Industry Press

The Press Center allows credit unions and their partners to share important news and keep accomplishments front and center in the credit union industry.

Resource One Employees Attend Climb Africa

Resource One employees attend Climb Africa to raise money, volunteer, and support the African Savings and Credit Co-Operative Society system.

Corporate Central Revolutionizes Interactions with Member Credit Unions; Successfully Launches New Secure Platform, Beastro

On Tuesday, October 11, Corporate Central officially launched a newly built and designed member platform called Beastro. Corporate Central built the new corporate credit union platform in-house with many features and functions designed to improve digital financial services and online operations experience with enhanced security, business intelligence, and open API architecture – making the possibilities

Mazuma Credit Union’s Give Back Day Spreads Community Support

Mazuma Credit Union celebrated its 5th Annual Give Back Day on Monday, October 10th. Part of the Credit Union’s 40 Hours for Good program, Give Back Day encourages Mazuma Team Members to spend their workday volunteering with local organizations in support of the charitable work they do in Kansas City.

PSCU Appoints New Associate Director to Board

PSCU, the nation’s premier payments credit union service organization (CUSO), today announced the appointment of Christine Blake, president and CEO of Cardinal Credit Union (Cardinal), as an associate director to its board.

Co-op Solutions Adds SDKs, Drop-in UIs to Co-op Developer Portal

In-house software and app development teams will now have access to a larger set of technologies when using the Co-op Developer Portal for fintech integrations, with the addition of software development kit (SDK) and drop-in user interface (UI) options.

Wisconsin DFI Receives 2022 NASCUS Reaccreditation

The National Association of State Credit Union Supervisors (NASCUS) is proud to announce that the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions, Office of Credit Unions has earned Reaccreditation following a series of in-depth reviews and assessments by a panel of veteran state supervisors.

1st United Credit Union and the Oakland A’s Team Up to Fight Hunger

1st United Credit Union has teamed up with the Oakland A’s Community Fund in support of Alameda County Community Food Bank (ACCFB) this year. For every home run the A’s hit during the regular season, 1st United committed to donate $50 to the Food Bank. During September’s Hunger Action Awareness Month, 1st United and the

OCCU sponsors fundraiser for affordable housing

OCCU partnered with Cornerstone Community Housing as a Champion Sponsor for their annual Housing Heroes virtual event, which raised more than $80,000.

TruMark Financial® Credit Union Golf Classic Benefits Financial Education

On Oct. 17, in spite of an unpredictable weather forecast, golfers at TruMark Financial’s Building Financial Futures Golf Classic at Talamore Country Club in Ambler, Pa., played 18 rounds of golf and remained dry. With 124 registered golfers, the event raised more than $40,000 to benefit local schools’ personal finance programs.

GTE FINANCIAL SVP AND CHIEF STRATEGY OFFICER NAMED 2022 40 UNDER 40 HONOREE

Local Tampa Bay credit union, GTE Financial, is proud to announce Jennifer Maxfield, Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer, has been named a 40 under 40 honoree for both the Tampa Bay Business Journal (TBBJ) and the Business Observer. With over 700 nominations this year, Maxfield was chosen among the most competitive pool of

Elan Donates $75,000 to Celebrate Credit Union Day

EMBARGOED UNTIL 10.20.22 at 11 a.m. ET Elan Donates $75,000 to Celebrate Credit Union Day Five, $15,000 gifts were made on behalf of five credit union partners (Minneapolis, MN) — To celebrate the commitment of credit unions to their members and communities, Elan selected five of its credit union partners to designate a charity in

Corporate Counsel’s Women, Influence & Power in Law Awards Recognizes Patelco Credit Union Senior VP, General Counsel, Angela Jeffers, for Collaborative Leadership

Corporate Counsel has awarded Angela Jeffers with the Women, Influence & Power in Law Award for the category of Collaborative Leadership. Angela is the senior VP, general counsel for Patelco Credit Union, a Bay Area-based credit union dedicated to the financial wellness of its members and communities.

BCU RECEIVES CUNA AWARDS FOR OPERATIONS, MEMBER EXPERIENCE, TECHNOLOGY

BCU attended the 2022 CUNA Operations & Member Experience Council and CUNA Technology Councils Conference late last month. Honored with three total awards, the Credit Union’s technology professionals were recognized for their commitment to innovation and member service – a direct reflection of BCU’s promise to Empower People to Discover Financial Freedom.

TopLine Financial Credit Union Participates in its 6th Statewide Day of Kindness

TopLine Financial Credit Union was one of the 66 credit unions and partner organizations across the state of Minnesota who participated in an orchestrated day, called CU Forward Day. A state-wide initiative of over 3,000 credit union employees, members and partners coming together to do one simple thing – spread kindness and encourage others to

Making A Difference

Indiana Members Credit Union Contributes $1,600 to Red Pride Booster Club

Indiana Members Credit Union presented a check for $1,600 to the Red Pride Booster Club, which supports Plainfield High School …

New Product Releases

PSCU Expands Enhanced Fraud Services Offering

PSCU has announced it is expanding its Enhanced Fraud Services offering, enabling credit unions to choose which service level option …

Industry Analysis & Trends

Baker Market Update – Week in Review: November 25, 2022

Released every Friday, BMU is a brief and informative newsletter that provides financial institutions a review of the week’s economic …

Operations & HR

TEN NEW CLIENTS JOIN BACK-OFFICE SERVICES CUSO AUX IN Q3 2022

Aux continues to add new clients, with ten additional clients taking advantage of Aux’s back-office services during the third quarter …

Industry Analysis & Trends

PSCU Partners with Mercator Advisory Group to Publish Digital Account Opening White Paper

PSCU and Mercator Advisory Group have announced the release of a new white paper, “Digital Account Opening: Keys to Success …

Making A Difference

Indiana Members Foundation Golf Outing Raises Over $29,000

Indiana Members Foundation hosted its Annual Golf Outing and raised over $29,000 to support its mission of providing school children …

Investments

BCU INVESTS IN COMMUNITY WITH PURCHASE OF HEADQUARTERS FACILITIES

BCU recently purchased the buildings that house their main headquarters and over 70% of their employee base in Vernon Hills, …

New Product Releases

Securityplus Federal Credit Union Announces 4.85% APY Share Certificate

Securityplus FCU announces a new 23 month tern Share Certificate earning 4.85% APY, offering one of the highest rates in …

Other

Resource One Credit Union Receives “Best” Awards in 2022

Resource One Credit Union receives awards from the Dallas Morning News Best in DFW and the Houston Chronicle’s Best of …

Financial Center Sponsors Mozel Sanders Foundation Scholarships

Financial Center and Mozel Sanders Foundation awarded 11 scholarships totaling $4,500 on Wednesday, November 16. This year’s recipients included middle and high school students.

Making A Difference

Chapel Hill Non-Profit Receives SECU Foundation Grant for Housing Advocacy in Historic Neighborhoods

SECU Foundation is pleased to award Marian Cheek Jackson Center (MCJC) a $40,000 grant to help the non-profit expand affordable …

Other

CUES Encourages Leaders to Continue DEI Efforts in 2023

CUES popular Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Certificate Program, in partnership with Cornell University, is returning March 15 – June 20, …

Lending

American Credit Union Mortgage Association (ACUMA) Announces 2023 Live Events

Interested in becoming a more effective and successful credit union mortgage lender? Would you like to connect with other professionals …

New Product Releases

EasCorp Launches Pioneering Instant Payments Academy

Eastern Corporate Federal Credit Union (EasCorp) recently announced EasCorp’s Instant Payments Academy designed to prepare credit unions for FedNow℠ and …

Marketing

TopLine Financial Credit Union’s Vicki Roscoe Erickson Named Twin Cities Business 2022 Notable Leader in Marketing

Twin Cities member-owned cooperative TopLine Financial Credit Union’s Senior Vice President of Marketing and Communications has been named one of …

Making A Difference

Wilkes County Shelter Receives SECU Foundation Grant to Help Expand Services for the Homeless

SECU Foundation has provided a $40,000 grant to the Catherine H. Barber Memorial Shelter, a non-profit homeless shelter that has …

Making A Difference

BCU DEEPENS DIVERSITY, EQUITY, INCLUSION STRATEGY

As the financial well-being provider for some of America’s best workplaces, BCU keeps Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) top of …

Charity Events

Maine Credit Unions’ Holiday Meals for Mainers Initiative Returning for Second Year

Maine Credit Unions’ Campaign for Ending Hunger is pleased to announce it will be coordinating its second annual Holiday Meals …

Personnel Promotions

AFFCU (San Antonio, TX) announces several additions to its Senior Leadership Team.

AFFCU (San Antonio, TX) announces several additions to its Senior Leadership Team.

Industry Analysis & Trends

BCU NAMED ONE OF BEST CREDIT UNIONS OF 2022 BY CNET

BCU is proud to have made CNET’s list of Best Credit Unions of 2022. The list was determined by CNET’s …

Vendor Resources

2023 CUES Supplier Planning Guide Now Available for Industry Vendors

The 2023 CUES Supplier Planning Guide is now available, offering easy ways for industry suppliers to reach their target market …

Other

Sally Dischler Retires from Corporate Central Board and as CEO of Heartland Credit Union

After 11 years of dedicated volunteer service, including Board Chair from 2019 to 2021, Sally Dischler, CEO of Heartland Credit …

Making A Difference

SECU Launches First Annual Statewide Holiday Toy Drive for Children in Need

State Employees’ Credit Union (SECU) is pleased to announce the launch of its first annual statewide Toy Drive to help …

Other

Coastal Credit Union Earns Advancing Equity Award

Coastal Credit Union is the recipient of two Hero Awards from the Carolinas Credit Union Foundation.

Personnel Promotions

Credit Union Student Choice Adds Affinity Plus FCU’s Brian Volkmann to Board of Directors

Credit Union Student Choice, the foremost provider of higher education financing solutions to America’s credit unions, announced that Brian Volkmann, …

New Product Releases

GTE FINANCIAL NOW OFFERS BUSINESS CHECKING ACCOUNTS TO NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS

GTE Financial, one of Tampa’s leading financial institutions, announces it is now offering checking accounts to local nonprofit organizations to …

Personnel Promotions

Corporate Central Promotes Orianna Valentine to Marketing Strategist

Corporate Central is proud to announce that Orianna Valentine has been promoted to Marketing Strategist.

Technology

MeridianLink® Announces Acquisition of OpenClose™

MeridianLink, Inc.® announced it has completed the acquisition of OpenClose™, a leading fintech provider of residential mortgage software solutions for …

Personnel Promotions

Fred Houston Appointed Board Emeritus After 57 Years of Service

Long-time Gulf Winds Board Member, Fred Houston, was appointed to the role of Board Emeritus on October 17, 2022. Houston …

Industry Analysis & Trends

Baker Market Update – Week in Review: November 04, 2022

Released every Friday, BMU is a brief and informative newsletter that provides financial institutions a review of the week’s economic …

Making A Difference

Indiana Members Credit Union Contributes $1,600 to Red Pride Booster Club

Indiana Members Credit Union presented a check for $1,600 to the Red Pride Booster Club, which supports Plainfield High School …

New Product Releases

PSCU Expands Enhanced Fraud Services Offering

PSCU has announced it is expanding its Enhanced Fraud Services offering, enabling credit unions to choose which service level option …

Industry Analysis & Trends

Baker Market Update – Week in Review: November 25, 2022

Released every Friday, BMU is a brief and informative newsletter that provides financial institutions a review of the week’s economic …

Operations & HR

TEN NEW CLIENTS JOIN BACK-OFFICE SERVICES CUSO AUX IN Q3 2022

Aux continues to add new clients, with ten additional clients taking advantage of Aux’s back-office services during the third quarter …

Industry Analysis & Trends

PSCU Partners with Mercator Advisory Group to Publish Digital Account Opening White Paper

PSCU and Mercator Advisory Group have announced the release of a new white paper, “Digital Account Opening: Keys to Success …

Making A Difference

Indiana Members Foundation Golf Outing Raises Over $29,000

Indiana Members Foundation hosted its Annual Golf Outing and raised over $29,000 to support its mission of providing school children …

Investments

BCU INVESTS IN COMMUNITY WITH PURCHASE OF HEADQUARTERS FACILITIES

BCU recently purchased the buildings that house their main headquarters and over 70% of their employee base in Vernon Hills, …

New Product Releases

Securityplus Federal Credit Union Announces 4.85% APY Share Certificate

Securityplus FCU announces a new 23 month tern Share Certificate earning 4.85% APY, offering one of the highest rates in …

Other

Resource One Credit Union Receives “Best” Awards in 2022

Resource One Credit Union receives awards from the Dallas Morning News Best in DFW and the Houston Chronicle’s Best of …

Financial Center Sponsors Mozel Sanders Foundation Scholarships

Financial Center and Mozel Sanders Foundation awarded 11 scholarships totaling $4,500 on Wednesday, November 16. This year’s recipients included middle and high school students.

Making A Difference

Chapel Hill Non-Profit Receives SECU Foundation Grant for Housing Advocacy in Historic Neighborhoods

SECU Foundation is pleased to award Marian Cheek Jackson Center (MCJC) a $40,000 grant to help the non-profit expand affordable …

Other

CUES Encourages Leaders to Continue DEI Efforts in 2023

CUES popular Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Certificate Program, in partnership with Cornell University, is returning March 15 – June 20, …

Lending

American Credit Union Mortgage Association (ACUMA) Announces 2023 Live Events

Interested in becoming a more effective and successful credit union mortgage lender? Would you like to connect with other professionals …

New Product Releases

EasCorp Launches Pioneering Instant Payments Academy

Eastern Corporate Federal Credit Union (EasCorp) recently announced EasCorp’s Instant Payments Academy designed to prepare credit unions for FedNow℠ and …

Marketing

TopLine Financial Credit Union’s Vicki Roscoe Erickson Named Twin Cities Business 2022 Notable Leader in Marketing

Twin Cities member-owned cooperative TopLine Financial Credit Union’s Senior Vice President of Marketing and Communications has been named one of …

Making A Difference

Wilkes County Shelter Receives SECU Foundation Grant to Help Expand Services for the Homeless

SECU Foundation has provided a $40,000 grant to the Catherine H. Barber Memorial Shelter, a non-profit homeless shelter that has …

Making A Difference

BCU DEEPENS DIVERSITY, EQUITY, INCLUSION STRATEGY

As the financial well-being provider for some of America’s best workplaces, BCU keeps Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) top of …

Charity Events

Maine Credit Unions’ Holiday Meals for Mainers Initiative Returning for Second Year

Maine Credit Unions’ Campaign for Ending Hunger is pleased to announce it will be coordinating its second annual Holiday Meals …

Personnel Promotions

AFFCU (San Antonio, TX) announces several additions to its Senior Leadership Team.

AFFCU (San Antonio, TX) announces several additions to its Senior Leadership Team.

Industry Analysis & Trends

BCU NAMED ONE OF BEST CREDIT UNIONS OF 2022 BY CNET

BCU is proud to have made CNET’s list of Best Credit Unions of 2022. The list was determined by CNET’s …

Vendor Resources

2023 CUES Supplier Planning Guide Now Available for Industry Vendors

The 2023 CUES Supplier Planning Guide is now available, offering easy ways for industry suppliers to reach their target market …

Other

Sally Dischler Retires from Corporate Central Board and as CEO of Heartland Credit Union

After 11 years of dedicated volunteer service, including Board Chair from 2019 to 2021, Sally Dischler, CEO of Heartland Credit …

Making A Difference

SECU Launches First Annual Statewide Holiday Toy Drive for Children in Need

State Employees’ Credit Union (SECU) is pleased to announce the launch of its first annual statewide Toy Drive to help …

Other

Coastal Credit Union Earns Advancing Equity Award

Coastal Credit Union is the recipient of two Hero Awards from the Carolinas Credit Union Foundation.

Personnel Promotions

Credit Union Student Choice Adds Affinity Plus FCU’s Brian Volkmann to Board of Directors

Credit Union Student Choice, the foremost provider of higher education financing solutions to America’s credit unions, announced that Brian Volkmann, …

New Product Releases

GTE FINANCIAL NOW OFFERS BUSINESS CHECKING ACCOUNTS TO NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS

GTE Financial, one of Tampa’s leading financial institutions, announces it is now offering checking accounts to local nonprofit organizations to …

Personnel Promotions

Corporate Central Promotes Orianna Valentine to Marketing Strategist

Corporate Central is proud to announce that Orianna Valentine has been promoted to Marketing Strategist.

Technology

MeridianLink® Announces Acquisition of OpenClose™

MeridianLink, Inc.® announced it has completed the acquisition of OpenClose™, a leading fintech provider of residential mortgage software solutions for …

Personnel Promotions

Fred Houston Appointed Board Emeritus After 57 Years of Service

Long-time Gulf Winds Board Member, Fred Houston, was appointed to the role of Board Emeritus on October 17, 2022. Houston …

Industry Analysis & Trends

Baker Market Update – Week in Review: November 04, 2022

Released every Friday, BMU is a brief and informative newsletter that provides financial institutions a review of the week’s economic …

Indiana Members Credit Union Contributes $1,600 to Red Pride Booster Club

Indiana Members Credit Union presented a check for $1,600 to the Red Pride Booster Club, which supports Plainfield High School Athletics, as part of an …

PSCU Expands Enhanced Fraud Services Offering

PSCU has announced it is expanding its Enhanced Fraud Services offering, enabling credit unions to choose which service level option best fits their fraud and …

Baker Market Update – Week in Review: November 25, 2022

Released every Friday, BMU is a brief and informative newsletter that provides financial institutions a review of the week’s economic developments.

TEN NEW CLIENTS JOIN BACK-OFFICE SERVICES CUSO AUX IN Q3 2022

Aux continues to add new clients, with ten additional clients taking advantage of Aux’s back-office services during the third quarter of 2022. Aux saw an …

PSCU Partners with Mercator Advisory Group to Publish Digital Account Opening White Paper

PSCU and Mercator Advisory Group have announced the release of a new white paper, “Digital Account Opening: Keys to Success in Credit Union Lending.”

Indiana Members Foundation Golf Outing Raises Over $29,000

Indiana Members Foundation hosted its Annual Golf Outing and raised over $29,000 to support its mission of providing school children the necessities essential for learning …

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