TAPCO New Frederickson Branch

TAPCO Credit Union Breaks Ground on New Frederickson Branch

TAPCO Credit Union announced the groundbreaking of its new full-service branch in Frederickson, Wash. The ceremony marks a significant milestone in TAPCO’s 90-year history and exemplifies the organization’s ongoing commitment to Tacoma and Pierce County. 

Fibre Federal Credit Union EVP Promotions

Fibre Federal Promotes Buller and Sullivan to Executive Vice Presidents

Fibre Federal Credit Union, based in Longview, Wash., announced on May 29 the promotion of executives Shelly Buller and Ryan Sullivan to Executive Vice Presidents.

Numerica CU at Post Falls Food Bank

Numerica Charitable Fund Grants $372,000 to Nonprofits

With grants for 21 regional nonprofits, Numerica Credit Union, which serves members in Washington and North Idaho, distributed more than $372,000 through the 2024 Numerica Charitable Fund.

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. 

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.

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.

Spokane Chapter Second Harvest event

Volunteerism Meets Advocacy at Spokane Chapter Event

The Spokane Chapter of Credit Unions hosted “Service & Advocacy Night,” an innovative event that blended advocacy, collaboration, and giving back to the community.

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. 

GoWest Announces 2024-2025 Board of Directors

GoWest Association has completed its 2024 election cycle, and a slate of candidates was elected to the Board by acclamation for three-year terms beginning September 2024.


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.

Small Business Resiliency Loan Program

GoWest Announces Credit Union Partners for Exciting, New Small Business Resiliency Loan Program

In a collaborative effort between the GoWest Foundation, 13 credit unions, and 30 nonprofits, the SBRL program officially launched, kicking off a first-of-its-kind partnership to support small businesses in Washington.

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.

Credit Union Advocate Spotlight: Rafael Saucedo and the NLCUP

Rafael Saucedo has spent his career advancing the Credit Union Movement and fully-activating his positions to give back and support diversity, equity, and inclusion in the region and the credit union industry.

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BECU’s 2023 Annual Report: Financial Stability Empowers Members and Communities

BECU’s annual report shows the Washington-based credit union returned $446.5 million to its members and over $8.4 million to its communities in 2023.

OURCU Viewpoint with Dennis Quaid

Our Community Credit Union Featured on Viewpoint with Dennis Quaid

Our Community Credit Union was featured in Viewpoint with Dennis Quaid highlighting the Credit Union Movement in Washington State.

Jimese Harkley Harborstone Credit Union

Harborstone Credit Union Selects Jimese Harkley as Chief Community Engagement Officer

Harborstone Credit Union has selected Jimese Harkley, JD, CCE, CUDE as its new Chief Community Engagement Officer. This new role will be pivotal in shaping the organization’s community engagement strategies and corporate social responsibility initiatives.

Gesa Credit Union Partners with Tacoma Public Schools to Launch New Fundraising Affinity Card Benefitting Local Students

Gesa Credit Union has announced its partnership with Tacoma Public Schools to launch its Affinity Debit Card Program, which raises funds for programs benefitting local students.

Solarity Credit Union Fills Critical Need at Selah Naches Food Bank

Solarity Credit Union teamed up with the Selah Naches Food Bank to collect desperately needed non-perishable food items and toiletries.

iQ Credit Union Unveils Key Promotions to Enhance Member Experience

iQ Credit Union has announced a series of leadership promotions that expand the member experience throughout all communication and service delivery channels.