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About Summit Credit Union:

Established in 1935, Summit Credit Union is a member-owned financial cooperative. Summit holds $6.8 billion in assets and has more than 253,000 members and 957 employees across 57 locations throughout south-central and southeastern Wisconsin. Since 2002, Kim Sponem has been CEO & President of Summit Credit Union, formerly known as CUNA Credit Union/Great Wisconsin Credit Union. Recognized for its excellence in employee engagement, in 2021, 2022 and 2023 Summit was named both a Top Workplace in the USA by Top Workplaces USA and a Top Workplace in the Madison area by the Wisconsin State Journal. In 2023 it has added a Top Workplace award in Milwaukee by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

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Summit Credit Union Fellowship for Women Entrepreneurs launches
MADISON, Wis. – Summit Credit Union, a member owned financial cooperative, and StartingBlock, Madison’s startup hub, welcome seven women entrepreneurs into the 2023 cohort of the Summit Credit Union Fellowship for Women Entrepreneurs. This is an initiative designed to support, empower, and catalyze the growth of women entrepreneurs in the region.
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Summit Credit Union Celebrating 10th Cash Boomerang
MADISON, Wisconsin — Summit Credit Union announced an annual patronage dividend, called Cash Boomerang, of $2.66 million to its members. The giveback is based on the cooperative’s financial success and on a member’s use of Summit’s checking, savings, borrowing services, as well as their length of membership.  
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Summit Credit Union's Co-op Connection Takes Place on Oct. 7
MADISON, Wis.— Summit Credit Union’s twelfth Co-op Connection will take place on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, next to the Dane County Farmers’ Market on Saturday, Oct. 7 between 9 a.m. and 12 p.m. Many Wisconsin cooperatives will take part in the event to celebrate the movement.
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Summit Credit Union provides $700,000 in 2023 Federal Home Loan Bank grants to eligible homebuyers 
MADISON, Wis -- Summit Credit Union has provided its full 2023 allotment of $700,000 in grants from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago to eligible homebuyers, supporting their down payments, closing costs, or pre-paid expenses.  
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Summit Credit Union is Wisconsin’s #1 Mortgage Lender
MADISON, Wis. — Summit Credit Union, a member-owned financial cooperative, is the top mortgage lender in the state of Wisconsin this year, according to data collected under the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA). Based on 2022 HMDA (Home Mortgage Disclosure Act) data, released at the end of June 2023, Summit provides more mortgages than any other mortgage lender in Wisconsin.   
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Summit Credit Union recognized as one of America’s Best-In-State Credit Unions
Credit Union consumers took part in the Forbes and Statista survey and ranked credit unions on trust, terms & conditions, branch services, digital services, customer services and financial advice.  
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