The Purposeful Banker Awards

honoring the best in the industry.

2018 Purposeful Banker Award Finalists


Lance Hatzenbeller, ICCU
Banker of the Year
Elio Pegorer, Rabobank
Change Agent Award
Michael Deckert, Fifth Third Bank
Change Agent Award
Affinity Federal Credit Union
Digital Transformation Award
First Financial Bank
Digital Transformation Award
TD Bank
Digital Transformation Award

Awards

  • Banker of the Year (Individual)

    Banker of the Year (Individual)

    This person shone on the front lines this year, winning deals that balanced the needs of the customer with those of the bank. The result was better customer relationships, a better bottom line and a better brand for the bank. Please provide supporting data (metrics, anecdotes, testimonials, etc.) that demonstrate the impact this person has had on the bank.

  • Change Agent Award (Individual)

    Change Agent Award (Individual)

    This person has taken the lead in transforming their bank from within. Whether it's through introducing new technology, new processes, or a new way of thinking at their bank, this person has made impactful changes and has plans to do even more in the future. Please provide supporting data (metrics, anecdotes, testimonials, etc.) that demonstrate the impact this person has had on the bank.

  • Digital Transformation Award (Team)

    Digital Transformation Award (Team)

    This team's leadership and commitment to innovation led to changes in technology that transformed how their bank works. Through cross-functional collaboration, this group not only upgraded internal processes, but also improved the customer experience. Please provide supporting data (metrics, anecdotes, testimonials, etc.) that demonstrate the impact this group has had on the bank.

Meet the 2018 Award Winners

  • PBA Winner - Lance Hatzenbeller

    Banker of the Year (Individual)

    Lance Hatzenbeller

    Idaho Central CU

  • PBA Winner - Peter Kelley

    Digital Transformation Award (Team)

    Peter Kelley

    TD Bank

  • PBA Winner - Elio Pegorer

    Change Agent Award (Individual)

    Elio Pegorer

    Rabobank, Australia New Zealand Group

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