For the first time, the National Credit Union Foundation has recognized the careers of four individuals in one year.
Rick Metsger, a former Oregon state senator who has sponsored credit union legislation and once served on a credit union board, was nominated by President Barack Obama May 15 to serve on the NCUA Board.
Oregon consultant was named "state legislator of the decade" by state league while serving as state senator.
Former state senator would likely take Gigi Hyland's old spot on the board if approved, sources tell Credit Union Times.
Three Northwest states–Washington, Oregon and Montana–have become the nation’s epicenter of merging activity among credit unions, with supporters claiming the trend underscores a higher level of member service.
The $778 million Harborstone of Lakewood, Wash., and the $241 million Prevail of Seattle, have signed letters of intent for a consolidation.
The $85 million Point West Credit Union of Portland, Ore., is more than willing to broadcast and celebrate its tale of coming back from the brink of a 2008 financial collapse.
This early look from next week's print edition explores how two CEOs have resulted in one success story at a once-troubled Oregon credit union.
When Central Willamette Community Credit Union started laying out the blueprints for several meeting rooms in 2005, some wondered if community groups would be interested in using the spaces as well.
Member business lending, job creation up for discussion in session with SBA regional administrator.