Helping Pandemic Victims Back

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, it was quickly evident that it was not going to be your average crisis. As the reality of both the health and financial impacts began to set in, credit unions rushed to the forefront of the financial situation and set about putting plans and programs … Read More

How the Brayman-Beach Scholarship Supports Colorado Credit Unions and Colorado Students

The Brayman-Beach Scholarship was established in the spirit of supporting local communities through helping young members achieve their dream of higher education. The scholarship is named after Susan J. Brayman and Carroll D. Beach, leaders who devoted their professional careers to furthering the success of Colorado’s Credit Unions. Their deep … Read More

Why Mentorship is Essential to Growth

Important Insights from Two Credit Union Leaders Who Have Completed the Foundation Mentorship Program. The purpose of The Center for Credit Union Leadership’s Mentor Program is to connect Credit Union professionals with a mentor that will meet them where they are now and help them get to where they want to go. … Read More

Community Choice Credit Union is Awarded the Leadership in Action Grant!

Here’s how they plan to use the Grant for long term growth. In order for the credit union movement to grow and thrive, it’s imperative that we are committed to investing in the development of our leaders. The Foundation promotes credit union leadership development through a variety of structured scholarships … Read More

5 Big Mistakes to Avoid in Your Talent Review

By Karin Hurt and David Dye A talent review done well, gives you a brilliant competitive advantage for your credit union, ensuring you have the continuity you need to serve your members well today and in the future. Poorly executed, at best it’s a waste of time, and can wreak … Read More

An Inside Perspective from This Year’s Legislative Learning Session

Earlier this year, several of our Association’s young professionals were awarded scholarships from the Foundation to attend a Legislative Learning Session in Washington D.C. The multi-day event included visits to the offices of elected officials from Arizona, Colorado, and Wyoming, the offices of the National Credit Union Administration, and the … Read More

Denver Area Chapter Golf Tournament nets record donation

The Denver Area Chapter of Credit Unions held its annual Golf Tournament on July 22, 2019 at Valley Country Club in Centennial. The tournament is held every year and benefits the Mountain West Credit Union Foundation. This year’s event resulted in a record donation of just over $36,000 for the … Read More

Providing the Resources for Developing Young Leaders

The Evolution of Leadership in the Credit Union Movement Brandi Stankovic is a nationally recognized CU consultant, speaker, author, the Chief Strategy Officer for CU Solutions Group, the World Young Credit Union Professionals Committee Chair, and US Ambassador for the Global Women’s Leadership Network. This past September, Brandi facilitated the … Read More

An Interview with Bryan Thomas, this Year’s Master’s Scholarship Recipient

The Credit Union Leader Master’s Scholarship is a $10,000 scholarship awarded to a Credit Union leader each year to help fund the completion of an accredited master’s degree program. The scholarship was instituted to support our leaders in their efforts to acquire the skills needed to lead our Movement into the future. … Read More

What Does The Future of Community Giving Look Like?

This article was written by Tahverlee, a Social Impact Entrepreneur and founder of Corporate Cause Agency.  It’s a proven fact that companies that give back to their communities see a healthy return on their investment. Often, senior leadership teams who focus on bottom-line growth, spend more time on their big vision … Read More