CFS Financial Advisor at NASA Federal Credit Union Awarded for Outstanding Performance in Investment Services

Aug 14, 2013, 13:20 ET from NASA Federal Credit Union

UPPER MARLBORO, Md., Aug. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Federal Credit Union announced that Erdal Elmas, CFP®, a Financial Advisor affiliated with broker dealer and Registered Investment Adviser CUSO Financial Services, LP, (CFS), earned the 2012 Silver Pacesetter Award at the CFS "Passion. Innovation. Success." 2013 Annual Conference, recently held in San Diego, California. The award honors the top producing registered representatives among CFS's nearly 200 credit union and bank programs.


Elmas was credited with generating significant revenue while providing investment and retirement planning services to NASA Federal Credit Union members. He has served the credit union membership for nearly 11 years.

"We congratulate Erdal on his accomplishment and are proud of the continued outstanding service he has provided to our members over the years," said Senior Vice President of NASA Federal Credit Union Operations, Jim MacPhail. We honor Erdal's hard work and commitment to his members. His knowledge, experience and dedication to quality member service are an inspiration to all of us who strive for excellence in our profession."

The annual awards are presented by CFS as a way to recognize top registered representatives for their dedication to high standards, commitment to superior service and outstanding performance in delivering investment services to clients. 

In addition to financial planning and investment services, NASA Federal Credit Union also provides consumer, home and auto loans, deposit services and online banking services. For additional information, please call 1-888-NASA-FCU or visit online at

About NASA Federal Credit Union: NASA Federal Credit Union is a not-for-profit financial cooperative owned entirely by its members and operated for the benefit of all who belong. Chartered in 1949, NASA Federal Credit Union serves the diverse needs of more than 85,000 members with a full array of financial services and the strength of over $1 billion in assets.

About CUSO Financial Services, LP: Full-service, broker dealer CUSO Financial Services, L.P. (Member FINRA/SIPC), provides customized investment and insurance solutions to nearly 200 credit unions and banks throughout the country.  Headquartered in San Diego, with branch offices and licensed representatives nationwide, the broker dealer is an SEC Registered Investment Adviser, offering retirement services, wealth management, and fee-based and insurance products for both individuals and business customers. For more information, see

Non-deposit investment products and services are offered through CUSO Financial Services, L.P. ("CFS"), a registered broker-dealer (Member FINRA/SIPC) and SEC Registered Investment Advisor.  Products offered through CFS: are not NCUA/NCUSIF or otherwise federally insured, are not guarantees or obligations of the credit union, and may involve investment risk including possible loss of principal.  Investment Representatives are registered through CFS.  NASA Federal Credit Union has contracted with CFS to make non-deposit investment products and services available to credit union members.

CFP® and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ are certification marks owned by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc.  These marks are awarded to individuals who successfully complete the CFP Board's initial and ongoing certification requirements.

SOURCE NASA Federal Credit Union