WEST JORDAN, Utah, Oct. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sterling Nielsen, president and CEO at Mountain America Credit Union, was selected by Sandy Area Chamber of Commerce as one of the 2018 Titan Award recipients. This award recognizes leaders who have set themselves apart for the way they lift and inspire others in the community. Other 2018 Titan Award honorees include Ann Romney, best-selling author and global ambassador for neurological diseases, and Jay Francis, executive vice president at Larry H. Miller Group of Companies.
“Sterling Nielsen embodies everything that a Titan in our community stands for,” says Greg Summerhays, president and chief executive office at the Sandy Area Chamber of Commerce. “He became president and CEO of Mountain America Credit Union during the banking crisis in 2008 and rose to the occasion with his leadership and work ethic to bring the company to where it is today. He has led the company to become a household name in the community and has done so with a vision for the future. Sterling is not only a great businessman, but is a man with integrity and a sense of compassion for those around him.”
Under Nielsen’s leadership, Mountain America Credit Union has grown over $5 billion in assets and added over 20 branches throughout the intermountain west. Committed to living the credit union philosophy of people helping people, Nielsen is actively involved in supporting the communities Mountain America Credit Union does business in. His charitable efforts include establishing Pay it Forward on KUTV and Pass it Along with the Utah Jazz. Nielsen is also dedicated to creating an environment where employees are encouraged to contribute and serve in their communities.
“Working with Sterling Nielsen has been a wonderful experience,” says Nathan Anderson, executive vice president and chief operating officer at Mountain America Credit Union. “Nielsen’s emphasis on putting our members first, hiring and training the best employees and supporting the community has created an incredible culture at Mountain America.”
About Mountain America Credit Union
With more than 770,000 members and $8 billion in assets, Mountain America Credit Union assists members on the right path to help them identify and achieve their financial dreams. Mountain America provides consumers and businesses with a variety of convenient, flexible products and services, as well as sound, timely advice. Members enjoy access to secure, cutting-edge mobile banking technology, over 90 branches across five states, thousands of shared-branching locations nationwide and more than 50,000 surcharge-free ATMs. Mountain America—safely guiding you forward along your financial journey. Learn more at macu.com