AZ Day at the Capitol: Landings’ Brian Lee Honored as AZ Advocate of Year

For his never-ceasing work to advocate for the credit union charter, Brian Lee, President and CEO of Landings Credit Union, was honored today during the Arizona Credit Union Day at the Capitol, as 2023’s advocate of the year.

In presenting the honors, Jennifer Wagner, GoWest’s EVP and Chief Advocacy Officer noted that Lee was “everywhere” advocates needed to be last year, advocating for credit unions. His accomplishments included:


  • Service as Co-chair of the inaugural GoWest Arizona Governmental Affairs Committee,
  • Attendance at the introductory meeting with Barbara Richardson as she took the reins as Director of the Arizona DIFI,
  • Hosting candidate meetings at Landings CU,
  • Support at a fundraiser for Arizona Senator Krysten Sinema,
  • Attendance at Governor Hobbs’ inauguration,
  • Active advocacy at the national Governmental Affairs Conference, Day at the Capitol, and all GAC meetings.

Credit Union West and Vantage West CU were presented with “Top of the Hill” honors for their commitments to advancing advocacy, both at the hyper-local state level and in the Beltway.


Posted in Advocacy on the Move, Arizona Advocacy.