CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Michele Bolkovatz is celebrating her 30-year tenure at Blue Federal Credit Union, marked by dedication, growth and community impact.
Bolkovatz, originally from Anaconda, Montana, earned her Bachelor of Science in Business from Montana State University. Moving to Cheyenne in 1993, Bolkovatz’s journey with Blue began as a marketing director. She ascended the ranks, assuming roles of increasing responsibility and demonstrating her passion for serving people and strengthening community ties.
Today, Bolkovatz holds the position of vice president for Public Relations and Membership Development for the largest credit union headquartered in Wyoming, with assets exceeding $1.8 billion and a membership base of over 118,000 individuals worldwide. Her leadership has led to numerous initiatives that have bolstered the credit union’s reputation for community involvement and social responsibility.
Beyond her role at Blue, Bolkovatz is well-known for her philanthropic efforts and community involvement. She has played a role in forming partnerships with local nonprofits, schools and charitable organizations, contributing to the credit union’s reputation as a community builder.
Bolkovatz, together with her husband, Rich, and their identical twin daughters, Mariah and Mikala, places importance on family, friendship, freedom and the quality of life and community spirit that Cheyenne is renowned for. As a family, they delight in activities such as camping, snow and water skiing and hiking. Bolkovatz, an avid runner, has even conquered the New York City Marathon five times, showcasing her dedication to personal challenges and fitness pursuits.