The Evolution of Credit Union Leadership, pt.1

The Evolution of Credit Union Leadership, pt.1

Graduates of the Leadership Institute Share their Perspectives The Mountain West Credit Union Association’s Leadership Institute was created to support the growth of Credit Union leaders through deep immersion in concepts and principles of both general and organizational leadership. The training takes place in four, 2-day workshops that are spread over an eight-month period. Instruction […]

What is it Like to Attend Western CUNA Management School?

What is it Like to Attend Western CUNA Management School?

Two recent graduates share their experience. Western CUNA Management School is a highly concentrated academic training that occurs over three yearly two-week terms. The program’s central focus is on effectively preparing promising leaders for tomorrow’s challenges and provide them with the tools they need to pursue their passion for serving members. Packed with exercises that promote the […]

This Year’s World Conference May Be Over, But Its Impact Lives On

This Year’s World Conference May Be Over, But Its Impact Lives On

For the past few years, the Gary Plank Scholarship has allowed the Foundation to send four professionals to the World Credit Union Conference. Amongst other factors, the recipients were selected based on a demonstrated commitment to the credit union cooperative model and to further development within the international credit union system. This year’s conference was held in Vienna, […]

Apply Now for Funding to Support Leadership Initiatives at Your Credit Union

Apply Now for Funding to Support Leadership Initiatives at Your Credit Union

A cooperative, values-based leadership approach is at the heart of the Credit Union philosophy. This truth is just one of the reasons why the Foundation was established to support the development of Credit Union leaders. For the Credit Union Movement to grow and thrive, it’s imperative that we have strong, values-based leaders at the helm today […]

Highlights from the 2016 Foundation Impact Report

Highlights from the 2016 Foundation Impact Report

The annual Foundation Impact Report was recently released at the Mountain West Credit Union Association’s 2017 Annual Meeting and Convention. Since 1982, Mountain West Credit Union Foundation has been working to advance the Credit Union movement through leadership development and initiatives that support the long-term success of credit unions in their communities. Here is a […]

Congratulations to the 2017 Executive Leadership Scholars!

Congratulations to the 2017 Executive Leadership Scholars!

We are proud to introduce this group of elite emerging leaders devoted to the development of ongoing growth and leadership. All Executive Leadership Scholars are selected using a comprehensive process including application submission, letters of recommendation, leadership skills assessments, and panel interviews. The program is a five-year journey during which scholars are taught leadership skills, […]