Mountain America Credit Union Opens First Branch in Northern Idaho


Mountain America Credit Union celebrates the grand opening of its new branch in Post Falls, Idaho. The location will serve Idaho, as well as eastern Washington.

Surrounded by a host of local citizens and elected officials, northwest credit union colleaguesmembers of the chamber of commerce and staff, Sterling Nielsen, President and CEO of Mountain America Credit Union opened its first branch in Northern Idaho.  

The new location in Post Falls, Idaho, is located near the border of Idaho and Washington. It will serve the credit union’s current membership, while providing services to new members in the area. 

Jason Steenstra, the new branch’s Mangerhas opened several locations for Mountain America. He recently relocated his family from the Idaho Falls area and is looking forward to growing the credit union’s service capabilities for members in the area.  

“We have hired an amazing staff that is eager to serve the Post Falls community and surrounding areas,” Steenstra said. 

The Northwest Credit Union Association team was pleased to join Idaho Legislators Ron Mendive (RCoeur d’Alene3) and Tony Wisniewski (RPost Falls3) as well as the Mayor of Post Falls, Ron Jacobsen, for the ribbon cutting ceremony.   

Jacobsen said the new location will be valuable for the community and expressed his gratitude to the credit union for rehabilitating and re-opening a former branch of a national bank, which will once again be able to serve the citizens of Post Falls.  

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