cPort Credit Union is honored to be among the recipients of this year’s Business Giraffe Award from the Maine Children’s Alliance. The 2021 Business Giraffe Award was given to cPort because of our commitment to providing personalized services and connecting with the communities we serve, in particular, for our leadership in lending and financial services for New Mainers.
Kelsey Marquis, SVP & CFO at cPort Credit Union, accepted the award during the Maine Children’s Alliance Champions for Children Celebration on November 4, 2021. “We like that the Giraffe Award is presented to people and organizations that “stick their neck out” for Maine children, youth, and families. At cPort Credit Union, this is something we engage in. We believe that trying new things and taking calculated risks is the best way to stay current and support our communities. At cPort, when we stick our necks out, we are actually trying to listen more closely” explained SVP & CFO Marquis.
The Maine Children’s Alliance is a nonprofit organization. Their mission is to improve the lives of Maine children, youth and families through research, collaboration and advocacy. For 25 years, Maine Children’s Alliance has promoted sound policies and best practices to make sure all Maine children have the resources and opportunity to reach their full potential from birth to adulthood. Maine Children’s Alliance works to make Maine a better place to be a kid.
In her acceptance speech, SVP & CFO Marquis closed with, “Being recognized by Maine Children’s Alliance, which does so much to improve the lives of Maine children, youth and families, not only comes as an honor, it’s a solid confirmation we are staying true to our values. And that underlines the good work we do each day.“