|Rosenthal (left) accepts the Ned Gramlich Lifetime Achievement Awards from OFN President & CEO Mark Pinsky.
(Jan 1, 2009 - New York, NY) On December 10, 2008, Cliff Rosenthal, President/CEO of the National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions (Federation), was honored by the Opportunity Finance Network (OFN) with the 2008 Ned Gramlich Lifetime Achievement Award for Responsible Lending during the recent OFN Conference held in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
In the announcement, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke and OFN President & CEO Mark Pinsky praised Rosenthal for his efforts as a community development advocate and his long-time work with community development credit unions and the Federation.
The Ned Gramlich Lifetime Achievement Award for Responsible Lending honors one person each year who has achieved remarkable success in promoting and implementing responsible financial services for low-income and low-wealth people. Created in 2007 to honor Gramlich, who had passed away that year, this award is OFN’s highest tribute.
To read OFN’s full press release, please click here.