Krystle Gertschen named Vice President of Accounting at Connexus Credit Union

WAUSAU, WI (July 5, 2022) — Krystle Gertschen has been named Vice President of Accounting at Connexus Credit Union. In her new role, Gertschen will be responsible for the development and leadership of the Accounting teams, the month-end book close and financial reporting, the annual company audit, and ongoing regulatory reporting.

“Connexus is proud to be a beneficiary of the talent and expertise that Krystle demonstrates on a daily basis,” said Sheila Polak, Senior Vice President of Finance at Connexus. “Her contributions to our organization are impactful, and her supportive leadership encourages the team to strive for excellence in everything they do. We are grateful to have Krystle on our leadership team and wish her continued success at Connexus.”

A Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Gertschen joined the Connexus team as Controller in 2020. In that role, she enhanced the month-end reconciliation process, developed new expense report guidelines, and led multi-phased, department-wide projects. Gertschen also completed her Master of Business Administration degree in Risk Management in 2021 and has over 15 years of professional experience.

“It’s incredibly rewarding to be part of an organization committed to evolving with the financial industry while also maintaining a culture dedicated to creating exceptional experiences for member-owners,” stated Gertschen. “I look forward to continuing to grow the Accounting department’s collaboration across the organization and with business partners to bring additional value to the organization.”

Connexus invests in its employees by: providing best-in-class benefits, advancement opportunities, and tools for growth; promoting a culture of Integrity, Respect, Synergy, Transparency, and Wellbeing; and embracing sustainable, progressive growth in a digital world. Current employment opportunities can be found at

Krystle Gertschen

About Connexus Credit Union

With more than 690 employees serving more than 460,000 members across all 50 states, Connexus is a member-focused cooperative with $5.3 billion in assets. Connexus is proud to provide high yields for checking accounts and deposit products, as well as an industry-leading Digital Banking experience and competitive rates for personal, home, and auto loans. The Wausau, WI-based credit union has been nationally recognized for excellence by Forbes, CNN Money, NerdWallet, Kiplinger, and Bankrate. Connexus is committed to being a nationally relevant, trusted credit union, providing exceptional experiences and fostering prosperity for those it serves.


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