News: Association

Mountain West Credit Union Association Issues Statement on the Resignation of CFPB Director Cordray

Denver, CO (November 15, 2017) – Scott Earl, President and CEO of the Mountain West Credit Union Association, has issued the following statement regarding the announcement of Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, stepping down from the Bureau by the end of the month: “The Mountain West Credit Union … Read More

Mountain West Credit Union Association Joins CUNA class-action lawsuit against Equifax

DENVER, Co. & PHOENIX, Az. (Oct. 31, 2017) – The Mountain West Credit Union Association (MWCUA) announced today that it is joining the Credit Union National Association’s (CUNA) class-action lawsuit against credit-monitoring firm Equifax. The decision was made in the best interest of the Association’s 125 credit unions and more … Read More

Swirlds and CULedger Collaborate to Deliver High Performance, Secure, Distributed Applications to Credit Unions

The Collaboration Delivers “Banking Grade” Security to Applications Built on CULedger October 27, 2017 10:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Swirlds, creators of the hashgraph distributed consensus platform, and CULedger, a credit union consortium supported by the efforts of the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) and the Mountain West Credit Union … Read More

Mountain West Credit Unions Celebrate International Credit Union Week in Mighty Ways

Breakfast and budgets and beauty, oh my! To celebrate 2017 International Credit Union week, October 16-20, the Mountain West Credit Union Association (MWCUA) challenged its regional chapters to give back to their communities in a charitable way. The participating credit unions supplied breakfast, made donations to various charities, served refreshments … Read More

MWCUA’s Credit Union Rock Stars

Credit Union Magazine named it’s 2017 Credit Union Rock Stars. Now in its fifth year this special edition of Credit Union Magazine celebrates those who make our movement extraordinary. Three from right here at home are among those that our honored.  Helen Gibson, vice president of marketing and education at … Read More

MWCUA on the Hill

Last week, Jay Curtis, CEO of First CU, Mike Williams, CEO of Colorado CU, Robb Scott, CEO of Deer Valley CU, Tim Dore, Chris Kemm and Scott Earl spent time talking credit union issues in our nation’s capital. While the team was there, the Administration’s tax plan was revealed. Everyone … Read More

Mountain West Credit Union Foundation Presents Annual Awards

DENVER, Co. (Oct. 2017) – The Mountain West Credit Union Foundation presented its annual credit union industry awards at the 10th Annual Star Gala held September 22 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House in Denver, Colorado. Proceeds from the event support the charitable work of the Foundation.   Each year, … Read More

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