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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
MADISON, Wis.—Summit Credit Union, a member-owned financial cooperative, has been named a Top Workplace in the Madison area by the Wisconsin State Journal.
MADISON, Wis.—Jody Brown, vice president of wealth management with Summit Financial Advisors located at Summit Credit Union, has again been named a Woman of Distinction by CUNA Brokerage Services, Inc. (CBSI) in 2021.