Young Credit Union Professionals Convene to Learn and Grow


The Young Credit Union Professionals of Oregon and SW Washington hosted its second annual Executive Roundtable in May and saw a big turnout. 

The Young Credit Union Professionals of Oregon and SW Washington hosted its second annual Executive Roundtable in order to learn more and collaborate with credit union executives who lead various segments of the industry.  

The second roundtable in May drew 55 credit union professionals from across the region where participants engaged in freeform group conversations with executives at different stations  they shared ideas with each other regarding avenues to further advance the health of credit unions in the financial services market. 

The nimble roundtable format offered a unique opportunity to hear a dozen influential leaders share wisdom gained along their professional journeys, including tips for cultivating strong relationships and challenging the status quo. The events are organized to be simultaneously fun, relaxed, and intellectually stimulating. 

“The value of the knowledge shared by our executives is immeasurable  I am so grateful for their participation and look forward to the positive impact YCUP continues to draw and the young professionals it will reach,” said Michael Murdoch, YCUP President. 

The credit union executives who graciously volunteered their time include: 

Angie Leppert — Chief Experience Officer, Fibre Federal Credit Union 
David Keegan — Chief Information Officer, Fibre Federal Credit Union 
John Moore  —  Chief Experience Officer, Wauna Federal Credit Union 
Cori Poland — Chief Experience Officer, Rivermark Community Credit Union 
Rich Muckey — Chief Lending Officer, Rivermark Community Credit Union 
Brian Griffis — Chief Financial Officer, Rivermark Community Credit Union 
Jason Werts — Chief Operating Officer, Unitus Community Credit Union 
Randy Goshow — Chief Risk & Financial Officer, InRoads Credit Union  
Ron Winter — Chief Experience Officer, InRoads Credit Union 
Eric Petracca — Chief Operations Officer, iQ Credit Union 
Steve Pagenstecher — Chief Operations Officer, Point West Credit Union

Young Professionals host event in June: Hops for Hope 

In an effort to continue to give back to the communities in which they do business, the YCUP Oregon & SW WA will host an evening of craft beers and delicious ciders for auction to support Credit Unions for Kids and directly benefit Doernbecher Children’s Hospital. The organization is partnering with the Cascadia Chapter of Credit Unions to offer a memorable and fun event. 

Hops for Hope gets underway at Revolution Hall in Portland on Saturday, June 22 from 5-8:30 p.m. with entertainment, music, friends, fun, and many great items up for auction. Hops for Hope is open to all who want to make a difference in a child’s life. 

Unable to join in the fun?

Donation opportunities are available at the following levels: 

  • In-Kind: $250
  • Care Package: $500
  • Lifesaver: $1,000 

For more information or to purchase tickets, visit the event page 

For more information about getting involved with Young Professional groups contact Carmen Vigil.

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