Randi Shober, Financial Counselor for The Ann B. Barshinger Financial Empowerment Center for Lancaster County, a program of Tabor Community Services, was recently nominated for NFCC’s 2016 Counselor of the Year as part of their Awards for Excellence. NFCC, also known as the National Foundation for Credit Counseling, Inc., is a nationwide organization of credit counseling agencies that provides certification for counselors, educational curriculum support, and standards of conduct for its member agencies.
NFCC agencies have counseling offices in all 50 states that provide counseling to more than 3 million consumers annually. Shober is one of 11 counselors nominated across the entire country for this award. According to the NFCC Notables newsletter, “This year’s nominees and winners represent the commitment and dedication to the work our member agencies do every day to help their communities thrive.”
Bob Thomas, Tabor’s president, remarked, “To be nominated for a national award like this says a lot about Randi’s accomplishments, knowledge and skills as a financial counselor.”
The Ann B. Barshinger Financial Empowerment Center for Lancaster County is a new initiative of Tabor and re-orients, re-structures, and strengthens its former Financial and Homeownership Services Division. The new Center provides more accessible, comprehensive, and integrated financial counseling/coaching and education services. Its goal is to help clients develop the knowledge and skills to manage their finances effectively.
Founded in 1968, Tabor Community Services is a non-profit housing and financial counseling agency serving residents of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Tabor’s programs strive to prevent and respond to homelessness, counsel those struggling to manage their personal finances, and assist those who aspire to home ownership. Tabor serves over 4,600 Lancaster County residents annually.