Maps Community Foundation Awards 13 College Scholarships

The 2016 awards bring the amount that the Foundation has given away in scholarships to more than $110,000 since 2005.

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

Rogue reaches 100,000 membership milestone; Sno Falls and Rivermark open new branches; ACU hires new CFO; Industrial supports F.A.R.M. for Kids and Maps teams up with PEMCO to award $6K in grants to teachers.

How Northwest Credit Unions Can Help Schools Teach About Money With Free and Low-Cost Resources

An innovative partnership between a credit union and a local college of education will provide free financial literacy lesson plans in English and Spanish.

Maps CU Branch Manager Wins Tuition-Free Registration to Emerging Leaders

Nearly two dozen credit union professionals who are on their way up the career ladder will soon begin six months of “transformational” training in the 2016 Emerging Leaders Program. Just three spots remain open.

Student Beats Odds to Start College—First in His Family—With Help From Maps IDA

Gilberto Celestino watched his immigrant parents struggle to provide. But rather than losing hope, he internalized the value of hard work. And with a hand from Maps Credit Union’s Community Foundation, he overcame enormous obstacles to become the first member of his family to enroll in college.

Maps Gets Biz Kid$ Grant to Train Teachers in Financial Education

In partnership with Western Oregon University, students in the teaching program create lesson plans in coordination with Biz Kid$ financial education curriculum.

Maps Credit Union Awards $10,500 in Scholarships

Staying true to its educational roots, Maps honors local students with scholarships to help them achieve their educational goals.

Maps Credit Union Blows Away Children’s Hospital Fundraising Goal

With some creativity and commitment, the credit union’s annual campaign to collect spare change raised over four times their goal, and almost six times what it raised last year.

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

Maps shreds 20 tons of documents; Gesa announces unique community partnership; STCU promotes Flood to VP of lending; Columbia welcomes new VP of business lending; Solarity hires new HR Manager.

Maps Wins Award for Innovation in Technology and Culture

The credit union’s Idea Lab brings together cutting edge financial services technology with a culture that draws out impactful innovation.

Liz Henderson of Maps Wins Emerging Leaders Scholarship

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

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

NW Priority Raises $10k for muscular dystrophy, Lower Valley opens new headquarters, and Maps awards $1,000 for affordable childcare contest.

Would You Put Your CEO in a Dunk Tank?

Credit unions across the Northwest are finding creative ways to raise funds for CULAC, helping to elect credit union champions to Congress.

Gesa’s Griffith, Maps’ Henderson Chosen to be Northwest’s ‘Crashers’ at 2014 GAC

Gesa Credit Union’s Brian Griffith and Maps Credit Union’s Liz Henderson are passionate about sharing the credit union story, and about protecting its place on the financial landscape. And now they’ll get to share that passion on the industry’s biggest advocacy stage. Both have been selected to “crash” CUNA’s 2014 Governmental Affairs Conference in Washington, D.C., this month.

‘Next Top Exec’ Amanda Brenneman Hopes to Give ‘Buy Local’ a Whole New Meaning with Mobile App, Nationwide Network

Amanda Brenneman’s enhancements to the Buy Local program at Maps Credit Union earned her the CUES 2013 Next Top Credit Union Exec award. Now, armed with a new mobile app, she’s looking to expand the program across the country.

Jill Nowacki Talks about Maps Accomplishments, Connecticut Goals and What It Means to Leave Friends and Family Behind

In an exclusive interview with Anthem, Jill Nowacki talks about her new role as president and CEO of the Credit Union League of Connecticut, her accomplishments during five years at Maps Credit Union and what it’s like for a native Oregonian to leave friends and family behind and head east.

What a Week at Maps Credit Union! Nowacki Will Lead Connecticut Credit Union League; Brenneman Named 2013 CUES Next Top Exec

Jill Nowacki, Maps Credit Union’s vice president of development, was named president and CEO of the Credit Union League of Connecticut on Tuesday. On Wednesday, Maps Business Development Officer Amanda Brenneman was named the 2013 CUES Next Top Credit Union Exec during ceremonies in San Diego.

Jill Nowacki Named President/CEO of Connecticut Credit Union League

Jill Nowacki, Maps Credit Union’s vice president of development and the NWCUA’s 2013 Young Credit Union Professional of the Year, has been named president and CEO of the Credit Union League of Connecticut.