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Lead Columbia CU’s Future!

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Columbia Credit Union is a cooperative financial institution with strategic leadership from our Board of Directors and audit oversight by our Supervisory Committee. Members age 18 and older, as of November 30, 2017, are eligible to apply for nomination during our December Call for Applicants. Three Board Director and two Supervisory Committee positions will be filled…

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Columbia Credit Union welcomes Commercial and Retail Lending VPs

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In an effort to offer more robust lending services to members and businesses, Columbia Credit Union has promoted Ron Bertolucci as its vice president of retail lending and hired Joe Storm as its vice president of commercial lending. Ron Bertolucci began working at Columbia Credit Union in March 2014 as vice president manager of business…

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Columbia Credit Union honored with 2017 Corporate Philanthropy Award

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Columbia Credit Union has been honored with a 2017 Corporate Philanthropy Award based on contributions made in 2016. The award was announced at the Portland Business Journal’s Corporate Philanthropy Luncheon held Oct. 11, 2017. This is the second time Columbia Credit Union has been recognized with this award. The credit union previously received the award…

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Equifax Data Breach

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Equifax, one of the big three U.S. credit bureaus announced on Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, that a data breach at the company may have exposed 143 million American consumers’ sensitive personal information. Although Equifax states they found no evidence of unauthorized activity on its core consumer credit reporting database, other information was lost. According to…

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Columbia Credit Union honored with 2017 Award for Workplace Excellence

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Columbia Credit Union’s 2017 Employee Opinion Survey earned high marks and a 2017 Award for Workplace Excellence from Peter Barron Stark Companies. This honor is awarded to exceptional organizations committed to a culture of workplace excellence and is limited to those that achieve an overall favorable response exceeding 80% on their Employee Opinion Survey. Columbia…

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Columbia Credit Union awards $10,000 grant to Innovative Services NW for technology improvements

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As Innovative Services NW’s community programs and services grow, so does their need for updated technology. To help meet this need, Columbia Credit Union recently awarded Innovative Services NW a $10,000 grant for technology improvements. From the $10,000 grant, $6,500 will go toward updating Innovative Services NW’s billing and scheduling software, primarily used by the…

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Columbia Credit Union welcomes Marc Timm as Senior VP Chief Lending Officer

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Columbia Credit Union is proud to welcome Marc Timm as senior vice president and chief lending officer effective May 15, 2017. In this position, Timm administers and oversees the credit union’s entire loan portfolio, including consumer, business and mortgage loans. Timm has more than 25 years of banking experience and most recently served as an…

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Shop in support of local heroes on June 24

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What do our local military personnel, veterans, police officers and first responders have in common? They are all heroes dedicated to the safety and security of our community! Join us in recognizing our local heroes by attending the Fourth Annual Heroes Night at East Vancouver Costco on Saturday, June 24, 2017. Shopping is open to…

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DocuSign phishing attempt reported

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Columbia Credit Union has been alerted of a phishing event that may have impacted members who recently signed documents through DocuSign’s digital transaction management system. During this phishing attempt emails may have been sent to members that “spoofed” the DocuSign brand in an attempt to trick recipients into opening an attached Word document that, when…

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Longtime Columbia CU member wins $5,000 Stone NW gift certificate!

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“When Teresa Wheeler at Columbia Credit Union called to tell me I won their drawing, I thought it was a joke! I said to her, ‘are you kidding?’ I was so excited to find out that the news was true,” said Judi. “I can’t wait to visit Stone NW and get more ideas on ways…