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Terry Warfield Joins UW Credit Union Board of Directors


MADISON, WI – April 29, 2019 – Terry Warfield, PwC Professor in Accounting at the Wisconsin School of Business, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of UW Credit Union.

Warfield is Chair of the Department of Accounting and Information Systems at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

“Terry brings a depth of leadership and expertise in financial accounting,” says Paul Kundert, President and CEO of UW Credit Union. “We welcome him to the Board and know that his extensive banking and accounting background will further serve the needs of our members.”

Warfield’s research has focused on financial accounting standards and disclosure policies, including the effects of accounting information and disclosures on securities markets. He has also actively engaged with professional accounting issues by serving as the academic fellow at the Securities and Exchange Commission and through his service on the advisory council of the Financial Accounting Standards Board.

Prior to his academic career, he worked for five years in the banking industry. He holds a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree from Indiana University, and a Ph.D. from the University of Iowa.

For the past three years, Warfield has served as a volunteer member of the UW Credit Union Funds Management Committee. “I value the service the credit union provides to the university community, and I look forward to serving on the Board and helping to contribute to the organization’s success.” says Warfield.

UW Credit Union is governed by a board of directors comprised of volunteers who are active credit union members. The Board of Directors is legally responsible by statute, articles of incorporation and bylaws for the overall direction of the affairs and performance of UW Credit Union. The Board carries out this responsibility by establishing guiding policy and monitoring the performance of management within the framework of these policies.

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 600 employees serve the financial needs of more than 250,000 members through world-class technology systems, and through a convenient network of 26 branch locations and over 100 ATMs. With assets totaling $2.8 billion, UW Credit Union is ranked nationally among the leading credit unions. Founded more than 85 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.

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