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On the Move: Rivermark Community CU, Columbia CU Add to Executive Teams

Rivermark promoted Nick Hodson, Rob Mills, and Seth Schaefer to C-level positions in finance, technology and experience, respectively. Columbia welcomed Joey Rudisill as SVP and CIO.

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National Credit Union Foundation Board Nominations Open

Applications must be received by October 14.

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.

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.

CUNA Announces Jim Nussle, Former House Budget Chair, as New CEO

Jim Nussle, former eight-term congressman, House budget chair, White House Management and Budget Office director, named new CUNA CEO.

Continuity: The Missing Ingredient in Most CEO Succession Plans

Succession planning is a key opportunity for all credit unions. CUNA Mutual Group shares some key steps that can transform your credit union from a training ground for other organizations’ leaders into a place where top talent wants to stay and take the reins.

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.

National Credit Union Foundation Seeks Nominees for Four New Board Seats

Nominations are now being accepted for four new seats on the National Credit Union Foundation’s board of directors after the current board amended the organization’s bylaws to add additional positions.

Former NWCUA Exec to Lead NCUF Fundraising Initiatives, Biz Kid$ Outreach

Danielle Brown, a former vice president of member relations for the Northwest Credit Union Association, has been named director of development and donor relations for the National Credit Union Foundation in Madison, Wis.

Amplify Convention: “How to” is the Buzzword

How to show up as an effective leader, marketing on a shoestring and partnering with startup companies are some of the topics Amplify attendees will be diving into in Portland in October. Fifteen breakout sessions are being offered in addition to keynote addresses by five nationally renowned speakers.

Unconventional Speaker Connects at NWCUA/CUES Executive Summit

A motivational speaker dressed in a frumpy patterned dress, outlandish glasses and veiled hat got the attention of high-level credit union leaders attending the NWCUA/CUES Executive Summit. Internationally known presenter Ann Louise Sterry taught attendees to rewire their brains to leverage change.

The Secret Sauce That Turns Members into Net Promoters

How can credit unions get the highest net promoter scores, JD Power rankings and win praise in national consumer financial magazines? Jack Antonini knows. He shared the secret sauce with attendees to the NWCUA/CUES Executive Summit.

NWCUA/CUES Executive Summit Attendees Hear Study Debunking Bank Lobby Claims about Credit Union Tax Model

More than 60 credit union leaders took a deep dive into the ECONorthwest study debunking the bank lobby’s claims about the credit union tax model. The study was a keynote presentation at the NWCUA/CUES Executive Summit taking place this week in Sunriver, Oregon.

Senate Committee to Meet Tuesday to Discuss NCUA Board Nomination

The Senate panel considering the nomination of former Oregon Senator Rick Metsger to the NCUA Board will meet in closed session as its next step Tuesday.

NWCUA/CUES Executive Summit Features Futurist Rob Rubin’s Secret Sauce for Gen Y

The New Age of credit union banking is here as Rob Rubin lends his financial clairvoyance at the 2013 NWCUA/CUES Executive Summit at Sunriver Resort July 24-26. Rubin is widely quoted in national media and has recently published acclaimed research on “effortless” online banking for Gen Y consumers.

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.