Suzanne Cowan

  • Wisconsin GOP Governor Names Larson Top CU Regulator

    Wisconsin's new Republican governor, Scott Walker, promoted Ginger Larson, supervisor in the Office of Credit Unions, to director of the division on Monday.

  • Real Estate Loans, Economy Played Role in First American Takeover

    Southern Wisconsin's poor economy and bad commercial real estate loans apparently figured in the Sept. 1 failure of the $137 million First American

  • Wisconsin CU Emerges From Conservatorship

    Once considered a failed CU, the $144 million Prime Financial Credit Union of Cudahy, Wis., is back on its feet this month-pulled out of conservatorship by the state after a new management team and board restored "normal operations."

  • Milwaukee CU Merged

    The $34 million First Service Credit Union of Milwaukee has become the latest victim of last year's bankruptcy of Central States Mortgage Corp., the Wauwatosa, Wis.. CUSO that got into trouble over subprime paper.

  • Another Wisconsin Central States CU Gets Merged

    Another Milwaukee credit union, the $34 million First Service, has fallen victim to last year's collapse of Central States Mortgage Corp., the CU-run CUSO that got into trouble over subprime paper.

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