Summit Credit Union named Best Credit Union by In Business Magazine Executive Choice Awards

MADISON, WI (January 5, 2017) — Summit Credit Union was recognized by the 2016 In Business Magazine Executive Choice Awards as the top business-to-business credit union in the greater Madison area. The magazine editors invite business executives in the region to vote for their favorites in several categories.

Kim Sponem, CEO and president of Summit Credit Union said, “We’re honored that business leaders in our community took the time to vote for us, and we appreciate being recognized for our work in serving our business members. It’s a privilege to help foster a vibrant business climate in the communities we serve, so we’re also honored that in 2016 we were recognized, for the sixth time, as the number one SBA lender among credit unions in Wisconsin.”

In Business Magazine is the premier business-to-business publication in the greater Madison area.

About Summit Credit Union (WI)

Established in 1935, Summit Credit Union is a member-owned financial cooperative. Summit holds $6.6 billion in assets and has more than 250,000 members and 948 employees across 56 locations throughout south-central and southeastern Wisconsin. Since 2002, Kim Sponem has been CEO & President of Summit Credit Union, formerly known as CUNA Credit Union/Great Wisconsin Credit Union. Recognized for its excellence in employee engagement, in 2021, 2022 and 2023 Summit was named both a Top Workplace in the USA by Top Workplaces USA and a Top Workplace in the Madison area by the Wisconsin State Journal. In 2023 it has added a Top Workplace award in Milwaukee by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. For more information, visit or call 608-243-5000 or 800-236-5560. For additional media information, visit or follow Summit on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.


Jason Waller
(608) 243-5000, ext. 6862

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