Joe Liethen named senior vice president of accounting and finance at Marine Credit Union

LA CROSSE, WI (May 3, 2021) — Marine Credit Union recently announced the promotion of Joe Liethen to senior vice president of finance and accounting.

Liethen joined the credit union in June 2020 as vice president of accounting. He spent 18 years at Kohl’s Department Stores, most recently as vice president of store finance, staffing and operations. Liethen, a Certified Public Accountant, earned his Bachelor’s from UW-Milwaukee and MBA from UW-Madison.

About Marine Credit Union

Marine Credit Union is a full-service, member-owned financial cooperative serving more than 78,000 members across Wisconsin, Iowa, Minnesota and Illinois. Headquartered in La Crosse, Wisconsin, Marine employs more than 400 people, operates 20 locations and holds over $1 billion in assets. Guided by its mission, “to advance the lives of people from a place of financial need to a life of ownership and giving back in our communities,” Marine looks at its members’ individual finances less as a number and more as a journey. The Marine Credit Union Foundation has donated more than $1.3 million to over 950 charitable causes since 2014. Marine earned Great Place to Work™ Certification in 2022 and Juntos Avanzamos designation in 2017 for its commitment to the Hispanic community. For more information, go to


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