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Columbia CU grant helps Free Clinic of Southwest Washington

Community, News

Columbia CU recently awarded a $2,500 grant to the Free Clinic of Southwest Washington to help cover the rising cost of medications. Last year the Free Clinic served 6,690 patients with medical and dental care and filled 5,194 prescriptions. All this was provided at no cost to the patients.  Providing medical services to those in…

Five online tools to make your life better.


 Did you know that many financial transactions can be completed online using your laptop, computer or mobile phone? Our online services can help simplify your life! Here are five convenient banking tools we offer our members: Popmoney: Owe a friend money? Need to pay the babysitter? Send payment quickly by text, phone or email. Online…

Take part in selecting the “Best of Clark County”

Community, News

You can help spread the word of the great services Columbia Credit Union provides to our members and the community. How? By taking part in The Columbian newspaper’s Best of Clark County 2016 reader poll and voting for your favorite local businesses. This year the process is two steps: nominations are accepted February 1 through…

Steve Kenny, President & CEO of Columbia Credit Union

Making life better for our members and communities


In 2015, the economy showed continued growth throughout most parts of the United States.  Southwest Washington shared in this trend as noted with continued reductions in unemployment and growing levels of consumer confidence.  As a result of continuing economic strength, the Federal Reserve made the decision to raise short-term interest rates in December for the…

Win Tickets to the 3rd Annual Crab Feed

Community, News

If you’re a Columbia CU member and you love crab, don’t miss your chance to win two tickets to our Columbia CU Making Life Better Membership Crab Feed! A benefit for Meals on Wheels People, Columbia Credit Union is offering a special members-only all-you-can-eat extravaganza that helps support Clark County seniors. We’ll award two tickets…

Columbia Credit Union Named Best in Business!


Readers of the Vancouver Business Journal picked Columbia Credit Union as the best Credit Union in Vancouver for the third year in a row! In total, over 2,500 votes were cast for businesses in 70 different categories ranging from lawyers to engineers, retail stores to marketing professionals. Look for more on the 2015 Best in…

Help shape Columbia CU’s future


If you would like to help guide Columbia Credit Union into the future, apply for nomination as a Director or Supervisory Committee member for our upcoming elections. Members age 18 and older as of November 30, 2015 are welcome to apply for nomination.  Applications must be received by December 31st, 2015.  The Annual Meeting will…

Toy drive brightens holidays for local children


Columbia Credit Union invites you to make the holiday season brighter for local children by bringing new, unwrapped toys to any branch now through December 15th.  Toys are needed for all ages, but particularly gifts for teens. Your donation will benefit 130 local charities, which serve families in our area. For more information, see a…

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Columbia Credit Union Welcomes Ryan Olsen As Vice President Lending Operations


Columbia Credit Union welcomes Ryan Olsen as Vice President of Lending Operations. Olsen will be responsible for delivering consistent and compliant consumer loan processing and servicing across all delivery channels on behalf of the credit union. He will have oversight of loan quality and growth goals, including the development and administration of underwriting guidelines. He…

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Columbia CU Welcomes Scott Ingram as Vice President of Marketing


Columbia Credit Union welcomes financial marketing veteran, Scott Ingram, as Vice President of Marketing. Ingram will lead promotions supporting member needs for education, loans, deposits, wealth management and e-commerce. He will develop and launch marketing plans to support corporate strategies, oversee all print and electronic communication, and assist in advancing the strategic direction of the…