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Simplicity CU President/CEO Chosen as Chair of National Credit Union Foundation Board

posted on January 9, 2020

January 3rd, 2020 Marshfield, Wisconsin – Simplicity CU is pleased to announce that Patricia Wesenberg, President/CEO, has been chosen to serve as Chair of The National Credit Union Foundation (the Foundation) Board of Directors. Patricia and her board colleagues provide oversite and guidance to the Foundation and their mission to improve people’s financial lives through credit unions.

Patricia Wesenberg, President/CEO, Simplicity Credit Union

Wesenberg, who has served on the NCUF Board of Directors since 2015, brings a wealth of experience having served for numerous local and non-profit organizations, traveled internationally with the World Council of Credit Unions, and previously served as Chair for the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) Board.

Jim Nussle, CUNA President & CEO reacted enthusiastically immediately following the news. “Congratulations to Patricia Wesenberg CEO of @Simplicity_CU of Marshfield, Wisconsin and former @CUNA Chair on becoming the Chair of the @NCUFoundation!’, he tweeted, “We look forward to continuing to work together! @AmericasCUs”, (Twitter, @Nussle, 12:11pm, Jan. 3, 2020).

Patricia is a steadfast Credit Union champion having started her Credit Union career in 1981 and has led the Simplicity CU Credit Union team as President/CEO since 1994.

About The National Credit Union Foundation
the Foundation is the charitable arm of the U.S credit union movement, serving as a catalyst for change in people’s financial lives. The Foundation works to ignite understanding and focus on member financial health, inspire and create opportunities for credit unions to leverage their cooperative values and respond quickly when disaster strikes. Through cooperative support and action, the Foundation helps people achieve financial freedom.

About Simplicity Credit Union
Headquartered in Marshfield, Wisconsin, Simplicity CU currently serves 25,000 members from locations in Marshfield, Stevens Point, Plover, Neillsville, and online at simplicity.coop. In addition to being chosen as a Best Credit Union to Work For by Credit Union Journal, the Simplicity Team was awarded 2018 Firm of the Year by the Marshfield Area Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Category’s Best Diamond Awards from the CUNA Marketing & Business Development Council.

Media Contact:
Contact: Ben Bauer, VP of Marketing, 844.769.2667, bbauer@simplicity.coop