News: Association Member News

Hughes Federal Credit Union Reaches $1 Billion in Assets; Achieves 20% Asset Growth in 2016

    Tucson, AZ– Locally owned and managed Hughes Federal Credit Union announced that it surpassed $1 billion in total assets and 106,000 members. “This is a major milestone for Hughes,” said John Sansbury, chairman of the board. “We’ve doubled both our assets and our membership since the recession seven … Read More

Fitzsimons Credit Union Received Awards for Community Service Efforts in 2016

Fitzsimons Credit Union in Aurora, CO received the Juntos Avanzamos designation and The Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Community Service Award for community service efforts in 2016. The Aurora-based Fitzsimons Credit Union was honored with two community service awards in 2016. They were awarded the Juntos Avanzamos designation earlier this year … Read More

Vantage West Credit Union Receives WorldatWork 2017 Seal of Distinction

Recognized for Outstanding Commitment to Employee Engagement and Total Rewards Effectiveness TUCSON, Ariz. (January 20, 2017) – Vantage West Credit Union (, southern Arizona’s largest credit union,  today announced it has successfully earned the  2017 Seal of Distinction from WorldatWork, a nonprofit HR association and compensation authority. The seal is a … Read More

Ent Names Director of Cash Delivery Systems

Colorado Springs, Colo. (Jan. 18, 2017) – Ent Credit Union is pleased to announce the promotion of Lisa Hand to director of cash delivery systems. In this new role, Hand will be responsible for Ent’s instant issue debit card equipment, teller cash recyclers and coin machines as well as Ent’s … Read More

Denver Community Credit Union Opens Full-Service, Tech-Savvy Branch

Customized technology and modernized footprint coming to Littleton (Denver, COLORADO) January 17, 2017 – Denver Community Credit Union has opened a new branch in Littleton, located at 101 West Mineral Avenue. Designed to meet the ever-changing needs of members, the new branch incorporates new technology with the products and services … Read More

Desert Schools donates largest gift ever to Phoenix Children’s Hospital’s 1 Darn Cool School program

$565,000 donation will support efforts for one of the country’s only hospital schooling programs PHOENIX, AZ (January 13, 2017) — Earlier this week, Desert Schools Federal Credit Union provided the largest donation ever to Phoenix Children’s Hospital’s formal school program, 1 Darn Cool School. Totaling just over $565,000, the donation … Read More

MWCUA Hosts Wyoming Legislative Reception

January 11, the MWCUA staff and member credit unions in Wyoming held the annual legislative reception in Cheyenne. Governor Mead joined many state representatives and senators, along with other senior level employees at the gathering held at Little America. The event is held in conjunction with the opening of the … Read More

Coopera, Federation usher in more Juntos Avanzamos-designated credit unions

Collective of credit unions serving the Hispanic community grows nationwide DES MOINES, IA (January 4, 2017) — The credit union movement gained two more Juntos Avanzamos-designated cooperatives in the fourth quarter of 2016. The designation, which translates to “Together, we advance,” is a national recognition of the work and commitment … Read More

Kent Oram, Mandy Jones, and Stephanie Teubner join Western CUNA Management School Board

Ontario, CA (January 4, 2017) — Idaho Central Credit Union President and CEO Kent Oram, and Oregon Community Credit Union President and CEO Mandy Jones have joined the Western CUNA Management School (WCMS) Board of Trustees. In addition, Blue Federal Credit Union President and CEO Stephanie Teubner recently joined the … Read More

Canyon State CU’s Dobbs named a finalist for Southwest Alliance for Excellence Leadership Award

  Finalists Announced – 2017 SWAE Leadership Award PHOENIX, AZ (January 4, 2017) – The Southwest Alliance for Excellence (SWAE) is proud to announce the 3 finalists for the 2017 Leadership Award: Brian Dalke, City of Goodyear, AZ, Jane Dobbs, Canyon State Credit Union, Phoenix, AZ and William LaFollette, Accumen, … Read More