Christine Basford joins Elevations Credit Union as Mortgage Sale Manager in Fort Collins

BOULDER, CO (December 1, 2015) — Christine Basford has joined Elevations Credit Union as Mortgage Sales Manager for the Fort Collins market. Basford worked at Wells Fargo Home Mortgage for the past 22 years, most recently as Sales Manager since 2010. She has extensive experience in the mortgage lending industry, … Read More

Elevations Foundation awards community grants to 11 local non-profit organizations

The Elevations Foundation awarded community grants totaling $38,500 to 11 local non-profit organizations at its annual Grantee Reception on November 17. The community grant recipients are: Alternatives for Youth (Longmont), Cal-Wood Nature Center (Boulder/Broomfield), Eco-Cycle Green STAR Schools Program (Boulder County), InReach (Boulder), La Familia (Fort Collins), Read Aloud Loveland … Read More

Grand Canyon University Partners with Canyon State Credit Union

  PHOENIX, AZ. (Nov. 30, 2015) – Canyon State Credit Union is excited to announce their official partnership with Grand Canyon University. Canyon State Credit Union CEO Jane Dobbs said “we are excited about the opportunity to serve the faculty, staff, students and alumni of Grand Canyon University.  Our credit … Read More

Meridian Trust Donates $500 to Triumph High School Skills USA Club

Cheyenne, WY – Meridian Trust Federal Credit Union has made a donation of $500 to the Triumph High School Skills USA Club and provided lunch for Dr. Michelle Aldrich’s class on Wednesday, November 4. This donation is part of Meridian Trust’s celebration of “International Credit Union Day” which centered around … Read More

Vantage West Expanding in Pima and Cochise Counties

  Credit Union Adding 10 ATMs In Two Markets TUCSON, Ariz. (November 13, 2015) – Vantage West Credit Union (, Southern Arizona’s largest credit union, is expanding its reach in Cochise and Pima counties by adding 10 new ATMs to the region.  The move further establishes Vantage West’s presence in … Read More

Elevations Credit Union named one of Best Companies to Work For in Colorado

BOULDER, CO (November 12, 2015) — Elevations Credit Union has been named a Best Company to Work For in Colorado by the Colorado Society for Human Resource Management (COSHRM). On October 30, Elevations was honored at the COSHRM Celebration Awards Banquet as the 5th place company in the large category (250 … Read More

Warren Federal Credit Union and Community Financial Credit Union Announce Proposed Merger

CHEYENNE, WY – Warren Federal Credit Union (WFCU) and Community Financial Credit Union (CFCU) announced a plan to merge. The Boards of Directors from both institutions approved the plan, pending completion of due diligence, regulatory approval, and an affirmative vote by CFCU members. The merger would become effective spring 2016. … Read More

MWCUA leaders honored at CUES

Sunday, November 8 was the CUES CEO Network Opening Awards Reception. It was a great night for our MWCUA representatives. Gerry Agnes of Elevations CU was named CEO of the Year and Susan Frank of Desert Schools FCU, Ray Lancaster of Pyramid CU and Bob Ramirez of Vantage West CU … Read More

CUNA Designates TruWest Credit Union 2015 ‘Training Champion

Employee Development Team Recognized for Vision, Impact of ‘Common Bond’ Training Tempe, Ariz. – Nov. 4, 2015 – TruWest Credit Union was honored at the Credit Union National Association’s (CUNA) annual Experience Learning Live! (ELLy) award ceremony for credit union trainers in Las Vegas Oct. 27. The credit union’s Employee … Read More

Julie Hoopes and Mindy Dodge Receive HOPE Award Community & Member Service Award Nominations

Every year the Mountain West Credit Union Association solicits nominees for the HOPE Award. This award is presented to credit union staff that are “Caught in the Act’ of demonstrating quality member service. The award, which stands for “Helping Our People Everyday,” is given annually to credit union industry professionals … Read More