Association CEO Receives Industry Accolades


Mountain West Credit Union Association CEO
Receives Two Prestigious Credit Union Industry Accolades

Joy Audet

DENVER – (March 28, 2012) –Scott Earl, President/CEO of Mountain West Credit Union Association, was
recently honored by two leading credit union organizations for his commitment and leadership to the industry.  The Credit Union House, a Washington D.C. meeting place for credit union advocates from throughout the United States, inducted Earl into its illustrious Hall of Leaders.

Currently there are 55 members from 27 different states in the Hall of Leaders, all of whom have pioneered efforts of the credit union movement at the local, state, and national levels.

In addition, Earl was also awarded the Eugene H. Farley League Leadership Award by the Association of Credit Union Leagues (AACUL) at the 2012 Credit Union National Association (CUNA) Governmental Affairs Conference. The award is given to individuals who have positively advanced the credit union movement by producing superior organizational and financial results, demonstrating visionary leadership at the state level, developing services and programs from member credit unions, focusing on cooperation within the credit union system and displaying personal values of commitment to purpose, service to others and integrity.

“Mr. Earl has a comprehensive grasp of what a league CEO’s core values should be and can transfer those values to the credit union community,” said Wendell Lyons, AACUL’s First Vice Chair and Chairmen of the Eugene H. Farley League Leadership Award.

For the past 30 years, Earl has been passionate about furthering the credit union movement. His tireless commitment is demonstrated by his service to various organizations. Earl maintains a presence in Washington, currently serving as the Chairman of AACUL’s State Issues Advocacy Committee and the Treasurer of the CUNA Strategic Services board. He has also served on the board of US Central Credit Union, was a past chairman of AACUL and served as a trustee for Western CUNA Management School. On July 1, 2011 Earl was named President/CEO of the Mountain West Credit Union Association, bringing together credit unions in Arizona, Colorado and Wyoming.

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.