An Inside Perspective of The Executive Leadership Program

An Inside Perspective of The Executive Leadership Program

A Conversation with One of the Program’s Current Scholars The Foundation’s Executive Leadership Program was created for the future leaders of the Credit Union Movement, providing over $20,000 of funding for scholars to complete a five-year program focused on Credit Union leadership development. During the program, scholars receive immersive instruction in organization leadership, credit union […]

A Recap of the 2018 Star Gala with the Event’s Coordinator, Diana Stoick

A Recap of the 2018 Star Gala with the Event’s Coordinator, Diana Stoick

This past October, the Mountain West Credit Union Foundation hosted the 11th Annual Star Gala at the exclusive Chateau Luxe in Phoenix, Arizona. Each year, this event allows us to recognize some of our industries finest while raising money for programs that support the long-term success of Credit Unions within their communities. Money raised from the […]

Where Will Your Next Leader Come From?

Where Will Your Next Leader Come From?

If there’s one thing that’s absolutely certain for every organization it’s this: The key to sustainability is adequately preparing the next generation of leaders. No organization can survive without competent, equipped, passionate young leaders. For the Credit Union industry to not only have a place in the future economy, but to assume its role as […]

An Inside Peak into the Mountain West Leadership Institute

An Inside Peak into the Mountain West Leadership Institute

We’d like to introduce you to Sarah Holt, Director of Human Resources and Training for Pima Federal Credit Union in Arizona. Sarah is one of this year’s Leadership Institute Students, on track to graduate from the program this October. The Leadership Institute was created to support the growth of Credit Union leaders through an intensive yearlong program […]

An Insightful Conversation with the Chairman of the Board of Trustees for Western CUNA Management School

An Insightful Conversation with the Chairman of the Board of Trustees for Western CUNA Management School

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 organization of ideas and collaborative problem […]

The Center for Credit Union Leadership’s Mentor Program was Created for Leaders Like You

The Center for Credit Union Leadership’s Mentor Program was Created for Leaders Like You

“People need to be reminded more often than they need to be instructed.” – Dr. Samuel Johnson It should go without saying that leadership development cannot happen without ongoing feedback – specifically, feedback about one’s actions and behaviors and the impact those actions and behaviors are having, or are likely to have, on others. Because leadership […]

Congratulations to the 2018 Gary Plank Scholars!

Congratulations to the 2018 Gary Plank Scholars!

Every year, the Foundation awards three young Credit Union professionals a $6500 Scholarship to attend the World Credit Union Conference. Named in honor of a retired Arizona League President, the Gary Plank Scholarship Program is a tremendous opportunity for Credit Union leaders to acquire valuable information and get inspired by the passion and enthusiasm for […]

Highlights from the 2017 Foundation Impact Report

Highlights from the 2017 Foundation Impact Report

The annual Foundation Impact Report was released last week at the Mountain West Credit Union Association’s 2018 Annual Meeting and Convention. Established in 1982, the purpose of the Mountain West Credit Union Foundation is to promote leadership development and the advancement of the Credit Union Movement. It accomplishes this through leadership development programs and initiatives […]