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ValleyStar Credit Union and Entrust Financial Credit Union to merge

MARTINSVILLE, VA (September 11, 2018) — ValleyStar Credit Union and Entrust Financial Credit Union have entered into an agreement to merge the two Virginia-based credit unions, subject to membership vote and regulatory approvals.  Once combined under the ValleyStar name, the Credit Union will have an ...

NCUA selects Kjelgaard for Region V Associate Regional Director of Programs

ALEXANDRIA, VA (September 11, 2018) — The National Credit Union Administration has selected NancyRae Kjelgaard as Associate Regional Director of Programs in the agency’s Region V office in Tempe, Arizona. Kjelgaard comes to the NCUA from the Federal Housing Finance Agency, where she served ...

Contribution builds upon growing industry support for initiative

WASHINGTON, DC (September 11, 2018) — CUNA Mutual Group and Credit Union National Association (“CUNA”) today announced that CUNA Mutual Group has made a $1 million commitment for 2018 to the groundbreaking, research-based effort being led by CUNA to grow consumer awareness and consideration of ...

Larry Hayes takes the reigns of Cooperative Services, Inc.

ATLANTA, GA (September 11, 2018) — In 1986, 26-year-old Larry Hayes was in the MBA program at George Washington University and working as a marketing specialist in Washington, D.C. A fellow MBA student and friend working at HUD Federal Credit Union let Hayes know ...

MSUFCU hosts nearly 900 community members during annual Kids’ Day

OAKLAND COUNTY, MI (September 11, 2018) — MSU Federal Credit Union (MSUFCU) hosted its annual Kids’ Day on August 4, 2018, welcoming nearly 900 community members. This event featured inflatables, a magician, balloon animals, face painting, food, and fun for children and their families. “We ...

PenFed launches Military Employment Program

TYSONS, VA (September 11, 2018) — Building on its long heritage and commitment to hiring and supporting veterans, PenFed Credit Union today announced the launch of its Military Employment Program and the hiring of its new Director of Military Employment Programs, Charlie Miles. The program ...