2019

Foundation

Impact

Report

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Leadership Initiatives

LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE​

HELPED CREATE

292

NEW LEADERS​

FROM

58 CREDIT UNIONS TOTALING

3150

3 graduates are now​ CEO’s

LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE SCHOLARS

Diane Arthur
Horizons North CU

Leah Birch
Tucson FCU

Jamie Hamlin
Pyramid FCU

Jordan Hughes
Atlantic City FCU

Katie Jackson
Credit Union of the Rockies

Mitch Kautzmann
WyHy FCU

Natalie Kennedy
Pyramid FCU

Alyssa Krause
Colorado CU

Jessica Krause
First CU

Sarae Kurth 
Denver Community CU

Rhiannon Myers 
Credit Union of the Rockies

Roxana Pacheco 
Colorado CU

Rebecca Rodriguez 
Pima FCU

Tina Rucker 
Blue FCU

Theresa Sherry 
Denver Community CU

MichaelJon Spomer 
UniWyo FCU

Cassie Vining 
WyHy FCU

Andrea Valois 
WyHy FCU

Phai Woodhead
MWCUA

Executive Leadership Scholars

23SCHOLARS

$83,779

in scholarships
2020
Kalee Emerson
Kalee Emerson

Campco FCU

Sheila Gonzales
Sheila Gonzales

Electrical FCU

Layna Officer
Layna Officer

Blue FCU

GARY PLANK

$15,000

IN SCHOLARSHIPS TO ATTEND THE
World Credit Union Conference

2019
Brian Lee
Brian Lee

Landings CU

Mallory Fischbach
Mallory Fischbach

Foothills CU

Kayla Wolosin
Kayla Wolosin

Reliant FCU

Kari Clay

First CU

Manuel Garcia

Arizona FCU

Jake Hutchins

Landings CU

2018
Meagan Barrett
Meagan Barrett

Northern Colorado CU

Scott Sager
Scott Sager

Trona Valley FCU

Adam Stewart
Adam Stewart

Pima FCU

Master Leaders Scholar

$5,000

Bryan Thomas

Meridian Trust FCU

2017
Bree Dronen
Bree Dronen

Laramie Plains FCU

Nina Myers
Nina Myers

Fitzsimons CU

LEADERSHIP IN ACTION GRANTS

$5,000

Community Choice CU

2016
Peter Bullard
Peter Bullard

Credit Union of the Rockies

Leah Friedenberg
Leah Friedenberg

Pima FCU

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SCHOLARSHIPS

44 GENERAL SCHOLARSHIPS AWARDED

TOTALING $40,985

2015
Matt Ballou
Matt Ballou

WyHy FCU

Victoria Gomez
Victoria Gomez

Landings CU

Adele Smith
Adele Smith

Premier Members CU

Brayman-Beach College Scholarship

$ 0

Awarded to a Credit Union Member earning a Business Degree

Sierra Tybon

Westerra CU Member

SMALL CREDIT UNIONS, CHAPTERS GRANTS, AND CIF

$ 0
2014
Gena Carroll
Gena Carroll

Meridian Trust FCU

Choua Ly
Choua Ly

Partner Colorado CU

Lisett Olsen
Lisett Olsen

SunWest FCU

Brian Kayton
Brian Kayton

Ent CU

2013
Maggie Camacho
Maggie Camacho

Metrum CU

Jeremy Gibson
Jeremy Gibson

Trona Valley FCU

Adrianne Rexius
Adrianne Rexius

Landings CU

PROGRAM MENTORS

Paul Kirkbride
Ent CU

Joseph Tassano
Denver Community CU

Katrina Morton
Denver Community CU

Brian Lee
Landings CU

Scott Sager
Trona Valley FCU

Colleen Knoll
Canvas CU

Ray Lancaster
Pyramid FCU

John Rivera
Bellco CU

Choua Ly
Partner Colorado CU

Financials

2019 Revenue Sources

2019 Expenses

Who are we?

Established in 1982 as a 501 (C)(3) organized to support credit unions.

Mission: promotes leadership development and long-term success of credit unions in their communities.

2019 STAR GALA SPONSORS

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors

Arizona Central CU

Canvas CU

Centennial Lending

Community Choice CU

Colorado CU

Fitzsimons CU

Pima FCU

Premier Members CU

Space Age FCU

Sooper CU

Photo Booth

iLendingDIRECT

Outstanding YoungProfessionals Sponsor

CUNA Mutual Group

affiliate Sponsors

Alloya Corporate Credit Union

Kirchhof Group Inc

legacy Sponsors

Bellco CU

Ent CU

Elevations CU

top golf Sponsors

Ent Credit Union Hole-in-One Sponsor

Bellco Credit Union Putting Green Sponsor

Arizona Federal Credit Union Lunch Sponsor

Elevations Credit Union Driving Range Sponsor

CUDL Beverage Cart Sponsor

Blue Federal Credit Union Goodie Bag Sponsor Arizona Central Credit Union Golf Cart Sponsor

Catalyst Golf Ball Sponsor CUNA Mutual Group Pro Card Sponsor

Open Lending Longest Drive Sponsor

Alaska USA FCU Longest Putt Sponsor

fiserv Closest to the Pin Sponsor

CUNA Mutual Group Lady Pro Sponsor

Alloya Hole Sponsor Foothills Hole Sponsor

First CU Hole Sponsor

Colorado Credit Union Hole Sponsor

FAIR SHARE SPONSORS

leadership level

Alhambra CU

Atlantic City FCU

Aurora Schools FCU

Aventa CU

Bashas Associates FCU

Blue FCU

Campco FCU

Colorado CU

Columbine FCU

Deer Valley CU

Electrical FCU

Ent CU

Fellowship CU

Fidelis Catholic CU

First CU

First Education FCU

Fitzsimons FCU

Guadalupe Parish CU

Horizons North CU

Landings CU

Laramie Plains FCU

Mohave Community FCU

Northern Colorado CU

Pathfinder FCU

Power CU

Prescott FCU

Pyramid FCU

Reliant FCU

Trona Valley FCU

Westminster FCU

White Crown FCU

WyHy FCU


FAIR SHARE CONTRIBUTORS

AEA FCU

]Arapahoe CU

Arizona Central CU

Bellco CU

Canvas CU

Cheyenne-Laramie County EFCU

Credit Union of Denver Denver

Community CU

Elevations CU

EM FCU

Foothills CU

Hughes FCU

Meridian Trust FCU

Minnequa Works CU

Peoples CU

Pima FCU

Pinal County FCU

Powell Schools FCU

Pueblo Govt Agencies FCU

Red Rocks CU

Shamrock Foods FCU

Sooper CU

Space Age FCU

Sterling FCU

SunWest Educational CU

SunWest FCU

TruWest Credit Union

U-Haul FCU

Vantage West CU

Westerra CU

Yuma County FCU

other fair share levels

APC EFCU

Community Choice CU

JACL CU

Otero County Teachers FCU

Pueblo Horizons FCU

San Tan CU

Sheridan Community FCU

Southwest Healthcare CU

Sweetwater FCU

Valley Educators CU

Winslow Santa Fe CU

Individual & Corporate donors

Diana Adell

Alaska USA FCU

Aventa CU

Denver Area Chapter of Credit Unions

Melia Heimbuck

Robert Hoel

Horizons North CU

Chris Kemm

Mike & Mary Ellen Litzau

Members Trust Company

Mountain West Credit Union Association

Pueblo Area Chapter of Credit Unions

Quandry Consultants

Dr. Dan Santangelo

Space Age FCU

Yellowstone FCU

Community Investment Fund Contributors

Blue FCU

First Education FCU

MWCUA

Pyramid FCU

Reliant FCU

Trona Valley FCU

TruWest CU

UniWyo FCU

WyHy FCU

Leadership

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Todd Pearson, ARIZONA
Chairman
Alaska USA

Rainy Thoen, COLORADO
Vice Chair
Community Choice Credit Union

Dennis Paul, COLORADO
Secretary
Elevations Credit Union

Tyler Valentine, WYOMING
Treasurer
Laramie Plains FCU

Scott Earl
President
Mountain West Credit Union Association

Judy Auvil, ARIZONA
Board Member
San Tan Credit Union

Steve Ferrero, COLORADO
Board Member
Canvas Credit Union

Susan Frank, ARIZONA
Board Member
Desert Financial CU

Tessa Bonfante, COLORADO
Board Member
Denver Community Credit Union

Bob Hoel, COLORADO
Board Member
Filene Research Institute

Jane Prancan, COLORADO
Board Member
Bellco Credit Union

Brian Rohrbacher, WYOMING
Board Member
Atlantic City FCU

Jim Yates, WYOMING
MWCUA Chair Ex-officio
First Education FCU

STAFF

Dan Santangelo, Ed.D.
Executive Director

Caroline Barragan
Manager, Development and Administration

2019

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