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Former Red Canoe CEO Bob Kane Passes Away Unexpectedly

Kane began his Red Canoe career in 1972 as a loan interviewer.

Columbia CU Supports Legacy Classic; NW Priority CU “Fill the Satchel”; First Tech FCU Named “Best CU” for Everyone

Columbia CU and NW Priority CU report impressive community support while First Tech FCU is recognized by a national publication.

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MAXXimum Impact: 2016 MAXX Convention Brings Together Best of NW CU Movement

More than 150 credit unions, 500 Movement leaders, and 100 business partners gathered for the three day convention to share ideas, learn the newest operational solutions for their members, and glimpse at 2017 and beyond during Your Association’s Annual Business Meeting.

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Surprises, Suspense, and Connectivity Dominate 2016 MAXX Awards

The top leaders, advocates, chapters, and CUNA Award winning credit unions were honored to close out the 2016 MAXX Convention.

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MAXX Convention: What You Need to Know

The 2016 gathering of Northwest credit union executives is set to test the limits and MAXXimize member value. But first, pump the brakes and find out where to start.

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Parker Cann to Retire From BECU

The industry veteran is set to leave at the end of the year. John Stewart was named as his successor.

Inspirus Opens New Lynnwood Branch

The third branch features interactive teller machines to serve members in Snohomish County.

Numerica President, CEO Altepeter to Serve as CUNA Rep on WOCCU Board

She joins Diana Dykstra, President and CEO of the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues to the World Council Board.

On the Move: Unitus and OnPoint Welcome New Senior Leadership

Steven Stapp comes to Unitus from San Francisco Federal Credit Union, while Stephen Owen joins OnPoint as COO.

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.

OnPoint Names New Executives

Veronica Ervin and Cecile Milam appointed Senior Vice Presidents, join Executive Management Team.

ACUC Opens With Welcome From NWCUA President & CEO Troy Stang, Support From Congressman Denny Heck, and Powerful Keynote From Alex Sheen

The conference brings four days of educational content and idea-sharing to downtown Seattle for credit union leaders from around the country.

Rivermark Creates $100,000 Endowment With Oregon Community Foundation

The fund will provide grants to non-profit organizations that support small businesses with ready access to capital and other resources to succeed, resulting in improved economic vitality in the local community.

Northwest Credit Union Leaders Trek to Washington DC for Spring Hike the Hill

The twice-yearly trip shows advocacy in action, allowing credit unions face time with legislators and regulators.

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.

Northwest Credit Unions Partner With NWCUF and National Groups to Host Financial Reality Fairs Across Region

Approximately 600 students from Northwest high schools took part in Financial Reality Fairs to learn real world financial skills. 11 credit unions partnered with the NWCUF, CUNA Mutual Group, National Credit Union Foundation and MindBlown Labs for 12 events, and nine in one day.

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

Unitus Community Credit Union supports Doernbecher; Industrial Credit Union hosts shredding event; Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union CEO to Co-Chair business event; Columbia awards scholarships to Vancouver students; Rogue Credit Union honored; STCU promotes two to VP.

Northwest Credit Union Leaders Join the Credit Union House Hall of Leaders

Parker Cann, general counsel at BECU, and Patricia Smith, president and CEO of Unitus Community Credit Union, were among 17 inductees into the Credit House Hall of Leaders in February.