NASW Foundation Board Member, Lorraine Cole, PhD, is a 2020 recipient of the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America People’s Choice Award. Dr. Cole and Corvelli McDaniel, U.S. Department of the Treasury employees, were honored with this award Also called the “Sammies” and known as the “Oscars” of government service, the award recognizes the duo for creating and leading Treasury’s Bank Mentor-Protégé Program.
This innovative program provides small and minority-owned banks with management and technical assistance, enabling them to better serve low- and moderate-income communities. Follow this link to read more about McDaniel and Cole and their work in an article published by Government Executive.
NASW and the NASW Foundation are very proud of Lorraine's latest achievement and send her warm congratulations!