News: Association

Mountain West Credit Union Foundation Seeks Your Support for Hurricane Harvey Victims

The Chairman of Mountain West Credit Union Foundation, Todd Pearson, has authorized a donation to CUAid.coop in the amount of $10,000 to assist the credit union victims who have experienced devastating loss caused by Hurricane Harvey.  We here at the Foundation know that the need is very high and hope … Read More

CULedger Announces New CUSO CULedger, LLC

DENVER, CO (August 16, 2017) – CULedger, blockchain technology used to provide credit unions and their members with innovative, cutting-edge products and services, announced the formation of CULedger, LLC, a new credit union service organization (CUSO). Credit unions will have a majority ownership in the newly formed CUSO. “CULedger is … Read More

AZ Regulatory Compliance School Open for Registration

Credit union compliance professionals face a complex regulatory environment and challenging compliance issues.  For those needing a refresher course or a solid understanding of the regulations and laws affecting their regulatory compliance responsibilities, plan to attend the Mountain West Regulatory Compliance School taught by compliance experts, Bruce Jolly and David … Read More

Hughes Federal Credit Union Launches Blog to Promote Financial Literacy

Tucson AZ – August 1, 2017 – Hughes Federal Credit Union is happy to announce the launch of its new blog, titled Hughes View. To celebrate the launch, Hughes Federal Credit Union is giving away an iPad and a $50 iTunes gift card to one lucky social media participant. Hughes … Read More

48 CU professionals become certified CU Development Educators (CUDEs)

Congratulations to all the new DE’s, and especially, MWCUA’s own Shaun Ongstad! Foundation’s transformational CU training held in Madison MADISON, WI (June 14, 2017) — Forty-eight credit union professionals became Credit Union Development Educators (CUDEs) after being guided by dedicated program facilitators and mentors through the intensive Credit Union Development … Read More

Announcing Hyperledger Indy: Purpose-built, Decentralized Independent Identity for Individuals and Enterprise

  MOUNTAIN VIEW, May 2, 2017 / — At the 24th Internet Identity Workshop (IIW), the Sovrin Foundation announced today that its distributed ledger, custom-built for independent digital identity project has been accepted into incubation under Hyperledger, the open source collaborative effort created to advance cross-industry blockchain technologies hosted by … Read More

Ent Awards 2017 Youth Endowment Series Grants to 34 Colorado Nonprofits

Colorado Springs, Colo. (April 26, 2017) – Ent Credit Union awarded 34 Colorado nonprofit agencies a total of $90,000 through its 2017 Youth Endowment Series (YES) Grants program. The recipient agencies include: A Precious Child Adoption Options Assistance League of Pueblo Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado Inc. Child Advocates-Denver … Read More

Mountain West Credit Union Association Presents Prestigious Awards

Professional, Volunteer of the Year Honored and HOPE Award Winner Named at Annual Meeting & Convention DENVER, Co. (April 26, 2017) – The Mountain West Credit Union Association presented its annual credit union Professional and Volunteer of the Year awards at a special dinner April 13 at The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess … Read More

MWCUA’s Cranston speaks at inaugural tech meeting for CU Ledger effort

Last month, Rick Cranston, board member for the National Credit Union Information Sharing and Analysis Organization (NCU-ISAO) headed to Florida for it’s inaugural tech meeting held at the Kennedy Space Center. This was the initial next step in connecting our MWCUA credit unions to cybersecurity, information sharing and fraud based … Read More

Landings Credit Union has its Crasher!

Phoenix, AZ – Landings Credit Union and the Mountain West Credit Union Association are pleased to announce that Tara Roether, Marketing Specialist for Landings Credit Union in Tempe, Arizona has been selected to attend Crash the GAC by The Cooperative Trust and Credit Union National Association and represent the Mountain … Read More