About Dan Finerty

Dan Finerty is the Director of Marketing at the Mountain West Credit Union Association, a Credit Union champion, a Credit Union Development Educator (CUDE), and an award-winning marketer. Dan has over 14 years of marketing experience in communications, retail, packaged goods, and, of course, Credit Unions. He believes that Credit Unions have an incredible story to tell and works with some of the brightest Credit Union professionals to help promote Credit Unions to the public. Dan holds two Bachelor’s of Science in Marketing and in Management. He is also a swell guy.

Miracle Marathon Kick Off

Credit Unions Across Colorado are on a mission to save kids, and we need your help. Children’s Hospital Colorado treats thousands of kids each year, regardless of their family’s ability to pay. These children are facing a variety of serious ailments, such as cancer, cystic fibrosis, and injuries from accidents. To help raise awareness – […]

Signature Children’s Hospital Sponsorship for Credit Unions

The Mountain West Credit Union Foundation board has voted to make credit unions the signature sponsor for a new Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) fundraising event – the Miracle Marathon.  This exciting partnership is made possible through a donation to Children’s Hospital Colorado from the Foundation on behalf of credit unions.  A special thanks goes out […]

Three Scholarships Awarded

2013 Brayman Beach Scholar Selected This year the judging committee for the annual Brayman-Beach scholarship—a $5,000 scholarship given to an outstanding college bound scholar—selected Elevations member Jacob Helleckson.  Jacob is a senior at Paonia Jr-Sr High School and will be attending the University of Colorado, Boulder this fall.  Jacob is a superior student with a […]

Strategic Planning Grants

The Mountain West Credit Union Foundation now offers strategic planning grants for your credit union You know strategic planning is important to the long-term success of your credit union but with tight budgets, sometimes it’s hard to plan to… well… plan. With a grant available from the Mountain West Credit Union Foundation, your credit union […]

Two Exciting Scholarship Opportunities

Brayman Beach College Scholarship – Deadline for application March 29, 2013 The Brayman Beach College Scholarship is named in honor of two visionary leaders in the credit union movement, Susan J. Brayman and Carroll Beach. This Scholarship is awarded to Colorado credit union members who are pursuing an undergraduate degree in business. One $5,000 scholarship […]

Save the Date for the 6th annual STAR GALA

This year the 6th annual STAR Gala will be held on Friday September 27, 2013 at Mile High Station.   This year the Gala will be held at Mile High Station—located on Old West Colfax— Mile High Station has a long history in the heart of downtown Denver. The original building, the Midwest Steel and […]

Foundation Launches New Executive Leadership Program

During their January board meeting the Mountain West Credit Union Foundation approved the rollout of the Mountain West Credit Union Executive Leadership program. This new program will provide substantial funding for credit unions in all three states to help them in developing their executive leadership. The program will link some of the most important and […]