SavvyIntel Hosting August 17 Webinar on Leveraging Data to Predict Future Behavior

The Strategic Link betaSpace partner announced a new website recently, and is hosting a webinar on how credit unions can take member transactional data and put it to good use listening and responding to member needs.

Say Goodbye to Plastic

NWCUA Strategic Link partner CSCU talks about moving away from the physical card and going digital.

NWCUA Committee Appointments for 2016

The 2016 Northwest Credit Union Association Committee and Task Force network has launched. Nearly 200 credit union professionals are engaged in helping to shape policy, programs, and advocacy efforts.

Pacific NW Federal Credit Union’s Judy Kennedy Wins Business Person of the Year

Kennedy was honored by the Future Business Leaders of America for her voluntary efforts to spread financial literacy and support young leaders.

NCUA: No Stabilization Fund Assessments in the Foreseeable Future

Careful management and improving economy have driven assessment projections into the negative, says Matz.

Liz Henderson of Maps Wins Emerging Leaders Scholarship

The scholarship, sponsored by Strategic Link, gives Henderson free tuition to transformational leadership program.

Futurist to Recruit Credit Union “Change Agents” at Amplify

An expert in future studies plans to “infect as many change agents as possible” from the stage at Amplify Convention this fall. Andy Hines, a futurist and executive-in-residence at the University of Houston, is among keynote speakers headlining the NWCUA’s annual convention in Spokane.

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.

New CUNA Video Says NCUA’s Risk-Based Capital Proposal Could Hinder Future Growth

Woodstone Credit Union President/CEO Susan Streifel and other members of CUNA’s executive committee talk about the long-term implications of the NCUA’s Risk-Based Capital proposal in a new video that urges credit unions to get involved in the nationwide effort to improve the rule.

Point West Credit Union’s Amy Nelson and Nick Hodson: Ready to Pay It Forward

With 2013 in the rear-view mirror, Anthem asked Northwest credit union presidents and CEOs to reflect on the past, consider what lies ahead and talk about the challenges — and the opportunities — that await credit unions in 2014. Today: Amy Nelson and Nick Hodson, co-CEOs of Point West Credit Union.

New Gesa CEO Don Miller: ‘One of the Best Ways I Can Serve is to Listen’

With the word ‘interim’ gone from his title, Gesa Credit Union President/CEO Don Miller says that one of the best ways he can serve members in the future “is to truly listen to them. After all, this is their credit union.”

Doug Page Takes the Helm as President/CEO of Great NorthWest Federal Credit Union

Doug Page became president and CEO of Great NorthWest Federal Credit Union on Jan. 1. Last week, he sat down with Anthem to reflect on his nearly 20 years at Great NorthWest and talk about what he sees in the credit union’s future.

For New Verity CEO John Zmolek, the Future is about ‘Enhancing Members’ Lives’

When he was named president and CEO of Verity Credit Union last month, John Zmolek talked about continuing “Verity’s mission of enhancing members’ lives.” Anthem asked him to expand on that idea, to reflect for a moment on his time at Verity, and to tell us what he sees in the credit union’s future.

Northwest Credit Unions Cheer News of No Stabilization Fund Assessment

Northwest credit unions cheered the news this week that there will be no Corporate Stabilization Fund assessment in 2014, saying the decision by the National Credit Union Administration “demonstrates the resiliency of the credit union system.”

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.

Andy Hines, Notable Futurist at the University of Houston Graduate Program, Slated to Speak at the NWCUA Volunteers’ Conference

Futurist Andy Hines will address credit union directors at the NWCUA Volunteers’ Conference this week. Hines believes technology, economic, environmental and other financial trends bode well for credit unions.

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.

Spokane Credit Union Uses New Brand to Create ‘Global Citizens’

When Global Credit Union publicly launched its new brand last month, it unveiled a new look and a new strategic vision that together embody the foundations of both the credit union itself and the broader credit union movement.