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Idaho Central Credit Union CEO Kent Oram Announces Retirement

The credit union’s board of directors has selected current EVP and COO Brenda Worrell to succeed Oram. She’ll take the reins of the organization on Jan. 1, 2023.

Q&A: Rogue Credit Union’s Matt Stephenson on His New Role as President & CEO

In a recent interview with Anthem, Stephenson comments on his career journey and vision for the future.

CUNA Board Director Jim Morrell Shares Key Updates from Q1 Board Meeting

Morrell sheds light on several national priorities including DEI, Ukraine relief, and more.

Two Oregon CEOs Lend Expertise to Business & Industry Board

OBI is considered the most effective statewide business advocacy group in Oregon.

ICCU’s Kent Oram on Leading Through Change and Planning for the Future

In an interview with, Oram shares his philosophy on innovation and growth: “Never take your foot off the pedal.”

MAXX Summit Advocate Award Winner Jim Morrell

Credit Union Champion Jim Morrell Seated on CUNA Board of Directors

Morrell fills the District 6 seat representing credit unions in several western states with fewer than 57,000 members

Mid Oregon CEO Bill Anderson to Retire; BOD Names President Kevin Cole as Successor

Anderson will end his 32-year career with the Bend, Oregon-based credit union next January.

Rogue’s CEO, Gene Pelham, Inducted into Credit Union House Hall of Leaders

Pelham has graced the Credit Union Movement with decades of leadership.

NWCUA Board Chair Jeff Adams on “Shining an Even a Brighter Light on Credit Unions: Elevating the Association Model”

Chair Adams pens a thought-leadership article highlighting how the combination of NWCUA and the Mountain West Credit Union Association will elevate credit unions’ impact.

MountainCrest Credit Union CEO Mark Morrison to Retire

Following an impressive 44-year credit union career, Morrison will hand the reins to Susan Webster on May 1.

“The Best is Yet to Come!”

MWCUA Board Chair Todd Marksberry pens a thought-leadership piece that sheds light on the potential ways a combination of MWCUA and NWCUA would amplify credit unions’ impact and drive growth.

CapEd’s Todd Erickson Joins NWCUA Board of Directors

Erickson steps into the remainder of Kent Oram’s three-year term, which ends in October.

2022 NWCUA Committees

How 288 Credit Union Professionals Will Help Shape the Future of the Northwest Movement

By serving on NWCUA committees or task forces in 2022, they will have a direct impact on the innovative products credit unions offer, advancing advocacy priorities, and more.

TAPCO and Rogue Credit Unions Announce New CEOs

Both Justin Martin and Matt Stephenson bring extensive financial background and executive leadership to their new roles.

The Credit Union Movement Remembers Tom Sargent

Sargent was an innovation pioneer and an early champion of Credit Unions for Kids.

United Way of Treasure Valley CEO Nora Carpenter Joins NWCUF Board

Carpenter’s deep knowledge of Northwest demographics and extensive experience in the nonprofit sector complement the Foundation’s work.

Shelli Bardsley: A 2021 Summit Icon

For over four decades, her passion for developing and retaining talent have helped drive ICCU’s success.

Mark Morrison: A 2021 Summit Icon

Making members’ lives better has been Morrison’s mission for more than four decades.