Awards for Sue Palen and Mary Hansen

Two Mayo Employees Federal Credit Union leaders recognized by Finance & Commerce.

Mayo Employees Federal Credit Union (MEFCU) leaders have been recognized by Finance & Commerce. Sue Palen, EVP, won the Top Women in Finance award and Mary Hansen, CEO, a two-time winner, received the Circle of Excellence award.

“Strong women in leadership are the foundation of Mayo Employees Federal Credit Union. We work to build upon that strength every day by building connections, mentoring and encouraging future leaders," said Venessa Mandelkow, MEFCU’s Director of Marketing and Business Development. “Women like Sue and Mary set impressive standards not only for our company, but for our communities as well.”

Finance & Commerce’s Top Women in Finance honors program recognizes women who are making an impact not only in their professions but also in their communities in Minnesota. An outside panel of experts reviewed the nominations and helped to select the honorees. Honorees were judged for their leadership, service to their community, professional accomplishments and dedication to the profession. This is the programs 19th year honoring women in finance, business and other sectors.