Press Releases

  • Jul 08
    HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NWFCU Foundation, the charitable arm of Northwest Federal Credit Union, held its fourth annual Drive for the Driven Golf Tournament on June 18, 2019. The money raised from the event will benefit the NWFCU Foundation Scholarship Fund, which has awarded scholarships to college-bound students since 2005 totaling close to $1.4 million. “We are so thankful for our sponsors and golfers who helped make this the most successful Drive for the Driven golfmore...
  • Jul 03
    HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Northwest Federal Credit Union has completed the merger with Constellation Federal Credit Union (CFCU) with the combined credit unions operating under the Northwest Federal brand. “We are excited to complete the merger of our two brands and welcome Constellation Federal Credit Union members to Northwest Federal,” said Northwest Federal’s President and CEO, Jeff Bentley. “We look forward to putting the strength of our combined resources, member servicemore...
  • Jun 25
    HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Northwest Federal Credit Union was recently recognized by Mastercard for its philanthropic work as part of their 2019 Community Institution Segment Awards. Northwest Federal won the “Doing Well by Doing Good” award for best use of assets in community service or charitable contributions. “This award is special for Northwest Federal because our ‘Why’ statement, the reason behind everything we do, is “together we serve and inspire to transform lives’,” said Jeffmore...
  • Jun 14
    HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Northwest Federal Credit Union’s charitable arm, the NWFCU Foundation, recently awarded $150,000 in scholarships to college-bound individuals, including $20,000 to Northern Virginia Community College for their “Lifeline Grant,” an emergency relief fund for students on their campuses. “It is our privilege to award these outstanding students $5,000 each to assist them in pursuing their higher educationmore...
  • May 23
    HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Northwest Federal Credit Union recently opened its second branch in Loudoun County, Virginia, in the heart of the historic Town of Middleburg. The grand opening celebration was attended by representatives of the Loudoun County and Dulles Regional Chambers of Commerce, the Middleburg Town Council, and local businesses. Jeff Bentley, President and CEO of Northwest Federal, thanked the Town of Middleburg for the warm welcomemore...
  • May 21
    HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Northwest Federal Credit Union recently introduced their new Financial Wellness Program by conducting a free seminar at the Herndon Senior Center in Herndon, Virginia. During the presentation, “Preventing Identity Theft and Fraud,” attendees learned from a member of Northwest Federal’s Fraud Mitigation Team how to avoid scams, navigate the internet, and better manage their personal and financial informationmore...
  • Apr 03
    Northwest Federal Credit Union announced Monday, April 1, 2019 that Constellation Federal Credit Union (CFCU) members voted to merge the two credit unions effective July 1, 2019. The merger agreement was previously approved by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) in February.   The combined credit union will operate under the Northwest Federal brand, headquartered in Herndon, Virginia. Northwest Federal’s President and CEO Jeff Bentley will continue as CEO of themore...
  • Jan 22
    HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Northwest Federal Credit Union’s President and CEO, Jeff Bentley, was recently appointed to the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce’s Board of Directors. Northwest Federal opened its first branch in Maryland on November 5th, 2018 in Rockville. “I am honored to be appointed to the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce’s Board of Directors to connect with the businesses surrounding our newestmore...