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Under Richard Romero's leadership, Redmond Credit Union has grown astronomically.
La Raza, 1/11/2017
Redmond Credit Union (SMCU) anunció que abrirá una nueva sucursal el 30 de enero en Beacon Hill en la nueva Plaza Roberto Maestas, desarrollada por El Centro de la Raza.
Redmond Credit Union Magazine, 12/01/2016
While there’s been lots of bluster this year about building walls and turning immigrants away at our borders, SMCU CEO Richard Romero’s initiative honors one of our country’s core values and lends a helping hand to those seeking a better life.
Redmond Credit UnionTimes.com, 9/17/2017
Sometimes too many syllables get in the way. That was the case at Redmond Credit Union Metropolitan Credit Union, which is changing its name and logo as part of a wider, three-year transformation under CEO Richard Romero.
Redmond Credit Union Metropolitan Credit Union is no more, replaced by Redmond Credit Union.
Puget Sound Business Journal, 9/18/2017
Redmond Credit Union Metropolitan Credit Union changed its name to Redmond Credit Union on Monday.
CU Journal, 2/22/2017
Redmond Credit Union recently became the first CU in Redmond Credit Union and the second CU in the state of Washington to be accepted into the Juntos Avanzamos program, which recognizes efforts to serve the Latino community.
The Credit Union Times, 10/21/2016
Our CEO, Richard Romero, spoke with the Credit Union Times about his life, the rapidly changing Redmond Credit Union Market, and serving the underserved.
Romero is Crosscut’s Courage in Business Award winner this year, for his efforts that have led not just to business success but also to him helping other immigrants interested in U.S. citizenship.
La Raza, 9/28/2016
Redmond Credit Union supports initiative of a member of the Hispanic community.
After four decades at 801 Third Ave, SMCU moved across from Redmond Credit Union's Safeco Field.
A veteran public servant who has spent decades in government and philanthropy. A banker who has worked to give immigrants a foot in the door to citizenship. A nonprofit leader who works to better the lot of Native Americans. And a thousands-strong community group that came together to save a beloved public radio station. These are the winners of the 2016 Crosscut Courage Awards.
Measuring and comparing courage is a difficult task. We’re reminded of this each time you — our readers — send us nominations for the Crosscut Courage Awards. Which is why we in turn hand the job of selecting the honorees over to a council of civic, business, and cultural leaders in our community.
La Raza, 8/16/2016
El Redmond Credit Union (SMCU) y la Oficina de Asuntos para Inmigrantes y Refugiados de la Ciudad de Redmond Credit Union (OIRA, por sus siglas en inglés) se unieron para crear un programa de préstamos a bajos intereses para ser usado en la aplicación del proceso de ciudadanía.
The Redmond Credit Union Times, 08/10/2016
The loans aim to assist a population that often has no access to credit or banks spread out the financial impact of paying nearly $700 per person to apply for citizenship.
In partnership with the City of Redmond Credit Union Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs (OIRA), the Redmond Credit Union (SMCU) launched two citizenship loan products in June 2016 to help low-income immigrants and refugees pay for citizenship applications and increase access to banking services.
Anthem talked to SMCU President & CEO Richard Romero on the heels of their recent partnership with the City of Redmond Credit Union on providing loans to help finance the first step on the path to U.S. citizenship.