Press Clippings

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May 2016

Mountain West League Joins Plexcity

Board Pay Acceptance Grows

OneAZ Credit Union goes through name change, ribbon cutting

Credit unions bulk up to survive as ranks thin

Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Michael Fansler, Aventa

Increase media relations impact with visuals

Laramie construction projects set to break ground

With Rollout Of New EMV Cards, Ent Adds Scenic Photos Of Markets

EXCLUSIVE: This venerable Arizona credit union rebrands for the future

Colorado, Arizona OK Board Compensation

Mountain West Assn. Recognizes Three CU Leaders

Under New Leadership: Executives on the Move

CUNA thanks Tipton, Cardenas for small biz week leadership

Mountain West Credit Union Association recognizes two execs

April 2016

Board of Directors News: Executives on the Move

Aventa Credit Union Rolls Out First Responder Loan

Hail to the Veeps: Executives on the Move

Bellco Credit Union marks 80th year with growth, new branches

Credit unions want to be exempt from Consumer Financial Protection Bureau oversight

Ent Credit Union increases membership with approval to add 4 counties to Front Range territory

Many Talk About Collaboration; Few Deliver

March 2016

Credit Unions, Consultants Reveal Merger Best Practices

CFPB implements CUNA-recommended changes to mortgage rules

Meridian Trust FCU and Panhandle Co-Op FCU to Merge

Promotions, Honors Announced: Executives on the Move

Hail to the Chiefs: Executives on the Move

Some credit unions offer lower interest short-term loans to members

Dalke takes helm at Northern Colorado Credit Union

Warren FCU, Community Financial CU To Merge As Blue FCU

Credit Unions Hire, Promote and Say Farewell

Five Credit Unions With a Winning Website Game (Elevations, Ent)

Peppers Wins Wegner Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement

February 2016

Deals of the Year (login required)  – Premier Members/Boulder Valley CU

What is your credit union’s message

Giving back in Southern Arizona

Moving up in Southern Arizona

Arizona Central Credit Union earns pair of awards

In Super Bowl, It’s Mountain West CU Assn. 24, Carolinas CU League 10

Suds at ‘steak:’ Mountain West, Carolinas leagues place Super Bowl bet

Listen up high school seniors: Hughes Federal Credit Union awarding $6,000 in scholarship

January 2016

Could lottery-like prizes boost savings rates?

Moving up in Southern Arizona

Vantage West offering scholarships

Credit Unions Welcome New Employees

Pinal County Federal Credit Union celebrates new building

Helping people part of CUs’ DNA, Vantage West CEO to BizTucson

Pot Banking Fight Continues

Mountain West Miracle Challenge raises $98K for CMN Hospitals

Credit Unions Reveal New Hires: People

Desert Schools releasing new Larry Fitzgerald debit card

Ent Launches Redesigned Websites

Colorado credit union gives back $300,000 to members

People on the move, 1/8/2016(Partner Colorado CU)

Two Long-Serving CEOs Are Retiring

Trona Valley in Wyo. Names New CEO, Tynsky to Retire

Credit Unions Announce New Year Staff Changes

Happy New Year: Colorado fees on banks and credit unions to go down

December 2015

Colorado banks healthy, show improvement over last quarter

Five Questions with Gerry Agnes of Elevations Credit Union

CUNA Board Agrees to Membership Choice

Security Service Is First CU to Take Top Spot in Auto Finance Survey

HFSC votes for bill with stricter merchant data security standards

Colorado credit union hands out $1 million in bonus dividends

Target Settles in Breach Suit

Christmas Comes Early for Members of 2 Colorado CUs

November 2015

Desert Schools awarding $40,000 in high school scholarships for students active in the community

’16 Leadership Northern Colorado class announced

What are credit unions and how do they work? (Westerra)

In the Community: ENT

Wyoming’s No. 1 credit union enlarging in merger

Best Companies to Work For 2015: Elevations Credit Union

Biz awards earned in Southern Arizona

Ent FCU Converts to State Charter

More State Leagues Speak Out on Dual Membership

NYCUA, MWCUA on Opposing Sides of Dual Membership Issue

October 2015

UniWyo FCU Opens Third Branch

League Lobbyist Named State Financial Services Commissioner

Sooper CU Adds Jefferson County to FOM

Colorado credit unions release product to make car loans easier

Training, advocacy valued by newest CUNA-league affiliates

People, passion, purpose: ICU Day 2015

Desert Schools Federal Credit Union helping nonprofits “Shine On” with $60,000

30 CU Leaders Graduate From MWCUA’s Leadership Institute

Desert Schools FCU Converts Core to Corelation

CU ROCK STARS 2015 –Nicole Brusewitz

Foundation Announces Wegner Award Winners

A New Chief in Town: Executives on the Move

Microchipped credit cards combat fraud

Vantage West recognized for service to Hispanic market

September 2015

A simple way to grow America’s economy and create jobs

CUNA Board Votes to Retain Dual Membership Requirement

Movers & Shakers: What’s happening in Colorado Springs business

In oilfields, salaries that boomed suddenly bust

And The CUES’ 2015 Outstanding Chief Executive Is…

Tucson-area high school students jump starting college degree through internships

Area experts to present free business workshops

Credit union awards 12K in scholarships

Aranda takes ‘next step’ at Arizona State Credit Union

ABC Arizona: Reverse Mortgages Right for Some, Not Everyone

Building Wealth: Executives on the Move (Ent)

August 2015

Giving back in Southern Arizona

Mountain West CU Assn., Bankers Group Partner On Roundtable With Officials

Mountain West CU Foundation Launches Center For CU Leadership

Three Takes on Branching (Elevations)

CU Executives on the Move: New Hires and Promotions Announced (Sooper)

New UCCS Ent Center for the Arts a boon to local arts organizations; groundbreaking Thursday

Credit Unions Hire, Promote and Honor: People

Back to School Time: Ent Intro’s Free Student Checking

Supporting the Troops: In the Community

On the Job

Metrum Community Credit Union now open to all Centennial residents

Strategic Planning: CUs Dig Deep To Remain Competitive

July 2015

Not just for single companies anymore, credit unions adapt to morphing customer needs (subscription required)

Where Federal Charters Rule—and Why

Security Service wins national praise

Are You Ready for Some Football: In the Community (Coors CU)

Former restaurant building renovated to house credit union

Study: Five Wyo. banks in top 200, state No. 4

Giving Back (Tucson Federal CU)

Golf Classic to support community outreach

Check an item off your ‘Bucket List’ with Arizona State Credit Union

Stability Returns to Sand State Credit Unions

Executive Moves: Partner Colorado CU Picks New Chair

Consumers taste #TheCUWay in Denver

Credit Unions Need to Get Stoked for Pot Banking Business

$44k to be awarded to Ariz. students

Here are the top credit unions across Arizona

Check out credit unions for home loans

Colorado’s senators back bill calling for marijuana banking services

NY’s Top Execs, Volunteers and Other CU Winners (ENT)

Meet a credit union rep, get a free taco at Civic Center Eats

Arizona Central Inks Partnership With Local NBA, WNBA Teams

Credit Unions Announce Staffing Changes (Fitzsimons, ENT)

June 2015

CUs Elect Board Members, Promote Executives (ENT)

Arizona banks, credit unions show improvement

Colorado Names New State Banking Commissioner; Will Impact CUs

Three hidden business costs that impact your bottom line

Small Colorado CU Converts to Symitar’s CruiseNet Core System

People on the Move (Denver Business Journal) 

Lujan Elected Chairman of Partner Colorado CU

Finding the right balance (AZ Central CU)

Community Financial ranked in top 200 credit unions on national list

Credit Unions announce new hires, promotions (Altier CU, Partner Colorado CU, AZ State CU)

Colorado credit unions targeting millennials with technology, peer testimonials (subscriber content)

Arizona State Credit Union, Northern Arizona State University team up for athletic partnership (login required)

Credit Unions Reveal Promotions, Hires, Honors (Elevations CU)

Public Service Credit Union Welcomes New CEO

Colorado Springs credit union ranks as one of nation’s 200 ‘healthiest’

Altier CU Promotes Skilton To President, Mateer Remains CEO

Meet the winner of the Home Free with 3TV Contest (AZ Central Credit Union)

May 2015

A Short-term Loan Alternative to Costly Payday Lending

Credit Unions, Trades Sue Home Depot

Credit Unions, Taxes, and Dishonest Bankers

Credit Union Welcomes New Officer (AZ State CU)

Credit Unions Rank High in Service

Who’s in the News (ENT. Altier)

Global Women’s Leadership Network announces 2015 scholarship winners and forum keynote speaker

Hughes Federal Credit Union Adds Remote eSignatures

CU Names in the News (Aventa)

Saving the Environment: In the Community (ENT)

Arizona State Credit Union To Close Payson Branch

Credit Unions Hire and Promote: People

47 credit union professionals become certified CU Development Educators (CUDEs)

CUNA Name Tinker Sparks Debate

Giving Back – Tucson Federal Credit Union

Desert Schools Federal Credit Union offers quick tips to help you buy a vehicle

Arizona State Credit Union donates $5K to local food banks

Naming Rights Deals Equal Big-Time Branding for Credit Unions

April 2015

Premier Members, Boulder Valley credit union merger finalized

Spring-clean your finances! 5 ways to get financially fit

Weed Industry Raises Public Safety Concerns

People on the Move

Elevations CU Wins the Academy Award of Business

Credit-union group honors Vantage West’s Ramirez