How WECU’s Video Strategy is Bolstering Local Businesses This Holiday Season

Four videos feature a local banking loan officer and spotlight independent small businesses in their local area to support this holiday season.

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.

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Q&A with Carla Cicero: One of the Most Powerful Women in Credit Unions

Carla Cicero, President and CEO at Numerica Credit Union, shares insights in the “strategic reboot” and advancement of women in credit unions.

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New Business Practices Inspired by Credit Unions’ Visit to South Korea

GoWest credit unions explored the principles, best practices, structure, and values of South Korean credit unions through the Global Bridges Program.


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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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.


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.


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.

BECU Employees Assemble 27,000 Care Kits for Nonprofit Partners

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

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.

Two Families Moving into New, Affordable Homes with Help from Habitat for Humanity and Credit Union Volunteers

Nineteen local Washington credit unions volunteered hundreds of hours to help build two homes for two families in need, in celebration of International Credit Union Day.

Columbia Credit Union Welcomes Sharif Burdzik as Small Business Lending Officer

Burdzik is excited to elevate their small business focus, to more comprehensively ‘make life better’ for the business owners in their community.

Washington Credit Unions Partner to Revamp Community Center in Honor of 74th Annual International Credit Union Day

Together, the credit unions repainted the community center, waxed the floors. cleaned and organized the craft closet, large hall bathroom, kitchen, and laundry rooms, and pooled funds to purchase a new sectional and a scissor lift.

How Blue Mountain Credit Union Took its Cybersecurity to the Next Level

The small credit union was able to meet the growing cybersecurity needs by enlisting the help of approached GoWest Solutions partner, IP Services, providing a full-service protection program.

Numerica, STCU, and Progressions Credit Union Named ‘Best Place to Work’

This is the second year in a row the credit union has won and the fifth consecutive year of being in the top three in the large employer category.

Fibre Federal Credit Union & TLC Supports Colleges and Hospitals with Multi-Year Commitment

Donation funds support supplemental meal programs, student scholarships, child literacy programs, and a variety of other community-centered initiatives.

STCU Awards $40,000 in Classroom Grants

The not-for-profit credit union, which was founded by teachers, is honoring its roots by awarding a total of $40,000 to 200 winners drawn at random.

Harborstone Credit Union Elects New CEO Geoff Bullock

Bullock currently serves as executive VP and Chief Member Experience Officer of Royal Credit Union, based in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, and is expected to transition to his new role before the end of October 2022.

WECU Donates $110,000 to Three Local Nonprofits

The credit union’s Education First Grant Program aims to move education forward in its many forms throughout its community.

Take These Steps to Get Your Team Engaged in Your Community

iQ Credit Union’s “heart-forward” approach is working and could for your credit union as well.