Hiway Federal Credit Union has a crasher

ST. PAUL, MN (April 10, 2019) — Hiway Federal Credit Union® (Hiway) is pleased to announce that Choua Yang has been selected by The Cooperative Trust and Credit Union National Association (CUNA) to attend Crash the CO-OP THINK19 Conference, representing the Minnesota Credit Union Network!

“We’re thrilled to work again with CO-OP this year to provide leadership development, education, mentorship, and networking opportunities to young professionals through the Crash program at THINK,” said Lauren Culp, Manager of the Cooperative Trust. “We see these rising stars return to their credit unions energized, empowered, and excited to continue to build their careers in the credit union movement.”

CO-OP’s THINK conference helps the nation’s most forward-thinking credit union leaders identify and take advantage of the opportunities presented by rapidly evolving technology. A group of 19 young professionals will be crashing the conference to learn from their peers, along with experts in fintech, trends, strategic agility and member experience.

“I am one of the committee members for the Hiway Young Professionals,” said Choua Yang, Assistant Consumer Loan Manager. “Our committee focuses on keeping our young professionals engaged in credit union events and activities. I’d love to see what I can learn and bring back home with me that will be of value to Hiway.”

Choua Yang

About Hiway Credit Union

Hiway Credit Union was founded in 1931 to serve the employees of the Minnesota Highway Department. Today, Hiway serves an expanded member base, with more than 90,000 members in Minnesota and nationwide, registers $1.8 billion in assets and welcomes new membership from individuals and businesses. Hiway offers its members unparalleled service and value on the road of life through lower loan rates, higher savings rates, and fewer and lower fees. Hiway operates four high school branches at Como, Harding, Highland, and Johnson High Schools in St. Paul. For more information about Hiway, visit

About the Cooperative Trust

The Cooperative Trust, with its award-winning Crash programming, is the international community of young credit union professionals, brought to you by Filene Research Institute and made possible by Credit Union National Association. To learn more, check it out live at


Kent​ Wipf
Senior Community Engagement Specialist, Public Relations
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