West Lafayette, Ind. — (August 24, 2023) Purdue Federal Credit Union (Purdue Federal) is proud to recognize Kristine Clark for being named The Northwest Indiana Realtor® Association’s (NIRA) Affiliate of the Year. Kristine received this award due to her exceptional member service as well as her active involvement in the community through lending, real estate, and volunteer time. When asked about what it means to win this award, Kristine said, “To be named NIRA’s Affiliate of the Year by a group I hold in such high regard was an unexpected and incredible honor. NIRA works tirelessly to be a premier resource and advocate for their members serving Northwest Indiana. My passion for the past 19 years has been working alongside realtors and assisting homebuyers with financing. I look forward to many more years in this ever evolving industry.”

Kristine has been a part of the Purdue Federal team since October 2021 and works as a Mortgage Loan Specialist. She has a track record of being eager to help and support members throughout the home buying process in whatever way possible. Kristine works in both the Crown Point and La Porte branches and is a great asset to have in Northwest Indiana. “This award is one I proudly share with Purdue Federal Credit Union. They provide support to me that is second to none and that same support is given to every employee and member alike,” said Kristine. 

The NIRA Affiliate of the Year award is for one Affiliate member each year, named at NIRA’s Annual Meeting. This award is based on activity and support of NIRA members. The recipient of this award demonstrates and unwavering commitment to providing exceptional customer service to clients, participates on NIRA committees, supports NIRA events, and volunteers to work at NIRA events. Nominees are submitted by NIRA members and chosen by a committee made up of the past 5 NIRA Realtor® of the Year recipients. 

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 approximately $1.9 billion.