Northwest Federal goes green, donates to Appalachian Trail Conservancy

HERNDON, VA (November 18, 2016)

As part of Northwest Federal Credit Union’s commitment to supporting the communities its members live in, the credit union recently held a “Go Green”  campaign advocating environmental responsibility. For every member who switched from paper statements to eStatements, or signed up for eStatements when opening their credit union account during the campaign, Northwest Federal donated a dollar to the Appalachian Trail Conservancy. 2,652 members chose eStatements, representing over 30,000 paper statements per year and thousands of pounds of paper saved.
“We are proud to be the official credit union for Appalachian Trail Conservancy members and admire the dedication they show to preserving the trail for future generations,” said Northwest Federal’s President and CEO, Chris McDonald. “They have a strong spirit of community and we’re happy to partner in their continued efforts to protect the beauty and heritage of the trail for years to come.”
Left to right: Tiffany Lawrence, Corporate & Major Donor Officer; Mark Saari, Direct Marketing & Database Manager; Stacey Marshall, Senior Director of Finance & Administration; Ron Tipton, Executive Director/ CEO; Victoria Gillespie, SVP of Enterprise Marketing, Northwest Federal; Michelle Sandy, Mortgage Business Development Specialist, Northwest Federal; and Harmonie Taddeo, VP of Marketing, Northwest Federal.

About Northwest Federal Credit Union

Northwest Federal Credit Union is a 280,000-plus member-owned financial institution dedicated to providing a comprehensive range of banking and financial services to its members. With a focus on personalized customer service and community involvement, Northwest Federal Credit Union offers a variety of products, including savings and checking accounts, loans, mortgages, and investment options. Striving to enhance the financial well-being of its members, the credit union emphasizes competitive rates, convenient digital banking solutions, and a commitment to supporting local communities through various outreach initiatives. Northwest Federal Credit Union maintains a strong presence across the DMV, with several strategically located branches to serve its members. Established in 1947 and headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, the Northwest Why statement is: "Together we serve and inspire to transform lives."


Maureen Cronin
VP Communications

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