Thompson Takes Leadership Role in Region V

Former examiner began with NCUA in 1988.

Dan Hein Named President/CEO of Alaska Airlines/Horizon Air Employees Federal Credit Union

Dan Hein, the Northwest Credit Union Association’s vice president of finance, has been named president and CEO of Alaska Airlines/Horizon Air Employees Federal Credit Union. He will replace longtime CEO Carnot Reeff, who is retiring after 26 years.

Credit Unions for Kids Brings Wagon, Cash Contributions to Seattle Children’s Hospital

Credit Unions for Kids brightened the holiday season for Seattle Children’s Hospital twice this month — first with a red-wagon delivery by Unitus Community Credit Union and Peninsula Credit Union, and then with an outpouring of support for the annual Miracle Season Telethon on KOMO-TV.

Newly Elected FHLB Board Member Teachworth Discusses Priorities for Credit Union Representation

Credit union representation on the FHLB Seattle Board reaches a new milestone in January. Denali Alaskan FCU’s Bob Teachworth becomes the second credit union representative to serve on the board, joining BECU’s Benson Porter.

Holiday Telethon Raises Funds, Lifts Spirits

With support from Credit Unions for Kids and Alaska USA FCU, the 16th annual Miracle Season holiday telethon generated more than $145,000 in pledges and sponsorships for the Seattle Children’s Hospital and Children’s Miracle Network.

Credit Union Movement Provides Support for Charitable Holiday TV Special

The 16th annual Miracle Season holiday special will air on KOMO 4 TV on Dec. 10 to raise funds and awareness for the Seattle Children’s Hospital with support from Credit Unions for Kids and volunteers from Alaska USA FCU.

Trade Reports Place Washington in the Middle of Merger Trends

Two reports by the Credit Union Times’ Jim Rubenstein this week placed Washington in the middle of what may be examples of trends in strategic mergers between credit unions with multi-state operations.