Press Releases

  • Jun 26
    Herndon, Va. Harmonie Taddeo, Compliance Manager at Northwest Federal Credit Union, spoke Tuesday at the National Association of Federal Credit Union’s 48th Annual Conference and Solutions Expo, held this year in Montreal, Canada. The session, entitled “Top 5 Benefits of an Integrated Compliance Function” addressed the importance of a credit union’s compliance function keeping executive management abreast of new and changing regulations and how best to do so. Taddeo also spoke to the need formore...
  • Jun 23
    Herndon, VA – For more than 150 chronically ill children receiving care at Inova Children’s Hospital in Falls Church, VA, May 29 was a night to remember. That’s when the charitable arm of Northwest Federal Credit Union, the NWFCU Foundation, sponsored the Night of Magic Ball. The Ball is an annual event that gives hospitalized kids and their families a chance to have a prom-like experience in a safe environment.  “Our Foundation began the Night of Magic Ball six years ago to bring prommore...
  • Jun 08
    Herndon, Va. Northwest Federal Credit Union announces the hiring of Joanna Oliva as Senior Vice President/Chief Financial Officer. Oliva joins the Credit Union from Samsung C&T.“Joanna brings substantial expertise in finance, investments, and risk management to the Northwest Federal leadership team,” says Chris McDonald, President/CEO. “We are a growing organization, and we’re excited to draw upon her extensive knowledge of financial strategy as we plan our next chapter.”At Northwestmore...
  • Apr 30
    Herndon, Va. On April 17-18, more than 100 guests, including members transacting business at Northwest Federal Credit Union’s Herndon branch, were treated to the Credit Union’s first-ever Spring ArtFest. The event showcased artwork by members of the League of Reston Artists (LRA), one of Northwest Federal’s Community Partners. From acrylic, oil, and mixed-media paintings, to photography and Oriental brush paintings, guests were able to view and purchase a variety of artists’ creations.“We weremore...
  • Apr 03
    Herndon, Va. – To celebrate the official opening of its newest Herndon branch at 2545 Centreville Road in Village Center, Northwest Federal Credit Union held a ribbon-cutting ceremony March 26.Several local officials attended the ceremony, including the Honorable Dave Kirby and the Honorable Grace Han Wolf from the Herndon Town Council; Fairfax County Supervisor John Foust; the Honorable Kenneth Plum, Delegate from the state of Virginia; and Eileen Curtis, President of the Dulles Regionalmore...
  • Apr 02
    Herndon, Va. – As Sunday, March 22 came, 229 participants were off and running in the Town of Herndon’s inaugural “Ice Breaker Family Fun Run.” Northwest Federal Credit Union’s Herndon branch at 200 Spring Street served as the starting gate for the first 5K of the year, which then took runners on a scenic path through the Herndon Parkway and Sugarland Run Trail before finishing back at the Credit Union.“We’ve been pleased to sponsor community events in Herndon for many years, and it’s clearmore...
  • Mar 20
    Herndon, Va. – Northwest Federal Credit Union recognizes that students heading off or returning to college in the fall face a struggle to meet educational expenses. To help, Northwest Federal Credit Union Foundation, the philanthropic arm of NWFCU, offers the Ben DeFelice scholarship program. This year, a total of $100,000 in scholarships will be awarded – 20 students who demonstrate the qualities of leadership, dedication and commitment in school, at home and in the community will eachmore...
  • Jan 05
    Herndon, Va. – Northwest Federal Credit Union’s wholly owned Credit Union Service Organization (CUSO), NW Capital Management, and its subsidiaries, Northwest Financial Advisors and Northwest Financial Group, are home to two of the top 10 financial advisors in the nation.Bank Investment Consultant, a leading publication for bank-based financial advisors, has released its annual “BIC Top 50,” the signature ranking of the industry’s most successful bank and credit union advisors coast to coast.more...