MILWAUKEE — The Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce welcomes Summit Credit Union, headquartered in Madison, as the organization’s newest gold founding member. Summit Credit Union was a regular corporate member of the LGBT Chamber since 2016.
“We are honored that Summit Credit Union has decided to increase its partnership with the LGBT Chamber and become our newest gold member,” said Jason Rae, President & CEO of the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce. “Since 2016, it has been great to partner with Summit on events and programs throughout the state, including our Women’s Leadership Luncheon in Milwaukee in the past.”
“We are excited to increase our involvement with the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce and look forward to building a solid, strong partnership together,” said Kim Sponem, Chief Executive Officer/President at Summit Credit Union. “Summit Credit Union truly values a diverse and inclusive business community. We are committed to building a welcoming and inclusive financial institution for our members and our employees. We want everyone to feel welcome at Summit and our expanded partnership with the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber will help us to do that.”
Established in 1935, Summit Credit Union is a member-owned financial cooperative. Summit holds $3.1 billion in assets and has more than 178,000 members and 580 employees across 36 locations throughout south-central and southeastern Wisconsin.
As a gold founding member of the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber, Summit receives a seat on the Chamber’s Leadership Advisory Council, as well as other benefits over the regular corporate level.
“We are thankful for Summit Credit Union’s continued commitment to developing a pro-fairness business community in Wisconsin,” added Rae. “They are helping lead the way in Wisconsin.”
The Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce is an organization of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and LGBT-allied businesses, corporations and professionals throughout the state of Wisconsin. It offers networking opportunities, business development efforts within the LGBT community, and educational programming to its members. The organization has more than 575 members from around the state. In 2015, the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce received the National Chamber of the Year Award from the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC). More information can be found online at: www.wislgbtchamber.com.