Press Releases

  • 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...
  • Oct 10
    HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Northwest Federal Credit Union recently donated $10,000 to the Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC) to support their mission to preserve and manage the Appalachian Trail. ATC is a Community Partner of Northwest Federal, and the donation was made in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the National Trails System Act. “We are honored to continue our support for the Appalachian Trail Conservancy and themore...
  • Aug 28
    HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On Friday, August 17, 2018 the NWFCU Foundation held its 9th annual Night of Magic celebration at Inova Children's Hospital, which included a $10,000 donation to the Inova Cares Clinic for Children. “The NWFCU Foundation was delighted to make its largest donation to the Inova Cares Clinic yet, which will enable the clinic to further service its mission to provide comprehensive pediatric medical servicesmore...
  • Jun 28
    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 a $20,000 Higher Education Community College Grant to Northern Virginia Community College as part of the Foundation’s annual Scholarship Program. “It is our privilege to have the opportunity to award 26 college-bound students with $5,000 NWFCU Foundation scholarships tomore...
  • Jun 08
    HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Northwest Federal Credit Union recently promoted Jeff Margeson to Senior Vice President of Member Experience. Margeson has been serving in an acting capacity since January 2018 and has been employed with the credit union since 2013. “Northwest Federal’s Board of Directors and our Executive Team are pleased to promote Jeff into the role of Senior Vice President of Member Experience as he brings a wealth of experience andmore...