Elevations in the News - ARCHIVE

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GonzoBanker
December 19, 2016 | THE 16TH ANNUAL GONZOBANKER AWARDS
The 2016 Gonzo Marketing Medal goes to Elevations Credit Union for its “Egg Lending” campaign. It’s funny, tongue-in-cheek and just plain different. Check it out on YouTube.





mwcua
December 13, 2016 | Elevations Credit Union Donates $1,500 Through “Community Egg Lending” Campaign
Elevations Credit Union gave back a total of $1,500 to local nonprofits as part of the “Community Egg Lending” social media campaign, which celebrated localism and the credit union difference. Community members were asked to vote for their favorite local food service organization in an online app, including Boulder Food Rescue, Community Food Share in Boulder/Broomfield and House of Neighborly Service in Loveland.





Cuinsight
December 13, 2016 | Elevations Credit Union donates $1,500 through “Community Egg Lending” campaign
 Elevations Credit Union gave back a total of $1,500 to local nonprofits as part of the “Community Egg Lending” social media campaign, which celebrated localism and the credit union difference. Community members were asked to vote for their favorite local food service organization in an online app, including Boulder Food Rescue, Community Food Share in Boulder/Broomfield and House of Neighborly Service in Loveland.





Daily Camera
December 12, 2016 | Business Briefcase for Dec. 9, 2016
Elevations Foundation in Boulder awarded fourteen community organizations grants this year totaling $46,200. Community grant recipients from Boulder County include: TLC Learning Center, WOW! Childrens Museum, Acorn School, Second Wind Fund of Boulder County, FRIENDS of Broomfield, Alternatives For Youth, Eco-Cycle Green Star Schools program, Wildlands Restoration Volunteers, Growing Gardens and Cal-Wood Education Center.





Cuinsight
December 8, 2016 | Elevations Foundation awards $46,200 to local non-profits
Elevations Foundation announced its 2016 community grants recipients at its annual Grantee Reception in Boulder on November 15th. 14 community organizations received grants this year totaling $46,200.



 


Times-Call
December 1, 2016 | Business Briefcase for Dec. 1, 2016
Elevations Credit Union has been named one of the top "Best Companies to Work for in Colorado™" by the Colorado Society for Human Resource Management State Council (COSHRM) for the second year in a row.

 

 



Daily Camera

December 1, 2016 | Business Briefcase for Dec. 1, 2016
Elevations Credit Union has been named one of the top "Best Companies to Work for in Colorado™" by the Colorado Society for Human Resource Management State Council (COSHRM) for the second year in a row.


 

 


CU Insight

 

November 29, 2016 | 3 tips to encourage word of mouth marketing today
 Elevations Credit Union In Boulder Colorado focuses their social media presence on highlighting positive community action, like sponsoring bike-to-work days, celebrating local farmers markets, and promoting community giving.  They recently won a CUNA marketing award for their social media focus.




Times-Call
November 25, 2016 | Small Business Saturday deals in Boulder County, Longmont

Not a lot of Boulder County residents are interested in Black Friday deals. In fact, 80 percent of respondents to a recent Elevations Credit Union survey planned to forgo the stores and enjoy the outdoors instead.





Daily Camera
November 25, 2016 | In search of deals, Black Friday shoppers hit up Longmont, Boulder stores

Elevations Credit Union surveyed more than 300 adult consumers in Boulder and Colorado. Roughly 80 percent of those surveyed in the unscientific study expressed some disinterest in participating in Black Friday shopping, according to a Elevations Credit Union news release.


 



mwcua
November 21, 2016 | Elevations Credit Union Named a Best Company to Work For in Colorado for Second Consecutive Year
Elevations Credit Union has been named one of the top “Best Companies to Work for in Colorado™” by the Colorado Society for Human Resource Management State Council (COSHRM) for the second year in a row. 

 




Cuinsight
November 21, 2016 | Elevations Credit Union named a Best Company to Work for in Colorado for second consecutive year
Elevations Credit Union has been named one of the top “Best Companies to Work for in Colorado™” by the Colorado Society for Human Resource Management State Council (COSHRM) for the second year in a row.





coloradobiz
November 18, 2016 | Best Colorado Companies to Work For 2016: Large
For the second consecutive year, Elevations Credit Union is named as one of the best large companies to work for  in Colorado.  Employing approximately 400 employees, Elevations boasts exception health and wellness benefits, professional development opportunities, mortgage and auto loan discounts, and many opportunities to give back to the community. 




 


Daily Camera
November 14, 2016 | Can You Afford a House in Boulder County? 
We all know that Boulder County is a terrific place to live – superb views, great climate, endless outdoor activities, access to culture and fresh food, and lots of well-educated, creative people. But this wonderful lifestyle definitely comes at a steep premium. One index ranks the cost of living in Boulder County 31 points above the national average, and taxes are 45 percent higher than the national average.




BizWest
November 11, 2016 | An Elevated Position: Elevations Credit Union Tops State in Mortgage Lending
It all started in April 2009 with the creation of developing a strategy around excellence and the goal of winning the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. That goal was reached two years ago and along with it, Boulder-based Elevations Credit Union expanded their customer base to include 11 branches from Denver to Fort Collins and built one of the strongest mortgage-lending programs along the northern Front Range.





CU Broadcast
November 1, 2016 | 3 Strategic Planning Tips for 2017 from Award-Winning Elevations Credit Union
Elevations Credit Union Chief Strategy & Performance Officer Steve Schmidle joins us to discuss the top three strategic planning tips for credit unions in 2017 -- based on his write up in Credit Union Journal.





NMP
October 24, 2016 | MBA Recognizes 30 New Certified Mortgage Bankers
MBA Education, the education division of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), has recognized 30 individuals who earned the Certified Mortgage Banker (CMB) designation. Russell Brady, VP-Secondary Markets at Elevations Credit Union is among those recognized.  





Daily Camera
October 20, 2016 | Business Briefcase for Oct. 19, 2016
Elevations Credit Union gave back a total of $1,250 to local nonprofits as part of the credit union's "Hey, Neighbor!" social media campaign, which celebrated localism and the credit union difference.





Reporter Herald
October 18, 2016 | Read Aloud Loveland Offers Pajama Night at Library
The Loveland Public Library makes wearing pajamas to the library a normal thing for preschoolers to do. The fifth annual Pajama Night, funded through a grant from Elevations Credit Union, will be at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, October 25th at reading stations scattered throughout the library.




Daily Camera
October 16, 2016 | Business Briefcase for Oct. 11, 2016
Elevations Credit Union's senior vice president of governmental and student affairs, Eva Gaudio, was presented with a Distinguished Leader Award by the Mountain West Credit Union Foundation on Sept. 23. The award recognizes lifelong service in the credit union movement and service at the state, national or international level.





Reporter Herald
October 16, 2016 | Business briefs

Elevations Credit Union announced it has donated $1,250 to local nonprofits as part of the credit union's "Hey, Neighbor!" campaign.

 





ECUC
October 13, 2016 | Elevations CU Donates $1,250 Through "Hey, Neighbor!" Campaign
Elevations Credit Union gave back a total of $1,250 to local nonprofits as part of the credit union’s “Hey, Neighbor!” social media campaign, which celebrated localism and the credit union difference.




 


cuinsight
October 11, 2016 | Elevations CU Donates $1,250 Through "Hey, Neighbor!" Campaign
Elevations Credit Union gave back a total of $1,250 to local nonprofits as part of the credit union’s “Hey, Neighbor!” social media campaign, which celebrated localism and the credit union difference.





CU Journal
October 7, 2016 | Honors, Awards and Promotions: Executives on the Move
The Mountain West CU Foundation presented its Distinguished Leader Award to Eva Gaudio, SVP of governmental and student affairs- Elevations CU, Boulder, Colo.




Daily Camera
October 7, 2016 | 'Transient reality' brings Boulder a return of The Poem Guy
Bill Keys, 'The Poem Guy', returns from New York to Pearl Street in Boulder and offers poetry while you wait. Keys is the 2014 recipient of a $5,000 "Funding the Extraordinary" grant from Elevations Credit Union.  





ECUC
October 5, 2016 | Mountain West Credit Union Foundation Presents Annual Awards

The Mountain West Credit Union Foundation presented its annual credit union industry awards at the 9th Annual Star Gala held September 23 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House in Denver, Colorado. Eva Gaudio, of Elevations Credit Union, was honored with a Distinguished Leader Award.





Cuinsight
October 4, 2016 | Mountain West Credit Union Foundation Presents Annual Awards
The Mountain West Credit Union Foundation presented its annual credit union industry awards at the 9th Annual Star Gala held September 23 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House in Denver, Colorado. Eva Gaudio, of Elevations Credit Union, was honored with a Distinguished Leader Award.




CU Journal
October 1, 2016 | Mountain West Credit Union Foundation Presents Annual Awards 
Debra Johnston has joined Elevations CU, Boulder, Colo., as chief people officer.  Johnston brings over 16 years of human resource experience to the Elevations executive team.   



 


cues
October 1, 2016 | A Balanced Strategy
The credit union industry has always understood the value of strategic thinking and making a commitment to long-term planning. Yet despite this energy and excitement about strategy, only a portion of credit unions are able to truly drive member value creation through their planning processes.





CU Journal
September 20, 2016 | Three Strategic Planning Tips For 2017
As we head into the last quarter of 2016, many credit unions are already looking ahead to 2017, setting business goals and creating or updating their strategic plans. Yet, all too often, those strategic plans become dusty documents on an office shelf.





Daily Camera
September 16, 2016 | Decoding Down Payment Funds
Before you get ready to buy a house, understand what type of funds you need to have available for your down payment – the lump sum paid upfront that reduces the amount of money borrowed.





BizWest
September 14, 2016 | Banking CEOs: Dodd-Frank Regs Still Top Issue Faced By Industry
Bankers in Northern Colorado have a lot on their minds other than collecting deposits and making loans.





The Boulder Source
September 14, 2016 | Painting the Town: Portraying Boulder’s Essence
When artist Peggy Sands entered the Elevations Credit Union mural contest, she was skeptical. So skeptical, she nearly ignored the call for entries to capture in art what she most loves about Boulder.




 


The Community Foundation Boulder County
September 14, 2016 | Community Partner Spotlight: Elevations Credit Union
“We know we thrive when our member-owners and community members thrive,” says Dennis Paul of Elevations Credit Union, a longtime Community Partner of The Community Foundation. “That’s why we channel time, energy and resources into community initiatives.” 






CU Today
September 12, 2016 | Elevations CU Hosts Member Appreciation Day
Elevations Credit Union hosted its first ever Member Appreciation Day this summer.  The event was attended by more than 700 members at the credit union’s newly remodeled flagship branch in Boulder. 




 


Cuinsight
September 7, 2016 | Elevations sponsors 14th annual Buffalo Bicycle Classic
Elevations Credit Union will once again sponsor the Buffalo Bicycle Classic (BBC) on September 11 at the University of Colorado Boulder.


 


Cuinsight
September 6, 2016 | Debra Johnston joins Elevations Credit Union as Chief People Officer
Debra Johnston has joined Elevations Credit Union as Chief People Officer, bringing over 16 years of experience in human resource management to its leadership team.

 

 

 


ECUC
September 1, 2016 | Elevations Credit Union Featured in Filene Research Institute Case Study

Elevations Credit Union was featured in “Jump-Starting Performance Improvement: A Case Study from Elevations Credit Union,” a report published by the Filene Research Institute that explores the performance improvement tactics of the credit union through the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award criteria.


 


India West
August 31, 2016 | Amitava Kumar, Gopi Kallayil Among Speakers at Jaipur Literature Festival in Boulder
Indian American writers Amitava Kumar and Gopi Kallayil will be among the more than 80 eminent writers, thinkers, poets, academicians and performers from across the globe who will attend the second edition of the Jaipur Literature Festival in Boulder, Colorado.




 


Cuinsight
August 31, 2016
Elevations Credit Union Celebrates Member Appreciation Day
Elevations Credit Union hosted its first ever Member Appreciation Day this summer. The event was attended by over 700 members at the credit union’s newly remodeled flagship branch in Boulder.






Daily Camera
August 30, 2016
 | In Brief For August 30, 2016
Elevations Credit Union in Boulder donated 920 pairs of glasses and $1,000 to the Louisville Chapter of Lions Clubs International, the world's largest service club organization.



 


CU Journal

August 26, 2016 | New Digs: Credit Unions in the Community
Elevations Credit Union celebrated Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper’s “Elevations Credit Union Day” proclamation, which recognized the credit union as having been named one of the winners of the 2014 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, and the state’s only Credit Union winner.





mwcua
August 24, 2016 | Elevations Credit Union Featured in Filene Research Institute Case Study

Elevations Credit Union was featured in “Jump-Starting Performance Improvement: A Case Study from Elevations Credit Union,” a report published by the Filene Research Institute that explores the performance improvement tactics of the credit union through the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award criteria.



 


Coloradoan
August 23, 2016 | New Credit Union Replaces Closed C-Store, Gas Station
Elevations has experienced more than 80 percent member growth in Fort Collins since opening its first branch on Harmony Road in December 2014.

 

 


Cuinsight
August 23, 2016 | Elevations Credit Union Featured in Filene Research Institute Case Study
Elevations Credit Union was featured in a report published by the Filene Research Institute that explores the performance improvement tactics of the credit union through the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award criteria.

 


 

Daily Camera
August 19, 2016 | Down Payment Basics
If you’re a first-time home buyer along the Front Range of Colorado, it’s important to understand your down payment options. Read more in this article from Elevations' Mortgage Loan Originator Greg Roller.


 

mwcua
August 17, 2016 | Elevations Credit Union Donates 920 Pairs of Glasses to Lions Clubs International
Elevations Credit Union donated 920 pairs of glasses and $1,000 to the Louisville Chapter of Lions Clubs International, the world’s largest service club organization.

 

 


 

Cuinsight
August 17, 2016 | Elevations Credit Union Donates 920 Pairs of Glasses to Lions Clubs International
Elevations Credit Union donated 920 pairs of glasses and $1,000 to the Louisville Chapter of Lions Clubs International, the world’s largest service club organization.

 

 


 

Louisville Realty
August 12, 2016 | Tricks to Buying In a Seller's Market
Elevations Credit Union Mortgage Loan Officer Aaron Staufer offers tricks to keep in mind when buying in a seller's market. 

 

 


 

mwcuf
August 1, 2016 | Elevations Credit Union Contributes $30,000 to Brayman-Beach Scholarship
Elevations Credit Union is proudly contributing a total of $30,000 over three years to help create an endowed fund for Mountain West Credit Union Foundation’s Brayman-Beach Scholarship—a $5,000 scholarship awarded annually to a Colorado credit union member pursuing an undergraduate business degree.

 

 


 

Quality Digest
August 1, 2016 | 2016 Baldrige Regional Conferences
Gerry Agnes, president and CEO of Elevations Credit Union and 2014 recipient of the Baldrige Award, will be the closing speaker in Dallas. 

 

 


CreditUnionTimes
July 26, 2016 | Elevations Credit Union Releases Baldrige Award eBook
The $1.6 billion Elevations Credit Union, the first cooperative to win the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, announced last week the release of a new eBook that features stories, tips and advice on how businesses can improve their performance.

 

 

 


Daily Camera
July 24, 2016 | Briefcase
Elevations Credit Union recently published “The Baldrige Journey: A Practical Guide from Colorado’s Experts.” It is an eBook featuring stories, tips and advice on jump starting performance improvement for businesses.

 

 

 


 

Times-Call
July 23, 2016 | 'Horseless Horse' Project Readies Boulder County 4-H Kids for the Real Thing
A Longmont 13-year-old is part of the Horseless Horse 4-H project and stashes cash from babysitting, allowances and gifts in her savings account at Elevations Credit Union as seed money.

 

 


 

CU Today
July 21, 2016 | Winner of Baldrige Quality Award, Elevations Publishes an eBook
Elevations has published an eBook highlighting its path to winning the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.  

 

 


 

mwcua
July 19, 2016 | Elevations Credit Union Publishes eBook on Business Performance Excellence
Elevations Credit Union recently published " The Baldrige Journey: A Practical Guide from Colorado's Experts," an eBook featuring stories, tips and advice on jump-starting performance improvement for business. 

 

 


 

CU Insight
July 19, 2016 | Elevations Credit Union Publishes eBook on Business Performance Excellence
Elevations Credit Union recently published "The Baldrige Journey: A Practical Guide from Colorado's Experts," an eBook featuring stories, tips and advice on jump-starting performance improvement for businesses. 

 

 


 

Daily Camera
July 17, 2016 | Briefcase
Elevations Credit Union celebrated June, Bike Month in Colorado, by giving $2,500 to local community biking nonprofit organizations.

 

 


 

Daily Camera
July 16, 2016 | St. Vrain School Supply Drive Seeks Donations to Fill 10,000 Backpacks
Elevations Credit Union is a community partner designated as a drop-off location for this year's Crayons to Calculators Drive.

 

 


 

Business Den
July 11, 2016 | Colorado Blvd. Bike Shop Building Trades for $5M
Property management and investment firm Split Mountain bought a half-acre near Colorado Boulevard and Yale Avenue this month for 5.38 million. The deal was financed with a loan from from Boulder-based Elevations Credit Union.

 


 

FILENE
July 8, 2016 | Jump-Starting Performance Improvement: A Case Study from Elevations Credit Union
This report explores the performance improvement tactics of Elevations Credit Union (ECU), based in Boulder, Colorado. 

 

 


 

 BizWest
July 8, 2016 | Good Deeds
The Elevations Foundation awarded $48,000 in scholarships on May 23 at its annual Celebration of Community at the Longmont Museum.

 


 

Colorado Shakespeare Festival
July 7, 2016 | Elevations Credit Union Names CSF a Top Summer Destination
Elevations Credit Union's President & CEO Gerry Agnes highlights some great summer events along the Front Range of Colorado, including the Colorado Shakespeare Festival.

 

 


365 things to do in Boulder County
July 6, 2016 | Elevations Credit Union Offers Boulder Tons of Financial Planning Seminars
Elevations Credit Union is offering the Boulder area some really interesting financial planning seminars. They are all free and a part of Elevations’ community outreach. 

 



CU Today

July 5, 2016 | Elevations Credit Union Celebrates Bike Month
Elevations Credit Union celebrated June, Bike Month in Colorado, by giving back a total of $2,500 to local community biking nonprofit organizations. 

 


Journal of Applied Management
July 1, 2016 | Executive Interview: Jay Champion of Elevations Credit Union

Jay Champion is the Chief Operating Officer of Elevations Credit Union. In this interview, he offers insight to Elevations Credit Union's achievement of the 2014 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.

 

 


 

MarketWired
June 30, 2016 | Award-Winning Business Leaders Discuss Colorado's Path to Performance Excellence
Presented by Elevations Credit Union, the Colorado's Path to Performance Excellence event featured a panel of executives representing Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipients.

 

 


 

Denver Business Journal
June 29, 2016 | Baldrige National Award Winners Talk About Changing Business Culture and Strategies
Boulder-based Elevations Credit Union, a 2014 Baldrige award recipient, hosted a panel discussion Wednesday in Denver with the other Colorado recipients of the award. 

 


 

mwcua
June 28, 2016 | Elevations Credit Union celebrates Bike Month with $2,500 in donations
Elevations Credit Union celebrated June, Bike Month in Colorado, by giving back a total of $2,500 to local community biking nonprofit organizations.

 

 


 

CU Insight
June 28, 2016 | Elevations Credit Union Celebrates Bike Month with $2,500 in Donations
Elevations Credit Union celebrated June, Bike Month in Colorado, by giving back a total of $2,500 to local community biking nonprofit organizations. 

 

 


 

Reporter Herald
June 25, 2016 | Business Briefs 
Elevations Credit Union's Michelle Sulek will celebrate completion of the Leadership Northern Colorado class Tuesday in Windsor.

 

 


 

Daily Camera
June 24, 2016 | Ask These Questions About A Condo or Townhome Complex
Buying a condo or townhome is different than buying a single-family house. Owning a condo means you own the individual unit as well as an interest in the common areas. Owning a single-family townhome means you own the individual unit plus the land it’s on.

 


 

CU Insight
June 23, 2016 | Elevations Credit Union Wins Three Best Bank Accolades
Elevations Credit Union has been voted the Best Bank in Boulder County by readers of three local publications this spring.

 


 

WWReynolds
June 22, 2016 | Elevations Credit Union Serving South Boulder and Beyond
When you think of a financial institution, you might think of your typical quiet banking atmosphere.  But the Elevations Credit Union branch at the Table Mesa Shopping Center stands out amongst the crowd.

 

 


 

ECUC
June 16, 2016 | Elevations Foundation Awards Scholarships to 20 Local Students
The Elevations Foundation awarded $48,000 in scholarships at its annual Celebration of Community on May 23. Elevations Foundation’s scholarship initiative has provided over $204,000 in scholarships for higher education during its first six years.

 


 

CU Social Good logo
June 13, 2016 | Elevations Foundation Awards $48,000 in Scholarships 
The Elevations Foundation awarded $48,000 in scholarships at its annual Celebration of Community on May 23. The 20 scholarship recipients are 2016 graduates of Boulder Valley, JEFFCO, Poudre, St. Vrain Valley, Thompson and Weld RE-4 School Districts. 

 


Times-Call
June 13, 2016 | In Brief
Elevations Credit Union was ranked the number one mortgage lender in Boulder County. Elevations Credit Union funded over $1.1 billion in mortgage loan production in 2015, making the credit union the number one mortgage lender in Boulder and Broomfield Counties.

 


 

CU Insight
June 13, 2016 | Elevations Foundation Awards Scholarships to 20 Local Students
The Elevations Foundation awarded $48,000 in scholarships at its annual Celebration of Community on May 23. 

 


Daily Camera
​June 11, 2016 | Ask These HOA Questions Before You Buy
If you’re considering buying a condo or townhome, it’s important to do your research. A condo or townhome complex usually belongs to a Home Owners Association (HOA), and unit owners pay HOA dues for items like common area maintenance, snow removal and insurance.

 


 

Times-Call
June 11, 2016 | Longmont Highlights Artistic Side with Inaugural Rockmont Fest
Local breweries and artists came together to provide the backdrop for an afternoon of live music at Left Hand Brewing Company's inaugural Rockmont festival on Saturday. Numerous other Colorado businesses set up booths, including Elevations Credit Union and Floyd's Barbershop.

 


 

Daily Camera
June 8, 2016 | Briefcase
Elevations Credit Union funded over $1.1 billion in mortgage loan production in 2015, making the credit union the No. 1 mortgage lender in Boulder and Broomfield counties. 

 

 


 

Denver Business Journal
June 3, 2016 | Professional Recognition
Elevations Credit Union President & CEO Gerry Agnes was named 2016 Credit Union Professional of the Year by the Mountain West Credit Union Association.

 


 

mwcua
June 3, 2016 | Elevations Credit Union Ranked No. 1 Mortgage Lender in Boulder & Broomfield Counties
Elevations Credit Union funded over $1.1 billion in mortgage loan production in 2015, making the credit union the No. 1 mortgage lender in Boulder and Broomfield Counties, and the No. 10 mortgage lender in the Denver Metro Area.

 


Times-Call
June 2, 2016 | Times-Call Readers' Choice 2016
It matters where your money goes and where it stays. At ECU, your money stays right here. 

 


 

Daily Camera
June 2, 2016 | Mortgage Expert: Buying a Condo or Townhome
Elevations Credit Union's Ian Bennett explains the difference between buying a single-family home and buying a condo or townhome.  

 

 


 

CU Insight
June 2, 2016 | Elevations Credit Union Ranked No. 1 Mortgage Lender in Boulder & Broomfield Counties
Elevations Credit Union funded over $1.1 billion in mortgage loan production in 2015, making the credit union the No. 1 mortgage lender in Boulder and Broomfield Counties, and the No. 10 mortgage lender in the Denver Metro Area.

 


credit union journal
June 1, 2016 | An Elevated CEO: Executives on the Move
Gerry Agnes, president and CEO of Elevations CU, Boulder, Colo., was named the 2016 CU Professional of the Year by the Mountain West CU Association.

 


ECUC
June 1, 2016 | Elevations CU CEO Named Professional of the Year
Elevations Credit Union President and CEO Gerry Agnes was recently named the 2016 Credit Union Professional of the Year by the Mountain West Credit Union Association, a regional trade association representing credit unions in Arizona, Colorado and Wyoming. 

 


Reporter Herald
May 28, 2016 | Business Briefs
Elevations Credit Union President and CEO Gerry Agnes was recently named the 2016 Credit Union Professional of the Year by the Mountain West Credit Union Association.

 


Daily Camera
May 20, 2016 | Mortgage Expert: Three Questions Underwriters Ask
Elevations Credit Union's Blake Schaefer explains the three things underwriters look for when evaluating a mortgage loan.

 


 

CU Today
May 20, 2016 | Colo. Gov Proclaims 'Elevations Credit Union Day'
Elevations Credit Union celebrates Gov. Hickenloopers "Elevations Credit Union Day" proclamation.

 


St Vrain Valley Schools
May 18, 2016 | Financial Literacy - a Foundation for Lifelong Success
Elevations Credit Union is a partner of the St. Vrain Valley School District. The credit union has an employee team that visits schools to share their knowledge and passion for personal financial literacy.

 


ECUC
May 18, 2016 | Elevations CU Celebrates Governor’s Proclamation 
On May 5, Elevations CU celebrated Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper’s “Elevations Credit Union Day”.

 


mwcua
May 16, 2016 | City of Boulder Partners with Elevations Credit Union for Employee Banking Services
Boulder-based, award-winning Elevations Credit Union is now an employee banking services partner for the City of Boulder.

 


cuinsight
May 16, 2016 | Elevations Credit Union Celebrates Governor’s Proclamation
On May 5, Elevations Credit Union celebrated Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper’s “Elevations Credit Union Day” Proclamation, which recognized the organization’s achievement of the 2014 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. 

 


CreditUnionTimes
May 15, 2016 | Board Pay Acceptance Grows
Gerry Agnes said Elevations has been fortunate to work with passionate and talented leaders without offering compensation, and it's unlikely that the credit union's overall outcome will change dramatically due to compensation.

 


mwcua
May 10, 2016 | Elevations Credit Union Wins Five Diamond Awards for Marketing Excellence
Elevations Credit Union has won five Diamond Awards for marketing excellence from the Credit Union National Association, including “Best in Category” awards for social media and radio.

 


coloradobiz
May 9, 2016 | 2016 Best of Colorado Business Choice Awards
Elevations Credit Union is a runner-up for Best Credit Union in the 2016 Best of Colorado Business Choice Awards.

 


Coloradoan
May 6, 2016 | Thumbs Up
Teaching Tree’s April 22 “Little Plates for Little People” event at Club Tico raised $30,000 to support our school readiness program and child care scholarships for low-income families! Thumbs up to our sponsors, including Elevations Credit Union.

 


ECUC
May 4, 2016 | Elevations CU Wins Five Diamond Awards for Marketing Excellence

Elevations Credit Union has won five Diamond Awards for marketing excellence from the Credit Union National Association, including “Best in Category” awards for social media and radio.

 

 


 

cuinsight
May 3, 2016 | Mountain West Credit Union Association Presents Prestigious Awards  

Professional of the Year Gerry Agnes of Elevations Credit Union honored at Annual Meeting & Convention.

 

 


 

Daily Camera
May 3, 2016 | In Brief for May 3, 2016
Elevations Credit Union of Boulder has won five Diamond Awards for marketing excellence from the Credit Union National Association, including "Best in Category" awards for social media and radio.

 

 


 

denver post
May 2, 2016 | Mountain West Credit Union Association Recognizes Two Execs  

Gerry Agnes of Elevations Credit Union in Boulder was cited as the association's professional of the year.

 

 


 

mwcua
May 2, 2016 | Mountain West Credit Union Association Presents Prestigious Awards  

Gerry Agnes, President and CEO of Elevations Credit Union in Boulder, CO was named the 2016 Credit Union Professional of the Year.

 

 


 

Daily Camera
April 30, 2016 | Millennials' Almost Impossible Quest: Buying Homes in Boulder County  

Seventy-eight percent of Boulder County respondents want to purchase within the next few years but affordability is their biggest obstacle. Elevations' Mortgage Loan Originator Chris Oxley provides insight. 

 

 


 

CU Today 
April 28, 2016 | City Of Boulder Selects Elevation CU as Its ‘Employee Banking’ Partner 

Elevations Credit Union has been selected as an employee banking services partner for the City of Boulder.

 

 


 

Daily Camera
April 28, 2016 | Elevations Credit Union in Boulder is an Employee Banking Services Partner for the City of Boulder 

The city will offer access to Elevations' financial services as an employee benefit. 

 

 


 

Daily Camera
April 27, 2016 | Boulder County Business Hall of Fame Inducts 2016 class 
Seven honorees were given entry into the Hall of Fame at the Boulder County Business Hall of Fame induction ceremony, sponsored by Elevations Credit Union and BizWest Media. 

 


ECUC
April 27, 2016 | City of Boulder Partners with Elevations for Employee Banking Services 
Boulder-based, award-winning Elevations CU is now an employee banking services partner for the City of Boulder. 

 


credit union journal
April 21, 2016 | Elevations CU Adds City of Boulder as SEG
Elevations Credit Union has agreed to be an employee banking services partner for the City of Boulder, with the city offering access to Elevations' financial services as an employee benefit.

 


 

 

Boulder Weekly
April 21, 2016 | Best of Boulder County 2016
Elevations Credit Union has legions of fans ready to fight tooth and nail to prove they are el banco numero uno in Boulder County.

 


cuinsight
April 21, 2016 | City of Boulder Partners With Elevations Credit Union for Employee Banking Services
Boulder-based, award-winning Elevations Credit Union is now an employee banking services partner for the City of Boulder. 

 


 

Credit Union Magazine
April 20, 2016 | Moving Beyond Credit Scores
According to Elizabeth Million, VP of mortgage lending for Elevations Credit Union, new regulations are restricting large financial institutions’ mortgage capacity—opening the door for community financial institutions such as credit unions.

 


 

cuinsight
April 19, 2016 | Move Beyond the Credit Score to Find Mortgage Success
Elevations Credit Union's holistic approach to mortgage lending creates new opportunities and builds deeper relationships, according to Elizabeth Million, VP of mortgage lending.

 


Daily Camera
April 15, 2016 | Mortgage Expert: Why Refinance?
Mortgage Loan Originator Lacey Hoenshell explains the benefits of refinancing mortgage loans.

 


CU Today
April 7, 2016 | Elevations' Employees Are Recognized
Elevations Credit Union is pleased to announce that Ian Bennett, Lauri Larson, Greg Roller, Michael Roth, Aaron Staufer and Cameron White-Ford are ranked as Scotsman Guide 2015 Top Originators.

 


denver post
April 5, 2016 | People on the Move
Elevations Credit Union announced two promotions on its leadership team: Steven Schmidle was promoted to chief strategy and performance officer, and Christopher Milbrath was promoted to mortgage sales manager.

 


 

 

credit union journal
April 5, 2016 Investing in Mortgages: Executives on the Move 
Christopher Milbrath was promoted to mortgage sales manager in Boulder County for Elevations CU, Boulder, Colo.

 


Daily Camera
April 1, 2016 | Mortgage Expert: What Can You Afford?
Applying for a mortgage loan can be stressful and even frightening, but knowing the key items that underwriters will look at can ease your worries and fears greatly. 

 


cuinsight
April 1, 2016 | Six from Elevations Credit Union Ranked in Nation’s Top Mortgage Originators
Elevations Credit Union is pleased to announce that Ian Bennett, Lauri Larson, Greg Roller, Michael Roth, Aaron Staufer and Cameron White-Ford are ranked as Scotsman Guide 2015 Top Originators.

 


 

cuinsight
March 28, 2016 | Elevations Credit Union Promotes Christopher Milbrath
Christopher Milbrath was recently promoted to Mortgage Sales Manager in Boulder County for Elevations Credit Union. 

 


CU Today 
March 28, 2016 | Elevations CU Names Milbrath Mortgage Sales Manager
Milbrath was a Mortgage Loan Originator at Elevations for the past 3 years, and he has over a decade of experience in the mortgage industry.

 

 


 

CreditUnionTimes
March 26, 2016 | Credit Union Executives: Moving Up
The $1.6 billion Elevations Credit Union in Boulder, Colo., promoted Steven Schmidle to the newly created role of chief strategy and performance officer. 

 


Daily Camera
March 25, 2016 | Mortgage Trends: Demand and Price
We continue to see high demand in all different sectors of the mortgage market along the Front Range of Colorado, writes Sam Hoaster, Mortgage Loan Originator at Elevations Credit Union. 

 

 


Blogrige
March 23, 2016 | With Humility and Hard Work, Elevations Credit Union Keeps Climbing Higher
Staying true to the Baldrige tenet of continuous improvement, Elevations today is focused on achieving ever greater levels of performance.

 


CreditUnionTimes
March 22, 2016 Vigilance and Fast Action Can Help Deter ATM Skimming Fraud
Fraudsters have been busy skimming ATMs since at least the last holiday season, as they have sought to take advantage of magstripe readers before adoption of more-secure EMV chip card-compatible ATMs becomes widespread.

 


 

credit union journal
March 21, 2016 | Community News
Elevations Credit Union and the Buffalo Bike Classic presented $195,000 to the University of Colorado Boulder College of Arts and Sciences for student scholarships. 

 


BizWest
March 21, 2016 Waypoint Moving Loan-Production Office from Longmont to Loveland
The bank hired longtime community banker Tom Beckett as its Northern Colorado market manager. In September, Beckett left Waypoint to join Elevations Credit Union as a senior commercial lender.

 


CreditUnionTimes
March 21, 2016 CO-OP, Whitefish CU, Others Reveal Personnel Moves
The $1.6 billion Elevations Credit Union in Boulder, Colo., promoted Steven Schmidle to the newly created role of chief strategy and performance officer.

 


mwcua
March 17, 2016 | Elevations Credit Union Promotes Steven Schmidle
Elevations Credit Union recently promoted Steven Schmidle to the newly created role of Chief Strategy and Performance Officer.

 


nist  
March 17, 2016 | New Cohort Selected for Prestigious Baldrige Executive Fellows Program
Eighteen executives have been selected to the prestigious Baldrige Executive Fellows Program, the only executive leadership fellowship that provides one-on-one access to leaders of Baldrige Award recipient organizations and the opportunity to learn role-model leadership strategies from these high-performing executives.

 


 

credit union journal 
March 16, 2016 Promotions: Steven Schmidle 
Elevations CU, Boulder, Colo., promoted Steven Schmidle to the new role of chief strategy and performance officer.

 


 

cuinsight
March 16, 2016 
Deterring ATM Skimming Fraud  
A deeper look at fraud skimming uses a case study prepared by CO-OP Financial Services with Elevations Credit Union in Boulder, Colorado.

 


CO-OP Financial Services 
March 15, 2016 Vigilance and Fast Action Can Help Deter ATM Skimming Fraud
Fraudsters have been busy “skimming” ATMs since at least the last holiday season. Read a case study on deterring ATM skimming featuring Elevations Credit Union.

 


National Credit Union Foundation
 March 14, 2016 | Credit Union Philanthropy & Foundation Toolkit 
This toolkit explores how credit unions, including Elevations, are engaging in philanthropy, the resources available to credit unions,
trends in starting credit union foundations, and some examples of different credit unions’ philanthropic endeavors. 

 

 


 

CU Today  
March 10, 2016 | Elevations Promotes Schmidle To Chief Strategy And Performance Officer
Elevations Credit Union has promoted Steven Schmidle to the newly created role of Chief Strategy and Performance Officer.

 

 


 

Daily Camera
March 10, 2016In Brief
Elevations Credit Union recently announced two promotions on its leadership team.

 


Coloradodaily
March 10, 2016Elevations Credit Union recently announced two promotions on its leadership team. 
Steven Schmidle was promoted to chief strategy and performance officer and Christopher Milbrath was promoted to mortgage sales manager.

 


Denver Business Journal
March 9, 2016
People on the Move: Christopher Milbrath
Christopher Milbrath was recently promoted to Mortgage Sales Manager in Boulder County for Elevations Credit Union.

 


Denver Business Journal
March 9, 2016
People on the Move: Steven Schmidle
In the newly created role of Chief Strategy and Performance Officer, Steven Schmidle has responsibility for the development, implementation and achievement of the organization’s strategic plan as well as all financial activities of the credit union.

 


 

cuinsight  
March 9, 2016 | Elevations Credit Union promotes Steven Schmidle
As Chief Strategy and Performance Officer, Steven is responsible for the development, implementation, and achievement of the organization’s strategic plan as well as all financial activities of the credit union.

 

 


 

CreditUnionTimes   
March 6, 20165 Credit Unions With a Winning Website Game
The New Year brought new opportunities for credit unions to revamp their digital strategies – and in return, attract the attention of more consumers.

 

 


 

Daily Camera
March 4, 2016 | Mortgage Trends: Inventory
A mortgage trend that’s likely to continue throughout 2016 is low levels of inventory across the Front Range of Colorado, says Sabrina Lee of Elevations Credit Union.

 

 


 

CU Today
February 23, 2016CU to CU: Elevations CU and Buffalo Bicycle Classic Donate $195K to University of Colorado
Elevations Credit Union and the Buffalo Bicycle Classic (BBC) presented $195,000 to the University of Colorado Boulder College of Arts and Sciences for student scholarships.

 

 


 

BizWest  
February 19, 2016 | Nonprofit Network
Elevations Credit Union and the Buffalo Bicycle Classic presented $195,000 to the University of Colorado Boulder College of Arts and Sciences for student scholarships.

 

 


 

Daily Camera
February 19, 2016 | Applying for a mortgage? Build your credit score
Misunderstandings around credit scores can complicate the mortgage loan application process, explains Chris Oxley of Elevations Credit Union.

 

 


 

Daily Camera 
February 18, 2016 | Elevations Credit Union and Buffalo Bicycle Classic Presented Scholarships to CU Boulder
The Buffalo Bicycle Classic has raised more than $3 million in scholarship funds over the last 13 years.

 

 


 

mwcua
February 16, 2016Elevations Credit Union and Buffalo Bicycle Classic Presented CU Boulder Scholarships
Elevations Credit Union is the founding sponsor of the BBC, who recently presented $195,000 to the University of Colorado Boulder College of Arts and Sciences for student scholarships.

 

 


 

cuinsight
February 16, 2016 | Elevations Credit Union & Buffalo Bicycle Classic present $195,000 for CU Boulder scholarships
Elevations Credit Union and the Buffalo Bicycle Classic (BBC) presented $195,000 to the University of Colorado Boulder College of Arts and Sciences for student scholarships.

 

 


 

Daily Camera
February 12, 2016Your credit score and mortgage loans
When you apply for a mortgage loan, you should have a good understanding of your credit score, explains Chris Milbrath of Elevations Credit Union.

 

 


 

CO-OP Financial Services
February 12, 2016 | CO-OP Revelation Plays Key Role in Elevations Credit Union Investigation of Compromised Credit Cards
In November 2015, the anti-fraud staff at Elevations Credit Union in Boulder, Colo., discovered something suspicious.

 

 


 

LosAlamosDailyPost
February 11, 2016Good to Great
Jim Collins, student and teacher of leadership and what “makes great companies tick,” will keynote Quality New Mexico’s Learning Summit “Excellence by Choice” April 12-13 at Isleta Resort.

 

 


 

Daily Camera
February 9, 2016 | Outstanding Business, Community Leaders Honored
Gerry Agnes, president and CEO of Elevations Credit Union, was named Business Person of the Year by the Boulder Chamber.

 

 


 

credit union journal
February 4, 2016Gathering, Analyzing Big Data Is Not Enough—Real Key Is Leveraging It
Well-mined data reduces fraud for Elevations Credit Union.

 

 


 

CreditUnionTimes  
February 3, 2016 | Credit Union Executives Make Moves
Elevations Credit Union hired Ken Bauer as Vice President of Business Banking.

 

 


 

cuinsight  
February 1, 2016 | Elevations welcomes Ken Bauer as VP of Business Banking
Ken 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.

 

 


 

Denver Business Journal  
February 1, 2016People on the Move: Ken Bauer
Elevations Credit Union hires Ken Bauer as VP of Business Banking.

 

 


 

BizWest
January 29, 2016Hanson, Karakehian sharing Boulder Chamber’s top honor
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.

 

 


 

Coloradoan
January 28, 2016Stuck, frustrated? Find a mentor
A strong mentoring program within your company can reduce turnover, increase employee engagement and help your business progress faster. Featuring interviews and anecdotes from Elevations Credit Union.

 

 


 

boulder chamber
January 26, 2016Boulder Chamber Names 2016 Celebration of Leadership Honorees
The Boulder Chamber today announced business and community organizations and individuals to be honored at its annual Celebration of Leadership event, to be held Wednesday, March 2, 2016, at the newly renovated Dairy Center for the Arts.

 

 


 

denver post
January 22, 2016People on the Move
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.

 

 


 

Daily Camera
January 22, 2016 | Three New Hires at Elevations Credit Union
Elevations has announced three new hires to its leadership team in Boulder.

 

 


 

Times-Call
January 22, 2016Elevations Credit Union has Announced Three New Hires
Elevations hires Ken Bauer as VP of business banking, Jon Hartman as VP of business applications and Tom Beckett as senior commercial lender.

 

 


 

credit union journal
January 20, 2016Executives on the Move
Tom Beckett has joined Elevations CU, Boulder, Colo. as senior commercial lender. Welcome Tom!

 

 


 

CreditUnionTimes
January 20, 2016 | Credit Unions Reveal New Hires
Credit unions on the east and west coasts were busy this week announcing new promotions and new hires.

 

 


 

mwcua
January 20, 2016Tom Beckett has joined Elevations Credit Union as Senior Commercial Lender
Beckett will structure commercial loans at Elevations and develop long-term business relationships in his new role.

 

 


 

Denver Business Journal
January 19, 2016Elevations Welcomes Jon Hartman as VP of Business Applications
Hartman works to improve business processes and applications and deliver enterprise solutions.

 

 


 

Denver Business Journal
January 19, 2016Elevations Welcomes Tom Beckett as Senior Commercial Lender
Tom Beckett has joined Elevations Credit Union as Senior Commercial Lender.

 

 


 

cuinsight  
January 19, 2016Tom Beckett joins Elevations as Senior Commercial Lender
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.

 

 


 

Times-Call
January 11, 2016Boulder Chamber extends awards deadline
The Boulder Chamber has extended its 2016 Celebration of Leadership nominations deadline to this Friday, Jan. 15.

 

 


 

credit union journal
January 4, 2016Remembering Our Veterans: In the Community
Elevations CU, Boulder, Colo., was named a Best Company to Work For in Colorado by the Colorado Society for Human Resource Management.


2015 and Earlier >


Green Leaf Publishing 0916 v.3
July 1, 2016 | Jay Champion of Elevations Credit Union, 2014 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Recipient
Jay Champion is the Chief Operating Officer of Elevations Credit Union. He directs all aspects of the credit union’s commercial, consumer, and mortgage lending programs and oversees its retail delivery channels—including all branches, the Elevations call center and remote delivery.
Green Leaf Publishing 0916 v.3
July 1, 2016 | Jay Champion of Elevations Credit Union, 2014 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Recipient
Jay Champion is the Chief Operating Officer of Elevations Credit Union. He directs all aspects of the credit union’s commercial, consumer, and mortgage lending programs and oversees its retail delivery channels—including all branches, the Elevations call center and remote delivery.
Green Leaf Publishing 0916 v.3
July 1, 2016 | Jay Champion of Elevations Credit Union, 2014 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Recipient
Jay Champion is the Chief Operating Officer of Elevations Credit Union. He directs all aspects of the credit union’s commercial, consumer, and mortgage lending programs and oversees its retail delivery channels—including all branches, the Elevations call center and remote delivery.
Green Leaf Publishing 0916 v.3
July 1, 2016 | Jay Champion of Elevations Credit Union, 2014 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Recipient
Jay Champion is the Chief Operating Officer of Elevations Credit Union. He directs all aspects of the credit union’s commercial, consumer, and mortgage lending programs and oversees its retail delivery channels—including all branches, the Elevations call center and remote delivery.
Green Leaf Publishing 0916 v.3
July 1, 2016 | Jay Champion of Elevations Credit Union, 2014 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Recipient
Jay Champion is the Chief Operating Officer of Elevations Credit Union. He directs all aspects of the credit union’s commercial, consumer, and mortgage lending programs and oversees its retail delivery channels—including all branches, the Elevations call center and remote delivery.
Green Leaf Publishing 0916 v.3
July 1, 2016 | Jay Champion of Elevations Credit Union, 2014 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Recipient
Jay Champion is the Chief Operating Officer of Elevations Credit Union. He directs all aspects of the credit union’s commercial, consumer, and mortgage lending programs and oversees its retail delivery channels—including all branches, the Elevations call center and remote delivery.
Green Leaf Publishing 0916 v.3
July 1, 2016 | Jay Champion of Elevations Credit Union, 2014 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Recipient
Jay Champion is the Chief Operating Officer of Elevations Credit Union. He directs all aspects of the credit union’s commercial, consumer, and mortgage lending programs and oversees its retail delivery channels—including all branches, the Elevations call center and remote delivery.
Green Leaf Publishing 0916 v.3
July 1, 2016 | Jay Champion of Elevations Credit Union, 2014 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Recipient
Jay Champion is the Chief Operating Officer of Elevations Credit Union. He directs all aspects of the credit union’s commercial, consumer, and mortgage lending programs and oversees its retail delivery channels—including all branches, the Elevations call center and remote delivery.



 
 







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

Longmont-Times-Call.png
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

topix
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

Longmont-Times-Call.png
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

Mtn West CU Assoc.jpg
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

Leadership Northern Colorado.jpg
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

Longmont-Times-Call.png
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

Longmont-Times-Call.png
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

RealCUES.jpg
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

RealCUES.jpg
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

boulder-chamber-logo.jpg
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

Quality-Progress.jpg
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

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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
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Date 12/20/11
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Date 12/12/11
Title EnergySmart seeks building contractors
Boulder County Business Report
Date 7/21/11


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