A pioneer in financial education

‘I believe in the power of the movement.’

Ask Debbie Wege to describe herself and how she sees the world, and she’ll answer without hesitation:

“I believe in two basic things: collaboration and what’s possible. I have a passion for finding what’s possible; for being a difference maker.”

Wege is the cooperative community advocate for $17 billion asset BECU in Tukwila, Wash. The title positions her as the credit union’s go-to person for promoting the cooperative model.

In that role, she creates and supports programs that drive these principles inside BECU and across its industry and communities.


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