Contact: Jason Rae
October 31, 2018 (715) 790-4334
MILWAUKEE — The Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce UW Credit Union
as the organization’s newest platinum founding member. UW Credit Union had previously been a gold member of the LGBT Chamber since 2015.
“We are honored that UW Credit Union has decided to increase its partnership with the LGBT Chamber and become our newest platinum member,” said Jason Rae, President & CEO of the
Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce. “We have enjoyed the opportunity to partner with UW Credit Union since 2015.
They have been active leaders within the LGBT Chamber as members of our
Leadership Advisory Council and in our LGBT Workplace Alliance, as well as the presenting sponsor of
the 2018 National Coming Out Day Breakfast.”
“We are proud to increase our investment with the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce and look
forward to building an even stronger partnership together,” said Rob Van Nevel, Executive Vice
President & Chief Member Solutions Officer at UW Credit Union. “We want to be one of the premier
financial institutions for the LGBT and allied communities, both in terms of where people want to work,
but also where people want to do business. We look forward to building a strong partnership with the
Wisconsin LGBT Chamber.”
With assets approaching $3 billion, UW Credit Union is ranked among the nation’s leading credit
unions. From their caring employees to their best-in-class website and app, they make banking easier
and stress-free. They provide support to members at local branches in the greater Madison and
Milwaukee areas, Green Bay, La Crosse, Oshkosh, Stevens Point and Whitewater, along with a
convenient network of 100+ surcharge-free ATMs.
In addition to serving as a Platinum Founding Member, UW Credit Union will also serve as the
Presenting Sponsor of the 2019 National Coming Out Day Breakfast in Madison.
“We are thankful for UW 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.