Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Brad Bauges named new EICU chief

Brad Bauges
Brad Bauges has been named East Idaho Credit Union's new president and CEO. He comes to eastern Idaho from Columbia Credit Union, an $850 million institution based in Vancouver, Wash., where he served as senior vice president and chief operations officer.
He holds a bachelor of science in business management from Oregon Institute of Technology and an MBA from the University of Phoenix. He also is a graduate of the CUES CEO Institute.

Bauges is East Idaho Credit Union's third president/CEO in its 77-year history. Chartered in 1935, East Idaho Credit Union is one of the oldest credit unions in Idaho. Of the 16 credit unions started in eastern Idaho that year, only two remain, according to the news release about his appointment.

The credit union has 10 branches and more than 32,000 members. It has offices in Idaho Falls, Shelley, Ammon, Rexburg, St. Anthony, Dubois, Salmon, Challis and Arco.

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