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MCCU Appoints Neil Sample VP of Commercial Lending

Thursday, May 9, 2019  
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Members Cooperative Credit Union - DULUTH, Minn. (May 9, 2019) - Neil Sample has been named Vice President of Commercial Lending at Members Cooperative Credit Union (MCCU). He is responsible for overseeing the administration of the commercial loan portfolio, directing commercial operations, and managing the business lending team. Sample will be implementing opportunities for growth to include; increased deposits and loans, new business relationships, and enhanced customer service.

Sample’s educational background and work experience at MCCU made him a prime candidate for this position. Prior to his new role, Sample served as a Business Services Officer and Business Services Assistant for MCCU. “Neil Sample will be a tremendous asset to our leadership team at Members Cooperative Credit Union”, said Steve Glonchak, Chief Lending Officer. “He is well acquainted with our local business community and has played a significant role in developing our commercial lending department. We look forward to his continuing contributions.”

Sample holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Bemidji State University. He is a Board member of the Kiwanis Club of Friendly Duluth, and a member of the Young Leaders Fund Advisory Committee which serves the Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation. "I've always appreciated the opportunity to serve my community in a positive way," says Sample. "I love that I'm able to do that with my volunteer work, and in my role at MCCU, by assisting in the success of the local businesses that are so critical to the economic health of our communities."

In his spare time, Sample enjoys shooting sporting clays, fishing, hunting, following economic news, and traveling with his wife, Brittany. Sample is also a current participant of the 2019 Leadership Duluth Program.

About Members Cooperative Credit Union
MCCU offers local service, smart financial products and dynamic education programs to its branch communities. MCCU is proud to be the largest credit union based north of the Twin Cities, uniting communities since 1936 and serving its member/owners with more locations than any other credit union in the region. For more information on MCCU, visit or call 218-625-8500.

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