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CU*NorthWest Signs Seven Washington Credit Unions!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Greg Smith, CEO — 866-922-7646

CU*NorthWest Liberty
Lake, Washington
– CU*NorthWest, a wholly owned Credit Union
CUSO based in Liberty Lake, WA announced today that it has contracted
with 7 credit unions in Washington state to convert to its enterprise
CU*BASE processing system. These client additions bring CU*NorthWest’s
credit union processing relationships from 4 institutions to 11 and total
members served from approximately 8300 to over 21,000.

Eastside Credit Union, Financial Services Credit Union, Kenworth Employees
Credit Union, Westside Credit Union, Eastside Municipal Employees Credit
Union, and Pacific Credit Union are all currently under management by “The
Seattle Credit Union Center” (a credit union operational management
organization in Seattle, WA) and will convert from an existing Symitar
In-house system.

“We are so excited about what CU*NorthWest represents as a long
needed option for credit union data processing and information technology
support. We found that not only was the software far more inclusive in
base feature and function but also seemed more credit union centric in
its design,” said Seattle Credit Union Center President Wendy Larson.… Read more

NACUSO 2006 CUSO Collaboration and Cooperation Award

NACUSO’s core purpose:

To be the catalyst for instituting collaboration, innovation and reinvention
of the credit union industry.

In keeping with that core purpose, during our annual conference at the
Wynn Las Vegas Resort on May 16th we proudly presented our 2006 CUSO Collaboration
and Cooperation Award to:

CU Direct Connect of Centennial, Colorado.

CU Direct Connect

NACUSO Chairman Tom Davis, left, and Director Judy Sandberg
present the NACUSO 2006 CUSO Collaboration and Cooperation Award to Steve
Anderson, president/CEO of CU Direct Connect.

Two CUSOs were recognized for Honorable mention. They are:

CU Business Group, LLC, of Portland, Oregon
and
Member Business Lending, LLC, of South Jordan, Utah.

Honorable Mention

Kent Moon, left, president/CEO of Member Business Lending,
and Mike Oliver, VP of operations for MBL and Larry Middleman, CEO of CU
Business Group proudly show their awards.

About the Awards

The criteria for the award is based on the following:

  • Thoughtful Leadership and Critical Thinking
  • Value Created through the use of Collaboration
  • Innovation in Organization Design
  • Implementation and Execution
  • Results, Outcomes, and Performance Measurement

The Judges were Thomas Condit, Trustee of the Trust for Credit Unions
and former CEO of the National Cooperative Bank, Tom Davis, PhD, President/CEO
of Davis and Company and newly elected NACUSO Chairman and Judy Sandberg,
VP of Strategic Direction, Gateway Services Group, LLC and NACUSO Director.… Read more

Keynote Speakers to Illuminate Pillars of NACUSO's National Center for Collaboration and Innovation at the NACUSO 2007 Annual Conference

Newport Beach, Calif. (Feb. 16, 2007) – The National Association of Credit Union Service Organizations (NACUSO) recently announced their four keynote speakers scheduled to address credit union and CUSO executives attending NACUSO’s 2007 Annual Conference, in Las Vegas, Nevada.  The annual conference will be conducted April 30 through May 3, at the Wynn Las Vegas Hotel.  NACUSO will officially unveil details of its new National Center for Collaboration and Innovation at the annual conference.  The National Center was created to strategically solve tough industry issues and assist credit unions and CUSOs to successfully evolve together, by turning innovative ideas into reality.  Each distinguished speaker will add clarity to one of the “four pillars” that support the National Center:  critical thinking, collaboration/cooperation, innovation, and implementation.      

To shine light on the supporting pillar of innovation, NACUSO announced that guest speaker Nicholas G. Carr will present his topic, “The Prudent Innovator,” at the May 1 general session. … Read more

Keynote Speakers to Illuminate Pillars of NACUSO’s National Center for Collaboration and Innovation at the NACUSO 2007 Annual Conference

Newport Beach, Calif. (Feb. 16, 2007) – The National Association of Credit Union Service Organizations (NACUSO) recently announced their four keynote speakers scheduled to address credit union and CUSO executives attending NACUSO’s 2007 Annual Conference, in Las Vegas, Nevada.  The annual conference will be conducted April 30 through May 3, at the Wynn Las Vegas Hotel.  NACUSO will officially unveil details of its new National Center for Collaboration and Innovation at the annual conference.  The National Center was created to strategically solve tough industry issues and assist credit unions and CUSOs to successfully evolve together, by turning innovative ideas into reality.  Each distinguished speaker will add clarity to one of the “four pillars” that support the National Center:  critical thinking, collaboration/cooperation, innovation, and implementation.      

To shine light on the supporting pillar of innovation, NACUSO announced that guest speaker Nicholas G. Carr will present his topic, “The Prudent Innovator,” at the May 1 general session. … Read more