Verity Nabs Spot on Top 100 Business List

Seattle Business Magazine selects the list that “every company wants to be on” and we talked to Verity about their spot on it.

Verity Credit Union Collaborates With Local Artists on Truth Campaign

The campaign includes television spots in select Seattle markets and represents a deep investment in brand and community.

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

Verity Credit Union named top nonprofit to work for in Washington, Point West Credit Union launches cause marketing campaign in cycle community, Gesa Credit Union provides dollar-for-dollar match to support two family shelters, and Industrial Credit Union helps feed Whatcom County families.

Emerging Leaders, Session 2: Everyone Needs a Coach

The future of the credit union movement depends on how much credit unions invest in developing their talent and growing up-and-coming leaders. Verity Credit Union’s Jeremy Sankwich knows the benefits of that investment first hand. He’s part of the 2014 Emerging Leaders Program.

Northwest Credit Unions Ride the Bike Loan Wave

Northwest credit unions continue to ride a successful wave making bike loans. With three Northwest cities among the nation’s five “Best Bike Cities,” it makes sense to help members gear up in style.

NWCUA’s Spectrum Awards Honor the Best in Northwest Credit Union Marketing

St. Helens Community Federal Credit Union’s “Wanted: Friends and Family” campaign was named Best in Show this week at the Northwest Credit Union Association’s 2014 Spectrum Awards dinner, where marketing professionals were dancing in the aisles – Gangnam Style! – and savoring the aroma of a “Keep Your Coffee” campaign that won high praise from judges in three different categories.

Emerging Leaders, Session I: Acronyms, ‘Seasons of Organization’ and Plenty of Self-Reflection

How does Verity Credit Union’s Jeremy Sankwich, the winner of the NWCUA’s Emerging Leadership Scholarship Contest, sum up the program’s first three-day session? “Woo-hoo!”

Verity Credit Union’s Jeremy Sankwich Wins Emerging Leaders Scholarship

Jeremy Sankwich, a mortgage relationship officer at Verity Credit Union in Seattle, is this year’s winner of the Emerging Leadership Scholarship Contest. He’ll receive free tuition to a program that includes nine days of face-to-face training, project work, one-on-one coaching and mentoring.

Vote Now for the Northwest’s Next Emerging Credit Union Leader

Tiffany Pillars, Janell Saavedra and Jeremy Sankwich are the finalists in the Northwest Credit Union Association’s Emerging Leadership Scholarship Contest. On the line: free tuition, valued at $2,650, to the 2014 Emerging Leaders Program. Online voting is open now and runs through Jan. 31.

Mother Knows Best? Verity, Spokane Federal Bloggers Target the Mom Market

If mothers control more than 80 percent of household spending and are the No. 1 driver of where their children will do their future banking, doesn’t it make sense for credit unions to target the mom market? Verity Credit Union and Spokane Federal Credit Union think so, and their Verity Mom and Momcents blogs are doing it with wit and wisdom.

For New Verity CEO John Zmolek, the Future is about ‘Enhancing Members’ Lives’

When he was named president and CEO of Verity Credit Union last month, John Zmolek talked about continuing “Verity’s mission of enhancing members’ lives.” Anthem asked him to expand on that idea, to reflect for a moment on his time at Verity, and to tell us what he sees in the credit union’s future.

Verity Credit Union Names John Zmolek its New President/CEO

Seattle’s Verity Credit Union will ring in the New Year with a new President/CEO. John Zmolek, Verity’s current executive vice president, will take over the lead role after being unanimously selected by Verity’s board of directors

Verity Video Contest Uses Cartwheels to Build Community

Verity Credit Union launched its second “Cartwheel for a Cause” contest this month, inviting Washington residents to submit a short video that features “a cartwheel, or anything representing a cartwheel” for the chance to win a $1,000 prize and a $5,000 donation to the cause of their choice.

Verity’s Hayes Earns NWCUF’s Mark of Excellence Award

Bill Hayes, president and CEO of Verity Credit Union, is the 2012 recipient of the Northwest Credit Union Foundation’s Mark of Excellence Award, honoring outstanding credit union professionals whose careers span at least 25 years.

Eight Washingonians Earn Credit Union Development Educator Status on Puget Sound Island

Eight credit union professionals from Washington earned their Development Educator (DE) designation after a week-long training at Islandwood, a school on Bainbridge Is., Wash.