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


With the cost of college constantly going up, scholarships are one way to help tame student loan debt. Check out this short, educational video as we talk about ways to find, apply for and win scholarships on this edition of Ascentra Making Cents.  To see more videos of our monthly financial education segments like this one,… Read More