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

Established in 1935, Summit Credit Union is a member-owned financial cooperative. Summit is the 2nd largest credit union in Wisconsin and holds $4.7 billion in assets and has more than 219,000 members and 744 employees across 48 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. Recognized for its excellence in employee engagement, Summit was named a Top Workplace in the USA in 2021 by Top Workplaces USA and a Top Workplace in the Madison area for 2021 by the Wisconsin State Journal.

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Summit honored for young adult banking projects
Milwaukee, Wi — Bank On Greater Milwaukee today recognized Summit Credit Union as a CHAMPION for creating safe and affordable credit union accounts for Milwaukee residents and for innovation in financial education.
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Summit Credit Union CEO & President Kim Sponem joins CEOs from world’s leading companies in signing diversity and inclusion pledge
MADISON, Wis.—Kim Sponem, CEO & President of one of the largest credit unions in Wisconsin, recently joined a rapidly growing number of CEOs from some of the world’s top companies in signing the CEO Action Pledge for Diversity and Inclusion™.
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Summit Credit Union Announces Teams for 13th Season of Project Money
Annual financial education competition promotes saving and debt reduction, encourages community

MADISON, Wis.—Summit Credit Union has launched the 13th season of its Project Money competition with the announcement of its 2021 participants. Four teams were selected from hundreds of applicants to participate in this year’s program, where they will compete to reduce debt and increase savings on the way to achieving their financial goals.
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Summit Credit Union Opens First Full‐Service Branch in Greendale, Continues Greater Milwaukee Growth
No. 1 mortgage lender in Wisconsin arrives in Greendale with location featuring smart lockers

MADISON, Wis. — Summit Credit Union continues to grow its presence in the Milwaukee area with the opening of its first Greendale branch. The 1,986‐square‐foot branch is located at 5255 S. 76th Street, Suite #140, across from Southridge Mall.
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Summit Credit Union Opens Full-Service Branch in Verona
24/7 access to smart lockers enhance financial cooperative’s first full-service branch in Verona

MADISON, Wis. — Summit Credit Union opened a second location in Verona. The new 2,649-square-foot, full-service branch is located at 881 W. Verona Avenue, Suite D.
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Summit Credit Union Awards Local Student $2,500 in Project Teen Money
Madison high schoolers create videos, share financial tips with peers in annual interactive challenge

MADISON, Wis.—Summit Credit Union has announced the winner of its Project Teen Money 2021 program, the annual financial education and scholarship challenge encouraging students to discover, develop and teach their peers healthy money management habits. Malik Terrab, a senior at Madison East, captured the support of his fellow classmates and community members by garnering 521 views and 645 votes across three video submissions and earning the competition’s highest point total.
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