Leadership Announcement – January 2017

LA CROSSE, Wis. – January 27, 2017 – Marine Credit Union announced several changes to its leadership in the last month that will support the company’s continued growth.

  1. Mark Barker has joined Marine as Senior Vice President and Regional Manager to oversee 15 branches in the Milwaukee, Fond du Lac and Fox Valley Districts. Barker joins Marine with over 25 years of experience in sales and retail banking leadership, most recently as Chief Banking Officer and EVP for American National Bank in Omaha, Neb.
  1. Jason Kaufman has been promoted to Vice President and District Manager in Milwaukee, to support the credit union’s continued growth in the metro area, overseeing branches on 35th Street in Milwaukee, Pewaukee, Wauwatosa and Waupun. Kaufman joined Marine in 2011 as a teller. Since then, he has progressively advanced his career at the company, serving as consumer lender, mortgage lender and branch manager at four different office locations.
  1. Mitch Lataille has joined Marine as Branch Manager in Wauwatosa. He will be responsible for ensuring Marine is providing exceptional service to members and coaching and developing branch employees. Lataille has more than a decade of sales and management experience. He joins Marine from U.S. Bank in Milwaukee.
  1. Greg Schlichting has been promoted to Branch Manager at the Pioneer Road location in Fond du Lac, Wis. He will be responsible for ensuring Marine is providing exceptional service to members and coaching and developing branch employees. Schlichting joined Marine in 2013 as a Consumer Loan Officer. Since then, he has served as Branch Manager in Ripon and Neenah, Wis.

Marine is hiring for additional roles on its leadership team:

  1. Vice President of Loan Quality
  2. Controller
  3. IT Helpdesk Manager
  4. Network and Data Center Manager


About Marine Credit Union

Marine Credit Union is built upon the strong belief that members are more than a credit score, and we are committed to providing financial services to all members of the community—including those with past financial challenges. We will continue our long-standing tradition of delivering personalized lending solutions to fit our members’ individual needs. Marine Credit Union is a full-service financial institution serving nearly 60,000 members with office locations in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Iowa. For more information, connect with us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. 

About La Crosse, Wis.

Marine Credit Union is headquartered in La Crosse, Wis. Situated on the banks of the Mississippi River halfway between Minneapolis and Milwaukee, the growing community of 50,000 was named one of the 10 best small cities in America to start a business by Entrepreneur Magazine and one of the 15 best for economic health, affordability and quality of life by NerdWallet. The dynamic community is uniquely characterized for its health and wellness resources, outdoor recreation opportunities and family life focus. For more information, visit explorelacrosse.com.