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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 $4.8 billion in assets and has more than 220,000 members and 747 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 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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Summit Credit Union Tops Mortgage Lending in Wisconsin
Madison-based financial cooperative leads state, helps 16,615 consumers with home lending in 2020

MADISON, Wis.—For over a decade, Summit Credit Union has been the #1 Mortgage Lender in Dane County. Now, according to new data collected under the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA), the member-owned financial cooperative has become the top mortgage lender in the state of Wisconsin by funding the most home loans statewide in 2020.
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Summit Credit Union Joins Bank On Movement, Receives Certification from Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund
Balance account certified to help consumers stay safe, get ahead financially

MADISON, Wis.— Summit Credit Union’s Balance checking account has been officially certified by the Cities for Financial Empowerment (CFE) Fund as meeting the Bank On National Account Standards. The certification, announced by Bank On Greater Milwaukee, recognizes accounts that ensure low cost and high functionality while promoting consumer safety.
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Summit Credit Union Executives Named to BizTimes Media Milwaukee Notable Credit Union Leaders List
CEO & President Kim Sponem, VP of Business Services Gary Szpara honored for achievements in leadership

MADISON, Wis. — In recognition of their excellence in leadership, Summit Credit Union CEO & President Kim Sponem and VP of Business Services Gary Szpara have been selected to BizTimes Media’s Milwaukee Notable Credit Union Leaders list. The honor celebrates Sponem and Szpara’s accomplishments as leaders over the past year.
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