Matched Education Savings Account (MESA) Program to Take Root in Northwest Credit Unions

A partnership between the Northwest Credit Union Foundation and Montana Credit Unions for Community Development will expand a matching funds college savings program to Northwest credit unions.

Filene Announces Next i³ Innovation Class

The credit union think tank’s innovation program will welcome two new participants from the Northwest.

Top Directors Honored at NWCUA Directors’ Conference

The contributions of credit union board members were celebrated at a gala awards dinner during the NWCUA Directors’ Conference last week in Vancouver, Washington.

Filene’s i3: Here’s Your Chance to ‘Turn Consumer Finance Upside Down’

Filene Research Institute will soon begin recruiting the next class of innovators for its i3 program. It’s a unique chance for the next generation of credit union leaders to “change the world of consumer finance.”

Keynote Speakers at Amplify: Embrace Innovation But Always Remember, ‘The Messenger Is As Important As The Message’

“Winging it” might not work when credit unions want to share their story with the news media, but embracing innovation and quickly being able to think on your feet—and out of the box—can often be the key to success. Those were among the talents demonstrated last week at the Northwest Credit Union Association’s Amplify Convention in Portland.

With Gabel as Emcee, NCUF Presents Herb Wegner Memorial Awards

More than 800 credit union advocates and their families gathered in Washington, D.C., Monday night to honor the industry’s best at the Herb Wegner Memorial Awards dinner. The NWCUA’s Denise Gabel brought her signature blend of humor and insight to her role as Master of Ceremonies.

NWCUA’s Gabel in Spotlight at Herb Wegner Awards

The NWCUA’s Denise Gabel will emcee the NCUF’s Herb Wegner Awards Dinner in Washington, D.C., next week during the CUNA GAC, which Gabel described as “the heartbeat of the credit union movement.”

Renowned Credit Union Innovator to Join NWCUA as COO

Denise Gabel, currently the chief finance and strategy officer at the Filene Research Institute, has been named the chief operating officer of the NWCUA, effective Nov. 5.

Nationally Known Credit Union Movement Innovator Joins NWCUA as COO

Denise Gabel has been named Chief Operating Officer of the Northwest Credit Union Association (NWCUA). Gabel will report directly to Troy Stang, the Association’s president and CEO. The appointment is effective November 5, 2012.

Leadership Symposium Hot Topic: Are Your New Members Taking Out Loans?

Keeping the shine on credit unions following Bank Transfer Day and face-to-face dialog with state and federal regulators will highlight the first-ever Leadership Symposium Feb. 10 in Portland.

Filene’s Denise Gabel to headline Feb. 10 Leadership Symposium

Credit union leaders have a rare opportunity to meet face-to-face with the Filene’s Denise Gabel and regulators from Washington and Oregon at the year’s first Leadership Symposium in Portland on Feb. 10.