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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.

SMCU’s Romero, Lower Valley CU Take Honors; Rivermark Community CU Empowers New Entrepreneurs

Romero was recognized in mid-October, while Lower Valley Credit Union took home honorable mention during the recent National Federation Conference. Rivermark Community CU supported the next generation of business leaders.

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Credit Union Leaders Engage With Gov. Kate Brown, Rep. Tobias Read, at Rivermark

Thirty credit union leaders—from Klamath Falls, Pendleton, and Salem to Eugene, St. Helens, and Portland—gathered to meet with Gov. Kate Brown and State Rep. Tobias Read, a candidate for State Treasurer.

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.

Technology Spotlight: Rivermark Community CU Launches Eyeprint ID and Smartwatch Mobile Banking

The first Oregon credit union to offer mobile deposit and video kiosk tellers has launched two other firsts in the Beaver State: biometric Eyeprint login to online and mobile banking products, and mobile banking via Smartwatch.

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.

Credit Unions ‘Shop for Miracles,’ Raise Over $50k for Doernbecher Children’s Hospital

Six credit unions raised over $52,000 for Doernbecher Children’s Hospital through the Credit Unions for Kids Shop for Miracles Campaign.

Merkley, Wyden, Blumenauer Push Legislation Clearing Marijuana Banking Smoke

Oregon Senators Merkley and Wyden and Representative Blumenauer held a news conference at Rivermark Community Credit Union to call attention to the near impossibility credit unions face banking legal marijuana business. They scored the attention of all major Portland media outlets.

All-Team Push for High Tech Branch Wins Human Resources Award for Rivermark

The rally to create and open a cutting edge member resource center was recognized by CUNA’s council on human resources and organizational development.

Rivermark Brings Next-Gen Technology to Gresham Branch

Video tellers, a technology bar, and an 11-foot digital wall are helping Rivermark Community Credit Union increase efficiency and offer extended hours.

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

WSECU, Trailhead Credit Union, Global and Rivermark Community Credit Union are on the marketers’ honor roll for innovation, messaging and awards.

Rivermark’s Scott Burgess: ‘If We Don’t Stand Up for Our Business Model, Who Will?’

With 2013 in the rear-view mirror, Anthem asked Northwest credit union presidents and CEOs to reflect on the year that was, consider what lies ahead and talk about the challenges — and the opportunities — that await credit unions in 2014. Today: Scott Burgess, president and CEO of Rivermark Community Credit Union.

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

Rivermark Community Credit Union lowers interest rates for more than 9,700 credit card holders; NW Priority Credit Union raises $5,481 for Muscular Dystrophy Association; More credit unions collect food, clothing and toys for neighbors in need.

Rivermark Cooks Up a Tasty Fundraiser with ‘Dough for Doernbecher’

It’s not too late to order bags of cookie dough or to join the volunteers from Rivermark Community Credit Union and raise lots of dough for Doernbecher Children’s Hospital.

When Rivermark Members Speak, Legislators Listen

Within just a few hours of receiving a call to action from Rivermark President/CEO Scott Burgess, thousands of Rivermark members responded, signing the NWCUA’s online petition opposing the bank lobby’s attack on credit unions’ tax structure.

Rivermark Continues Sweet Fundraising Tradition Through ‘Dough for Doernbecher’

Through its annual Dough for Doernbecher initiative, Rivermark Community Credit Union and its partners raise funds for Portland’s Doernbecher Children’s Hospital by making, packaging and selling cookie dough for holiday treats. The deadline to join the cause and place an order is Thursday, Nov. 29.

Rivermark Raises Funds and Holiday Cheer Through ‘Dough for Doernbecher’ Program

Every year at the beginning of December, Rivermark Community Credit Union teams with a local Safeway bread plant to mix thousands of pounds of cookie dough, which is used to raise money for Doernbecher Children’s Hospital.