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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.

Old West FCU, Union Wallowa Baker FCU to Merge

Pending regulatory approval, the combined credit union would have assets of over $160 million and serve more than 12,000 members in eight Oregon counties.

CULAC FAQ

July is CULAC Month! We have some frequently asked questions on what CULAC is, and how your credit union can engage during July, and year-round in supporting credit union champions to Congress.

New Clackamas FCU Branch Coming Later This Summer

Clackamas Federal Credit Union is set to debut its seventh branch.

Judges Approve 39 Spectrum Marketing Awards

Eighteen Northwest credit unions are getting welcoming news from the Northwest Credit Union Association this week—they’ve won Spectrum Marketing Awards. The honors will be presented in Portland April 7, with the Marketers Conference scheduled the following day.

Linn-Co FCU Puts Positive Tone on School Year for Students in Need

The credit union helped 300 underprivileged kids get ready for school by sponsoring a school supply “shopping spree” together with other leading community organizations.

Mt. Hood Chapter Kicks Off New Era

Upcoming compliance panel is the Mt. Hood Chapter’s first event under new leadership and with new strategy. Register to attend today.

NCUA Awards Grants to 11 Northwest Credit Unions

The grants fund staff training and student internships for low-income designated credit unions, and are focused on building capacity for the future.

Spokane Chapter, Children’s Miracle Network, Celebrate Credit Unions for Kids Success

Spokane credit unions hit it out of the park on behalf of Credit Unions for Kids—raising over $159,000. Their 2013 fundraising efforts were celebrated at a recent awards ceremony.

Northwest Delegation Heads to NCUA Listening Sessions

Northwest credit unions will be well-represented at the NCUA’s Listening Session in Los Angeles Thursday. The event is the first of three Listening Sessions that NCUA Chair Debbie Matz has scheduled for this summer.

Oregon Employees FCU is now Heritage Grove Federal Credit Union

Heritage Grove Federal Credit Union, formerly known as Oregon Employees FCU has launched with a new name and brand.

WCMS Graduates 89 Professionals; Five from Northwest Receive High Honors

Fifteen Northwest credit union professionals were among 89 graduating from the Western CUNA Management School. The Lambda Class of 2013 included five high honors students from the Northwest.

NWCUA Board Members Selected

Board positions have been determined for the NWCUA Board of Directors, with new members officially beginning service during the Amplify Convention October 8, 2013 in Portland.

Autoland Earnings 76% Ahead of Forecast

The experience that Autoland provides for consumers, along with attractive leasing programs and vehicle prices, have returned revenue 76% ahead of forecasted earnings. That means the Strategic Link partner will be able to continue offering value to credit unions, auto dealerships, and main street consumers.

Mary Greco Takes the Reins at Clackamas FCU

Mary Greco is off and running as the new CEO of Clackamas Federal. In her busy first few weeks at the helm, Greco welcomed four new board officers, and saw a $1.3 million dollar day due to a consumer loans promotion.

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Northwest Credit Union Leaders to Continue Service on Catalyst Board of Directors

Northwest credit union leaders Rick Hein and Bill Before will continue service as members of the board for Catalyst Corporate Federal Credit Union. The corporate credit union serves 1,300 credit unions across the country.

NWCUA Members Garner Key National Leadership Posts

Northwest credit unions will have a strong national voice on CUNA committees this year. Fourteen credit union leaders have been appointed to committees that help to determine future policy and advocacy positions.

Make Joe Robertson a CU Hero with Just Two Clicks

Retired Our Community Credit Union CEO Joe Robertson has been nominated by Credit Union Magazine readers as a candidate for Credit Union Hero of the Year—but he needs your vote to win.