Fibre Federal CU’s Shannon Cahoon Takes CUES Next Top CU Exec Competition

The Community Outreach Coordinator’s project to track the ROI on financial education investment put her over the top.

Two of Top Five in CUES Top CU Exec Contest Hail from Northwest

As the finalist list moves from 15 to five, young credit union professionals from Oregon and Washington advanced.

Two NW Entries Make Top 15 in CUES Next Top CU Exec Competition

What began as more than 200 young credit union leaders at the beginning of the nomination process has made it to the next round.

Fibre Federal and NW Priority CU Home to Candidates for 2016 CUES Next Top Credit Union Executive Search

The competition is hosted by CUES, in partnership with DDJ Myers and Currency, and features several phases of competition.

Pat Smith Inducted Into CUES Hall of Fame

CUES cited Smith’s long list of professional achievements and contributions to the Credit Union Movement in adding her to the distinguished company of the CUES Hall of Fame.

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.

All Work and No Play? Not When Sunriver Hosts the 2014 CUES Council/NWCUA Executive Summit

Credit union CEOs and their leadership teams can mix business with pleasure at the 2014 CUES Council/NWCUA Executive Summit, which will be held July 30-Aug. 1 at the beautiful Sunriver Resort in central Oregon. Reservations are being accepted now.

What a Week at Maps Credit Union! Nowacki Will Lead Connecticut Credit Union League; Brenneman Named 2013 CUES Next Top Exec

Jill Nowacki, Maps Credit Union’s vice president of development, was named president and CEO of the Credit Union League of Connecticut on Tuesday. On Wednesday, Maps Business Development Officer Amanda Brenneman was named the 2013 CUES Next Top Credit Union Exec during ceremonies in San Diego.

Bill Cheney to Headline NWCUA/CUES Executive Summit

CUNA President/CEO Bill Cheney will share an executive dialogue with attendees to the NWCUA/CUES Executive Summit in Sunriver July 24-26. In an interactive, 90-minute discussion, Cheney will answer questions about the regulatory burden and pending legislation, as well as listen to credit union executives’ concerns.

NWCUA’s Partnership with CUES Kicks Off with Spring Leadership Symposium

The NWCUA is teaming with the OR/WA Northwest Council of CUES to present the Spring Leadership Symposium, which will feature a discussion with CUNA’s Paul Gentile about raising credit unions’ visibility in addition to legislative updates and networking opportunities.

Historic NWCUA, CUES Partnership Strengthens Local Influence

A partnership between the NWCUA and the Credit Union Executive Society will give Northwest credit unions increased access to high-level professional development resources and networking opportunities for their CEOs and executives.

OSU Federal’s Peter Walker One of Five CUES ‘Next Top Exec’ Finalists

Peter Walker, a regional branch manager for OSU Federal Credit Union, is one of five finalists for the 2012 CUES “Next Top Credit Union Executive” challenge. He will travel to Florida in early November for the final round of judging.

Members in the News

Your rundown on who’s doing what in the Northwest credit union movement.

CUES Renews Agreement with JMFA ESG

Strategic Link partner JMFA Executive Search Group reports that it has extended its partnership with the Credit Union Executives Society to provide credit unions with continued access to exceptional talent recruitment at an affordable cost.

Harvey Rides Off into Sunset

The Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union chief retired after 19 years in the corner office, and 40 years in the finance industry.

Numerica Credit Union Chief Executive Officer Announcement

After an extensive search, the Numerica Credit Union board appointed Carla Altepeter as the credit union’s new Chief Executive Officer, replacing the retiring Dennis Cutter.