Prestigious award recognized at association event
The Wisconsin Bankers Foundation (WBF) recently honored Sue Krause and FVSBank (Fox Valley Savings Bank) for her efforts in promoting financial literacy to Wisconsin’s consumers. WBF is the nonprofit arm of the Wisconsin Bankers Association (WBA) whose mission is to assist bankers in promoting financial literacy and financial responsibility to the public and to broaden consumer empowerment in the financial services industry through research, education, grants, and scholarships.
Krause’s outstanding efforts stood out among this years’ collection of dedicated volunteers and was recognized by WBF with the Banker of the Year Award at the recent WBA LEAD360 Conference held in Wisconsin Dells. Krause was also awarded with a Certificate of Excellence for exceeding twenty presentations with her 45 financial education presentations given in the Foundation’s 2020–2021 fiscal year. FVSBank’s outstanding efforts was recognized by WBF with the WBF Excellence in Financial Education Award As a result of the pandemic, many bankers have come up with creative ways to advocate for the importance of financial literacy to consumers of all ages.
“These individuals have truly gone above and beyond in the last year to ensure that Wisconsin communities continue to have access to invaluable financial education,” said Chair of the Wisconsin Bankers Foundation Rose Oswald Poels. “We thank Sue for her commitment to her community and for her overall dedication in leading the strive towards a more financially responsible state!”