City of Boulder partners with Elevations Credit Union for employee banking services

BOULDER, CO (April 21, 2016) — Boulder-based, award-winning Elevations Credit Union is now an employee banking services partner for the City of Boulder. Through this new partnership, the city will offer access to Elevations’ financial services as an employee benefit.

“Elevations Credit Union has served the Boulder community for over 60 years supporting local nonprofits and, through its foundation, assisted impacted residents to recover from the 2013 flood,” said Joyce Lira, Human Resource director for the city. “We’re pleased to partner with such a respected financial institution in our own backyard and to offer our employees many of the financial programs enjoyed by other credit union members.”

Beyond providing traditional products and services for city employees, Elevations will also support Health Savings Accounts (HSAs), community events, financial literacy, employee financial planning and other initiatives.

“This is a natural partnership of like-minded organizations,” said Dennis Paul, vice president of business and community development at Elevations Credit Union. “We look forward to supporting the city and its employees in a variety of ways,” Paul added.

Elevations Credit Union has established similar partnerships with more than 400 businesses and municipalities along Colorado’s Front Range, including CU-Boulder, NCAR, NIST, Naropa, the City of Longmont, the St. Vrain Valley School District and more. The credit union, which earned the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award in 2014, provides a full range of consumer and business banking services to more than 115,000 members overall.

About Elevations Credit Union

Elevations Credit Union is a member-owned not-for-profit financial institution serving Colorado’s Front Range. Elevations provides a broad portfolio of financial products and services including checking and savings accounts, mortgage loans, credit cards, auto loans, home equity loans, student loans, business banking, commercial loans and financial planning. Founded in 1953 as the U of C Federal Credit Union in Boulder, Elevations has grown from 12 members and less than $100 in assets to an institution with more than 130,000 members that manages more than $2 billion in assets and is the No. 1 credit union mortgage lender in Colorado. In 2014, Elevations earned the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. In 2015 and 2016, Elevations was named one of the Best Companies to Work for in ColoradoTM in the large company category. Readers of local newspapers name Elevations “Best Bank/Financial Institution,” “Best Mortgage Lender” and “Best Customer Service” year after year. To learn more, visit


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