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L-R: Andy Hunter, CEO of Silver State Schools CU; Rick Schmidt, CEO of WestStar CU; Eric Estes, CEO of Boulder Dam CU; Sue Longson, former VP of Business Development and Community Relations for SCE FCU and CEO of SONEPCO FCU; Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval; Wayne Tew, CEO of Clark County CU and Chairman of the Nevada Credit Union League; Wally Murray, CEO of Greater Nevada CU; and Melissa Ameluxen, VP of State Government Affairs for the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues

NEVADA CU LEADERS MEET WITH GOVERNOR
updated 05/23/14 03:35 PM
Sandoval in Re-Election This Year
Nevada credit union leaders recently met with Gov. Brian Sandoval in Las Vegas and discussed improvements to the state’s economy, as well as how credit unions are working in their respective communities to assist members.

The governor talked about the small business climate across the state, and how the credit union movement can work together with their communities and the state to move Nevada forward. The conversation was highlighted by a look at recently released unemployment statistics for the state.

On that note, CEOs took the opportunity to report the positive growth recently experienced at their individual credit unions.

Sandoval is running for re-election this year against a crowded field of candidates. The governor faces four opponents in the June 10 GOP primary.

Seven democratic candidates have also filed to run, along with an Independent American Party candidate and a Green Party candidate.

 
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CELEBRATE 100 MILLION MEMBERSHIPS updated 07/24/14 03:42 PM
National Awareness Campaign
The credit union movement is on pace to reach 100 million memberships this summer. To commemorate this milestone, the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) launched the “100 Million Memberships” campaign, and invites all credit unions to participate.

ECONOMY 'WELL POSITIONED AND READY' updated 07/23/14 02:06 PM
CUs Can Target Growth Areas
As the economy expands throughout the latter half of 2014, credit unions should focus particularly on the largest employment sectors and growth in these areas, according to California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues Chief Economist Dwight Johnston in his latest Credit Union Digest column.

STORY ON CONGRESSMAN ISSA CLARIFIED updated 07/22/14 11:53 AM
'Misrepresents Facts,' Dykstra Says
Some within the credit union industry may have read the recently published Credit Union Times article regarding remarks from Rep. Darrell Issa, R-CA, in relation to the credit union movement.

GIGI HYLAND TALKS PHILOSOPHY AT WCMS updated 07/21/14 04:11 PM
Foundation Leader Addresses Colloquium
The foundational philosophy of credit unions isn’t dead. But keeping true to the movement’s ideology means staying nimble in how it’s executed and harboring an open mind to change.