Leadership Announcement – August 18, 2017

LA CROSSE, Wis. – Aug 18, 2017 – Marine Credit Union announced several additions to their leadership in the last few weeks that will support the company’s continued growth.

Lindsey Higgins has joined Marine Credit Union as Chief Human Resources Officer. As a member of the executive team, Higgins will provide strategic HR leadership for the organization. He will oversee all functional HR areas including recruiting, benefits, employee relations, engagement and retention, and leadership development. He has more than 25 years of experience in HR, recruiting and employee relations. Higgins joins Marine from Ashley HomeStores, where he served as Vice President of HR. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Personnel Administration from the University of Kansas.

Mike Spillane has joined Marine Credit Union as Senior Vice President of Loan Quality. In his role, Spillane will monitor credit risk, identify early warning factors and continually improve loan underwriting guidelines. Spillane joins Marine from Guaranty Bank, where he served in numerous senior leadership roles over the past 18 years, including finance and information technology. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Marquette University.

Zach Denneau was promoted to Branch Manager in Rushford. Denneau began his career at Marine Credit Union as an intern in Rushford in 2015. After finishing his first summer with the team as a top-performing intern, he was promoted to an Associate Consumer Loan Officer in La Crosse, while finishing his degree at the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse. Denneau then relocated to help launch Marine’s new office in Winona in November of 2016, before being promoted to Branch Manager in Rushford.
Marine is hiring for additional roles on its leadership team:

  1. Controller
  2. Vice President of Collections

About Marine Credit Union

Marine Credit Union is built on 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, visit www.MarineCU.com.

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.