Monica Coughlin appointed to the Elevations Credit Union Board of Directors

BOULDER, CO (October 7, 2021) — Monica Coughlin, the Chief Operating Officer for the Colorado Technology Association, has been appointed to the Elevations Credit Union Board of Directors.

“It’s an honor to join the board of Elevations Credit Union,” said Coughlin. “I look forward to working alongside our local leadership team to help Elevations continue its pursuit of excellence and remain a top Colorado credit union and a leader in the communities we serve.”

Coughlin currently serves as the Chief Operating Officer for Colorado Technology Association, where her responsibilities include business development, marketing, sales and more for the association’s 300+ member organizations. She is an accomplished leader with a proven track record in strategy development, business operations, executive leadership and relationship building. Coughlin brings over twenty years of experience in the IT industry – spanning public sector, private sector, and nonprofits – to her role on the board.

“The board is thrilled to welcome an expert leader like Monica,” said Kate Brown, Elevations Credit Union Board Chair. “Her passion for and commitment to operational excellence make her the perfect addition to the Elevations family as we work to provide amazing experiences to our rapidly growing membership”

Beyond her professional experience, Coughlin has served as a board member for other organizations including Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado and the Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce. Currently, she serves on the YMCA of Metro Denver Board of Directors as well as the Regis University Anderson College of Business & Computing Executive Advisory Board.

Coughlin received her Bachelor of Science in business administration and computer science from Regis University before completing the University of Colorado Boulder Leeds School of Business’ 50 for Colorado Leadership Program. She has been recognized as a recipient of Denver Business Journal’s Forty Under 40 award and the StateScoop 50 Awards Golden Gov: State Executive of the Year.

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Monica Coughlin

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 by purchase volume 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 178,000  members, more than 580 local employees and over $3.5 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 is also a two-time winner of the  Denver Business Journal’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Awards. Learn more at  


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