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MAXX Convention Speeds Out of the Gate With Roaring Start

NCUA Chair Rick Metsger, Dear World among those to welcome hundreds of attendees from around the Northwest.

National Speakers Bring Operational Efficiencies, Employee Engagement and Inspiration to Northwest

Northwest credit union leaders heard some candid messages from management specialists Joseph Prunty and Michael Neill at the Small Credit Union Roundtable and NWCUA/CUES Leadership Symposium events last week. Attendee takeaways: balancing focus on profitability with focus on employee engagement.

Small Credit Union Roundtable, NWCUA/CUES Leadership Symposium Will Explore Talent Wars and Operations Efficiencies

Nationally acclaimed experts and Northwest credit union leaders will outline clear strategies for credit unions to win talent-recruiting wars and leverage regulatory and revenue opportunities Nov. 5-6 at the Small Credit Union Roundtable and NWCUA/CUES Leadership Symposium.

“Branch Transformation Roundtable” Webinar Hosted By CO-OP on July 23

Credit unions want to make branch services experiential—cutting edge yet still very personal. A webinar being offered by CO-OP July 23 has some insight. Details are presented in this week’s Strategic Link business partner article.

Best Practices Roundtable in Eugene July 10; Financial Education without Reinventing the Wheel

OSU Federal’s Anissa Arthenayake taught financial education to nearly 14,000 people last year. How did she do it? Credit union educators will have the chance to find out at the Best Practices Roundtable in Eugene July 10. Resources and outreach models will be shared.

Rep. Kilmer Pledges Support of Credit Union Tax Exemption

Washington Congressman Derek Kilmer pledged support of the credit union tax exemption during a meeting with Northwest credit union advocates Tuesday.

Financial Education Roundtables to Create Resource Model for Credit Unions

Northwest credit union professionals taught financial basics to at least 65,000 people last year. Pooling presentation resources, partnering with other community organizations and sharing models for working with school districts will elevate that already strong performance. A Best Practices Roundtable June 25 will set those goals in motion.

NWCUA to Host Small to Mid-Size Credit Union CEO Roundtable in Conjunction with NCUA Workshop

The NWCUA is holding a Small to Mid-Size Credit Union CEO Roundtable in Portland on Sept. 14, one day before a free NCUA Credit Union Workshop geared toward small credit unions.

Mergers, NCUA and Succession: Roundtable Results in Lively Discussion

Credit union volunteers helped open the 2011 NWCUA Convention and Annual Business Meeting with an open roundtable session on key issues facing boards of directors. The discussion included strategies for recruiting new and younger board members and weathering increasing regulation.

Pre-Convention Roundtable Nets Strong Northwest Feedback for Obama Administration

Northwest credit union leaders invited to give economic feedback to the Obama Administration had three strong messages: raise the cap on Member Business Loans, ease over-regulation and stop political bickering that prevents real service to taxpayers.

Roundtable Discussion Exceeds Expectations of Volunteers

There were many important topics this year at the NWCUA Volunteers Conference; chief among them: dealing with the regulatory burden for volunteers.