Marine Credit Union completes merger with Bent River Community Credit Union

LA CROSSE, WI (February 2, 2018) — Marine Credit Union has completed a merger with Bent River Community Credit Union in Davenport, Iowa. The branch located at 709 E. 46th St. opened as Marine Credit Union today. Marine acquired approximately $16 million in deposits and $12 million in loans through the merger.

“Marine’s merger with Bent River Community Credit Union supports our ongoing growth strategy. This merger will allow us to continue delivering value in new markets and serve members who need our help,” said Shawn Hanson, CEO of Marine Credit Union.

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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