The fund will provide grants to non-profit organizations that support small businesses with ready access to capital and other resources to succeed, resulting in improved economic vitality in the local community.
With 2013 in the rear-view mirror, Anthem asked Northwest credit union presidents and CEOs to reflect on the year that was, consider what lies ahead and talk about the challenges — and the opportunities — that await credit unions in 2014. Today: Scott Burgess, president and CEO of Rivermark Community Credit Union.
With the NWCUA announcing its committee rosters for 2014 this week, Anthem asked Scott Burgess, Rivermark Community Credit Union’s president and CEO, to reflect on the Oregon Governmental Affairs Committee’s accomplishments in 2013 and look forward to the coming year, when he’ll return as its co-chair.
Within just a few hours of receiving a call to action from Rivermark President/CEO Scott Burgess, thousands of Rivermark members responded, signing the NWCUA’s online petition opposing the bank lobby’s attack on credit unions’ tax structure.
Rivermark CEO Scott Burgess told a state-wide radio audience this week how consumers benefit from credit unions’ structure, value and community outreach. Burgess was a featured guest on Oregon Public Broadcasting’s Think Out Loud.
Scott Burgess, president and CEO of Rivermark Community Credit Union, was appointed by Gov. John Kitzhaber to serve on the newly formed Oregon Growth Board, which will oversee a more efficient, effective jobs and business growth program.