Greater Iowa Web site receives national awards

    February 3, 2012



    Greater Iowa Credit Union has received two awards for the design and content of its Web site.
    Greater Iowa Credit Union received the WebAwards Standard of Excellence in the credit union category. and a W3 award in the banking/bill pay category. The awards were received by Global Reach, the Ames-based Web development firm that partnered with Greater Iowa to create a new site in 2011.
    “The awards are a wonderful endorsement of our site,” said Michael Adams, vice president of marketing and public relations, who oversaw the development of the site from the Greater Iowa side. “I had an incredible team working on content and navigation issues, and I want to particularly acknowledge the work of Rebecca Anderson, Scott Kroeger, Lynn Carr and Peggy Wurster for their contributions.”
    The Web Marketing Association presents the WebAward to websites with outstanding achievement in website development. The W³ Awards honors creative excellence on the web, and recognizes the creative and marketing professionals behind award winning websites.
    "I am very thankful for both the WebAwards and the W3 Awards recognizing these sites and the work of all the professionals who endeavored to put them together,” said Edward Cupps, Creative Director at Global Reach.
    Greater Iowa Credit Union is a not-for-profit financial institution with more than 28,000 members and assets of more than $279 million. Greater Iowa has six branches in Ames, Des Moines, West Des Moines and Denison. For more information, visit