News: News Releases

MWCUA Hikes the Hill and makes Regulatory Visits

The week of Sept. 14, the Mountain West Credit Union Association took a group of credit union leaders from Arizona and Colorado to Washington, D.C. for Congressional visits and meetings with leaders from NCUA and CFPB. Key NCUA staff participated in the discussion of several issues including member business lending, … Read More

Landings Credit Union Hires New Executive Team Member

Tempe, AZ, September, 2015 – Landings Credit Union is proud to announce that they have added a new name to their Executive Team. Cecilia Estrada Ashe has been hired on in a newly created position as Vice President Business Sales and Operations. Cecilia, who hails from Alamogordo, New Mexico, has … Read More

Vantage West to receive Juntos Avanzamos designation

First credit union in Arizona to be honored TUCSON, AZ (September 16, 2015) — On Sept. 22, Vantage West, southern Arizona’s largest credit union, will be the first financial institution in Arizona to receive the Juntos Avanzamos(Together We Advance) designation. The Juntos Avanzamos Program – aimed at empowering credit unions … Read More

Dr. Rand Paul Introduces the Small Business Lending Enhancement Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Rand Paul (R-KY) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) today introduced the Small Business Lending Enhancement Act. This bipartisan legislation, which seeks to cut through red tape and encourage small business growth, would increase the credit union member business-lending cap for well-capitalized credit unions from 12.25% of assets … Read More

Governor Ducey Visits Canyon State Credit Union’s Student-Run Branch at Metro Tech High School

PHOENIX, Az. (Sept.1, 2015) – Governor Doug Ducey recently visited Metro Tech High School to promote financial literacy for Arizona students. During his visit, he stopped at Canyon State Credit Union’s student-run branch and congratulated the teachers and students for Metro Tech’s success. The Governor presented Principal Bryan Reynoso with … Read More

Mountain West Credit Union Association Hosts Congressional Roundtable

Collaboration with Arizona Bankers Association brings common issues to light PHOENIX, Az. (August 26, 2015) – The Mountain West Credit Union Association (MWCUA) joined together with the Arizona Bankers Association to host a financial institution roundtable with elected officials to discuss issues common to both organizations. In a demonstration of … Read More

Aventa Credit Union Thanks Members With Appreciation Days

  Colorado Springs, Colo. (August 18, 2015) – Aventa Credit Union hosted six Member Appreciation events between June 17 and July 31, 2015 in each of the Credit Union’s six branches which are located in Colorado Springs, Pueblo and the San Luis Valley. Members were invited to a catered lunch … Read More

Meridian Trust Vice President Selected for Executive Leadership Program

      Cheyenne, WY — Meridian Trust Vice President of Operations, Gena Carroll, was recently selected for the Mountain West Credit Union Foundation Executive Leadership Program. The Executive Leadership Program was created for the future leaders of the credit union industry and provides over $20,000 of full funding for … Read More

Aventa Executives Take a Pie to the Face in Support of the American Heart Association

Colorado Springs, Colo. (August 13, 2015) – On July 22, 2015, eight Aventa executives took a pie to the face in support of the Colorado Springs Heart Walk benefiting the American Heart Association. Aventa Credit Union raised $2,500 from the pies, Heart Walk torches and other fundraisers. This is the … Read More

Apple Pay™ Now Available to Bellco Members

August 10, 2015 – Bellco members will become some of the first credit union members in Colorado to have the ability to use Apple Pay for purchases at participating stores. Apple Pay provides an easy, private and secure way to make in-store payments from Bellco accounts using an iPhone 6, … Read More