News: Association Member News

Vantage West Expanding in Pima and Cochise Counties

  Credit Union Adding 10 ATMs In Two Markets TUCSON, Ariz. (November 13, 2015) – Vantage West Credit Union (www.vantagewest.org), Southern Arizona’s largest credit union, is expanding its reach in Cochise and Pima counties by adding 10 new ATMs to the region.  The move further establishes Vantage West’s presence in … Read More

Elevations Credit Union named one of Best Companies to Work For in Colorado

BOULDER, CO (November 12, 2015) — Elevations Credit Union has been named a Best Company to Work For in Colorado by the Colorado Society for Human Resource Management (COSHRM). On October 30, Elevations was honored at the COSHRM Celebration Awards Banquet as the 5th place company in the large category (250 … Read More

Warren Federal Credit Union and Community Financial Credit Union Announce Proposed Merger

CHEYENNE, WY – Warren Federal Credit Union (WFCU) and Community Financial Credit Union (CFCU) announced a plan to merge. The Boards of Directors from both institutions approved the plan, pending completion of due diligence, regulatory approval, and an affirmative vote by CFCU members. The merger would become effective spring 2016. … Read More

MWCUA leaders honored at CUES

Sunday, November 8 was the CUES CEO Network Opening Awards Reception. It was a great night for our MWCUA representatives. Gerry Agnes of Elevations CU was named CEO of the Year and Susan Frank of Desert Schools FCU, Ray Lancaster of Pyramid CU and Bob Ramirez of Vantage West CU … Read More

CUNA Designates TruWest Credit Union 2015 ‘Training Champion

Employee Development Team Recognized for Vision, Impact of ‘Common Bond’ Training Tempe, Ariz. – Nov. 4, 2015 – TruWest Credit Union was honored at the Credit Union National Association’s (CUNA) annual Experience Learning Live! (ELLy) award ceremony for credit union trainers in Las Vegas Oct. 27. The credit union’s Employee … Read More

Julie Hoopes and Mindy Dodge Receive HOPE Award Community & Member Service Award Nominations

Every year the Mountain West Credit Union Association solicits nominees for the HOPE Award. This award is presented to credit union staff that are “Caught in the Act’ of demonstrating quality member service. The award, which stands for “Helping Our People Everyday,” is given annually to credit union industry professionals … Read More

Wyoming Credit Unions Celebrate International Credit Union Day in Mighty Ways

October 15 was International Credit Union Day. International Credit Union (ICU) Day® has been celebrated on the third Thursday of October since 1948. The day is recognized to reflect upon the credit union movement’s history and to promote its achievements. It is a day to honor those who have dedicated … Read More

Horizons North Credit Union Wins 2015 Business Longevity Award from the City of Northglenn

  NORTHGLENN, CO – Horizons North Credit Union was recently awarded the 2015 Business Longevity Award from the City of Northglenn, CO. The City highlighted HNCU’s work with the Adams 12 Five Star Schools District including their annual student art show, monthly Bright Horizons Award, and Totes of Hope involvement.  … Read More

UniWyo Federal Credit Union Opens Third Branch

Grant Avenue location will allow growing credit union to better serve members LARAMIE, Wyoming (Oct. 28, 2015) – UniWyo Federal Credit Union, a fixture in financial services in Laramie for over 60 years, has opened their third branch located at 2020 Grand Avenue.  The doors opened on Wednesday, October 21st, … Read More

Vantage West Recognized for Outstanding Financial Health

  DepositAccounts Gives Vantage West A+ Rating TUCSON, Ariz. (October 23, 2015) – Vantage West Credit Union, southern Arizona’s largest credit union, has received an A+ rating from DepositAccounts for achieving the highest level of fiscal stability. The rating puts Vantage West Credit Union in the top 10 percent of … Read More