ICYMI: Elevations Credit Union becomes two-time Peak Performance Award recipient

BOULDER, CO (September 23, 2020) — Elevations Credit Union was honored to receive the 2019 Peak Performance Award from Rocky Mountain Performance Excellence (RMPEx) and become only the third organization to earn the award twice in RMPEx’s 20-year history. The Peak Performance Award is a prequalification for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the highest presidential honor for performance excellence. Elevations previously received the Peak Performance Award in 2013 and the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award in 2014.

The RMPEx Peak Performance criteria is identical to the Baldrige criteria, and the Peak Performance Award is RMPEx’s highest honor. Peak Awards are presented to applicants that demonstrate role-model results, including trends and comparisons to best-in-class and leading competitor organizations, in addition to systematic and mature approaches, effective deployment, process learning and process integration.

2020 09-03 Pete Reicks, Mike Gratz, RMPEx Peak Award

2020 09-03 RMPEx Peak Award

About Elevations Credit Union

Elevations Credit Union empowers its members and the communities it serves along Colorado’s  Front Range with financial solutions and education. In addition to offering a broad portfolio of  consumer and business banking services, Elevations is the No. 1 credit union residential  mortgage lender in Colorado. Founded in 1952 as the U. of C. Federal Credit Union in Boulder,  the organization has grown from 12 members and less than $100 in assets to over 176,000  members, more than 580 local employees and over $3.4 billion in assets. Elevations became a  two-time recipient of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award in 2020 and first received the  award in 2014. The credit union also earns local awards along Colorado’s Front Range for Best  Bank, Best Mortgage Lender, and Best Customer Service. Elevations was also an inaugural  winner in Denver Business Journal’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Awards. Learn more at


Kathleen Martin
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Elevations Credit Union

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