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Press Room Library

Media Contact:

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 holds $3.4 billion in assets and has more than 188,000 members and 616 employees across 38 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.

Summit Credit Union Awards


Summit Credit Union’s Project Teen Money Awards Local Student $2,500 Scholarship
Annual interactive video challenge encourages area students to develop healthy money habits

MADISON, Wis.—Summit Credit Union has announced the winner of its Project Teen Money 2019 program, an annual interactive challenge encouraging students to learn about finances. Eliza Kuhlow, a Senior at Madison La Follette, earned the highest point total and took home a $2,500 continuing education scholarship from Summit.
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Summit Financial Advisor Awarded “Women of Distinction” Honor
Madison native will serve as national mentor to support new female financial advisors

MADISON, Wis.—Jody Brown, a financial advisor with Summit Financial Advisors located at Summit Credit Union, has been named a Woman of Distinction by CUNA Brokerage Services, Inc. (CBSI).
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New Summit Credit Union Branch Helps Members Plan to Reach Their Dreams
Second Inspiration branch creates an immersive experience of major life events within full-service location

COTTAGE GROVE, Wis.—The first step to achieving goals is envisioning them, and Summit Credit Union is helping members do exactly that with the opening of their second Inspiration branch.
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Kim Sponem Honored for Community and Female Empowerment Efforts in Wisconsin
Summit Credit Union CEO and President recognized by WAFCS and The Business Forum

MADISON, Wis.—Summit Credit Union CEO & President Kim Sponem was recognized by two Wisconsin organizations last week for her statewide efforts around community leadership and female empowerment. Sponem received the Wisconsin Friend of the Family Award by the Wisconsin Association of Family & Consumer Sciences (WAFCS) and was nominated for The Business Forum’s annual ATHENA award.
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Summit Credit Union Financial Advisors Again Recognized by CUNA Brokerage Services, Inc.
Two Financial Advisors will serve on leadership team for second consecutive year

MADISON, Wis.—In recognition of their excellence in sales productivity and leadership, Summit Credit Union Financial Advisors Jamie Letcher and Jody Brown have been elected to the Senior Advisor Leadership Team (SALT) of broker-dealer CUNA Brokerage Services, Inc. (CBSI) for the second consecutive year.
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Summit Credit Union Hosts Ribbon Cutting for New Cottage Grove Headquarters
Area business leaders, credit union community join for ceremony and tours

COTTAGE GROVE, Wis.—Summit Credit Union officially completed its new headquarters facility and campus with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Monday. Leaders of Madison-area businesses, the Madison and Cottage Grove chambers of commerce, and the larger credit union community attended the event.
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