Sound Credit Union and UW Tacoma’s Milgard School Launch Third Annual Competition to Discover the Next FinTech Product

UW Students encouraged to share their FinTech ideas in Competition for $1000-dollar prize

Numerica Five Mile Branch Coming Soon

It’s slated to open in the winter of 2023 and will replace Numerica’s current branch at 1916 W. Francis Ave.

iQ Credit Union Awards $10,000 in Grants to Local Educators

iQ Credit Union, a member-owned, modern-day financial institution based in the Pacific Northwest, today announced the Read with Me and […]

Industrial Credit Union Wins Mastercard Doing Well by Doing Good Award

Mastercard highlights impressive achievements from Mastercard issuing financial Institutions for their impact in their communities.

BECU Grows Presence with Neighborhood Financial Centers in Monroe and Columbia City

The credit union is targeting an opening date of later this year for both locations, which will join 60 centers in serving its members’ everyday financial needs.

In Olympia, Credit Union Day at the Capitol is a Family Reunion

A turnout of 200 credit union advocates shared their part of credit unions’ $7.5 billion economic impact with Washington legislatures.

Ezra Eckhardt of STCU Appointed to Co-op Solutions Board of Directors

Service to country, community, and the Credit Union Movement is how Co-op characterizes Eckhardt’s career.


Numerica Granted $1.5 Million to Support Underserved, First-Time Homebuyers

The low-income designated credit union and community-based lender was selected as a recipient because of its outreach to underserved and underbanked people in the community.

‘Member Obsession’ Drives New Marketing Campaign at Solarity Credit Union

Passion, Impact, and Courage and driving factors in its authentic, emotional, and member-experience-focused campaign that is built from a desire to deeply understand its members.

The BECU Foundation Announces 2022 Housing Stability Grant Recipients

Eight local nonprofit organizations were awarded grants of $100,000 each to help prevent homelessness in BECU’s service areas and support financial well-being.


Gesa Credit Union Opens Applications for Over $100,000 in Education Scholarships

Since 1987, Gesa has awarded more than $630,000 in scholarship funds.

BECU Welcomes Rick Eiel as Chief Data and Analytics Officer

Eiel is responsible for developing and enabling enterprise data, analytics, and insight capabilities that will inform and accelerate the credit union’s business strategies, execution, and performance.

Canopy Donated More Than $200,000 in 2022

Canopy partnered with over 25 Eastern Washington nonprofits and community organizations financially and with volunteer hours.

STCU Adds Chief Retail Officer Brian Read

Read brings deep experience in the retail space, starting as a teller and most recently as Umpqua Bank’s Executive Vice President and Head of Retail Banking.


Columbia Credit Union Donates $19,600 to Local Veterans Groups

This is the eighth year that the credit union has run its Veterans Appreciation Loan Promotion, raising a total of $156,700 for local veterans groups during that time.


Harborstone Credit Union Opens New Branch in Federal Way Community

Washington-Based Harborstone Credit Union brings financial expertise to Federal Way.


Numerica Announced New VP of Equity and Community Development, and VP of Community Engagement and Philanthropy

Spokane Valley-based Numerica Credit Union announced Lars Gilberts has been promoted to vice president of equity and community development, and Amanda Swan has been promoted to vice president of community engagement and philanthropy.


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.

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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.