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March Offers Both Marketers and Lenders Networking Councils

The next set of networking councils are taking place in virtual format in March. Check out the details here: March 16: Marketers Networking Council Topic: How to Think Like a Credit Union (Not a Bank) Presenter: Andrew Downin, Chief Marketing & Digital, Vantage West Credit Union March 29: Lenders Networking … Read More

Town Hall Meeting Series Set to Discuss Association’s Future

With Scott Earl’s upcoming retirement this summer, the Board of Directors and the entire MWCUA team spent several weeks partnering with the Northwest Credit Union Association Board and team to explore the possibility of combining the associations to create a world-class organization that will best serve credit unions into the … Read More

Special Announcement – Association’s Future

Scott Earl announced his retirement effective later this summer. Board Chairman Todd Marksberry, in late 2021, convened a succession committee. This diverse and tenured group of credit union leaders explored all options while focusing on the MWCUA board’s desire to amplify advocacy, education, and community impact on behalf of credit … Read More

Rep. Perlmutter announces he will not seek re-election

Source: CUNA News Now January 11, 2022 Rep. Ed Perlmutter (D-Colo.) speaks at the 2014 CUNA GAC. (CUNA photo) Rep. Ed Perlmutter (D-Colo.) announced Monday he will not seek re-election in 2022. He has served in Congress since 2007 and worked closely with credit unions on many issues. “We thank … Read More

Check Out January 2022 Network Councils

The networking council programming begins in January 2022 with two virtual sessions. January 25: Collectors Networking Council Topic: Strategies for Increasing Recoveries in 2022 Presenter: Alexis Wayne, Member Solutions Manager, UniWyo FCU January 26: Branch Managers Networking Council Topic: Strategies for Hiring & Retaining Talent Presenter: Guest Panel Fees for … Read More

Mountain West Credit Union Association Issues Statement on SAFE Banking Act’s removal from NDAA

On Tuesday, December 7, 2021, the House Rules Committee amended the FY22 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) excluding the Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act. The SAFE Banking Act would allow the financial services industry to do business with licensed marijuana retailers and require those financial institutions to subject any funds to anti-money laundering … Read More

Mountain West Credit Union Association President and CEO Scott Earl Announces Retirement

PHOENIX, Az. & Denver, Co. (November 29, 2021) – Mountain West Credit Union Association (MWCUA) President and CEO Scott Earl is announcing his plan to retire at the end of June 2022. As President and CEO of MWCUA, Earl advocates on behalf of member credit unions, 4.2 million credit union … Read More

Branch Managers Network Council to Learn InfoSight Details & Provide Feedback on June 17

On June 17, branch managers are invited to meet for the next Branch Managers Networking Council on the Zoom platform. We’re excited to annouce that our own Laura McFadden, Director of Association Compliance Services, will give a short presentation and lead an interactive session: InfoSight Overview & Discussion for Branch … Read More

Regulatory Compliance Newsletter – May 10, 2021

Regulatory Compliance Newsletter- 05.10.2021 Qualified Mortgage Changes CFPB Issues Consumer Complaint Bulletin NASCUS Offers a Cannabis & Hemp School IRS Releases 7th EIP3 Batch CFPB Responds to Claims of Mr. Cooper Unauthorized Withdrawals