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Peterson Named Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer


UW Credit Union is pleased to announce the promotion of Pam Peterson to Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer, effective today. Pam has been with UW Credit Union since 2009, providing leadership in the areas of talent acquisition, talent and organizational development, total rewards and compensation.  

In her ten years with UW Credit Union, Pam has led the organization's diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) initiatives. This past fall, Pam established a new Director of DEI and welcomed Sheila Milton. Pam has also served as the executive sponsor of the Women’s Leadership Network Employee Resource Group since its inception in 2019.

Prior to UW Credit Union, Pam worked at HospiceCare (now Agrace) as VP of Employee and Volunteer Services. She also spent 16 years at Lands’ End with their Human Resources group. 

Pam just completed a master’s degree in strategic leadership at Robert Wesleyan College. A mother to two grown children, she currently resides in Mt. Horeb, WI with her husband. 

About UW Credit Union
UW Credit Union is a growing, federally insured financial institution and a leading provider of a full range of financial services to University of Wisconsin communities. UW Credit Union's over 700 employees serve the financial needs of more than 270,000 members through world-class technology systems, and through a convenient network of 28 branch locations and over 100 ATMs. With assets exceeding $3.3 billion, UW Credit Union is ranked nationally among the leading credit unions. Founded 89 years ago by members of the University of Wisconsin community, UW Credit Union continues to operate as a not-for-profit, member-owned financial cooperative with locations in the Madison, Milwaukee, Stevens Point, Green Bay, Oshkosh, Whitewater and La Crosse areas.