Marine Credit Union names Christina Tessmer as Compliance Manager

LA CROSSE, WI (September 3, 2015) — Marine Credit Union recently hired Christina Tessmer as Compliance Manager. In this role, Christina will oversee all compliance operations for the credit union. She will lead regular reviews and evaluations of the organization’s policies, procedures, products and programs to ensure adherence to applicable laws and regulations. In addition, she will provide counsel to credit union management on compliance matters and develop compliance training programs for the organization.

Christina joins Marine Credit Union from CoVantage Credit Union, where she served as Compliance Officer. She is a NAFCU (National Association of Federal Credit Unions) Certified Compliance Officer and CUNA (Credit Union National Association) Bank Secrecy Act Compliance Specialist. Christina is also a member of the Wisconsin Credit Union League’s Young Professionals Network.

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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