Credit Union CEO Presented Angel in Adoption Award by Congress

September 23, 2014 – Glendora, Calif. – On September 16, 2014, America’s Christian Credit Union (ACCU) President and CEO Mendell L. Thompson was presented with the Angel in Adoption™ award by the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute (CCAI), after being selected by Sen. Roger Wicker of Mississippi, for his outstanding advocacy of defending the cause of the fatherless.

Wicker, a strong advocate for adoption said, “Mr. Thompson’s influential work in lending to churches and families provides a wonderful example for other credit unions and financial institutions to follow.  I commend Mr. Thompson for his assistance in facilitating the adoption process of so many children.”

The Pin Ceremony was followed by a gala on September 17. ACCU Board Chairman Norm Sauvé, Board member Kevin Mannoia, city of Glendora Council Member Doug Tessitor, and New Beginnings International Children's and Family Services President Tom Velie joined Thompson at the celebration.