MSUFCU Recruits Marie Charbonneau to Assistant Vice President of Branches
EAST LANSING, Mich. — April Clobes, President/CEO of MSU Federal Credit Union (MSUFCU), is pleased to announce the hiring of Marie Charbonneau as Assistant Vice President of Branches. Ms. Charbonneau is supporting the MSUFCU team through the opening of its Traverse City Branch and membership growth in this new market. She also helps lead three other Credit Union branches, including two in Greater Lansing, and one in Grand Rapids.
In her role, Ms. Charbonneau assists in the development and delivery of Credit Union products and services, including those focused on retention, market differentiation, and technology. She provides leadership guidance to branch managers and assists with branch operations and employee development.
She earned an MBA, with a focus on strategic management, from Davenport University, and a bachelor’s of science degree from Lake Superior State University.
“Marie’s leadership supports our employees as they help our members achieve their goals and dreams,” said April Clobes, MSUFCU’s President/CEO. “She plays an integral role in our success and growth in Traverse City.”
In May 2020, MSUFCU opened its first northern Michigan branch located at 312 S. Union St. in Traverse City. It is the Credit Union’s 20th branch. MSUFCU hosted a groundbreaking for its second Traverse City branch at 3750 N. U.S. 31 S on June 30, 2020, which is set to open in 2021.
MSUFCU has a national reputation for excellence and has received several top industry and workplace awards. The Credit Union was named as a Top Workplace in the large employer category by the Detroit Free Press for eight consecutive years, received a 5 star rating from Bauer Financial in 2020, was named a Top 100 Best Workplace for Women by Fortune for the third year, and is in the top five Michigan credit unions by Forbes Best-in-State Credit Unions. MSUFCU was named a Best Workplace in Financial Services and Insurance by Fortune Magazine two consecutive years, received the ATHENA Award® for Organizational Leadership, and was named West Michigan Best and Brightest to Work For the eighth year in a row. The Credit Union earned the ranking of one of Michigan’s Best and Brightest in Wellness for the eighth consecutive year, and has been certified as a Great Place to Work® for seven consecutive years. MSUFCU has also been recognized for its financial education initiatives, ranking first for the Alphonse Desjardins Adult and Youth Financial Education Awards, and the Louise Herring Award as well as an honorable mention for the Dora Maxwell Award by the Michigan Credit Union League. Founded in 1937, MSUFCU is headquartered in East Lansing, MI, has 21 branches, nearly 300,000 members, more than $5.4 billion in assets, and more than 900 employees. For more information, visit msufcu.org.