Press Releases

  • 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...
  • Dec 31
    HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Northwest Federal Credit Union donated $10,000 to resurface exercise runs for shared kennels at the Friends of Homeless Animals (FOHA) shelter as their final donation for 2018 under the umbrella of Transforming Lives through Acts of We. FOHA, a community partner of the credit union, has been in operation since 1973 focusing on the rescue and placement of homeless dogs and cats in the Northern Virginia and Washington DCmore...
  • Dec 18
    HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Northwest Federal Credit Union donated $1,000 to community partners as a part of their Choose Your Path Then Choose One of Ours Campaign. For every new checking account opened September 1 through November 30, 2018, Northwest Federal donated $2 to the non-profit organization selected by the member. Members chose a non-profit organization from one of Northwest Federal’s four community outreach paths -more...
  • Dec 18
    HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Northwest Federal Credit Union was recognized as a Best Place to Work for Commuters at the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors meeting on December 5th. The Best Workplaces for Commuters designation awards employers who have excelled in implementing sustainable and flexible commuter programs such as ridesharing, transit benefits, biking and walking, teleworking, alternate work schedules and othermore...
  • Dec 14
    HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Northwest Federal Credit Union was presented with the Stars Over Dulles Award for Financial Leader by the Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce on December 5th. The award recognizes businesses in the Dulles area that are industry and community leaders, delivering exceptional service and value to customers or members, and offering a unique approach to the financial industry. “I am honored to accept thismore...
  • Nov 30
    HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NWFCU Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Northwest Federal Credit Union, celebrated #GivingTuesday with a week of giving back to the community and a $10,000 donation to Sterling Middle School in support of the school's AVID Program. The funds donated will be used to support the NWFCU Foundation's new education initiative, titled Aspire Higher. The donation will provide 55 middle school students with opportunitiesmore...
  • Nov 21
    HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Northwest Federal Credit Union was recently awarded 1st place for the Virginia Credit Union League’s Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Community Service Award. The entry “Transforming Lives Through Acts of We” garnered 1st place for its combination of community service, donations, and employee involvement. In addition, the Washington Business Journal recognized Northwest Federal as one of the top fifteen midsizemore...
  • Nov 20
    HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Northwest Federal Credit Union recently donated $2,500 in food and grocery store gift cards to Cornerstones to support their Thanksgiving Basket Food Drive. The donation will feed fifty local families. Northwest Federal employees helped collect food during the drive as part of their ongoing partnership with Cornerstones. “We are honored to continue our support for Cornerstones and those with foodmore...
  • Nov 16
    HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Northwest Federal Credit Union recently opened its first branch in Maryland. The Herndon, Virginia-based credit union opened its Rockville branch on November 5, 2018, expanding its network of branch locations into Maryland to better serve its growing membership. The branch features two drive-thru lanes, 24-hour ATM access and more. The grand opening and ribbon cutting held November 14th was attended bymore...