Press Releases

  • Oct 02
    HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Northwest Federal Credit Union has hired Jean Cain as its new Senior Vice President of Human Resources. Cain most recently served as Vice President and Chief HR Officer at Noblis, in Reston, VA. Prior to that, Cain’s 30+ years in human resources included management positions at The MITRE Corporation in McLean, VA and Montgomery County Teachers Federal Credit Union in Rockville, MD. “We are pleased Jean has joined our Executive Team,” said Northwest Federal’smore...
  • Sep 27
    Herndon, Va. (September 27, 2019) – The NWFCU Foundation recently donated $5,000 each to two organizations that fund after school programs for local at-promise children. The Herndon Neighborhood Resource Center (HNRC) and the INMED Opportunity Center in Sterling both received donations from the Foundation that will support their students’ language skills and education.   “The HNRC and INMED staff care deeply about the education of the children in their care,”more...
  • Sep 24
    HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Northwest Federal Credit Union announced it now offers instant issue credit cards at all of its branches. Members in need of a replacement card, or new card applicants, can receive their contactless, ready-to-use cards in person, in minutes. “We are proud to provide our members with a product that stands out as fast to market and provides them with even more convenience,” said Northwest Federal’s President and CEO, Jeff Bentley. “Even if a member experiencesmore...
  • Sep 17
    Herndon, Va. (September 17, 2019) – This year the Northwest Federal Credit Union Foundation collected over 11,000 school supplies and over $500 in monetary donations for its annual school supply drive. Supplies and funds benefitted Dogwood Elementary School in Reston, the AVID program at Sterling Middle School, the Herndon Neighborhood Resource Center and the INMED Opportunity Center in Sterling.   “The Foundation is proud to be an Ignite Partner with Fairfax County Publicmore...
  • Sep 11
    Herndon, Va. (September 11, 2019) –The Northwest Federal Credit Union (NWFCU) Foundation, the charitable arm of Northwest Federal Credit Union, began partnering with Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) in 2018 by donating  $10,000 as a Higher Education Award grant to NOVA-Loudoun’s Lifeline program, which is an emergency relief fund for students at the Loudoun Campus. The NWFCU Foundation established the Higher Education Award in partnership with NOVA to providemore...
  • Aug 29
    Northwest Federal Credit Union is delivering futuristic member service through their new robot, Pepper. Pepper is a social humanoid robot created by Softbank Robotics that uses facial recognition and artificial intelligence to act as a member service representative in Northwest Federal branches. Pepper will be used to assist members, show products and services, and teach financial literacy through games and interactions.   “We’re excited to introduce Pepper to our membersmore...
  • Aug 27
    Herndon, Va. (August 27, 2019) – On Friday, August 9th the NWFCU Foundation held its 10th annual Night of Magic celebration at Inova Children's Hospital. The annual Night of Magic gives children receiving treatment at local hospitals, and their families, a chance to attend a celebratory event, including music, dancing, food and more. This year’s theme, “Frozen in Summer” was a fun opportunity for the patients to dress like snowmen and their favorite princesses. Atmore...
  • 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...