PenFed Credit Union Sponsors Inaugural San Antonio Veterans in Business Awards

PenFed Credit Union Sponsors Inaugural San Antonio Veterans in Business Awards

TYSONS, Va., Oct. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — PenFed Credit Union , the nation’s second-largest federal credit union, today announced its sponsorship of the 2019 San Antonio Business Journal Veterans in Business Awards . The inaugural awards will honor 12 veterans in business and two veteran-owned companies at an awards breakfast at Brooks City-Base in San Antonio on Thursday, October 10. PENFED logo. (PRNewsFoto/PENFED) “PenFed has proudly supported the defense community since our founding in 1935, and we are honored to partner with San Antonio Business Journal to celebrate business leaders who support the military community in Texas by creating jobs and hiring veterans,” said James Schenck, President and CEO of PenFed Credit Union and CEO of the PenFed Foundation. Retired U.S. Army Sergeant David Reid will be the keynote speaker for the breakfast. Reid is a wounded warrior who began personal training and used his injury to inspire others throughout their journey to a healthier lifestyle. Reid currently serves our nation’s heroes as the executive director of the Robert Irvine Foundation and uses his experiences to inspire hope in those who are overcoming great adversity in their lives. The 2019 honorees were selected by a rigorous panel including San Antonio Business Journal editors. Veterans in Business Individual Honorees: Dr. Byron Hepburn , Associate Vice President and Director – UT Health San Antonio Military Health Institute Bede Ramcharan , CEO – Indatatech Tiffany Tremon t, CEO – Silotech Group Inc. Veteran Owned Company Honorees: PenFed also sponsored 2019 Veterans in Business Awards events in Washington D.C. on June 27 and in Atlanta on September 12. PenFed Foundation, affiliated with PenFed Credit Union, has provided more than $34.5 million in financial support to over 140,000 veterans, active-duty service members, families and caregivers since its founding in 2001. The PenFed Foundation Veteran […]

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