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Credit Union Honored As Bronze Stevie® Award Winner

Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union Honored As Bronze Stevie® Award Winner In 2019 American Business Awards®

Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union was named the winner of a Bronze Level Stevie® Award in the Branded Entertainment- Consumer category in The 17th Annual American Business Awards® today, for their brand video and 30 second commercial series “Trustworthy Faces,” produced by Zero Gravity. “Trustworthy Faces” was filmed locally in the credit union’s field of membership, and featured members of the community and local businesses, including Coastal Carolina University, Ralph Wilson Law, Nail Couture & Pedispa, The SCOTT’s BAR-B-QUE, Beach House Boat Rentals, Island Vista and Chandee Shrimp Company.

The American Business Awards are the U.S.A.’s premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small.

Carolina Trust President/CEO, Tim Carlisle explained, “We are honored to receive this prestigious award for showcasing our rich history and longevity in the communities we serve.  Our Credit Union was proud to spotlight our members, employees and Board volunteers in this video as a testament to who we are: owners serving owners.”

Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word meaning “crowned,” the awards will be presented to winners at a gala ceremony at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York on Tuesday, June 11.

More than 3,800 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories.

More than 200 professionals worldwide participated in the judging process to select this year’s Stevie Award winners.

“The nominations submitted to The 2019 American Business Awards were outstanding.  They illustrate the continued vibrancy of innovation and high level of achievement across the American economic landscape,” said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards.

Details about The American Business Awards and the list of 2019 Stevie winners are available at

About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards®, The International Business Awards®, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 12,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 70 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide.

Sponsors of The 2019 American Business Awards include HCL America, John Hancock Financial Services, and SoftPro.


About Carolina Trust: For over 60 years, Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union has provided our members with a better way of banking. As a not-for-profit financial cooperative, the Credit Union returns profits to member/owners through competitive rates, lower fees, personal attention and innovative services. Membership is open to residents and business owners of Horry, Georgetown, Marion, Williamsburg, and the southern part of Florence County, SC as well as Brunswick County, NC. To learn more about Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union, call 843.448.2133 or visit, and on Facebook at


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