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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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Dear World MAXX Photos Available: What Next?

The dozens of attendees who shared their individual stories with the larger MAXX Convention audience can now download their images. What happens next? We talked to Dear World’s lead storyteller, Katie Greenman, to find out.

MAXX Mobile Phone App Gives Attendees MAXXimum Exposure to Convention Experience

The MAXX 2016 Convention in SeaTac will now be available in attendees’ pockets, allowing them to keep up with events and news during the convention in October.

Leveraging Self-Service to Create The Ultimate Shared Branch Experience

Self-service and shared branching work together to bring greater efficiencies and convenience to credit unions and their members. Your Strategic Link partner, CO-OP Financial Services, shares suggestions for enhancing your members’ experience.

New Video: Transforming Teens’ Financial Literacy Skills

A new video from the NCUF highlights the power of Financial Reality Fairs to transform high schoolers’ understanding of personal financial management.

Updated: Fund Your GAC Experience with Crasher Program, Grassroots Grant

Through the NWCUA’s Grassroots Grant Fund and the Crash the GAC program from CUNA and The Cooperative Trust, Northwest credit union advocates have two ways to get their GAC experience funded.

News & Notes: Here’s What’s Happening Around the Northwest

Join Kitsap Chapter for charity golf tourney; Red Canoes overflow; Consolidated Community paints giant Rip City; ACU’s Leonard inducted into Hall of Honor; Volunteer with WSECU for financial reality fair; Solarity hires mortgage lending officer.

3 Ways Autoland Delivers a Hassle-Free, Credit Union Centered Car Buying Experience

Autoland takes the hassle out of car buying for your members, and makes your credit union central to the car buying experience.

Advantis Credit Union Debuts Video Teller Technology at Remodeled Lloyd Center Branch

The new technology maintains the high level of personal member service the credit union is known for while adding the convenience of an ATM, and allows branch staff to focus on spending more personal time with members to help them with more complex goals and challenges.

News & Notes: Here’s What’s Happening Around the Northwest

NW Plus Credit Union gives thousands in scholarships; Rachel Pross joins Oregon State Credit Union as AVP; BECU promotes Melanie Walsh to SVP of Human Resources.

Northwest ‘Crashers’ Reflect on Jet Lag, 17-Hour Days, and ‘Unforgettable’ GAC Experience

Two young professionals from the Northwest who “crashed” CUNA’s GAC with support from The Trust and the Northwest Credit Union Foundation share about their experience.

Millennials & Member Experience: CO-OP’s Top Ideas from 2014

Read the year’s top posts on connecting with millennials and reinvigorating your member experience, complements of CO-OP.

CUNA Mutual Group’s Sachatello on How to Build a Great Brand

Brand marketing expert Susan Sachatello shared the fundamentals of building and maintaining great brands with Northwest credit union leaders at Amplify.

News & Notes: Here’s What’s Happening Around the Northwest

STCU surprises teachers with back-to-school grants, Pacific Crest Federal Credit Union and Columbia Credit Union welcome new VPs, Georgia Miller retires from STCU board.

Members Will Feel the Difference of Integrated Services

CO-OP shares the benefits of integrated services and driving member satisfaction at regional events this fall.

News & Notes: Here’s What’s Happening Around the Northwest

TwinStar CLO completes DE certification; Peninsula branch manager awarded Bank On scholarship; Wauna announces new branch management.

WCMS Completes 54th Session

Ten Northwest credit union professionals were among 89 to graduate from the Western CUNA Management School late last month.

WCMS Graduates 89; STCU’s Gannon Wins Clark Award

Eighty-nine credit union professionals graduated from the Western CUNA Management School last week. Marci Gannon, a project manager for STCU, reflects on winning the Charles M. Clark Memorial Award, a high honor.