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Trailhead CU Awarded $1.12 Million CDFI Grant

The U.S. Treasury grant supports CDFI investment and revitalization activity, with Trailhead taking special focus on bringing more affordable credit to micro-businesses and consumers in inner-Portland.

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Recognition Reflection: 2015 Award Winners Look Back

Some 2015 NWCUA award winners and those who nominated them reflect on the recognition leading up to this year’s awards at MAXX Convention in October as the June 22 deadline nears.

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Jim McCarthy Honored for Transforming Trailhead Credit Union

McCarthy, who led his credit union through a complete rebrand and charter change in order to respark membership growth, was honored with this year’s Innovation and Impact Award at Amplify.

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.

Trailhead Credit Union’s Jim McCarthy: ‘I Knew We Needed to Make a Bold Move in Order to Grow and Thrive’

With 2013 in the rear-view mirror, Anthem asked Northwest credit union presidents and CEOs to reflect on the past, consider what lies ahead and talk about the challenges — and the opportunities — that await credit unions in 2014. Today: Jim McCarthy, president and CEO of Trailhead Credit Union, talks about the irreverent branding campaign that has repositioned the credit union as the financial institution of choice for urban hipsters.

Trailhead CEO Jim McCarthy Named to Northwest Credit Union Foundation Board

Trailhead Credit Union CEO Jim McCarthy will fill the District 4 seat on the Northwest Credit Union Foundation’s board of directors. He’ll join the board March 5 and serve through October 2014.