Introducing: Strategic Partners
Monday, 13 February 2012 13:33


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   Mountain West Credit Union Association Introduces Strategic Partners Inc.,
a Reinvented Service Corporation

 Phoenix, AZ, Denver, CO and Casper, WY (02/14/2012)— As of January, 2012 the recently formed Mountain West Credit Union Association has leveraged their combined strength to better serve their member credit unions through the newly merged and reinvented service corporation, Strategic Partners Inc., a subsidiary of the Mountain West Credit Union Association. 

The Mountain West Credit Union Association’s board of directors voted in favor of merging the service corporations and elected a new board of directors for the organization in January of 2012.

President/CEO of Mountain West Credit Union Association, Scott Earl said, “Together we are better equipped to leverage our strength, providing our member credit unions with increased value for years to come.”

Mike Williams, Board Chairman said “Bringing our service corporations together as one unit was the appropriate next step in unifying our credit unions.” He continued; “I have great confidence in the success of the organization as a collaborative network.”

The Mountain West Credit Union Association Board of Directors includes a representative number of directors from each state the Mountain West Credit Union Association serves.

Chairman
Mike Williams, President/CEO, Colorado Credit Union

Vice-Chair
Bob Ramirez, President/CEO, Vantage West Credit Union

Members:
Larry Knopp, President/CEO, UniWyo Federal Credit Union
Nathanael Tarwasokono, President/CEO, Pima Federal Credit Union
Horacio Peralta, President/CEO, B.C.S. Community Credit Union
Rainy Thoen, President/CEO, Community Choice Credit Union
Sandy Neves, President/CEO, Fitzsimons Federal Credit Union
Jim Barber, President/CEO,  Minnequa Works Credit Union
Jay Curtis, President/CEO, First Credit Union
 
About the Mountain West Credit Union Association
The Mountain West Credit Union Association is the regional tri-state trade association representing 154 member credit unions, 3.2 million credit union members and $29 billion in assets throughout Arizona, Colorado, and Wyoming.  Not-for-profit in nature, credit unions provide low cost financial services to their members.  Founded in 2011, the Mountain West Credit Union Association serves and supports member credit unions through advocacy, communications, community outreach, education & training, operations, public affairs and regulatory & compliance services. The Mountain West Credit Union Association is affiliated with Credit Union National Association (CUNA), World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU), and CUNA Mutual Group. 

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