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Former Red Canoe CEO Bob Kane Passes Away Unexpectedly

Kane began his Red Canoe career in 1972 as a loan interviewer.

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Q&A With Chad Olney, New President & CEO of Pacific Crest FCU

Olney takes over for Kathie Philp, a long time credit union advocate. We talked to him about his journey from Board Member to CEO, and his outlook on advocacy.

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Surprises, Suspense, and Connectivity Dominate 2016 MAXX Awards

The top leaders, advocates, chapters, and CUNA Award winning credit unions were honored to close out the 2016 MAXX Convention.

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MAXX Convention: What You Need to Know

The 2016 gathering of Northwest credit union executives is set to test the limits and MAXXimize member value. But first, pump the brakes and find out where to start.

Numerica President, CEO Altepeter to Serve as CUNA Rep on WOCCU Board

She joins Diana Dykstra, President and CEO of the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues to the World Council Board.

Point West Second in Northwest to Earn Juntos Avanzamos Designation

Portland-based Point West Credit Union raised the Juntos Avanzamos flag during a ceremony August 17, symbolizing their commitment to serving the Hispanic and Latino communities.

On the Move: Unitus and OnPoint Welcome New Senior Leadership

Steven Stapp comes to Unitus from San Francisco Federal Credit Union, while Stephen Owen joins OnPoint as COO.

Harborstone Slated to Merge With TULIP Cooperative

If approved by regulators, the merger would take effect on September 1.

ACUC Opens With Welcome From NWCUA President & CEO Troy Stang, Support From Congressman Denny Heck, and Powerful Keynote From Alex Sheen

The conference brings four days of educational content and idea-sharing to downtown Seattle for credit union leaders from around the country.

Rivermark Creates $100,000 Endowment With Oregon Community Foundation

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.

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Recognition Reflection: 2015 Award Winners Look Back

Some 2015 NWCUA award winners and those who nominated them reflect on the recognition leading up to this year’s awards at MAXX Convention in October as the June 22 deadline nears.

iQ Credit Union Announces Appointment of New President and CEO

Kelly Schrader has been selected as iQ Credit Union’s new President and Chief Executive Officer and will assume the new role on June 1, 2016.

NWCUF Board Nominating Committee Formed for 2016

Five Northwest credit union professionals have accepted appointments to the Northwest Credit Union Foundation’s Board of Directors Nominating Committee. Their task will be to help facilitate the Foundation’s governance model.

Sound CU CEO Richard Brandsma Looks Back

Sound Credit Union President & CEO Richard Brandsma retires after nearly four decades of strong, principled leadership with the Credit Union Movement. Anthem talked to him about his beginnings, challenges, and how he almost chose a career as a tax collector with the IRS.

Merkley Tells GAC Delegates He Will Cosponsor Wyden’s MBL Parity Bill

The Northwest sent one of the largest delegations to CUNA GAC to message the Credit Union Difference. The group visited with all Northwest Members of Congress and U.S. Senators.

Grassroots Army Messages Credit Union Difference to Washington Legislators

A grassroots army of 200 credit union employees and members fanned out across the Washington State Capitol complex Thursday, messaging lawmakers about how not-for-profit, cooperative credit unions make communities stronger.

NWCUA Committee Appointments for 2016

The 2016 Northwest Credit Union Association Committee and Task Force network has launched. Nearly 200 credit union professionals are engaged in helping to shape policy, programs, and advocacy efforts.

Rogue Credit Union President & CEO Gene Pelham Gives Rural Oregon a Voice on the Fed

A recent appointment to a Federal Reserve advisory council gives this busy CEO yet another chance to represent and support Northwest credit unions and their members.