For more information, please contact: For Immediate Release
Robyn Newcomb, FCCU
Phone: (920) 563-7305
FCCU Announces Addition of Margaret Bare to Board of Directors
FORT ATKINSON – (January 22, 2020) – Fort Community Credit Union (FCCU) recently
announced the appointment of Margaret Bare to its Board of Directors. A long-time local
business owner and community advocate, Bare brings extensive financial, operational and
strategic expertise to FCCU.
Bare was born and raised in the Fort Atkinson community and is currently the owner of Fort Tax
Service. A graduate of UW-Madison with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business
Management, Bare also sits on the Board of Directors for the Jefferson County Humane Society,
the City of Fort Atkinson Economic Development Committee and currently holds the role of Vice
President for the Wisconsin Chapter of the National Association of Tax Preparers.
“We are excited to welcome Margaret to FCCU’s Board of Directors,” said Sue Johnson, President
and CEO of FCCU. “Her extensive experience in Finance, along with her long-time commitment
to our community, will aid the credit unionin our mission to help put members in a better
financial position. We look forward to her insight and guidance.”
Beyond her role as a business owner and tax preparer, Bare is married to Bill Bare of Jefferson
and the two have six daughters. Bare is a die-hard Packer and Badger fan and enjoys walking,
gardening, and sewing.
FCCU boasts a volunteer Board of Directors. With the addition of Bare, the board consists of
seven (7) members, including; Ernest Witzke (Board Chair), Dr. Craig Nevermann (Vice Chair),
Ronald Vogel (Treasurer), Dianne Butt (Secretary), Collin Stevens (Director), and Philip Ristow
Pictured above: Margaret Bare
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About FCCU: Established in 1940, Fort Community Credit Union (FCCU) is a member-owned financial
cooperative open to anyone living or working in Dane, Dodge, Jefferson, Rock, Walworth or Waukesha
counties. With branch locations in Fort Atkinson, Jefferson, Watertown and Whitewater, FCCU holds over
$260 million in assets and boasts more than 21,000 members. For more information about FCCU and the
products and services they offer, visit fortcommunity.com or call (920) 563-7305.