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 annual business meeting April 22, 2016. The meeting will be conducted during the MWCUA Annual Meeting & Convention being held April 21-23, 2016 at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, CO.
The more than 600 conference attendees representing 58 credit unions from across the Association’s tri-state trade area will participate in the three-day event and will be the largest group in the organization’s history. Credit unions from Arizona, Colorado and Wyoming make up the regional membership. The Association holds its annual business meeting as part of the convention. Voting members are updated and receive the Association’s Annual Report, released at the meeting.
“The Association was built on the principles of service and helping others,” said John Uchida, Chairman of the Association Board of Directors and President of Space Age Federal Credit Union in Aurora, CO. “We exist to serve our members, just like they exist to serve their members at their respective credit unions – by building financial stability, democratic control, and ongoing education, among others. The Association is committed to responsible service and our ability to provide a significant value for our member credit unions.”
Attendees of this year’s meeting and convention will benefit from breakout sessions offering the latest industry training including technology, cyber-security, business models for success, and more. A special treat at this year’s convention will be the attendance of Jim Nussle, President and CEO of the Credit Union National Association (CUNA). Nussle will provide attendees with an update and participate in the conference sessions.
“The Annual Meeting & Convention is an opportunity for member credit union representatives to receive affordable training and education credit while celebrating the successes of the past year,” said Scott Earl, President and CEO of the Mountain West Credit Union Association. “We’re very excited that this is largest gathering in our organization’s history.”
About the Mountain West Credit Union Association
The Mountain West Credit Union Association is the regional tri-state trade association representing 126 member credit unions, 3.1 million credit union members and $37 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 the interests of member credit unions through advocacy, community outreach, education and training, public affairs, regulatory and compliance services and strategic partnerships. The Mountain West Credit Union Association is affiliated with Credit Union National Association (CUNA), World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU) and CUNA Mutual Group. Follow us on twitter at twitter.com/mwcua or on Facebook at facebook.com/mwcua. To learn more about credit unions visit AsmarterChoice.org.