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Why we are researching the future of credit union workplaces

Credit unions and community banks find themselves competing in an escalating war for talent as labor shortages intensify. Faced with unprecedented career opportunities, workers are putting serious thought into what they expect out of the [...]

- by Jay Speidell, Momentum

Your brand is not your logo

A common mistake that many organizations make is thinking that their logo, their name, and their taglines are their brand. This isn’t true. Your brand is what you stand for and how you stand [...]

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Should you rent or buy property for your next branch?

Rent or buy, which is the best option for your credit union’s next branch? If you’re going through a location selection process, you may have many competing voices telling you that one or [...]

- by Jay Speidell, Momentum

Don’t use this feature in new branches!

Cattle ropes. Stanchions. Retractable barriers. Whatever you call them, the first images that come to mind are red carpets and waiting lines … or bank branches from the 1990s. Yet we’ve noticed that this is [...]

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Do distractions in the workplace harm employee wellbeing?

How many credit union employees can sit down and focus on a task without distractions when they need to? Only 26%. You didn’t misread that, only 26% of credit union employees are satisfied with [...]

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Momentum team earns Leesman Advanced Practitioner credentials

Jenny Bengeult, Mark Alguard, and Michael Downs have earned their Leesman Advanced Practitioner (AP) credentials, joining a global community of professionals committed to improving workplaces through a data-driven and people-focused methodology. The Leesman Index is [...]

Pioneer Federal Credit Union opens new Caldwell branch

Momentum is proud to join Pioneer Federal Credit Union in celebrating the opening of their latest branch in Caldwell, Idaho. This new branch bridges the gap between digital and traditional banking preferences and enables the [...]

Momentum announces new executive leadership

Momentum, a national design-build firm, is excited to announce the transition of three long-time team members to executive shareholder positions in the company as firm President Jim Haack retires. Mark Alguard has been named as [...]

CHROME FCU partners with Momentum for the first “CHROME Store”

Momentum, a national plan-design-build firm, in collaboration with CHROME FCU, is renovating, expanding and re-purposing the former Washington Community Federal Credit Union’s Racetrack Road location in Washington, Pennsylvania. This project will culminate in the [...]

Oregon State Credit Union Operations Center is underway

CORVALLIS, OR (June 23, 2015) -- Oregon State Credit Union broke ground on their new 62,000 square foot operations center on May 22. The Credit Union’s board of directors, supervisory committee and President, [...]

Patrick Kirby earns Certified Professional Estimator Certification

SEATTLE, WA (May 7, 2015) -- Patrick Kirby, Project Estimator, at Momentum, a national plan-design-build firm has successfully completed the requirements to earn the designation of Certified Professional Estimator (CPE). This is a prestigious, nationally [...]