CUs Have a Chance to Influence Economic Agenda Heading Into Leadership Summit

Join leaders from across Oregon’s public and private sectors to discuss these issues and shape the agenda for the year ahead.

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Nominate the Best Northwest Credit Unions for 2016 Summit, Chapter, Advocacy & CUNA Awards; Deadline is June 17

Nominating period is now open for 2016 Summit, Chapter, Advocacy & CUNA Awards, which will be presented during the 2016 NWCUA Convention in October.

Unitus’ Gayle Evans Brings Credit Union Voice to Oregon Leadership Summit

At the annual Oregon Leadership Summit, the state’s business leaders plan the strategic direction for the coming year — and credit unions are at the table.

NCUA’s Chief Economist to Present at CUES/NWUCA Executive Summit

The NCUA’s chief economist will present an economic outlook and his perspective on interest rate risk management at the Executive Summit in Sunriver later this month. John Worth’s economic forecasts help to determine much of the regulator’s policy.

All Work and No Play? Not When Sunriver Hosts the 2014 CUES Council/NWCUA Executive Summit

Credit union CEOs and their leadership teams can mix business with pleasure at the 2014 CUES Council/NWCUA Executive Summit, which will be held July 30-Aug. 1 at the beautiful Sunriver Resort in central Oregon. Reservations are being accepted now.

Making Lives Better: Summit Award Winners Share A Deep Commitment to the Members They Serve

You can talk about how much they love their work. Or how proud they are of what they‘ve accomplished. You can even talk about innovation and their visions for the future. But spend five minutes with Rick Brandsma, Rick Hein, or Jill Nowacki and see if the conversation doesn’t somehow come back around to three simple words: making lives better.

Amplify & Engage: A Photographic Look at Convention Week

It was the place to be and be seen last week, and we can prove it: Dozens of photos from the Northwest Credit Union Association’s Amplify Convention are now online.

Brandsma, Hein, Nowacki Win Summit Awards at Amplify Convention

Rick Brandsma, who led Sound Credit Union through 14 mergers to become a 21-branch operation with more than $1 billion in assets, was honored Thursday with the Northwest Credit Union Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award at the Summit Awards Dinner & Gala in Portland. Jill Nowacki, vice president of development for Maps Credit Union, was honored as Young Credit Union Professional of the Year; Rick Hein, president and CEO of OSU Federal Credit Union, won the Innovation and Impact Award.

Amplify and Engage: NWCUA’s Annual Convention Kicks Off in Portland

NCUA board Chairman Debbie Matz will talk about her vision for the future of the regulatory agency and the challenges that lie ahead when the Northwest Credit Union Association kicks off its 2013 Amplify Convention in Portland this afternoon.

Unconventional Speaker Connects at NWCUA/CUES Executive Summit

A motivational speaker dressed in a frumpy patterned dress, outlandish glasses and veiled hat got the attention of high-level credit union leaders attending the NWCUA/CUES Executive Summit. Internationally known presenter Ann Louise Sterry taught attendees to rewire their brains to leverage change.

How Good is Your Credit Union’s Online Experience, Really?

An expert in predicting how technology changes consumer behavior pushed credit union executives into investing much more in their online presence. Rob Rubin was a featured presenter at the NWCUA/CUES Executive Summit.

Cheney: All Credit Unions Lose if Any Credit Union is Taxed

Attendees to the NWCUA/CUES Executive Summit got a front row seat to see behind the scenes work CUNA is doing to preserve the tax status and to reduce the regulatory burden.

The Secret Sauce That Turns Members into Net Promoters

How can credit unions get the highest net promoter scores, JD Power rankings and win praise in national consumer financial magazines? Jack Antonini knows. He shared the secret sauce with attendees to the NWCUA/CUES Executive Summit.

NWCUA/CUES Executive Summit Attendees Hear Study Debunking Bank Lobby Claims about Credit Union Tax Model

More than 60 credit union leaders took a deep dive into the ECONorthwest study debunking the bank lobby’s claims about the credit union tax model. The study was a keynote presentation at the NWCUA/CUES Executive Summit taking place this week in Sunriver, Oregon.

Advocacy, Summit, CUNA and Chapter Excellence Awards Entry Deadline Extended to August 1

Legislative and political wins are made possible by credit union advocates. Elected officials listen to the voices of advocates. Nominations for the NWCUA Advocacy Awards are being accepted until August 1, and winners will be honored at the Summit Awards Dinner during Amplify Convention October 10.

NWCUA/CUES Executive Summit Features Futurist Rob Rubin’s Secret Sauce for Gen Y

The New Age of credit union banking is here as Rob Rubin lends his financial clairvoyance at the 2013 NWCUA/CUES Executive Summit at Sunriver Resort July 24-26. Rubin is widely quoted in national media and has recently published acclaimed research on “effortless” online banking for Gen Y consumers.

Bill Cheney to Headline NWCUA/CUES Executive Summit

CUNA President/CEO Bill Cheney will share an executive dialogue with attendees to the NWCUA/CUES Executive Summit in Sunriver July 24-26. In an interactive, 90-minute discussion, Cheney will answer questions about the regulatory burden and pending legislation, as well as listen to credit union executives’ concerns.

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Industry “Rock Star” Jack Antonini Shares Insights to Keep Credit Unions on Competitive Growth Track at NWCUA/CUES Executive Summit

This summer’s main event for credit union executives—the NWCUA/CUES Executive Summit—has booked some engaging speakers. A presentation highlighting technology, innovation and competition promises to ignite the conference.