ST. PAUL, Minn. (10/27/08)--Three Minnesota credit union
representatives were selected as “Top Women in Finance” by Finance & Commerce
magazine for 2008. Credit union honorees were:
* LeAnn Achtenberg, vice president of marketing, Anoka Hennepin CU, Coon Rapids; * Joanne Johnson, senior vice president/chief information officer, US FCU, Burnsville; and * Lynn Kothe, president/CEO, North Memorial FCU, Robbinsdale.
Achtenberg has focused on youth financial literacy the past 12 years through her work with the National Youth Involvement Board and the Minnesota Family Involvement Council. She has served as chair of both organizations. Johnson is responsible for US FCU’s core processing system, telecom/network, e-commerce, security and compliance functions as senior vice president and chief information officer. Kothe served on boards and committees for the Minnesota Credit Union Network, the Minnesota Credit Union Foundation and the Credit Union National Association. Award recipients will be honored Nov. 6 and their accomplishments will be noted in a November special section of Finance & Commerce