketing excellence.
He is a popular speaker at conferences and other events and is also known in some circles as a talented song writer and performer. A founding member of the Songwriters’ Association of Norman, Stratton is still a member of the Brain Trust (board).
“We’re proud of Matt and everything he has helped TFCU accomplish. He has been a driving force in the credit union movement over the years,” said TFCU President/CEO Michael D. Kloiber. “This Lifetime Achievement Award is well deserved.”
Tinker Federal Credit Union is the largest credit union in Oklahoma, with $3.8 billion in assets and over 386,000 members.