News: News Releases

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

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

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

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

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

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

World Council Announces New Leadership Award

Recognizes Emerging Female Leader Boulder, Colorado – Nicole Brusewitz, Vice President of Education and Events at the Mountain West Credit Union Association, has been selected as the first winner of the Global Women’s Leadership Network “Emerging Leader” award which recognizes the accomplishments of an up-and-coming female leader working in the U.S. … Read More

Center for Credit Union Leadership Releases Leadership Study Results

Data provides insight into high-performing credit union CEOs LAS VEGAS, Nv. (October 13, 2016) – The Mountain West Credit Union Foundation (MWCUF), in collaboration with the Center for Credit Union Leadership, presented the results of its most recent survey at the CEO & Board Chair Summit, and exclusive gathering of … Read More

Mountain West Credit Union Foundation Presents Annual Awards

Gala sets attendance record, raises money for charitable work DENVER, Co. (Oct. 3, 2016) – The Mountain West Credit Union Foundation presented its annual credit union industry awards at the 9th Annual Star Gala held September 23 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House in Denver, Colorado. Attendance was up 22% … Read More