Royal Credit Union announces new retail leaders in the metro

EAU CLAIRE, WI (December 7, 2022) — Royal Credit Union (Royal) is proud to announce new retail leadership in the Metro region: Amy Burma and Laura Sorensen. Both team members joined Royal in August during the Lake Area Bank conversion.

Burma was named Regional Director of Branch Operations and is based in Royal’s Stillwater office. In her new role, Burma is responsible for leading and supporting branch managers and their teams to achieve strategic goals by providing excellent products and services to meet the needs of Members and creating consistency and efficiencies through all channels. Burma has almost 20 years of experience in the financial industry, holding several different roles. In 2017, Burma was awarded the Finance and Commerce Top Women in Finance Award.

Sorensen was named Branch Manager ll for Royal’s Hugo and White Bear Lake offices. Sorensen comes to Royal with over 30 years of experience in the financial industry. In her new role, Sorensen oversees all functions of the branch operations and is responsible for providing a superior level of Member service through ongoing coaching, guiding and development of team members in both Hugo and White Bear Lake. Sorensen is excited to be a part of an organization that feels strongly about community involvement.

About Royal Credit Union

Royal Credit Union is a federally insured credit union proudly serving over 300,000 Members in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Royal is driven by a core ideology built on a strong purpose and values. You can open an account or apply for a low-rate loan at Royal Credit Union if you live or work in 26 counties in western Wisconsin or 16 counties in Minnesota. Counties served in Wisconsin include Adams, Ashland, Bayfield, Barron, Buffalo, Burnett, Chippewa, Clark, Douglas, Dunn, Eau Claire, Jackson, Lincoln, Marathon, Pepin, Pierce, Polk, Portage, Price, Rusk, Sawyer, St. Croix, Taylor, Trempealeau, Washburn, and Wood. Counties served in Minnesota include Anoka, Carver, Chisago, Dakota, Goodhue, Hennepin, Isanti, Olmsted, Pine, Ramsey, Scott, Sherburne, Wabasha, Washington, Winona and Wright. A complete list of Member eligibility requirements is available on the Royal Credit Union website. To learn more about Royal, visit or call 800-341-9911.


Journie Rosenow
Community Engagement Coordinator
Royal Credit Union
763-515-6843 (office)
715-471-0837 (mobile)

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