Royal Credit Union announces new small business lending officer

EAU CLAIRE, WI (March 12, 2021)

Royal Credit Union (Royal) announces Tony Willkom as Small Business Lending Officer. Willkom is responsible for building relationships with new and existing business Members by identifying and serving their financial needs with appropriate products and services.

Willkom began working as a teller for Royal in August of 2009 and worked in Royal branches before he moved into the business department in 2012. In 2018, Willkom completed the Leadership Chippewa Falls program through the Chippewa Falls Chamber of Commerce and his Supervisory Management Certificate from UW-Eau Claire. Willkom holds a bachelor’s degree from UW – Eau Claire with a major in finance and a minor in management.

Willkom actively volunteers with Royal’s F.U.S.E program and other events that Royal sponsors. Outside of volunteering with Royal, Willkom is a board member for WestCap. Willkom also has volunteered at a number of Chamber of Commerce events such as Chippewa Falls Oktoberfest, the Chippewa Valley Rally, and Chippewa Valley YP. Willkom resides in Chippewa Falls with his wife and two kids.

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.


Heidi Cornelius
Community Engagement Coordinator
Royal Credit Union
715-246-8018 (office)
715-471-0838 (mobile)

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