World Council Kicks off Millennial Campaign

Campaign highlights the alignment between credit unions and millennials, who in three years will be the largest consumer group.

Succession Planning Critical for Credit Unions

Recent leadership changes in the Northwest show that succession planning is not only critical, it can add value to operations and help attract and retain top talent. Amplify speaker to share strategy.

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

WECU announces CEO change, Wauna Credit Union promotes and hires, OnPoint Community Credit Union relocating its Orenco Station Branch, Northwest credit unions puts themselves on ice for ALS.

Advocates in Action: WECU Walks the Talk

When it comes to advocacy in action, WECU sets a gold standard. In this month’s profile, Anthem tags along for a candidate visit to the credit union, and celebrates the advocacy philosophy of President & CEO Wayne Langei.

Whatcom Educational Credit Union CEO Wayne Langei to Retire

After 41 years at the helm, Wayne Langei has announced that he will step down as CEO of Bellingham’s WECU in 2014. One of three executive vice presidents will succeed Langei in August; he’ll stay on as a consultant through January 2015.

Credit Union Family Suffers Tragic Loss

Beloved WECU Business Loan Officer Jim Langei and his wife, Sterling Taylor, passed away as a result of a marina fire on March 30. A joint “Celebration of Life” will be held for the couple in Bellingham on April 14.

Congressman Larsen Visits Whatcom Educational, North Coast Credit Unions

Rep. Rick Larsen of Washington’s Second District visited Whatcom Educational Credit Union and North Coast Credit Union as part of a visit to Bellingham to explore job creation opportunities in the region.

The Corner Office: Eliminate the MBL Cap

WECU CEO Wayne Langei argues for eliminating the member business lending cap in the first of Anthem’s opinion series.