The credit union added two new managers and a community development officer to its team.
Columbia expands to Oregon; STCU opens new branch; Point West hosting ‘The Big Float’ down Willamette.
Spokane’s STCU announced a co-located downtown branch with Rocket Bakery, with construction to be completed by fall.
When a deadly windstorm pummeled the Inland Northwest, STCU quickly offered members low cost emergency loans. The results: 200 loans and $1 million to “get it fixed.”
Salal moves to First Hill; STCU gets neighborly with Urban Outfitters; Red Canoe hosts car seat safety clinic; and ACU team member receives JBLM Hall of Fame honors.
STCU hits $2 billion; Solarity Credit Union delivers funds and fun to Yakima Valley Memorial; Columbia Credit Union hires new CIO.
STCU surprises teachers with back-to-school grants, Pacific Crest Federal Credit Union and Columbia Credit Union welcome new VPs, Georgia Miller retires from STCU board.
As data breaches continue to make news, STCU has begun issuing new, more secure credit cards. But merchants are slow to upgrade.
STCU asked community members to help decide which nonprofits should receive donations in a unique online promotion called “Who do you love?” The results were overwhelming.
When the credit union tax model flew through Congress’—and the bank lobby’s—radar screen earlier this summer, a cell of Spokane credit unions decided to take the high road with positive messaging. They delivered this week—with weigh in from over 13,000 constituents.
Spokane’s united credit union community is working together to preserve the credit union tax model. Messaging congress in a method that is comfortable for credit union leadership and members, they’re proposing a “Credit Union Love Letters” campaign.
Spokane Teachers Credit Union announced plans last week to open a new branch and house its commercial lending program in downtown Spokane’s historic Hutton Building, a move CEO Tom Johnson said “gives STCU an opportunity to reclaim an architectural treasure.”
Fortune magazine yesterday announced that STCU is one of America’s great places to work, ranking 16th nationally among medium-sized companies on the magazine’s “Great Place to Work: Best Small & Medium Workplaces” list.
Numerica and Spokane Teachers Credit Unions are among the first financial institutions to begin using Calcubot, an affordable Facebook widget that is both a next-generation viral loan calculator and a powerful lead-generation system.
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Being prepared at any time to beat the drum for MBL legislation pays off. During the recent spring Hike the Hill trip, the CEO of a large Spokane credit union quite literally gave the “elevator speech” to an influential government leader.
Dan Hansen, sr. communications officer for Spokane Teachers Credit Union, offers an insider’s view of credit union advocacy efforts in the face of staunch bank opposition at last week’s CUNA GAC.
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