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Mountain West Young Credit Union Professionals (MWYCUP) is made up of young professionals seeking to educate and engage other young professionals within the credit union industry.

Welcome to Mountain West Young Credit Union Professionals!

Why Participate in Young Professionals?

Younger people want to work for organizations that invest in them. We want to learn and grow with our employer and will seek out employers that offer opportunities for learning and development.

Participants in MWYCUP will have the opportunity to meet with legislators, work on grassroots campaigns, and have their voice heard by elected officials. They will learn about the founding principles and philosophies of credit unions and how to put them into action. Young professionals will engage in leadership, followership, skill, and other learning experiences. And lastly, they will work to raise the visibility and awareness of credit unions in their spheres of influence and in their communities.

About

Mountain West Young Credit Union Professionals (MWYCUP) is a Committee of the Mountain West Credit Union Association with program funding provided in part from the Mountain West Credit Union Foundation.

MWYCUPer’s will gain experience and knowledge through 4 Pillars of Development:

  • Government Relations
  • Credit Union Principles and Philosophy
  • Professional Development
  • Visibility and Awareness

Blog

Wyoming’s Lawmakers Need Your Voice and Your Leadership

An Invitation to Attend the Wyoming Legislative Learning and Reception For many young adults, just the word “politician” leaves a bad taste in their mouth. Corrupt campaign finance systems, broken promises, election seasons that drag on for years, constant mudslinging, negative ads… It’s not that our generation is uninterested in the structure and systems that …

Making Diversity and Inclusion a Priority in Your Credit Union

Research and experience continue to make the case for improved diversity and inclusion in the workplace.  The credit union movement can benefit greatly from focusing on diversity and inclusion as they make plans for continual growth, innovation, and talent acquisition in the marketplace.  Jimese Harkley, COO of DiverCity Solutions, mentions some ways that inclusion impacts …

This Year’s World Conference May Be Over, But Its Impact Lives On

For the past few years, the Gary Plank Scholarship has allowed the Foundation to send four professionals to the World Credit Union Conference. Amongst other factors, the recipients were selected based on a demonstrated commitment to the credit union cooperative model and to further development within the international credit union system. This year’s conference was …

Contact

Please Contact Tyler Valentine, the MWYCUP Committee Chair at tyler@lpcfcu.com if you have questions or would like more information about MWYCUP.