2021 Training Guide

 We are excited to roll out our all-new digital and interactive 2021 Training Guide. As a member of the Association, you have access to cost-effective training programs and networking events that will help elevate your employees’ career development. We offer a wide range of industry-related educational opportunities that include schools, … Read More

Mountain West Credit Union Association helps bring MemberPass™ to market

­­­­­­ Digital Identity to help reduce fraud for credit unions and members June 17, 2020 (DENVER, Colo.) – The Mountain West Credit Union Association (MWCUA) has finalized a strategic partnership agreement with CULedger to help jump start the implementation of MemberPass™, a digital ID held by credit union members. MWCUA … Read More

Updated Statement Regarding COVID-19 and the MWCUA Annual Meeting & Convention

The health and safety of our member credit unions, event attendees, employees, participating exhibitors/sponsors and presenters are a top priority for us. I would encourage calm and reason as we navigate this situation together. I understand there are growing concerns and we are getting feedback from our member credit unions, … Read More

Senate confirms Kathy Kraninger as BCFP director

The Senate voted today to confirm Kathy Kraninger as the next director of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. Kraninger replaces Acting Director Mick Mulvaney, and will serve a five-year term as director. “We’re pleased to have a new permanent director leading the BCFP, as credit unions and other parts … Read More

Digital Identity Made Easy: Defining Self-Sovereign Identity

By Julie Esser As digital interactions become more commonplace, credit unions search for a solution involving digital identification. Unlike identifying members in physical settings, digital identification remains challenging because of a lack of standardization across various digital channels. Members and credit unions alike are increasingly concerned by the fact that … Read More

How AdvantEdge Analytics Hit a Nerve in the Tech Community

By Eric LeVin, Chief Technology Officer, AdvantEdge Analytics Simply attending an event like Microsoft Inspire reminds you how incredible it is to be a part of the tech community today. Being on stage at such an event… well that’s a whole other ballgame.   More than 20,000 technology leaders from … Read More

Take Action on S. 2155

A key legislative priority for credit unions is expected to begin to move in the U.S. House this month. S.2155: The Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act, passed the Senate with bipartisan support earlier this year. The bill contains several financial regulatory reform provisions important to credit unions. Specifically, … Read More

MWCUA mourns the passing of a credit union icon

It’s with heavy hearts that Mountain West Credit Union Association announces the passing of Susan Brayman. She was a long-time credit union leader and pioneer, epitomizing what credit unions stand for – serving people. Sue began her credit union career with the Colorado Credit Union League in 1973 and rose … Read More

CULedger Announces New CUSO CULedger, LLC

DENVER, CO (August 16, 2017) – CULedger, blockchain technology used to provide credit unions and their members with innovative, cutting-edge products and services, announced the formation of CULedger, LLC, a new credit union service organization (CUSO). Credit unions will have a majority ownership in the newly formed CUSO. “CULedger is … Read More

Mountain West Credit Union Association Presents Prestigious Awards

Professional, Volunteer of the Year Honored and HOPE Award Winner Named at Annual Meeting & Convention DENVER, Co. (April 26, 2017) – The Mountain West Credit Union Association presented its annual credit union Professional and Volunteer of the Year awards at a special dinner April 13 at The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess … Read More