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 harder I work, the luckier I get,” said Matt Vance, marketing and community manager at Bellingham, Wash.-based Industrial Credit Union. He has lived by those words since hearing them during an open session at a Crash event he helped coordinate for Mountain West Credit Union Association.
Paul Regimbal, CEO of the former Catholic Credit Union, will retire at the end of June after 24 years of service to the credit union.
Industry leader leaves iQ CU for fellow Washington state credit union on Puget Sound after 14 years at Vancouver institution.
Member business lending, job creation up for discussion in session with SBA regional administrator.
The dizzying pace of corporate events and NCUA rulemaking last week left many CU managers wondering where to turn for help.
Oregon and Washington credit unions were reminded last week of something they know full well: the S&P downgrade of the nation’s credit rating and the market turmoil could bring in a substantial deposit influx at a time loan demand remains tepid.
Northwest Credit Union Association CEO warns of deposits' impact on capital-to-asset ratios.
Add MountainCrest Credit Union President/CEO Bob Schumacher to the growing list of leaders who will be retiring next year.
Credit union industry backing of financial literacy series called a key to its survival.