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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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NCUA Releases Letter to CUs Regarding Same-Day ACH Payments

The letter reviews the steps credit unions should be taking in order to be ready for the Same-Day ACH payments that will become effective this Friday, September 23rd.

On the Move: NW CU Leaders Hired, Promoted & Recognized

Columbia CU welcomes Filburn as VP of Retail Lending; Oregon State CU Promotes Shirley to AVP of Risk Management & Maps CU’s Porras earns I-CUDE designation.

Build a Stress Management Tool Kit

Strategic Link partner The Trust shares insights on how to handle stress, and is producing an upcoming webinar on work-life balance.

Scott Haeg of Connection Credit Union Earns WCMS Scholarship

The three-year tuition scholarship gives Haeg a strong step toward high-level credit union management.

Set the Stage for Career Growth; WCMS Scholarship Available

A three-year scholarship is available for a Northwest credit union employee to attend the prestigious Western CUNA Management School. The combination of on campus and in-credit union curriculum is considered to be among the nation’s highest level educational opportunities for credit union professionals.

From Robbery to Advocacy: Rachel Pross Honored as Young CU Pro of the Year

From a small, struggling credit union in Arizona to a leading role in the Northwest movement, Rachel Pross has made a huge impact in a short time. And it all started with a robbery.

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

Spokane Federal named among best credit unions to work for; Industrial’s Food Truck Roundup raises $16k for food banks; St. Helens Community donates toy-filled wagons; and Consolidated Community preps new branch.

Crisis Management: When Bad Things Happen to Good Credit Unions

Credit unions usually have strong recovery processes in place to protect their members’ assets and employee safety in times of crisis. But do they know how to communicate their actions to the board, staff, members, and media? Renowned reputation manager Anthony Huey returns to Amplify this fall to offer interactive crisis management guidance.

Catalyst Corporate to Broadcast Mid-Year Economic Update

Credit unions are invited for an in-depth look at current economic trends, and how those trends will impact member spending, loan growth projections, liquidity and more.

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.

Strategic Link Inks Unique Partnership With CUVM

The partnership will help the credit unions of Oregon and Washington manage vendor relationships with CUVM’s innovative services.

Registration Open for 2015 Western CUNA Management School

School has prepared credit union leaders for the evolving marketplace for over half a century. Those looking to advance their careers are encouraged to apply.

Compliance Center: Washington State DCU Releases 2015 Examination Priorities

DCU’s six 2015 exam priorities; question about ChexSystems report requests answered; and legal briefs.

Join Catalyst Corporate for 2015 ‘Blueprint for Success’

Multimedia broadcast will include comprehensive economic outlook for credit unions.

UPDATED: CUNA Mutual Launches Intuitive New Risk Insight Tool

Credit union executives get a quick, clear, high-level overview of their risk areas to help guide strategic planning.

Compliance Center: FFIEC Recommends Participation in Cybersecurity Information Sharing Forum

After assessment, FFIEC recommends financial institutions participate in forum to learn and spread best practices. Plus the compliance question of the week and legal briefs.

Compliance Center: NCUA Discusses Top 10 Cyber Security Areas That Examiners Will Look At

The NCUA lays out the top 10 cyber security areas its examiners may focus on, plus legal briefs and the question of the week.