Press Releases

Elevations' Press Releases, in PDF format.

2017


September 6, 2017 | Elevations Sponsors 15th Annual Buffalo Bicycle Classic
Elevations Credit Union will once again sponsor the Buffalo Bicycle Classic on September 10 at the University of Colorado Boulder. 


August 31, 2017 | Elevations Credit Union Donates $2,000 Through "Community Biking" Campaign
Elevations Credit Union gave back a total of $2,000 to local nonprofits as part of the "Community Biking" social media campaign, which celebrated Bike to Work Month and the credit union difference. 


August 1, 2017 | Elevations Credit Union Strengthens Executive Leadership Team
Elevations Credit Union has named two executives to its senior leadership team. Pete DuPré and Ray Lindley will serve as Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Chief Lending Officer (CLO), respectively.

 


July 24, 2017 | Elevations Credit Union Adds Two to its Northern Colorado Team
Elevations Credit Union announces the addition of two industry veterans to its growing team in Northern Colorado.


July 19, 2017 | Reicks Named Examiner for 2017 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award
The Commerce Department's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has named Pete Reicks, Senior Vice President of Enterprise Performance Excellence at Elevations Credit Union in Boulder, Colorado, to the Board of Examiners for the 2017 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.


July 14, 2017 | Elevations Credit Union Wins Four MAC Awards for Marketing Excellence 
Elevations Credit Union had won four MAC awards for marketing excellence from the Marketing Association of Credit Unions, including the grand prize "Macquee" award for their Adventures in Localism social media videos.

 


June 12, 2017 | Elevations Foundation Awards Scholarships to 23 Local Students
The Elevations Foundation awarded an all-time high $61,000 in scholarships at its annual Celebration of Community on May 15 at the Longmont Museum.

 


May 15, 2017 | Elevations Credit Union Wins Five Diamond Awards for Marketing Excellence
Elevations Credit Union had won five Diamond Awards for Marketing Excellence from the Credit Union National Association, including "Category's Best" awards for TV advertising, complete campaign and brand awareness.


May 11, 2017 | Elevations Announces Contribution to Northern Colorado Prospers Initiative
Elevations is pleased to announce a five-year contribution totaling $100,000 to the Northern Colorado Prospers initiative of the Fort Collins Chamber of Commerce.  The initiatives goal is to help build vitality in the region, including the widening of I-25 and the expansion/retention of existing businesses in Northern Colorado.



April 28, 2017 | Elevations Credit Union Hosts 2017 Annual Meeting
Yesterday, Elevations Credit Union hosted its 64th annual meeting to elect directors to three open positions and to brief members and the community on the institution's latest updates.



April 25, 2017 | Fort Collins Welcomes New Elevations Branches and Market Leader
Elevations Credit Union furthered its commitment to the Fort Collins and Northern Colorado communities by breaking ground on new branch construction at 2025 South College Avenue. Elevations is also acquiring property at 221 East Mountain Avenue in Old Town to build a multi-story development, which will include a branch and community room.


April 24, 2017 | Elevations Credit Union ranked No. 1 Mortgage Lender in Boulder County
Elevations Credit Union funded nearly $1.4 billion in mortgage loan production in 2016, making the credit union the No. 1 mortgage lender in Boulder and Broomfield counties. 


April 4, 2017 | Elevations Credit Union Adds Three to Mortgage Team
Elevations Credit Union announces the addition of three industry veterans to its growing mortgage department.



April 4, 2017 | Pettersen & Winter Team Up Again to Advance Equal Pay
Yesterday, Reps. Faith Winter and Brittany Pettersen awarded Elevations Credit Union a tribute in recognition of their dedication to equal pay, and today the pair announced eight training's to promote best practices for businesses to achieve equal pay.




March 15, 2017 | Elevations Credit Union Celebrates Growth by Expanding in Boulder, across Front Range
Thanks to its loyal member community, Elevations Credit Union achieved unprecedented growth in 2016. The credit union recorded several all-time high performance measures, including serving over 122,000 members; managing more than $1.8 billion in assets; and being recognized as the #1 residential mortgage lender in Boulder and Broomfield counties.

 


February 22, 2017 | Elevations Credit Union Expands Fort Collins Mortgage Team and Moves to Larger Loan Office
Elevations Credit Union announces the addition of a new team of industry veterans to its Fort Collins mortgage department. Jim Perkins and Jodie Da Vault, "The Perkins Lending Team," will be based at Elevations' new mortgage loan office at 4650 Royal Vista Circle in Windsor.




February 1, 2017 | A Benefits Balancing Act
Employee benefits play a critical role in staff recruitment, retention, and job satisfaction. But benefits extend beyond employees’ health insurance and retirement plans, and touch on all facets of their lives—from wellness programs to flexible work arrangements that allow time for family and outside interests.




December 9, 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.



 


November 21, 2016 | Survey: Coloradans Plan to Forgo Black Friday, Less Aware of Alternatives
Four in five Coloradans plan to skip Black Friday shopping, but many are unaware of alternative events, like Giving Tuesday or #OptOutside, that have gained support in recent years amidst growing consumerism. The insights come from an Elevations Credit Union survey of more than 300 consumers (aged 18 and older) based in Boulder and greater Colorado.



 


November 18, 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.





October 11, 2016 | Elevations Credit Union Donates $1,250 Through “Hey, Neighbor!” Campaign
Elevations Credit Union gave back a total of $1,250 to local nonprofits Emergency Family Assistance Association (EFAA), Neighbor to Neighbor, OUR Center, and Sister Carmen Community Center as part of the credit union’s “Hey, Neighbor!” social media campaign, which celebrated localism and the credit union difference. 




October 6, 2016 | Elevations Credit Union’s Eva Gaudio Receives Distinguished Leader Award
Elevations Credit Union’s SVP of Governmental and Student Affairs Eva Gaudio was presented with a Distinguished Leader Award by the Mountain West Credit Union Foundation.

 


September 7, 2016 | Elevations Sponsors 14th Annual Buffalo Bicycle ClassicElevations Credit Union will once again sponsor the Buffalo Bicycle Classic (BBC) on September 11 at the University of Colorado Boulder. Elevations, along with CU’s College of Arts & Sciences, is a founding sponsor of the event, which was created in 2003 to raise scholarship funds for CU Boulder students.




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.




 


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.





 


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.

 

 


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.

 

 


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. 

 

 


 

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 jumpstarting performance improvement for businesses. 

 

 


June 29, 2016 | Award-Winning Business Leaders Discuss Colorado's Path to Performance Excellence
Over 100 local business executives gathered at the Ritz Carlton in downtown Denver to learn from some of Colorado's nationally recognized award-winning business performance experts. 

 

 

 


June 28, 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. 

 

 


 

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.

 


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. 

 


June 2, 2016 | Elevations Credit Union Ranked No. 1 Mortgage Lender in Boulder County
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.

 


May 26, 2016 | Elevations Credit Union CEO Named Professional of the Year
Elevations Credit Union President & CEO Gerry Agnes was recently named the 2016 Credit Union Professional of the Year by the Mountain West Credit Union Association.

 


May 16, 2016 | Elevations Credit Union Celebrates Governor’s Proclamation

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. 


April 28, 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.


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. Through this new partnership, the city will offer access to Elevations’ financial services as an employee benefit.


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.


March 8, 2016 | Elevations Credit Union Promotes Two on Leadership Team
Elevations Credit Union recently announced two promotions on its leadership team. 


February 16, 2016 | Elevations Credit Union & Buffalo Bicycle Classic Present $195,000 for CU Boulder Scholarships
The Buffalo Bicycle Classic, whose founding sponsor is Elevations Credit Union, has raised more than $3 million in scholarship funds over the last 13 years.


January 19, 2016 | Elevations Credit Union Adds Three to Boulder Team
Elevations Credit Union announces three recent hires to its leadership team in Boulder.


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