On the Move: Columbia CU, Oregon State CU Announce New Hires & Promotions

The latest Northwest credit union staffing and HR news.

OnPoint Community CU Named One of Oregon’s Most Admired Companies

Portland Business Journal ranked the credit union as number three on list in the financial services category.

Peninsula CU’s Jim Morrell Brings Executive Voice to NACHA Board

In addition to serving on the Boards of NACHA and WesPay, Morrell also serves on the Boards of The Community Foundation of South Puget Sound and the Credit Unions for Kids Advisory Group for Seattle Children’s Hospital.

SMCU to Mark Beacon Hill Branch Opening & Juntos Avanzamos Celebration

The branch is located in the new Plaza Roberto Maestas, developed by El Centro de la Raza.

Dennis Clinton Honored After Four Decades of Service

The retiring Spokane City CU CEO was recognized by NWCUA Board Member Debie Keesee with a Proclamation detailing his substantial career on behalf of the Movement.

BECU’s Benson Porter Recognized With Executive Excellence Award

Presented by Seattle Business Magazine, the award recognized Porter alongside fellow Seattle-area executives from T-Mobile to MOD Pizza.

Fibre FCU’s Shannon Cahoon Talks Financial Education ROI on Foundation Podcast

The Next Top Credit Union Exec winner shared her work on tracking the return on investment in financial education, and more.

Wauna CU Hosts Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at Mortgage Origination Office

The office will include an Interactive Teller Machine (ITM) in mid, June, as well.

On the Move: Mid Oregon CU Adds Kevin Cole as CFO

Cole’s main responsibilities include corporate strategy implementation along with financial and enterprise risk management.

BECU Among Five Foundation Grant Recipients for Consumer Financial Health Check-ups

The Foundation originally approved $90,000 for the financial health check-ups, but is able to fund up to $108,000 to the five credit unions after a donation of $18,000 from CUNA Mutual Group in support of this effort.

Advantis CU Announces Full-Service Branch for Portland’s Woodstock Neighborhood

The branch will be located in a well-known building in the heart of the Woodstock neighborhood: the former location of Beckwith Cycle.

On the Move: Oregon State CU Names Ron Smith External Mortgage Loan Officer

Smith will concentrate his effort on Linn and Deschutes counties.

Kent Oram, Mandy Jones Join WCMS Board of Trustees

Comprised of nine credit union CEOs, two League presidents, the WCMS president, and WCMS provost—the board is responsible for oversight and direction of the school.

Columbia CU Awards $2,488 Grant to Innovative Services NW

The grant supports the work of their Pediatric Therapy and Neurodevelopmental Center.