Chris Schell joins Summit Credit Union as Senior Vice President of Marketing

MADISON, WI (July 25, 2014) — Summit Credit Union has named Chris Schell as its senior vice president – marketing.

Schell brings nearly 30 years of experience in marketing and advertising at agencies, as well as in the financial industry, to his role at Summit. Before joining Summit, Schell was manager of marketing and promotions at Madison Area Technical College and taught advertising and promotions strategy courses and principles of marketing courses at Edgewood College’s School of Business, as well as at the University of Wisconsin’s School of Business Executive Education Program. He has also held marketing, branding and creative leadership roles at Nelson Schmidt Inc. (formerly Waldbillig & Besteman), AnchorBank and Hiebing, in Madison.

He serves on the board of directors for Downtown Madison Inc. and is a member of the Rotary Club of Madison. Schell holds an MBA (conferred cum laude) in marketing/finance from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, and a bachelor of science degree (conferred magna cum laude) in marketing from DePaul University.

Schell has resided in Madison for more than 22 years, where he and his wife, Margaret, raised their two sons, who are now ages 25 and 21.

About Summit Credit Union
Established in 1935, Summit Credit Union is a member-owned financial cooperative open to anyone in Wisconsin. Summit holds $2 billion in assets and has more than 136,000 members with a total of 29 locations throughout the Madison and Milwaukee areas. For more information, visit or call 608-243-5000 or 1-800-236-5560.

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