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Date
Title
Date 02/04/16

Credit Union Journal
Title Gathering, Analyzing Big Data Is Not Enough—Real Key Is Leveraging It
CU Journal
Well-mined data reduces fraud for Elevations Credit Union.
Date 02/01/16

CU Insight 45
Title Elevations Credit Union welcomes Ken Bauer as VP of Business Banking
CU Insight
Bauer brings over 10 years of experience in the commercial banking industry to his new role at Elevations, having previously worked as the Senior Vice President of Commercial Banking at AMG National Trust Bank.
Date 02/01/16

Denver Business Journal
Title People on the Move
Denver Business Journal
Elevations Credit Union hires Ken Bauer as VP of Business Banking.
Date 01/29/16

BizWest
Title Hanson, Karakehian sharing Boulder Chamber’s top honor
BizWest
The Boulder Chamber unveiled the winners of its annual Celebration of Leadership awards, with city of Boulder economic vitality coordinator Liz Hanson and former city council member George Karakehian sharing the top honor.
Date 01/28/16

Coloradoan
Title Stuck, frustrated? Find a mentor
Coloradoan
According to mentoring expert Annette Matthies, chief human resources officer with Elevations Credit Union, a strong mentoring program within your company can reduce turnover, increase employee engagement and help your business progress faster.
Date 01/22/16

The Denver Post
Title People on the Move
Denver Post
Elevations Credit Union in Boulder announced Ken Bauer as vice president of business banking, Jon Hartman as vice president of business applications, and Tom Beckett as senior commercial lender.
Date 01/22/16

Daily Camera
Title Three New Hires at Elevations Credit Union
Daily Camera
Elevations has announced three new hires to its leadership team in Boulder.
Date 01/22/16

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Title Elevations Credit Union has Announced Three New Hires
Longmont Times-Call
Elevations hires Ken Bauer as VP of business banking, Jon Hartman as VP of business applications and Tom Beckett as senior commercial lender.
Date 01/20/16

Credit Union Journal
Title Executives on the Move
Credit Union Journal
Tom Beckett has joined Elevations CU, Boulder, Colo. as senior commercial lender. Welcome Tom!
Date 01/20/16

Credit Union Times
Title Credit Unions Reveal New Hires
Credit Union Times
Credit unions on the east and west coasts were busy this week announcing new promotions and new hires.
Date 01/20/16

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Title Tom Beckett has joined Elevations Credit Union as Senior Commercial Lender
Mountain West Credit Union Association  
Beckett will structure commercial loans at Elevations and develop long-term business relationships in his new role.
Date 01/19/16

Denver Business Journal
Title Elevations Welcomes Jon Hartman as VP of Business Applications
Denver Business Journal
Hartman works to improve business processes and applications and deliver enterprise solutions.
Date 01/19/16

Denver Business Journal
Title Elevations Welcomes Tom Beckett as Senior Commercial Lender
Denver Business Journal
Tom Beckett has joined Elevations Credit Union as Senior Commercial Lender.
Date 01/19/16

CU Insight 45
Title Tom Beckett joins Elevations Credit Union as Senior Commercial Lender
CU Insight
With more than 25 years of experience in the commercial banking industry, Beckett will structure commercial loans at Elevations and develop long-term business relationships in his new role.
Date 01/11/16

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Title Boulder Chamber extends awards deadline
Times-Call
The Boulder Chamber has extended its 2016 Celebration of Leadership nominations deadline to this Friday, Jan. 15.
Date 01/04/16

Credit Union Journal
Title Remembering Our Veterans: In the Community
Credit Union Journal
Elevations CU, Boulder, Colo., was named a Best Company to Work For in Colorado by the Colorado Society for Human Resource Management.
Date 12/29/15

CU Insight 45
Title Building Superstar SEG Relationships
CU Insight
How Elevations Credit Union uses CRM software to excel with its select employer groups.
Date 12/29/15

RealCUES
Title Building Superstar SEG Relationships
CUES Magazine
Elevations Credit Union, Boulder, Colo., has used Salesforce customer relationship management software to manage its select employer group relationships since 2011 with unprecedented results.
Date 12/20/15

Reporter Herald
Title Business Briefs
Loveland Reporter-Herald
Elevations Credit Union has launched a new website, elevationscu.com. According to the company, the new website features improved usability, simplified navigation, and a new look and feel featuring the spirit of local people and places.
Date 12/16/15

McStain
Title McStain and Elevations Partner Up to Build a Stronger Community
McStain Neighborhoods
Working together to make a positive impact on the community drives the new partnership between McStain Neighborhoods and Elevations Credit Union.
Date 12/15/15

Credit Union Times
Title Credit Unions Honor, Hire and Promote
Credit Union Times
Christine Basford joined the $1.5 billion Elevations Credit Union in Boulder, Colo. as a mortgage sales manager. She worked at Wells Fargo Home Mortgage for 22 years and most recently served as sales manager.
Date 12/15/15

CU Insight 45
Title Three Things You Need to Build Member-Centric Credit Unions
CU Insight
In our pursuit of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, we spent several years re-focusing on our members—transforming our business in the process.
Date 12/15/15

Credit Union Magazine 125
Title Three Keys to Building a Member-Centric CU
Credit Union Magazine
Member loyalty, financial sustainability, and a high-performance culture are key to building a member-centric organization.
Date 12/14/15

CU Today 100
Title Elevations CU Elevates Its Website
CU Today
Elevations Credit Union has launched a new website it said improves the member experience online.
Date 12/14/15

Daily Camera
Title 5 Questions with Gerry Agnes of Elevations Credit Union
Daily Camera
An interview with Elevations Credit Union's President & CEO Gerry Agnes, 2015 Outstanding Chief Executive.
Date 12/12/15

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Title 5 Questions with Gerry Agnes of Elevations Credit Union
Longmont Times-Call
Elevations Credit Union is one of the largest local financial institutions serving Colorado's Front Range. CEO Gerry Agnes is based out of Elevation's Boulder headquarters.
Date 12/12/15

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Title 5 Questions with Gerry Agnes of Elevations Credit Union
topix
Gerry Agnes has been CEO of Elevations Credit Union for seven years.
Date 12/12/15

socialmedia news
Title 5 Questions with Gerry Agnes of Elevations Credit Union
socialmedia news
Agnes was seen as key to Elevations' achievement of the 2014 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, as well as the organization's placement in 2015 as a top large Best Company to Work for in Colorado by the Colorado Society for Human Resource Management.
Date 12/11/15

Credit Union Magazine 125
Title Tips for High Performance
Credit Union Magazine
A magic bullet for performance excellence doesn’t exist, Pete Reicks, senior vice president of enterprise performance at Elevations Credit Union, said in his keynote speech at the Performance Excellence in Credit Unions Conference in Madison.
Date 12/10/15

Coloradoan
Title New Faces: New hires and promotions in Northern Colorado
Coloradoan
Christine Basford joins Elevations Credit Union as mortgage sales manager in Fort Collins.
Date 12/10/15

Daily Camera
Title Briefcase
Daily Camera
Elevations Credit Union of Boulder launched a new website on November 24th.
Date 12/8/15

CUJ
Title Elevations Credit Union Revamps Website
Credit Union Journal
Elevations Credit Union in Boulder, Colo., has launched a new website, featuring a responsive design.
Date 12/7/15

CU Insight
Title Elevations Credit Union Launches New Website and Blog
CU Insight
Elevations Credit Union launched a new website on November 24th to improve the banking experience online. The website features improved usability, simplified navigation, and a new look and feel featuring the spirit of local people and places.
Date 12/4/15

Education CU Council
Title Elevations Credit Union Appoints New Board Members
Education Credit Union Council
The $1.5 billion Elevations Credit Union in Boulder, Colo. appointed Kate Brown and Dr. Natalie Baumgartner to its board of directors.
Date 12/2/15

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Title Johnnie St. Vrain: Will new movie theater advertise?
Longmont Times-Call
Share-a-Gift accepts gently used toys, books and bicycles to be distributed to children of low-income families in the Boulder Valley School District. Elevations Credit Union (1079 S Hover St., No. 100) is on the list of donation sites.
Date 12/1/15

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Title Elevations Foundation Awards Community Grants to 11 Local Non-Profit Organizations
Mountain West Credit Union Association
The Elevations Foundation awarded community grants totaling $38,500 to 11 local non-profit organizations at its annual Grantee Reception on November 17.
Date 12/1/15

CU Insight 45
Title Christine Basford joins Elevations Credit Union as Mortgage Sale Manager in Fort Collins
CU Insight
Christine Basford has joined Elevations Credit Union as Mortgage Sales Manager for the Fort Collins market.
Date 12/1/15

Credit Union Times
Title Credit Unions Hire and Promote: People
Credit Union Times
The $1.5 billion Elevations Credit Union in Boulder, Colo. appointed Kate Brown (pictured) and Dr. Natalie Baumgartner to its board of directors, expanding the number of board seats from nine to 11.
Date 11/29/15

Daily Camera
Title Non-Profit Spotlight: Elevations Foundation
Daily Camera
Elevations Foundation offers a simple, trusted means of sharing your support in a way that touches many lives.
Date 11/27/15

BizWest
Title On the Job
BizWest
Kate Brown and Dr. Natalie Baumgartner were named to the board of directors of Boulder-based Elevations Credit Union.
Date 11/24/15

Coloradoan
Title '16 Leadership Northern Colorado class announced
Coloradoan
More than three dozen current and emerging leaders from education, large and small business, nonprofits and government were selected to participate in the 2016 Leadership Northern Colorado Program.
Date 11/24/15

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Title 2016 Leadership Northern Colorado Class Members Announced
Leadership Northern Colorado
Thirty-seven current and emerging leaders were recently selected to participate in the 2016 Leadership Northern Colorado program, including Michelle Sulek from Elevations Credit Union.
Date 11/24/15

FCBR
Title John Humpal Named REALTOR of the Year & 2015 Award Winners
Fort Collins Board of Realtors
Dave Armstrong of Elevations Credit Union was named as the 2015 Affiliate of the Year at the Fort Collins Board of REALTORS Holiday/Awards Event on November 19th.
Date 11/24/15

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Title In Brief for Nov. 24: Elevations Foundation Awards Grants
Longmont  Times-Call
The Elevations Foundation awarded community grants totaling $38,500 to 11 local non-profit organizations at its annual Grantee Reception on Nov. 17, 2015, in Boulder.
Date 11/24/15

Daily Camera
Title Elevations Foundation Awards Community Grants
Daily Camera
The Foundation’s community grant program has provided over $225,000 during its first five years.
Date 11/23/15

CU Insight 45
Title Elevations Foundation Awards Community Grants to 11 Local Non-Profit Organizations
CU Insight
The Elevations Foundation awarded community grants totaling $38,500 to 11 local non-profit organizations at its annual Grantee Reception on November 17.
Date 11/18/15

BizWest
Title Elevations Credit Union submits plans for 2nd Fort Collins branch
BizWest
FORT COLLINS — Boulder-based Elevations Credit Union has submitted conceptual plans to the Fort Collins planning department to construct a branch bank at 2025 S. College Ave. in Fort Collins.
Date 11/17/15

Daily Camera
Title Elevations Named a Best Company to Work For in Colorado
Daily Camera
Elevations Credit Union has been named a Best Company to Work For in Colorado by the Colorado Society for Human Resource Management.
Date 11/17/15

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Title In Brief for Nov. 17
Longmont Times-Call
Elevations Credit Union has been named a Best Company to Work For in Colorado by the Colorado Society for Human Resource Management.
Date 11/16/15

CU Today 100
Title Four Credit Unions Named As ‘Best Places To Work’
CU Today
In Boulder, Colo., Elevations Credit Union has been named a Best Company to Work For in Colorado by the Colorado Society for Human Resource Management.
Date 11/13/15

BizWest
Title Briefcase, Nov. 13, 2015
BizWest
Elevations Credit Union is one of this year’s sponsors for Esprit Entrepreneur.
Date 11/12/15

CU Insight 45
Title Elevations Credit Union named one of Best Companies to Work For in Colorado
CU Insight
Elevations Credit Union has been named a Best Company to Work For in Colorado by the Colorado Society for Human Resource Management (COSHRM).
Date 11/11/15

Credit Union Journal
Title Moving Up By Stepping Down: Executives on the Move
Credit Union Journal
Kate Brown and Dr. Natalie Baumgartner join Elevations' Board of Directors.
Date 11/10/15

Daily Camera
Title Elevations Credit Union's Board of Directors
Daily Camera
Elevations Credit Union’s Board of Directors in Boulder appointed Kate Brown and Dr. Natalie Baumgartner to its Board of Directors in October.
Date 11/10/15

Credit Union Journal
Title CUES Inducts Seven into Hall of Fame
Credit Union Journal
Gerry Agnes, CPA, president/CEO, Elevations CU, Boulder, Colo., was named CUES Outstanding Chief Executive
Date 11/9/15

CU Insight 45
Title Elevations Credit Union Adds Local Business Leaders to Board of Directors
CU Insight
Elevations Credit Union appointed Kate Brown and Dr. Natalie Baumgartner to its Board of Directors in October, expanding its Board of Directors from 9 to 11.
Date 11/9/15

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Title CUES Honors 2015 Executive Award Winners and Hall of Fame Honorees
CUES Magazine
Last night at CEO/Executive Team Network in Scottsdale, Ariz., CUES honored its 2015 executive award winners and hall of famers, including Outstanding Chief Executive Gerry Agnes of Elevations Credit Union.
Date 11/9/15

CU Insight 45
Title Give Your Workforce a Boost
CU Insight
Three ways to increase employee engagement, satisfaction, and retention by Annette Matthies, Chief Human Resources Officer at Elevations Credit Union.
Date 11/8/15

Credit Union Times
Title Jakubczyk: Stop Analyzing and Start Innovating
Credit Union Times
CU Times' latest Trailblazer 40 Below honoree Damian Jakubczyk, SVP of Technology at Elevations Credit Union, embodies the mantra, “people, process, technology.”
Date 11/5/15

Credit Union Magazine
Title Give Your Workforce a Boost
Credit Union Magazine
Three ways to increase employee engagement, satisfaction, and retention by Annette Matthies, Chief Human Resources Officer at Elevations Credit Union.
Date 11/2/15

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Title Goal-Getter
CUES Magazine
CUES Outstanding Chief Executive Gerry Agnes, CIE, led Elevations CU to win the Baldrige National Quality Award—and he isn't done reaching.
Date 11/1/15

Colorado Biz
Title Best Companies to Work For 2015: Elevations Credit Union
ColoradoBiz Magazine
Elevations Credit Union fosters a culture of belonging: To care and provide for one another for the benefit of all.
Date 10/31/15

Daily Camera
Title Businesses band together to employ Boulder County veterans
Daily Camera
In the past 12 months, Workforce Boulder County has helped place 1,065 veterans in jobs with area companies like Elevations Credit Union.
Date 10/29/15

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Title Boulder Innovation Stories: Elevations Credit Union
Boulder Chamber
Boulder Chamber Board Chair and Elevations President & CEO Gerry Agnes gives us an inside look at Elevations' accomplishments over the past year.
Date 10/23/15

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Title Elevating Excellence
Quality Progress Magazine
Elevations Credit Union elevates performance with culture change and process approach.
Date 10/21/15

Daily Camera
Title Elevations Foundation Awards Scholarships to 14 Local Students
Daily Camera
The Foundation's scholarship initiative has provided over $165,000 in scholarships for higher education during its first five years.
Date 10/14/15

CU Today 100
Title Elevations Donates Funds To Two Non-Profits
CU Today
Elevations Credit Union donated $5,000 to nonprofits Project Smile and The Family Center/La Familia at the Grand Opening of its Harmony Road branch in Fort Collins.
Date 10/06/15

CU Insight 45
Title Elevations Credit Union donated $5000 to nonprofits Project Smile and The Family Center
CU Insight
Elevations Credit Union donated a total of $5000 to nonprofits Project Smile and The Family Center/La Familia at the Grand Opening of its Harmony Road branch in Fort Collins on September 26th. Funds were raised at the branch during the month of September.
Date 10/05/15

PRWeb
Title KAPE to Honor High-Performing Pennsylvania Organizations
PRWeb
Four Pennsylvania organizations will be recognized by the Keystone Alliance for Performance Excellence (KAPE) at its 10th annual Awards Banquet and Conference on November 4th and 5th.
Date 10/01/15

BIC
Title Credit Union Advisor Persists for Succession Plan
Bank Investment Consultant
At 51, Patrick Seal, a senior financial advisor at Elevations Credit Union in Boulder, Colo., is mulling options to monetize his book of business when he retires from the business.
Date 9/27/15

Quality New Mexico
Title Elevations Credit Union Pursuit of Excellence
Performance Excellence USA/770KKOB
Elevations Credit Union was honored with the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award in 2014. Gerry Agnes of Elevations joins Julia along with two guests from First Financial Credit Union to discuss Excellence in this industry.
Date 9/25/15

BikeLife Boulder
Title Discover the Fun of Biking in Boulder
BikeLife Boulder
During the month of September, workplaces in Boulder, including Elevations Credit Union, are taking part in a fun and free competition to inspire more people to ride bikes.
Date 9/25/15

UCAR NCAR
Title Oct. 6 job fair opens doors to veterans, people with disabilities, and the public
AtmosNews
More than two dozen Front Range employers, including Elevations Credit Union, with 700 potential job openings will provide advice and conduct mock interviews at a job fair next week tailored to veterans and people with disabilities. 
Date 9/24/15

BizWest
Title Startups can apply for Esprit/NewCo 2015 through Oct. 10
BizWest
Startup companies have until Oct. 10 to apply for the Boulder Chamber’s Esprit Venture Challenge, a new twist to the chamber’s reinvented Esprit Entrepreneur event, now in its 31st year. Event sponsors include Elevations Credit Union.
Date 9/24/15

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Title Esprit Venture Challenge to Boost Social Entrepreneurs
Boulder Chamber
The Boulder Chamber celebrates the 31st year of its signature Esprit Entrepreneur event by highlighting its exciting Esprit Venture Challenge on November 18 at CU-Boulder's beautifully renovated Touchdown Club.
Date 9/23/15

Daily Camera
Title Best Financial Institution and Best Customer Service: Elevations Credit Union
Daily Camera
As a member-owned, not-for-profit financial institution, Elevations’ success is intimately connected to the success of their customers.
Date 9/23/15

Daily Camera
Title Best Mortgage Lender: Elevations Credit Union
Daily Camera
People already trust Elevations with their money. It's only fitting they would entrust the Boulder County institution with another big investment: their home.
Date 9/23/15

BizWest
Title Health and wellness event set for Sunday in Boulder
BizWest
The city of Boulder will close off several streets to motor traffic Sunday, Sept. 27, for Ciclovia. The presenting sponsor is the City of Boulder, and Elevations Credit Union is a Gold event sponsor.
Date 9/22/15

CU Insight 45
Title MWCUA hikes the hill and makes regulatory visits
CU Insight
The Mountain West Credit Union Association took a group of credit union leaders, including two from Elevations Credit Union, to Washington, D.C. for Congressional visits and meetings with leaders from NCUA and CFPB.
Date 9/21/15

CU Today 100
Title While The 16 Execs Chosen For Filene’s i3 Program Are…
CU Today
Sixteen credit union executives have been accepted into Filene’s i3 program, which is designed to foster the development of new ideas and innovations for credit unions.
Date 9/18/15

BizWest
Title Nonprofit Network
BizWest
Boulder-based Elevations Credit Union announced a three-year, $30,000 commitment to Boulder County’s Intercambio.
Date 9/17/15

Daily Camera
Title Elevations Chief Wins Top Honor
Daily Camera
Elevations Credit Union President and CEO Gerry Agnes was named the 2015 Outstanding Chief Executive by the Credit Union Executives Society.
Date 9/16/15

CU Insight 45
Title Filene Research Institute Welcomes Sixteen Credit Union Executives to i3 Innovation Program
CU Insight
Sixteen credit union executives, including Steven Schmidle, SVP of Finance at Elevations Credit Union, have been accepted to Filene i3.
Date 9/15/15

Community Cycles
Title Over 170 Riders Enjoy the Little Buff Family Ride
Community Cycles
Community Cycles organized the 14-mile Little Buff Ride as part of the CU Buffalo Bicycle Classic. The ride raises money for CU scholarships. Elevations is the title sponsor.
Date 9/15/15

Credit Union Magazine 125
Title Build a Better CU: Three Fundamentals You Need to Know
Credit Union Magazine
Baldrige Award process leads to improved member loyalty, heightened member engagement, and record financial results, says Elevations CU President/CEO Gerry Agnes.
Date 9/15/15

GO Magazine
Title "The Best Place You Have Ever Worked"
DDI GO Magazine
Unified talent processes helped Elevations Credit Union win the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.
Date 9/15/15

CU Insight 45
Title Build a Better Credit Union: Three Fundamentals You Need to Know
CU Insight
It’s not easy to create a success-driven organization. In fact, it’s one of the top challenges we face as business leaders, says Elevations CU President/CEO Gerry Agnes.
Date 9/14/15

CU Athletics
Title Buffs Participate In Buffalo Bike Classic
CU Athletics
In what amounts to an unofficial start of the dry land training session for the Colorado Ski program, many of the team members participated in the grueling Buffalo Bicycle Classic on Sunday.
Date 9/13/15

CU Today 100
Title And The CUES’ 2015 Outstanding Chief Executive Is…
CU Today
CUES has named Gerry Agnes, president/CEO of Elevations Credit Union in Boulder, Colo., as its 2015 Outstanding Chief Executive.
Date 9/11/15

Elevations Outdoors Magazine
Title Buffalo Bicycle Classic
Elevation Outdoors Magazine
This weekend, show your support for CU Boulder education by participating in the Buffalo Bicycle Classic on Sunday, September 13.
Date 9/10/15

CU Insight 45
Title CUES Announces 2015 Executive Award Winners and Hall of Fame Honorees
CU Insight
CUES is pleased to announce its 2015 Executive Award Winners and Hall of Famers. CUES Outstanding Chief Executive – Gerry Agnes, CPA, president/CEO, Elevations CU, Boulder, Colo.
Date 9/8/15

Daily Camera
Title CU's Buffalo Bike Classic adds 5K run/walk
Daily Camera
For the first time this year, the annual Buffalo Bike Classic, which raises money for University of Colorado scholarships with varying distances of cycling rides, will feature a 5K run/walk event.
Date 9/8/15

KGNU
Title Dot Org: Buffalo Bicycle Classic
KGNU
The 13th Annual Buffalo Bicycle Classic happens on Sunday, September 13. Elevations' Dennis Paul says the Classic has raised over $2.5 million in scholarship funds for CU students since its inception in 2003.
Date 9/8/15

Credits Unions Online
Title CU Social Media Zingers and Eye Popping Campaigns
Credit Unions Online
Credit unions are stepping up their social media game, achieving creativity and engagement levels typically dominated by pop culture icons.
Date 9/1/15

RealCUES
Title A Strategy for Risk
CUES Credit Union Management Magazine
At $1.5 billion Elevations Credit Union (www.elevationscu.com), Boulder, Co., risk is talked about daily, says Darlene Brown, VP/corporate risk. After all, she notes, risk is at the core of the credit union business model.
Date 9/4/15

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Title Longmont Intercambio Facility Almost Ready to Open
Longmont Times Call 
Students and faculty at Intercambio will have a new, more permanent home in Longmont when their new center opens later this month.
Date 8/23/15

Coloradoan
Title Thumbs-up & Thumbs-down
Coloradoan
A big thanks to Elevations Credit Union for their donation to Neighborhoods United.
Date 8/17/15

Credit Union Journal
Title Three Takes on Branching
Credit Union Journal
In Colorado, Elevations CU is taking branching to a whole new, well, elevation. It's "Branch 2.0 model" launched in 2014 has delivered double-digit percentage increases in new member acquisition and dramatically increased loan-to-share ratio, according to Elevations COO Jay Champion.
Date 8/12/15

BizWest
Title Elevations Credit Union executive named to Baldrige board of examiners
BizWest
Reicks leads Elevations Credit Union’s Enterprise Performance Excellence department, which is responsible for business-process management, business analysis and project-management functions.
Date 8/12/15

Daily Camera
Title Local exec tapped for Baldrige Award panel
Daily Camera
Pete Reicks, a senior vice president at Boulder-based Elevations Credit Union, has been appointed to the board of examiners for the 2015 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.
Date 8/12/15

NCCAR
Title Elevations Credit Union executive named to Baldrige board of examiners
Northern Colorado Commercial Association of Realtors
Pete Reicks, an executive with Boulder-based Elevations Credit Union has been appointed to the Board of Examiners for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.
Date 8/6/15

Daily Camera
Title Elevations Credit Union Celebrates Independence Day at Waneka Lake in Lafayette
Daily Camera
Elevations Credit Union served up more than 1,400 free snow cones on Independence Day at Waneka Lake in Lafayette.
Date 8/5/15

Daily Camera
Title Volcanoes of Colorado Seminar
Daily Camera
Elevations Credit Union welcomed 92 attendees to its "Volcanoes of Colorado" seminar on July 14 in Boulder.
Date 7/31/15

Denver Business Journal
Title Not Just For Single Companies Anymore, Credit Unions Adapt to Morphing Customer Needs
Denver Business Journal
Five metro Denver credit union executives, including Elevations Credit Union's President and CEO Gerry Agnes, talk about the changing markets and how they are serving their companies.
Date 7/26/15

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Title Longmont-Area Benefits for Week of July 27
Longmont Times Call
Drop off donations for the Crayons to Calculators school supply drive at Elevations Credit Union.
Date 7/21/15

BizWest
Title Branch Banking Holds Its Own
BizWest
Adding branches in new markets isn't the only expansion planned for Elevations.
Date 7/20/15

FCBR
Title Community Spotlight: Neighbor to Neighbor
Fort Collins Board of Realtors
Dave Armstrong of Elevations Credit Union shares details of an upcoming event with Neighbor to Neighbor in Larimer County.
Date 7/20/15

MyTown Colorado
Title Elevations Foundation Awards Scholarships
MyTown Colorado
The Elevations Foundation 2015 scholarship initiative provided 14 awards with 10 of the scholars coming out of the St. Vrain Valley School District.
Date 7/14/15

CUNA
Title 3 paths for CU growth from CUNA's Nussle
Credit Union National Association
CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle cited four credit unions, including Elevations, that have achieved success in helping their members achieve financial independence.
Date 7/12/15

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Title Longmont- Area Benefits for Week of July 12
Longmont Times-Call
Book Power for Kids, a community service project, is looking for gently used or new children's books.
Date 7/8/15

Daily Camera
Title Elevations Credit Union Pursues New Look
Daily Camera
Elevations Credit Union is revamping branches along the Front Range.
Date 7/6/15

Daily Camera
Title Crayons to Calculators seeks donations, volunteers
Daily Camera
Tables in a room at Longmont's Main Street School are covered with crayons, notebooks, pencils, glue, scissors and various other school supplies, ready for hundreds of volunteers to portion them out into colorful backpacks.
Date 7/1/15

Credit Union Times
Title Credit Unions Help Light Up July Fourth Skies
Credit Union Times
Denver-area residents will be able to celebrate July 4th with fireworks thanks to sponsorship from $1.5 billion Elevations Credit Union in Boulder, Colo.
Date 6/25/15

Co-Op
Title How to Create a Nextgen Branch Experience? Ask Elevations CU
CO-OP Financial Services
Elevations went live in September 2013 with the NextGen ATM by CO-OP software on one machine for a three-week test.
Date 6/22/15

Colorado Biz
Title Best of Colorado 2015
Colorado Biz
In this inaugural Best of Colorado–Readers’ Choice supplement, we’ve taken it out of editors’ hands and left it to readers to tell us their top places to do business, from banks to dry cleaners to coffee shops to fitness clubs.
Date 6/22/15

CU Today 100
Title Elevations' Foundation Has Provided Nearly $1 Million
CU Today
The Elevations Foundation, the charitable arm of Elevations Credit Union, celebrated its 5th Birthday recapping nearly $1-million in community initiatives.
Date 6/18/15

CU Today 100
Title Elevations CU Promotes 2, Participates in BolderBOULDER
CU Today
Elevations Credit Union had 40 BolderBusiness CHALLENGE participants at the 2015 BolderBOULDER, the third-largest 10K road race in the United States.
Date June 2015

Credit Union Magazine
Title Reward Members, Build Loyalty
Credit Union Magazine
How do you breathe new life into a stagnant credit card rewards program? Elevations Credit Union asked its cardholders.
Date 6/16/15

Reporter Herald
Title Mark Your Calendar: Loveland-Area Events
Reporter-Herald
Tips for Making Smart Vehicle Purchases: Chad Tomsich of Elevations Credit Union will speak about how to make the experience smoother.
Date 6/12/15

Daily Camera
Title Briefcase
Daily Camera
Boulder-based Elevations Credit Union has won five Diamond Awards for marketing excellence from the Credit Union National Association.
Date 6/9/15

CUJ
Title Credit Union Executives in the News
Credit Union Journal
Elevations CU promotes two.
Date 6/9/15

Credit Union Times
Title Credit Unions Reveal Promotions, Hires, Honors
Credit Union Times
Elevations Credit Union promoted Kim Felton to senior vice president of retail banking and Gary Kindle to senior vice president of operations.
Date 6/4/15

Coloradoan
Title With Your Help, Project Smile Helps Kids In Need
Coloradoan
Project Smile is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that initially grew out of a partnership between the North Fort Collins Business Association and Irish Elementary School. The program provides an opportunity for area businesses, organizations and individuals, through donations, to provide dental care for those in serious need.
Date 6/1/15

Washington Post
Title Writers of New York Great and Small
The Washington Post
Bill Keys wrote thousands of poems on the Pearl Street Mall in Boulder, Colo., but it was unstable work. His career finally started to rhyme last year, when he won a $5,000 grant from the Elevations Credit Union in Boulder.
Date 5/27/15

Business Insider
Title Why Reddit and Other Companies Don't Let Job Candidates Negotiate Their Salaries
Business Insider
Companies like Reddit.com, Jet.com, Magoosh, and Elevations Credit Union refuse to haggle over money with potential recruits.
Date 4/30/15

Blogrige
Title How a Role-Model Nonprofit Nurtures Employee Performance
Blodgrige: The Official Baldrige Blog
If you want to foster talent and ultimately grow leaders in your organization, “culture is key.” That’s what you can learn from Baldrige Award-winning Elevations Credit Union.
Date 4/24/15

Credit Union Times
Title Elevations CU Wins the Academy Award of Business
Credit Union Times
It was a big, hairy, audacious goal for the $1.4 billion Elevations Credit Union. In fact, it was so audacious that Gerry Agnes, president/CEO, seriously doubted his Boulder, Colo.-based cooperative would achieve it before the sun set on his career. That goal was for Elevations Credit Union to receive the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, which is what some call the Academy Award of business.
Date 4/23/15

NPR
Title Some Companies Fight Pay Gap By Eliminating Salary Negotiations
NPR
Elevations Credit Union, based in Boulder, Colo. sets salary level based on title, which it publishes on its intranet. So effectively, there is no salary negotiation during hiring or promotion.
Date 4/23/15

Blogrige
Title Insights from Leaders of 2014 Baldrige Award Recipients (Part 2)
Blogrige: The Official Baldrige Blog
In 1953, 12 individuals at the University of Colorado contributed about $50 to a cash box; individuals making deposits at 2014 Baldrige Award winner Elevations Credit Union now number about 180,000.
Date 2/19/15

Collegian Central
Title Need a Better Bank? Join a Credit Union
Collegian Central
Banking is a fact of life, but what kind of organization you bank with is a choice that you can make, and it matters. The two most popular forms of personal banking are credit unions and commercial banks.
Date 2/10/15

Blogrige
Title Where Baldrige Makes Financial Services Better
Blogrige: The Official Baldrige Blog
Last year, two financial services organizations earned national recognition as Baldrige Award winners: Elevations Credit Union (ECU), headquartered in Boulder, Colorado; and PricewaterhouseCoopers Public Sector Practice (PwC PSP), based in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. No other organization in the same industry had received the prestigious national award for high performance since New Mexico-based Los Alamos National Bank did so in 2000.
Date 1/15/15

Denver Business Journal
Title Elevations Credit Union OK'd to Do Business in Denver
Denver Business Journal
The Colorado Division of Financial Services has given Elevations Credit Union the go-ahead to begin accepting members in Denver, Jefferson and Weld counties.
Date 1/9/15

BizWest
Title Companies to Watch in 2015
Bizwest
The Boulder-based credit union, a recent winner of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award that acknowledges performance excellence through innovation, improvement and visionary leadership, is on a roll and expanding.
Date 1/5/15

boulder-chamber-logo.jpg
Title Boulder Chamber Greets New Year with New Leadership
Boulder Chamber Newsletter
The Boulder Chamber Board of Directors will welcome one new member and usher in the New Year with a new leadership team for 2015. Beginning this month, Gerry Agnes, President and CEO of Elevations Credit Union, assumes the role of Chair for the Chamber's Board of Directors.
Date 11/19/14
Date 11/19/14
Title Credit Unions Appoint Veeps: People
Credit Union Times
Date 11/17/14
Title Loveland-Area Business Briefs
Loveland Reporter-Herald
Date 11/14/14
Title Elevations 1st CU to Win Cross- Industry Excellence Award
Credit Union National Association
Date 11/14/14
Date 11/14/14
Date 11/13/14
Date 11/13/14
Date 11/12/14
Date 11/12/14
Title Four U.S. Organizations Honored With 2014 Baldrige National Quality Award
NIST, Baldrige Performance Excellence Program
Date 8/8/14
Date 7/25/14
Date 7/14/14
Title Top 100 Most Liked Credit Unions
The Financial Brand
Date 7/14/14
Date 7/14/14
Date 6/23/14
Date 6/18/14
Title The Future of the 9-5
The Boulder Source
Date 5/13/14
Title Bring Them Aboard
CUES.org
Date 5/1/14
Title Program Managers: Best of the Best
BankInvestmentConsultant.com
Date 5/1/14
Date 4/27/14
Title Call Centers Still Integral to Digital Banking
NetBanker.com - Tracking Online Finance
Date 4/27/14
Date 4/4/14
Title BCBR On the Job Updates
Boulder County Business Report
Date 3/26/14
Date 2/28/14
Title Credit union helps with Read Aloud Loveland
Loveland Reporter-Herald
Date 1/30/14
Title Elevations Achieves Peak Award
Credit Union Times
Date 1/27/14
Title Elevations Credit Union considering Fort Collins Location
Northern Colorado Business Report
Date 1/21/14
Title Elevations Holding "Funding the Extraordinary" Contest
Broomfield County Business Report
Date 11/1/13
Title Double the Power of Your Donation in November
Longmont Humane Society
Date 10/4/13
Title Elevations Distributes $350,000 for Flood Relief
Northern Colorado Business Report
Date 10/3/13
Title Update: Businesses Pitch in for Flood Relief
Boulder County Business Report
Date 10/1/13
Title Update: Businesses Pitch in for Flood Relief
Boulder County Business Report
Date 9/25/13
Date 9/23/13
Title Update: Businesses Pitch In for Flood Relief
Boulder County Business Report
Date 9/18/13
Title Elevations Credit Union is Matching Donations
Staufer Team Real Estate
Date 9/17/13
Date 9/13/13
Date 8/30/13
Title Veep walks CU campus for Buff One promotion
Boulder County Business Report
Date 8/25/13
Title David Gardner: Credit Unions a Great Banking Option
Daily Camera, Business Columnists
Date 8/19/13
Date 8/10/13
Date 7/17/13
Title Why do we ride thee? Let us count the ways!
Buffalo Bicycle Classic
Date 6/14/13
Date 6/1/13
Date 4/25/13
Date 3/28/13
Date 3/11/13
Date 3/1/13
Title Business Digest March 1, 2013
Boulder County Business Report
Date 2/27/13
Date 2/27/13
Date 2/19/13
Title Credit Union Reports Elevated Numbers
Boulder County Business Report
Date 2/11/13
Date 1/22/13
Date 11/23/12
Title Credit Unions Can Grow
Boulder County Business Report
Date 11/12/12
Date 11/2/12
Title Credit Unions get OK to Expand Membership
Boulder County Business Report
Date 10/3/12
Date 9/28/12
Title Credit Union Elevates Its Mortgage Game
Boulder County Business Report
Date 9/20/12
Date 9/17/12
Date 8/23/12
Title Broomfield Enterprise briefcase
Broomfield Enterprise
Date 8/16/12
Date 8/15/12
Title Elevations CU Donates $36K to Wildfire Victims
Credit Union National Association
Date 8/14/12
Title Elevations CU Debuts Energy Loan
Credit Union Times
Date 8/7/12
Title Energy Savings Touted With Help of Rebates
Boulder County Business Report
Date 7/29/12
Date 6/26/12
Title High Park Fire Donations
CreditUnionsRule.Org
Date 6/21/12
Title Heating Up Alternative Energy
Boulder Weekly
Date 6/11/12
Date 4/18/12
Date 4/13/12
Title Loveland Business Briefs
Reporter Herald
Date 4/11/12
Date 4/9/12
Date 3/29/12
Title Team up to ride better change lives
Buffalo Bicycle Classic
Date 3/22/12
Title Room 214's growth leads to relocation 
Boulder County Business Report
Date 1/30/12
Date 12/28/11
Date 12/20/11
Date 12/12/11
Date 12/12/11
Title EnergySmart seeks building contractors
Boulder County Business Report
Date 7/21/11


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