Awards

Three GoWest Credit Unions Named CUNA 2022 National Award Winners

Atlantic City Federal Credit Union, Clackamas Federal Credit Union, and SnoCope Credit Union were all honored as national winners.

2008 Recession

Today vs. 2008 — We Won’t Repeat the Mistakes of the Past

Mike De Vere, CEO of Zest Ai, shares insights on how to overcome the warning signs of the 2008 recession in today’s similar market.

MAXX

18 Young Professionals Dive Deep into the Credit Union Movement at MAXX 2022

An inside look at what YPs had to share about their experience at MAXX 2022 to help you decide if getting more involved is right for you.

Wauna CU

How Wauna’s CADET Program is Developing Future Credit Union Leaders

GoWest’s president and CEO visited the cadets and was impressed by the level of education and training received – resulting in an 80% promotion rate for graduates.

MAXX

Save the Date for MAXX 2023!

Find out who’s hosting MAXX 2023 and why YOU should plan on being there.

BECU

BECU Announces Beverly Anderson as Next President and Chief Executive Officer

Thirty-year financial services executive with vast experience in transformation, product innovation, and consumer needs to lead the country’s largest community credit union.

Congratulations

Premier Members Credit Union and Zing Credit Union Named an Honoree of the Civic 50 Colorado

Premier Members Credit Union, based in Broomfield, Colorado, and Zing Credit Union, based in Denver, Colorado, have both been named an honoree of The Civic 50 Colorado by CSR Solutions of Colorado and Points of Light.

Hughes

Hughes Federal Credit Union Supports the Community with a Shred & Toy Drive Event

Participants brought up to 15 pounds or three boxes of documents for each donated item of unwrapped gifts for infants and children hospitalized at Banner Diamond Children’s Medical Center.

Compliance Newsletter – Nov. 15, 2022

Stay informed on the latest news and resources around compliance-related issues.

TruWest Credit Union

TruWest Credit Union Completes Nearly 900 Hours of Service in 70 Days

Tempe, Arizona-based TruWest Credit Union completed over 882 hours at nearly 50 different organizations during their 70-day challenge.

Credit Unions Raise $1.1 Million for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals During MAXX Convention

The Credit Unions for Kids fundraising tradition will support 11 CMN hospitals in the GoWest region

MAXX Trade Show: Offering Insights, Resources, Opportunities, and Partnerships

The Tradeshow was fresh, fun, and timely as the exhibitors were tailored to meet the current needs of credit unions of all sizes — resulting in high praise from attendees.

What You Need to Know about “Zero Trust” for Your Credit Union

Mark your calendar ­– On November 17, GoWest Solutions partner IP Services, is offering a complimentary webinar to discuss how to develop an enterprise Zero Trust architecture.

Tee Up Across the GoWest Region in a TopGolf Tournament for Charity Nov. 20

Compete at one of six TopGolf locations, led by the Rocky Mountain Chapter of Credit Unions. Each winning team will receive prizes and a donation made to a local food bank.

CEO of Credit Union of Denver Retires After 37 Years

The Board of Directors has selected Chris Wallace, the credit union’s Chief Strategy Officer, as Credit Union of Denver’s next CEO.

Unitus’s Plans New Facility in Second Phase of its Distributed Administrative Network

The credit union’s Distributed Administrative Network establishes multiple locations for employees to work, collaborate, and connect in flexible spaces across the region.

First Community Credit Union Promotes Investment Services Team Member

First Community is pleased to introduce investment services team member and CFS investment advisor, Blake Smith.

OCCU Issues Inaugural Auto Asset-Backed Securities

Oregon Community Credit Union, based in Eugene, Oregon, has become the first state-chartered U.S. credit union to issue auto asset-backed securities (auto ABS).

BECU Employees Assemble 27,000 Care Kits for Nonprofit Partners

Nearly 2,700 employees give back to their communities during BECU Cares Day.

Arizona Young Professionals Volunteer at Chicanos por la Causa

The YPs helped with prepping lunch for residents, interacting with seniors while providing ‘spa’ services, calling Bingo numbers, and playing Loteria.