5 Big Mistakes to Avoid in Your Talent Review

By Karin Hurt and David Dye A talent review done well, gives you a brilliant competitive advantage for your credit union, ensuring you have the continuity you need to serve your members well today and in the future. Poorly executed, at best it’s a waste of time, and can wreak … Read More

An Inside Perspective from This Year’s Legislative Learning Session

Earlier this year, several of our Association’s young professionals were awarded scholarships from the Foundation to attend a Legislative Learning Session in Washington D.C. The multi-day event included visits to the offices of elected officials from Arizona, Colorado, and Wyoming, the offices of the National Credit Union Administration, and the … Read More

Denver Area Chapter Golf Tournament nets record donation

The Denver Area Chapter of Credit Unions held its annual Golf Tournament on July 22, 2019 at Valley Country Club in Centennial. The tournament is held every year and benefits the Mountain West Credit Union Foundation. This year’s event resulted in a record donation of just over $36,000 for the … Read More

Providing the Resources for Developing Young Leaders

The Evolution of Leadership in the Credit Union Movement Brandi Stankovic is a nationally recognized CU consultant, speaker, author, the Chief Strategy Officer for CU Solutions Group, the World Young Credit Union Professionals Committee Chair, and US Ambassador for the Global Women’s Leadership Network. This past September, Brandi facilitated the … Read More

An Interview with Bryan Thomas, this Year’s Master’s Scholarship Recipient

The Credit Union Leader Master’s Scholarship is a $10,000 scholarship awarded to a Credit Union leader each year to help fund the completion of an accredited master’s degree program. The scholarship was instituted to support our leaders in their efforts to acquire the skills needed to lead our Movement into the future. … Read More

What Does The Future of Community Giving Look Like?

This article was written by Tahverlee, a Social Impact Entrepreneur and founder of Corporate Cause Agency.  It’s a proven fact that companies that give back to their communities see a healthy return on their investment. Often, senior leadership teams who focus on bottom-line growth, spend more time on their big vision … Read More

Colorado Credit Union’s Commitment to Conquer Hunger in Their Community

I really feel that the Credit Union philosophy of People Helping People can be seen in action within every Credit Union in our Association. That’s why it’s such a difficult task to select the Community Impact award recipients each year. But, this year, two programs stood out because of the … Read More

Community Choice Credit Union’s Project Hope

I really feel that the Credit Union philosophy of People Helping People can be seen in action within every Credit Union in our Association. That’s why it’s such a difficult task to select the Community Impact award recipients each year. But, this year, two programs stood out because of the … Read More

2019 Annual Star Gala

A Recap of the 2019 Star Gala with the Event’s Coordinator, Diana Adell This past September, the Mountain West Credit Union Foundation hosted the 12th Annual Star Gala at the Vehicle Vault in Parker, Colorado. Each year, this event allows us to recognize some of our industries finest while raising … Read More

Could You Be Self-Sabotaging Your Leadership Potential?

Behavior patterns are a funny thing – they are probably largely responsible for your current successes while simultaneously blocking your full potential. Here’s a very loose interpretation of how this might work: You receive a long-awaited promotion and bring all the knowledge and expertise you’ve gained over the years to … Read More