West Lafayette, Ind. — (March 18, 2024) Purdue Federal Credit Union (Purdue Federal) is proud to announce that they were recently named the winner of the Corporate Responsibility Award at the 4th Annual Crossroads Chamber Business Excellence Awards in Northwest Indiana. The Crossroads Chamber event celebrates businesses, nonprofits, and individuals that make a difference in The Region. The winner of the Corporate Responsibility Award is given to a business that has a proven record of generosity and who has demonstrated outstanding civic and philanthropic responsibility within the community. 

Crossroads Chamber board member and chairman of the Business Excellence Awards, Shawn Petitt stressed how important the awards ceremony is in recognizing businesses in the community. “The impact that the business community has is astronomical, we go from 36,000 people to a daytime population of close to 100,000 people because of the business community. Those workers that come in and work daily, we appreciate it,” says Pettit. Purdue Federal was one of nine award winners during the evening. 

For Purdue Federal, this is an outstanding honor to receive as growth in the Northwest Indiana market continues to be a focus. “This is a great recognition for the credit union, especially given that we were recognized in our newest region,” said Jackie Hofman, senior vice president of human resources and marketing. “We are making a difference in the community each and every day.”  

For more information about Purdue Federal, please visit purduefed.com. To find out more about Crossroads Chamber, please visit crossroadschamber.org. 


About Purdue Federal Credit Union

Purdue Federal Credit Union (Purdue Federal) was founded on Purdue University’s West Lafayette campus in 1969. Purdue Federal’s membership base includes students, faculty and staff, and communities where Purdue University and its regional campuses operate. The credit union is a member-owned financial cooperative with more than 100,000 members nationwide and assets of approximately $1.9 billion.