Northwest Credit Union Leaders Speak at Korean Credit Union Conference

CEOs of two Northwest credit unions presented at a conference in Korea. In the process, they learned the issues credit unions around the world face aren’t so different after all.

Calling all CEOs: Town Hall Series Kicks Off January 21

Mark your calendar to attend a CEO Town Hall meeting in 2016. The first opportunity to network with your Association and your peers is in Vancouver, on January 21.

NCUA’s Chief Economist to Present at CUES/NWUCA Executive Summit

The NCUA’s chief economist will present an economic outlook and his perspective on interest rate risk management at the Executive Summit in Sunriver later this month. John Worth’s economic forecasts help to determine much of the regulator’s policy.

What Makes A Successful Credit Union CEO – Personality Traits or Leadership Skills?

Hiring and developing a successful credit union CEO can’t be reduced to a formula. But the surprising results of a recent Filene Research Institute study could help guide your credit union in the right direction during its next CEO search.

National Speakers Bring Operational Efficiencies, Employee Engagement and Inspiration to Northwest

Northwest credit union leaders heard some candid messages from management specialists Joseph Prunty and Michael Neill at the Small Credit Union Roundtable and NWCUA/CUES Leadership Symposium events last week. Attendee takeaways: balancing focus on profitability with focus on employee engagement.

Yvonne Evers, Renowned CU Coach and Consultant, to Speak at the NWCUA Volunteers’ Conference

A nationally recognized credit union consultant known for coaching boards out of their comfort zones will address the NWCUA Volunteers’ Conference June 7-9. Yvonne Evers will lay out five key strategies to reach the top.

Credit Union CEOs Looking At Economy through Rosier Glasses

According to Catalyst Corporate Federal Credit Union’s quarterly CU CEO Confidence Index, credit union CEOs are becoming increasingly confident that the economy is on the mend.

OnPoint Wins Accolades on Business Journal’s Most Admired Financial Services Companies List

OnPoint Community Credit Union has been recognized as one of Oregon’s “Most Admired Companies.” The Portland Business Journal ranked OnPoint third on its top-10 list in the financial services category.

Catalyst Corporate Offers White Paper on Credit Union Mobile Banking Trends

A white paper from Strategic Link business partner Catalyst Corporate reveals that most credit unions offer mobile banking or plan to introduce it within the next year. Catalyst recently unveiled a mobile banking product to help credit unions keep pace.

CEOs and Execs Invited to Suncadia Resort for High-Level Training and Dialogue

Open to credit union CEOs and senior management, an upcoming NWCUA event offers high-level economic forecasts, networking with peers and Association staff, and updates on innovation and technology to help credit unions stay ahead of the curve.

Credit Union CEOs Urged to Attend Oregon Legislative Leadership Summit

With the Oregon Legislature beginning a short session on Feb. 1, the NWCUA Oregon Legislative Leadership Summit will bring credit union leaders in the state together in a targeted effort to shape the future of the credit union movement.

MountainCrest CEO’s Retirement Honoraria to Benefit ‘BizKid$’ and DE Training

Bob Schumacher, CEO of MountainCrest Credit Union in Everett, Wash., will be retiring in December. Friends and colleagues are celebrating nationwide with honoraria gifts to the NCUF targeting two causes: ‘Biz Kid$’ and the Credit Union Development Education program.

New CEO Orientation Sessions Scheduled for June

The sessions are for CEOs who are new to their position within the last 2-3 years or those who want a refresher on the benefits of association membership.