Trophy Deal of the Year
This relationship manager was able to bring in one of those career defining deals. It was a big loan, to a big customer, and they had to fight to win it.
A.k.a. The Rocky Balboa Award. The winner of this award didn’t give up on a competitive deal even though it looked hopeless. Because of their grit, they won the deal adding to the success of the bank.
Lender of the Year
The Big Kahuna. Based on some combination of all of the other categories, this was the relationship manager who rocked 2016. Their performance, attitude, and ability to form well-meaning relationships added immensely to the success of their bank over the past year.