Bob Schumacher Honored with Herb Wegner Lifetime Achievement Award

Schumacher built a legacy as a credit union CEO, a league leader, a major contributor to the global system through CUDE, and much more.

From Uganda to Seattle, A Cooperative Journey

James Pearson joined the Northwest Credit Union Association as member communications evangelist this summer, after working both as a journalist and as a catalyst for economic empowerment in Uganda.

Gene Metz, Beloved Former Credit Union Regulator, Dead at 76

Gene Metz, a former credit union supervisory examiner whose word, according to his contemporaries, was worth its weight in gold, died Wednesday, March 7, at the age of 76.

WesCorp Will Not Emerge From Conservatorship as United Resources; Regulator Urges Member Credit Unions to Stay Put Until a Merger is Worked Out

The NCUA has announced that three corporate bridge credit unions did not meet recapitalization goals. WesCorp, US Central and SE Corporate will not emerge as new entities. A number of Northwest credit unions have already been stung by WesCorp’s downfall.

MountainCrest Credit Union CEO to Retire

Bob Schumacher’s 34-year credit union career began with CUNA and Affiliates in 1977, and included stops at the Florida and Washington Credit Union Leagues.