Reflections on Leadership and the ELP

In January, we wrote about the Mountain West Credit Union Foundation’s Executive Leadership Program (ELP) as part of our call for applicants. As we presented, this unique program represents far more than a traditional educational scholarship. The ELP is a comprehensive five-year curriculum specifically designed to develop CU leaders. Participants … Read More

Executive Ready Program – Strategic Advantage for Leaders

The MWCUA Foundation is dedicated to providing exceptional leadership and training programs to our membership, and the Executive Ready program is a shining example of this commitment. Executive Ready is a series of four distinct programs designed to give CU leaders the opportunity to develop advanced skills and position them … Read More

Executive Presence: How to Stay Calm in the Midst of Chaos

Executive Presence: How to Stay Calm in the Midst of Chaos Karin Hurt and David Dye, Let’s Grow Leaders  Manage Your Executive Presence by Showing Up Excited, Not Excitable  The proverbial stuff had just hit the fan. We were stressed for “Mark” a Senior VP of customer service. “Mark, are you okay? Are you stressed? What … Read More

Executive Leadership Program – Applications Due!

Please note: Applications for the Executive Leadership Program are due on January 29, 2021. Scroll down for instructions to applicants. Emphasis on Leadership Development 2021 has finally arrived, and we are all ready to look to the future. Although there was a lot of uncertainty and change last year, we … Read More

MWCU Foundation Funds COVID Relief; Establishes New Program

Nothing has been normal about 2020. As the year filled with uncertainty draws to a close, there are some hardships to reflect upon. But happily, these disappointments are not destined to be the overriding memories of the year gone by. Instead, what will be remembered are the successes and moments … Read More

2020 Mentor Program Connects Credit Union Professionals

“Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.” Jack Welch, Former CEO of General Electric Arguably one of the most successful and respected business leaders of our time, Jack Welch understood the powerful potential of mentorship … Read More

Fall 2020 Mentorship Program Underway

As the MWCUA kicks off its fall session of our Mentorship Program, we are taking this opportunity to spotlight those industry professionals who have participated in the program during these uniquely challenging times; as well as those who continue to provide ongoing support for this important initiative for our movement. … Read More

2020 Gala Donations

One of the many surprises that 2020 has thrown at us is the cancelation of our Foundation Awards Gala. This is one of our favorite times of the year as we deeply enjoy coming together to celebrate our credit unions and the many leaders in our three states. Historically, the … Read More

Credit Union Leadership in Action Grant Applications are now open

Give your credit union’s leadership development initiatives a kick start!  The Mountain West Credit Union Foundation has now opened its call for proposals for this year’s Leadership in Action Grant.  The deadline for submission is November 3, 2020.  Just click here to download and application and while your there take … Read More