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Credit Union Master’s Leader Scholar Selected

The Mountain West Credit Union Foundation is delighted to announce Charlie Emanuel of Premier Members Credit Union as this year’s recipient of the Credit Union Master’s Scholarship.  This $10,000 scholarship, distributed to the scholar over two years, is designed to help credit union professionals develop their careers in the credit … Read More

Meet the 2018 Brayman Beach Scholar

Abraham McLaurin, a Sooper Credit Union member, was selected as this year’s Brayman-Beach Scholar.  Abraham, a graduate of Regis Jesuit High School, will attend Ohio State University this fall as a business major.  While at Regis, Abraham earned an overall 3.68 GPA while studying honors science and math classes.  Abraham … Read More

2018 Gary Plank Scholars are on Their Way to Singapore

Each year the Foundation awards young professionals and Development Educators an opportunity to attend the World Council Meeting.  This year the program will provide three $6,500 scholarships for young professionals and directors (age 35 or younger) and Development Educators (no age requirement) to attend the World Credit Union Conference offered by … Read More

Meet the 2018 Executive Leadership Scholars!

The Center for Credit Union Leadership is proud to announce its  2018 cohort of Executive Leadership Scholars.  This group of elite emerging leaders will join 17 other Scholars as they prepare to develop and challenge their own leadership skills.  All Executive Leadership Scholars are selected using a comprehensive process including … Read More

Executive Leadership Graduates Mounting up!

Maggie Camacho, White Crown Federal Credit Union Maggie joins two members of her 2013 cohort as she completes all the requirements for the ELP.  Maggie joins Jeremy Gibson, Trona Valley FCU and Angel Phillips, Reliant FCU as she puts her new skills to work at the executive level.  Maggie has … Read More

Mountain West Credit Union Foundation is connecting Credit Union Mentors with Emerging Leaders

The Center for Credit Union Leadership’s new Mentor Program connects emerging credit union leaders with mentors to help new leaders assess and develop their leadership philosophy through telephone and video-based meetings with their mentors and a structured Leadership Development Plan. The process, provided by the Center, examines the candidate’s values, … Read More

Meet the New Chief Executive Institute Scholars

The Mountain West Credit Union Foundation is please to present the recipients of the 2018 Chief Executive Scholarships. Every other year, the Foundation Awards outstanding CEOs and C suite officers a $9,000 scholarship to attend the highly prestigious Chief Executive Institute.  This eminently qualified group of credit union executives, will … Read More

Brayman-Beach Scholarships NOW OPEN

This year as in the past, The Mountain West Credit Union Foundation will award one $5,000 scholarship to a student who is a member of a Colorado-based credit union seeking a business degree from a four-year accredited institution. The scholarship is named after two Colorado Credit Union leaders, Susan J. … Read More

Gary Plank Scholarship Opens Early

The World Council of Credit Unions will hold its annual conference in Suntec City Singapore in July, and the Gary Plank Scholarship will help young credit union professionals and Development Educators attend.  The deadline for the 2018 Scholarship is March 9, 2018. This annual scholarship is named in honor of … Read More