Credit Union West Soldiers Best Friend Donation

Credit Union West Donates More Than $9,000 to Soldier’s Best Friend

Employees at Glendale, Ariz.-based Credit Union West partnered with the CU West CARES Charitable Foundation to donate $9,489.04 to Soldier’s Best Friend, an Arizona-based nonprofit organization dedicated to pairing and training service dogs with eligible veterans at no cost to the veteran. 

InRoads Credit Union Check Presentation

InRoads Credit Union Awards More Than $100,000 to Local Columbia County High Schools

InRoads Credit Union based in St. Helens, Ore., is proud to announce the continued success of its Team Up for Schools program, which awarded $103,550 to Columbia County high schools this 2023-2024 school year.

iQ Credit Union Furthers High School Financial Education with Campus Branches and Scholarships

At iQ, a focus is placed on ensuring high school students have what they need to become financially responsible adults. They do this in many ways including offering Bite of Reality financial education fairs, having high school branches, and offering scholarships to students who are furthering their education at colleges, universities, or trade schools. 

Square One Villages Rosa Village SELCO Grant

SELCO Community Credit Union Awards $200,000 Grant for Development of Affordable Homes

SquareOne Villages recently received a $200,000 grant from Springfield, Ore.-based SELCO Community Credit Union to aid in building the nonprofit’s Rosa Village Co-op affordable housing project.

Fibre Federal Credit Union Daily News Building

Fibre Federal Credit Union Restoring Historic Daily News Building to Create Digital Member Experience Center

Fibre Federal Credit Union has purchased the iconic Longview Daily News building in Longview, Wash., with plans to restore the building and establish a state-of-the-art Member Experience Center.

Cheleana Stafflund OCCU

OCCU Adds New Vice President of Retail Operations

Oregon-based OCCU is excited to announce that Cheleana Stafflund has been promoted to Vice President of Retail Operations.

Pima Federal Credit Union

Pima Federal and RBAZ Bancorp, Inc. Announce Acquisition Agreement for Republic Bank of Arizona

Tucson, Ariz.-based Pima Federal Credit Union and RBAZ Bancorp, Inc., the holding company of Republic Bank of Arizona, announced on May 16 that they have entered into a definitive agreement whereby Pima will purchase substantially all of the assets and assume substantially all of the liabilities of Republic Bank in an all-cash transaction. 

Holly McHugh First Tech Credit Union

First Tech Federal Credit Union Promotes Holly McHugh to General Counsel

First Tech Federal Credit Union announced the promotion of Holly McHugh to General Counsel, where she will lead the credit union’s Enterprise Governance & Legal Affairs (EGLA), Vendor Management, and Compliance teams.

SELCO Scholarship Winners 2024

SELCO Community Credit Union Awards $77,500 in College Scholarships

SELCO Community Credit Union’s annual scholarship program received a record number of applications in 2024 after opening the program to continuing, vocational, and nontraditional students for the first time.

Vantage West Golder Branch

Vantage West Celebrates Golder Branch Grand Opening

Arizona-based Vantage West Credit Union celebrated the grand opening of its new branch located in Catalina, Ariz., on May 14.

Unitus Promotions

Unitus Community Credit Union Announces Organizational Changes and Promotions

In April 2024, Unitus Community Credit Union promoted three leaders to vice president roles within the organization and elevated one to an assistant vice president position. These promotions are part of the credit union’s ongoing efforts to ensure its structure positions it for future growth and expansion.

YCUP PDX Women of Impact

YCUP PDX Hosts Women of Impact Event

YCUP PDX hosted its Women of Impact event on May 16 at Clackamas Community College in Oregon, City, Ore. This event was designed for anyone eager to gain insights into leadership, innovation, and the impact of female leadership within the financial sector. 

Unitus

Unitus Community Credit Union Wins Award for Innovation in Digital Banking Excellence

Unitus Community Credit Union has been honored by Alkami Technology with a 2024 FIsioinaries Award, which highlights innovative initiatives through Alkami’s FIsionaries podcast. Unitus earned the award in fintech innovation for its proactive approach to inclusive financial services, including its bilingual initiatives across various touchpoints.

Mid Oregon Credit Union Book Drive

Mid Oregon Credit Union Members Raise More Than $5,900 for Youth Literacy

Mid Oregon Credit Union’s inaugural SMART Reading fundraiser raised more than $5,900 with 100% of funds staying in each of the six Central Oregon communities where they were collected to support in-school reading engagement programs.

Elevations Credit Union Wins a Colorado Top Workplace Award

For the second year in a row, Boulder, Colo.-based Elevations Credit Union has been named one of the best places to work in Colorado by the Denver Post’s annual Top Workplaces Award.

Rob Hoyle Vantage West

Vantage West Credit Union’s Rob Hoyle Wins 2024 Arizona CIO of the Year ORBIE® Award

Rob Hoyle, CIO for Arizona-based Vantage West Credit Union, was named the recipient of the 2024 Arizona CIO of the Year ORBIE® award in the corporate category on May 3.

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OnPoint Community Credit Union Presents Community Builder Awards to Five Local Schools

OnPoint Community Credit Union announced the winners of their 2024 OnPoint Prize for Excellence in Education Community Builder awards. Five Oregon schools will receive cash awards for a special project that positively impacts its school and community.

Solarity Credit Union Employees After Giving Blood 2024

Solarity Credit Union’s Blood Drive Fills Critical Need in the Yakima Valley

Solarity Credit Union teamed up with the Red Cross Yakima Blood Donation Center to host a blood drive to collect desperately needed units of blood.

CapEd Credit Union Teacher Grant Check Award

Idaho CapEd Foundation Gives More Than $44,000 in Grants to Idaho Teachers

In May, the Idaho CapEd Foundation wrapped up its grant award cycle for the 2023-2024 school year by awarding 67 grants, totaling $44,545, to Idaho educators in 35 school districts.

Tracie Wilcox Darius Wise Tital 100 2024

Two Colorado CU Leaders Named to Titan 100

Two Colorado credit union CEOs have been named in the 2024 Titan 100. On Tap Credit Union’s Tracie Wilcox and Red Rocks Credit Union’s Darius Wise were selected based on their exceptional leadership, vision, and passion in the credit union industry.