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Troy Stang serves as the President and CEO of the Northwest Credit Union Association. The Association is the leading regional trade organization representing credit unions throughout the region. Under his leadership, the Association continuously strives to position credit unions as the most relevant financial institutions of choice in the marketplace by ensuring the legislative, regulatory, and political environments embrace the most progressive policy environments possible. This allows the cooperatives to remain relevant in the marketplace. 

The Northwest Credit Union Association has become a formidable public policy influencer, advancing state and federal credit union policy through advocacy efforts with legislators and regulators. Stang is committed to building awareness about credit unions’ not-for profit structure as cooperatives, the value of the tangible benefits they generate and deliver to their members, and the impact they have in communities they serve.

Stang served from 2003-2006 as senior political staff under U.S. Department of the Treasury Cabinet Secretary John Snow, during the George W. Bush Presidential Administration. He has an established and significant body of work in the credit union industry, having previously served as a Vice President at the Texas Credit Union League and as a Senior Vice President for one of the nation’s largest credit unions in Arizona. There he provided oversight of strategic growth and development. Stang began his career as a manager of a central Minnesota credit union.

Stang holds a Master’s Degree from The College of St. Scholastica in St. Paul, Minnesota, a Bachelor’s Degree from Concordia University in St. Paul, and an Associate of Applied Science Degree from St. Cloud Technical College in St. Cloud, Minnesota. Stang also earned Credit Union Development Educator (CUDE) distinction from the National Credit Union Foundation.

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Executive Office Staff

Troy Stang

Troy Stang
President & CEO
Direct: 503.350.2212
Toll Free: 800.995.9064 x212
tstang@nwcua.org

Denise Gabel

Denise Gabel
Chief Operating Officer
Direct: 206.340.4781
Toll Free: 800.995.9064 x118
dgabel@nwcua.org

Jennifer Wagner

Jennifer Wagner
Senior Vice President, Advocacy
Direct: 503.350.2224
Toll Free: 800.995.9064 x224
jwagner@nwcua.org

 
Dana Easterling

Dana Easterling
Executive Assistant to the President/CEO
Direct: 206.340.4813
Toll Free: 800.995.9064 x119
deasterling@nwcua.org

Sara Ashbaugh

Sara Ashbaugh
Assistant to the COO
Direct: 206.340.4822
Toll Free: 800.995.9064 x107
sashbaugh@nwcua.org

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