News: News Releases

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

Mountain West Credit Union Association Formally Endorses Elizabeth “Liz” Cheney for Congress

Her understanding of the need for regulatory relief led to the endorsement. MWCUA represents 22 credit unions in Wyoming. Denver, CO (July 19, 2016) — The Mountain West Credit Union Association (MWCUA), which represents 22 of Wyoming’s federal credit unions, as well as credit unions in Colorado and Arizona, announces it … Read More

CUNA/MWCUA partner to unveil CU Shared Ledger concept at ACUC

June 23, 2016by Lisa J. McCue, CUNA NEWS NOW Credit unions are the original financial services disrupters. And they are the original cooperative cooperators. Those two essential traits of their DNA make them the perfect business model to shake up financial services again by moving squarely into the innovative blockchain … Read More

Mountain West Credit Union Association To Release Annual Report

  More than 600 Credit Union Professionals Gather at Annual Meeting & Convention DENVER, Co. & PHOENIX, Az. (April 19, 2016) – The Mountain West Credit Union Association (MWCUA) will release its annual report to association members and disclose financial reporting for the year ending December 31, 2015 at its … Read More

Governor Signs Colorado CU Governance Bill

On Friday, April 15, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper held a ceremony as he signed SB 125: Credit Union Governance into law. The new law will give state chartered credit unions in Colorado the ability to compensate board members, as well as allow an audit committee to replace a supervisory committee. The … Read More