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    FCCU promotes Whitney Townsend to Director of Business & Community Development

    FORT ATKINSON, WI – Fort Community Credit Union (FCCU) is pleased to announce the promotion of Whitney Townsend to Director of Business and Community Development.
     
    In 2018, Townsend joined FCCU as Branch Manager of the Fort Atkinson Southside Branch and Mortgage and Consumer Loan Officer. In this role, Townsend made financial education a priority: presentating at annual Home Buyer Happy Hour events, working with students in the classroom, starring in online educational videos, and focusing on member financial well-being during the lending process.
     
    In 2019, Townsend completed the rigorous Financial Counseling Certification Program, earning her the Certified Credit Union Financial Counselor (CCUFC) designation. As an FCCU Financial Coach, Townsend is equipped with the skills and knowledge to guide members through sound financial decisions.
     
    In her new role as Director of Business and Community Development, Townsend will foster relationships with FCCU’s business partners and coordinate community events, volunteers, and financial education efforts. “We are excited to share Whitney’s passion for financial literacy and community support with our local employers and charitable organizations. ” said Sue Johnson, FCCU President and Chief Executive Officer.  “She is looking forward to partnering with our local employers to offer valuable financial services and education to help their employee’s thrive.”
     
    Townsend spends much of her free time volunteering in the community and participating in several nonprofit organizations:

     
    When she’s not busy helping others, Townsend enjoys spending time with her family and being outdoors hiking, kayaking, and practicing yoga. Being married to a Latino, Whitney is passionate about advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion. She will continue to promote and expand FCCU’s ITIN lending program in her new role. “Ensuring everyone in our community has the opportunity to achieve their dreams is important to me,” said Townsend.