Invitation to Apply for the Credit Union Leader Master’s Scholarship

Invitation to Apply for the Credit Union Leader Master’s Scholarship

A few weeks ago, I wrote that “Leadership = inertia”.  Leadership is about moving forward, constantly learning, growing, clearing new ground, and charting new courses. Leaders are trailblazers, which is exactly what we need them to be. The Foundation is focused on programs that assist Credit Union leaders who want to more fully embrace their […]

It’s That Time of Year Again!

It’s That Time of Year Again!

Please join the Denver Area Chapter of Credit Unions for the annual Chapter golf tournament benefiting the Mountain West Credit Union Foundation on July 24, 2018 at Arrowhead Golf Club, Littleton, Colorado. Last year’s event sold out quickly, so don’t wait! Register today: www.blacktie-colorado.com/rsvp and enter event code: DAC18 What could be better than a long game of golf on a gorgeous Colorado […]

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 […]

Introducing the 2017 Brayman-Beach Scholarship Recipient!

Introducing the 2017 Brayman-Beach Scholarship Recipient!

I am pleased to introduce you to Abraham McLaurin, a senior at Regis Jesuit High School, a member of Sooper Credit Union, and this year’s recipient of the Brayman-Beach Scholarship. The Brayman-Beach Scholarship was created to support our local communities through investing in young leaders like Abraham, who is already a highly accomplish sportsman and […]

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 […]

How Two Association Credit Unions are Taking Strides to Support the Underserved in Their Communities

How Two Association Credit Unions are Taking Strides to Support the Underserved in Their Communities

Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs), are a collaborative force in our country who share a common goal: They aim to expand economic opportunity in low-income communities through providing access to financial products and services for residents and businesses. People in many low-income, economically distressed communities are often underserved by traditional financial institutions. CDFIs aim to […]