The Iowa Credit Union League (ICUL) honored six credit union representatives, with more than 175 years of experience between them, at the Iowa Credit Union Convention on September 16-18 at the Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center in Des Moines. Larry Ketelsen received the 2015 Heritage Award for demonstrating extraordinary commitment, service and leadership in… Read More


Thanks to a generous donation from the Ascentra Credit Union Foundation and other donors, Habitat for Humanity Quad Cities broke ground on their latest construction at 1218 Perry St. in Davenport on June 6th. Fostering community development and investing to enhance the financial viability of the underserved are key parts of the mission of the… Read More


PICTURED (left to right): The Ascentra Scholarship 2015 winners include Luke Giovanine, Dakota Keller, Thomas Byrne, Bailey Ford, Arika Allen, Lindsey Figg and Guadalupe Chavez with Ascentra President & CEO Dale Owen. Other winners not pictured include Jennifer Baldwin, Adam Cline and Laura Kulp. Another round of $10,000 was awarded to area students to help… Read More


Ascentra Credit Union was recently honored with a total of five Diamond Awards, which nationally recognizes outstanding marketing and business development achievements in the credit union industry. The awards were presented by the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) Marketing and Business Development Council at the council’s annual conference, held March 25-28 in Las Vegas this… Read More


Ascentra Credit Union was recently honored with a total of six Diamond Awards, which recognize outstanding marketing and business development achievements in the credit union industry. The awards were presented by the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) Marketing and Business Development Council at the council’s annual conference held March 12-15 in Orlando, Fla. Awards are… Read More


Ascentra Credit Union’s Board of Directors announced this week that Dale Owen will be the new President & CEO of the credit union, after serving as Interim CEO for the last 90 days. “Dale has given more than fourteen years to the credit union as Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer. His succession to… Read More


The Iowa Quad Cities Rotary Group created a scholarship in Ascentra’s late CEO Paul Lensmeyer’s name. He was a long time member of the service organization. During a club meeting on July 25th, 2013, Ascentra donated $25,000 to help sustain the new scholarship. “We really are grateful for the credit union’s contribution, which will allow… Read More


Ascentra Credit Union’s ninth branch located at 2339 53rdAve. in Bettendorf was dedicated to our late CEO Paul Lensmeyer on Monday, July22nd during its official ribbon cutting ceremony. Mr. Lensmeyer’s family was there for the unveiling of a special plaque with his likeness that will be permanently placed on the structure. His family also had… Read More