First Tech Federal Credit Union Appoints Chief Experience Officer and Chief Marketing Officer

Jason Heupel has assumed the new role of chief experience officer and Brandon Hunt has been named chief marketing officer.

iQ Credit Union Announces the Opening of its Third Oregon Branch in Happy Valley

The community branch offers a full suite of financial products and services. iQ works hard to staff local to the area, creating a familiar experience for all members. 

Columbia Credit Union Recognized for Corporate Philanthropy by Portland Business Journal

During 2021, Columbia Credit Union helped raise $8.3 million for local organizations, donated to 43 nonprofits, and volunteered 1,038 hours of time working to improve education, housing access, environmental protections, and more across the community.

Numerica Student Scholarship to Honor Sandy Williams

To honor the memory of Sandy Williams, a Spokane civil rights activist, Numerica has designated one of their annual scholarships for Eastern Washington University students who embody her legacy.


Cascade Federal Credit Union Announces Merger with Tacoma Narrows Federal Credit Union

The merger went into effect on November 1. Accounts and systems will convert on December 1, giving the 800 former Tacoma Narrows FCU members access to all of Cascade FCU‘s products, services, and branches.

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Minnequa Works Credit Union Joins Movement to Shine a Spotlight on Fraud

Minnequa Works joined hundreds of organizations that have partnered with the ACFE, the world’s largest anti-fraud organization and premier provider of anti-fraud training and education, for the yearly Fraud Week campaign.

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Numerica’s Jessica Johnson Promoted to VP of Risk Management

In her 16 years at Numerica, Johnson has gained a breadth of experience throughout the credit union, including helping Numerica launch Washington’s first cannabis banking program.


OnPoint Community Credit Union Donates $100,000 to Local Non-profits on Giving Tuesday

Blanchet House, Habitat for Humanity Oregon, and New Avenues for Youth are among the latest recipients in a record year of giving for OnPoint Credit Union.


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.


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 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.

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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.

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.

Mountain America Teams Donate 2,300 Service Hours Across Six States During ‘Month of Caring’

Employees provided thousands of hours of community service during credit union’s 4th annual initiative; service activities included donating to schools, beautifying parks and preparing care packages for youth.

United Way honors Numerica with Legacy Award

The credit union was honored for decades of volunteer efforts, financial support to nonprofits, and the active community involvement demonstrated by its leadership.