iQ Credit Union Announces Appointment of New President and CEO

Kelly Schrader has been selected as iQ Credit Union’s new President and Chief Executive Officer and will assume the new role on June 1, 2016.

Lacamas Members Approve Merger Into iQ

Lacamas Community Credit Union members have approved a merger with iQ Credit Union. The new iQ will now serve 65,000 members in 15 branches.

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

Amy Nelson named president and CEO of Point West Credit Union; iQ Credit Union’s Roger Michaelis announces retirement date; Gesa Credit Union raises $13,811 for Junior Achievement of the Greater Tri-Cities; American Lake Credit Union partners with Sallie Mae to offer private education loans; Columbia Credit Union names Doug Davis its new vice president for lending sales; Matthew Cannizzaro joins Solarity Credit Union as vice president of branch operations.

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

Sarah Canepa Bang designed the label and Abeja provided the wine for a commemorative magnum that will honor retiring iQ Credit Union President/CEO Roger Michaelis and help raise funds for Credit Unions for Kids; STCU opens its 17th branch in a very cool location – Spokane’s historic Hutton Building; Pacific Crest Federal Credit Union mourns the loss of long-time director Robert Boring; Alisha Oliver joins NW Preferred Federal Credit Union as branch manager.

iQ Credit Union, Lacamas Community Credit Union Announce Plans to Merge

iQ Credit Union and Lacamas Community Credit Union, two of Southwest Washington’s oldest financial institutions, announced plans Wednesday to merge into what would become one of the area’s largest credit unions with a combined 67,000 members and total assets of more than $695 million.

Supreme Court Justice Susan Owens Welcomed by Washington Credit Unions

Washington credit unions offered support to Supreme Court Justices Susan Owens, Steve Gonzales and returning candidate Richard Sanders, who face election Aug. 7. Anthem tagged along for Justice Owens’ visits to credit unions.

Where the Rubber Hits the Road: Credit Union Charity Ride Revs Up Again

This is the sixth year the credit union system’s motorcycle enthusiasts have got together to raise funds for the Doernbecher Children’s Hospital in Portland, Ore.