Brian Allande Received 2016 Royal Credit Union Positive Impact Award

Oct 17 2016 | Written By Jennifer McHugh, Director of Public Affairs and Financial Education

Facilities Manager Brian Allande was presented the Royal Credit Union (Royal) 2016 Positive Impact Award.  Allande, a Royal team member since 2012, met the high criteria for this award by demonstrating exceptional commitment to Royal Members through his work operating and maintaining multiple office locations. This is Royal’s highest team member award and only one award, per year is presented.

Royal’s facilities team effectively and efficiently provide maintenance, operational services and utilities services that support Royal Credit Union team members in their service to Members and the community. Allande leads the team and ensures the experience at Royal exceeds Member expectations and provides a comfortable work environment for all team members. Allande goes above and beyond while implementing his daily responsibilities and special projects.

“Brian is a shining example of how Royal team members are committed to living our core purpose and values,” said Rudy Pereira, Royal Credit Union president & CEO.  “Brian’s patience and can-do attitude is remarkable and creates such a positive impact for our team members, Members and the communities we serve. We are very proud to acknowledge his accomplishments with the Positive Impact Award.”

Allande recently worked overtime to make sure an office Royal acquired in St. Paul was ready for team members to serve Members. He also led the effort to move equipment and supplies from our former St. Paul location. Allande has also provided design suggestions, managed contractors and oversaw the development of several new office locations with exceptional attention to detail and a positive attitude.

All Royal team members are eligible to make nominations for the Positive Impact Award. The recipient is chosen by the executive team. The award was presented to Allande at the all-team member Summit meeting on October 10, 2016.

Royal Credit Union is a federally insured credit union serving over 170,000 Members with 24 full service offices.  Wisconsin locations are in Amery, Balsam Lake, Chippewa Falls, Colby, Eau Claire, Hudson, Menomonie, New Richmond, Osceola, Rice Lake, River Falls, St. Croix Falls, Somerset, and Whitehall. Royal Credit Union Minnesota locations are in Edina, Coon Rapids, and St. Paul. Royal is driven by a core ideology which is built on strong purpose and values. Royal is certified by the U.S. Department of the Treasury as a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI).  You can open an account or apply for a low-cost loan at Royal Credit Union if you live or work in 18 counties in Western Wisconsin, 12 counties in the Twin Cities Metro in Minnesota, or are a Realtor in Wisconsin or Minnesota. Visit or call Royal Credit Union at 1-800-341-9911 for more information.