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Emily Decorah, Summit Credit Union, 608.243.5000, 800.236.5560, x4954

About Summit Credit Union:

Established in 1935, Summit Credit Union is a member-owned financial cooperative. Summit is the 2nd largest credit union in Wisconsin and holds $3.6 billion in assets and has more than 194,000 members and 627 employees across 40 locations throughout south-central and southeastern Wisconsin. Kim Sponem has been CEO & President of Summit Credit Union, and its predecessor organization, CUNA Credit Union/Great Wisconsin Credit Union, since 2002.

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Summit Credit Union Opens Full‐Service Branch in Waukesha
The $3.6 billion credit union opens second Waukesha location, 41st overall

MADISON, Wis. — Summit Credit Union has opened a 3,700-square-foot, full-service branch at 2208 E. Moreland Boulevard, near I-94.
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Summit Credit Union Pays $2.4 Million Dividend to Members
Financial cooperative’s Cash Boomerang program shares success with members

MADISON, Wis.—Summit Credit Union has announced a $2.4 million patronage dividend, called Cash Boomerang, to its members. The amount received by each member was based on Summit Credit Union’s success as well as the individual’s saving and borrowing activity between Oct. 1, 2018, and Sept. 30, 2019.
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Kim Sponem Honored for Lifetime Achievement in Credit Union Industry
Summit Credit Union CEO & President inducted into Credit Union Executive Society Hall of Fame

MADISON, Wis. — In recognition of a lifetime of achievement and dedication to the credit union movement, Summit Credit Union CEO & President Kim Sponem was inducted into the Credit Union Executive Society (CUES) Hall of Fame in November.
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Thousands Gather to Celebrate Area Cooperatives with Summit Credit Union
Madison-based financial cooperative highlights local co-ops with annual celebration

MADISON, Wis.—Summit Credit Union’s ninth annual Co-op Connection took place over the weekend on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, next to the farmers’ market. Over 2,200 attendees took part in the free event, which celebrates cooperatives from across the state.
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Summit Credit Union Opens Branch in Madison West High School
Fourth in-school branch provides students financial resources, education opportunities

MADISON, Wis.—Summit Credit Union opened an in-school branch at Madison West High School this month.
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Summit Credit Union’s Heidi Duss Honored by Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce
Advocate of the Year award recognizes excellence for advocacy in inclusion, diversity

MADISON, Wis.— Heidi Duss, Summit Credit Union’s manager of diversity and inclusion, wellness and community engagement, was recognized by the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce Wednesday night for her advocacy for inclusion within the larger business community.
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