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Forward-thinking people who value human connection and contribution.
We discover pathways to realize your possibilities.
We bring positivity, humor, and energy. We know there is always more.
Our competence, consistency, and follow through build a foundation of trust.
Our passion and personality energize an uncommon commitment to each other and our communities.
We go further to make a difference, win for members, and grow Blue.
The story of Blue has its start in the 1950s. Federally chartered in 1951 by a group of civilian personnel looking for a different way to bank at F.E. Warren Air Force Base in Cheyenne, Wyoming, Warren Federal Credit Union was formed. The original members realized that together, they could help each other achieve more than they could on their own. That mentality, people helping people, has remained a core tenant 70 years later.
Over the course of 65 years, Warren Federal Credit Union established roots and built trust with military and community members throughout the greater Cheyenne area. Growing to five branches, Warren Federal Credit Union became the premier credit union in Southern Wyoming winning multiple awards and accolades all the while remaining true to the members in Wyoming and beyond.
In 2015, growth was on the horizon and discussions began on what that growth realistically looked like. After much discussion, member feedback and strategic planning, Colorado was targeted as being the area of growth for Warren. One organization that presented opportunity was Community Financial Credit Union.
Beginning a similar journey more than 50 years ago, Community Financial Credit Union (CFCU) was chartered to serve the financial needs of employees at the Rocky Flats Environmental Technology site in Broomfield, CO. CFCU later merged with Boulder Municipal Employees Credit Union and expanded its service to Broomfield and the surrounding communities.
When the decision was made to merge with another highly successful Colorado based credit union, Community Financial Credit Union was the perfect choice. While Warren and Community Financial were both successful and growing steadily, each faced strong competition from other financial services providers in the region. Rather than competing, they decided to merge and achieve a larger presence in the region, as well as economies of scale.
Ultimately, the merger was done for the simple reason that two credit unions — one in Wyoming, one in Colorado, each with a long history — realized how much they had in common and how much more would be possible together.
The new entity was rebranded as Blue Federal Credit Union. The name Blue reflects Warren Air Force roots (Air Force Blue), a deep connection to the spectacular Rocky Mountain Front Range, open skies, clean waters, as well as promoting the idea that the sky is the limit when you become a member of Blue Federal Credit Union.
From 2016 to the end of 2019, growth at Blue Federal Credit Union exploded. New members said that their reason for the joining was that Blue aligned with their goals and helped them achieve them. Over 25,000 new members were introduced to Blue within those three years. They were not only in Wyoming and Colorado, but from dozens of states and even countries, like Germany, Spain, and the Philippines. The main reason that new members gave for joining is that they saw that Blue had a fun-loving, optimistic, growth-minded culture, a strong sense of personal and corporate responsibility, and a genuinely caring, down-to-earth approach to helping members succeed financially and in life.
At the end of 2019, discussions began again around new areas and communities to grow into. At the start of 2020 Blue Federal Credit Union announced the acquisition of two Liberty Savings Bank branch locations. Liberty Savings Bank, long thought of as a financial institution committed to lifelong relationships with members was a perfect fit to help Blue expand into new communities. The transaction, in the works for over a year, resulted in Blue acquiring nearly $100 million in deposits, over 2,000 new members and two physical branch locations in both Denver and Granby, Colorado. On many levels, it’s the same story as how credit unions came to be: People realized that by pooling money, financial smarts, time, and effort they could accomplish more together than individually.
Blue has always, and continues to look ahead at what is possible, all the while honoring and reflecting on where we have been. As Blue has reached 70 years of being in business, this continues to ring true. Blue Federal Credit Union has over 100,000 members worldwide, 18 physical locations, and over $1.4 Billion in assets. In 2021, Blue officially moved into their brand-new World Headquarters building in the heart of Cheyenne. The building represents a culmination of 70 years of growth while also looking forward to and expecting that growth to continue for decades to come.
Blue is secure, well-capitalized, has a solid membership base and a pronounced culture that is reflected in community involvement throughout Wyoming and Colorado. Blue firmly believes that the best is yet to come, and that Blue Skies are always ahead.
The people at F.E. Warren A.F.B. are an essential part of both our origin and future. Even after becoming Blue, we’ve continued Warren’s deep, long-standing relationship with Warren Air Force Base. To us, this means much more than providing financial services through Blue. We volunteer with our friends at Warren AFB and also commit financial resources — over $20,000 last year—to on-base activities and events such as Military Box Night, one of our favorite volunteer events all year. These valued relationship remain strong as we support Blue members who serve in the military and their families around the world.
A separate business entity, but an inseparable partner in all of Blue’s community endeavors, the Blue Foundation was launched to support and lead our non-profit charitable giving in the communities we serve. For every donation dollar the Foundation receives, Blue FCU matches it at up to 80%, significantly multiplying the money the Blue Foundation has to do good.
Our CEO and President since 2005 and a catalyst for improving community financial services in our region, Stephanie has led Blue through significant growth over the last decade.
Stephanie Teubner is a successful credit union and community leader who dedicated her time and talent to the credit union movement and community she calls home, Cheyenne, Wyoming.
Stephanie has led Blue Federal Credit Union over the past 21 years. As the largest financial institution headquartered in Wyoming, Blue has more than $1.4 billion in assets, serves over 100,000 members worldwide and has 18 branch locations in Wyoming and Northern Colorado.
Stephanie believes in ‘Doing Good’ and leads by example. As a civic-minded leader, she serves on a variety of boards, including the Wyoming Children’s Society, Credit Union National Association, Centennial Lending Board of Managers, and Western CUNA Management School (WCMS) Board of Trustees. Stephanie is a Development Educator with the National Credit Union Foundation and a Certified Executive with the Credit Union Executives Society (CUES).
Stephanie holds an Executive MBA and a Bachelor’s in Business Management and Finance from the University of Wyoming.
Stephanie enjoys spending time and being active with her two sons, Jack (21) and Josh (16). Stephanie loves new adventures including traveling, skiing, camping, hiking, scuba diving and almost anything outdoors. Stephanie loves to run and has participated in numerous races throughout the United States.
Raj Madan joined the Blue team as Chief Marketing Officer in 2019. With over 20 years of experience serving in senior leadership positions with some of the largest, most respected financial institutions, Raj has focused on developing and implementing innovative, highly-effective integrated marketing and sales strategies.
He is responsible for Marketing, Public Relations, Community Engagement, and Business Development, with the goal to mobilize and be a catalyst for the success of the associates at Blue as well as establish Blue Federal Credit Union as the #1 brand worldwide.
A native to Punjab, India, Raj was raised in Kolkata and moved to Texas to get his MBA from Angelo State University and has been a sought-after speaker at national financial conferences as well as having been published in various publications. Raj and his wife, Shalini, have 2 children, one a dentist and one in dental school. He is an avid rugby player and enjoys hiking, mountain climbing, and wilderness drives.
Kim joined the team as Chief Financial Officer in 2006. Kim sets and manages Blue’s financial strategy, data analytics, risk/compliance, and administration to ensure sustainable, long-term success that pays off for our members.
Kim is a native of Laramie, Wyoming. Prior leadership roles include working for Motorola, Deluxe Corporation, and Cheyenne Frontier Days. Kim is a Certified Public Accountant with a B.S. in Accounting from Chadron State College and a M.S. in Organizational Leadership from Colorado State University Online Campus. Kim has served as an adjunct professor of financial literacy courses for Laramie County Community College.
Kim keeps active as an avid runner and outdoor enthusiast. Hiking, camping, skiing (water & snow), as well as golfing are common happenings in Kim’s world. Her husband and daughter are both teachers in Cheyenne. Son, Kyle, just graduated from the University of Wyoming.
Kent joined the Blue team in 2017 and now serves as the Chief Information Officer. Kent is responsible for the strategic direction and daily operation of the Information Technology department, Digital Innovation department, and Project Management resources. Kent’s teams oversee IT infrastructure, networking, security, programming and development, project management, and mobile and online digital channels.
Prior to coming to Blue, Kent has worked the past 20 years in the credit union Information Technology field. Most recently, Kent served as the President/CEO of TriCUE, Inc. and CUProdigy Coud LLC., both technology and digital innovation CUSO’s. Kent’s passion is truly the credit union industry and serving the mission of ‘people helping people’. Currently, Kent serves on the Rocky Mountain Chapter of Credit Unions board of directors which promotes financial literacy and professional development throughout the Colorado and Wyoming region. Kent holds a BS and MBA from Colorado State University. Kent is married with two children and enjoys camping, fishing, and hiking throughout the Rocky Mountain region.
Selina became the Chief People Officer at Blue in 2021. With over 30 years of experience and a PhD in Organization and Management, she oversees Blue's Human Resources, Training and Culture departments. She is focused on ensuring the employees and members of Blue grow and thrive.
Selina has over 30 years of experience as an HR Professional working for organizations in various industries including financial institutions. She said that her passion in the study of neuroscience and the relationship between human behaviors & performance have helped her be a better leader. She loves mentoring individuals and teams and showing them how to break behaviors and thought patterns that derail them in their pursuit of personal excellence and prevent them from effectively serving their organizations.
She has a BS in Management Science from Central Washington University, an Executive MBA from Hawaii Pacific University, and a PhD in Organization and Management from Capella University. She is certified by the Association for Integrative Psychology as a Master Practitioner of Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) and is a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources. Selina and her husband love the outdoors and said they are looking forward to moving back to Cheyenne again and being a part of this great community.
Blue Federal Credit Union has three-year terms that expire yearly. Notice is provided in our annual fall newsletter of the opportunity to apply to volunteer on the Board of Directors at Blue. We express our sincere appreciation to our Board of Directors for their commitment and service to Blue Federal Credit Union.
Tom has been a member of the credit union since 1994. He has served on the Board of Directors since 2003 and is currently Board Chair. He is the CEO of Reiman Corp. in Cheyenne. Tom is a Cheyenne native and graduated from the University of Wyoming in 1974 with a B.S. in Civil Engineering. He holds a number of professional memberships and affiliations such as Arbitrator of the American Arbitration Association, past President of the Wyoming Contractors Association, Chairman of the Building Committee, and Construction Industries Relation Committee Representative and Board Member.
Michael Ryan has been a member of the credit union since 1998. He has served on the Board of Directors since 2014. He previously served as the Chair of the Supervisory Committee for four years. He is the President/CEO of Global Intelligence Resources and holds an M.A. degree in History from Cal State Dominguez Hills and a BA in Mass Communications from Fresno State University. Michael holds membership in numerous professional and civic organizations including Life Member of the Association of Former Intelligence Officers, the Foreign Legion Association, Wyoming Basset Hound Rescue Board of Directors, Cheyenne Family Promise, President, Cheyenne Police and Community Together (PACT), Fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society, Oriental Institute/University of Chicago, Society for the Study of Ancient Egypt, Egypt Study Group and is the past President of the Cheyenne Sunrise Lions.
Jeffie has been a member of the Credit Union since 2009. She has served on the Board of Directors since 2012. She is the Administrator of the Department of Corrections for the State of Wyoming. She served on the Supervisory Committee from 2011 to January 2012. Jeffie holds a BS in Business from Kearney State College, an MBA from the University of Nebraska at Kearney, and a MPA from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. She also served on the Board of Directors for Kearney FCU in Kearney, Nebraska from 1995-2003. She has held volunteer positions with CASA of Laramie County as a Board member from 2009-2010, Families Care, Leadership Kearney graduate, and was the United Way Chair in Kearney, Nebraska.
Eric Harris has been a member of the credit union since 1976. He has served on the Board of Directors since 2007, currently holding the office of Treasurer. Over the years he has served in various capacities. He received his degree in Business Administration from the University of Colorado, and briefly played professional football. He retired from the City of Boulder in 2006, where he held several designations, and worked as a Human Resources Manager. Eric currently does property management, and continues to do work in Human Resources consulting, mediation, negotiations, wellness program evaluation and design, business consulting, and career coaching. He also volunteers as a mentor for students and student athletes, serves on a Boulder County Fire District Board of Directors, and the children and family wellness board Healthy Learning Paths. Eric and his wife, Kris, have six children and eight grandchildren.
Deanne moved to Cheyenne when her father was stationed at F.E. Warren A.F.B. and she was a high school freshman. She graduated from Central H.S., Laramie County Community College, and the University of Wyoming and she has an MBA from Touro University International. She served in the WY Army National Guard from 1978 through 2010, retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel. She has worked for the Guard as a full-time technician since 1997. Her positions have been the Camp Guernsey Logistics Officer, and the Supervisory Logistics Officer, Supervisory Purchasing & Contracting Officer and the Comptroller at the National Guard Headquarters in Cheyenne. She was assigned as the Comptroller in 2010 and retired in July 2019. She is a Certified Defense Financial Manager and a Certified Public Manager. She looks forward to being able to traveling and doing things that have been curtailed due to the pandemic.
Robert Luna has been a member of the credit union since 1973. He has served on the Board of Directors since 1994, with the exception of a small break for 1½ years. He served as Chair for four years. He retired from the City of Boulder in 2006 and is now co-owner of four Boulder County Real Estate Offices. Robert and his wife have two daughters who are very active in multiple sports. Robert and his family enjoy traveling.
Calling Colorado home since 1992, Sean has been a REALTOR® in Northern Colorado for over 20 years. He’s a proud husband and father of one, and currently lives northwest of Fort Collins. When not working, you can find him travelling, riding his motorcycle, or just sitting by the river, relaxing. Sean has held numerous leadership roles in both the public and the private sector over the past 20+ years. Sean has been a Larimer County Commissioner, and has been on the Larimer County Planning Commission for over 11 years, serving as Chair twice. He has also served on numerous Committees for both Fort Collins, and Larimer County, including the Red Feather Lakes Planning Advisory Committee for 6 years. Sean has also volunteered at the Local, State, and National Levels in the REALTOR® organization, including President of the Fort Collins Board of REALTORS® (FCBR); cumulatively 11 years on the FCBR Board; 2021 Government Affairs Division Chair for the Colorado Association of REALTORS® (CAR); Member, and Past-Chair, of the CAR Legislative Policy Committee; Member, and Past-Chair, of the CAR Grievance Committee; and Member of the National Association of REALTORS® Professional Standards Committee. Additionally, Sean has volunteered in, and on the Boards of, numerous professional and charitable organizations over the years, including Realities for Children Charities, the Fort Collins Chamber of Commerce Local Legislative Affairs Committee, North Fort Collins Business Association, The Center for Family Outreach, Disabled Resource Services, Boy Scout Troop 87. Sean served on the Blue Supervisory Committee from 2014 – 2018, and has been on the Board of Directors here since 2019. He is proud to be a part of the Blue Family, and looks forward to serving for many more years to come!
Teresa worked for the State of Wyoming for 33 years with the Department of Revenue and the State Auditor’s Office in accounting. She worked as an Insurance Examiner for 9 years with the Department of Insurance and recently worked as the CFO for the School Facilities Department. She also prepared taxes for 20 years and owned her own practice for 12 of those years. In addition, she served as Treasurer for the board of another credit union and was a member of the Wyoming Association of Public Accountants (WAPA) from 1995-2012. Teresa is currently Treasurer for the Women’s Civic League of Cheyenne and is involved in other volunteer organizations. She enjoys her family, golf, and traveling. She and her husband have two sons and two grandsons.
Mark Stege has been a member of the credit union since 2008. He currently serves as the Vice President of Wyoming Operations for Black Hills Energy. Mark received a Bachelor of Science, Geology, from the University of Wyoming and a Bachelor of Science, Accounting, from the University of Northern Colorado. Mark is active in the community and has served on the boards of Meals on Wheels, Salvation Army, Energy Share of Wyoming, Wyoming Infrastructure Authority and currently serves on the Laramie County Community College Foundation Board, LEADS Board and the Wyoming Energy Authority Board. Mark and his wife Patsy have two children and two grandchildren.
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