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Routing: 302076017
Routing: 302076017
Routing: 302076017
Routing: 302076017

Sooper Credit Union Announces New Grand Junction Branch Leadership

ARVADA, Colo. – May 12, 2022 – Sooper Credit Union, a $566M Colorado financial institution, is pleased to announce the appointment of Derek Wise as Branch Manager and Monique Lange as Assistant Branch Manager serving members in the Grand Junction branch.

Derek Wise has five years of credit union experience, all of them with Sooper Credit Union. He has advanced from Teller to Senior Teller to Lending Service Representative to Assistant Branch Manager, and now Branch Manager. He holds an Associate’s Degree in Business from the Community College of Denver. He is a graduate of the Mesa County Leadership Program through the Grand Junction Chamber of Commerce, where he learned the impact that all businesses play in the community’s success.

Derek’s passion for members and the community is always present in his work at Sooper.

“A huge passion of mine is helping people purchase their first home,” said Derek. “It’s an exciting milestone that can take years of hard work. I enjoy guiding them through building credit, budgeting finances, and then celebrating when they close on their mortgage.”

Monique Lange has six years of banking experience, four of them with Sooper Credit Union. In her time with Sooper, she has advanced from Senior Teller to Member Service Representative to Lending Service Representative to Loan Officer, and now Assistant Branch Manager. She is an active participant of the Mesa County Leadership Program through the Grand Junction Chamber of Commerce and is a long-time resident of the Grand Valley, calling Grand Junction home for nearly 30 years.

Members have come to depend on Monique for her dedication to helping them find the very best financial solutions to meet their goals.

“Our members are the main reason I love coming to work with a smile on my face every day,” remarks Monique. “I am honored and excited for the opportunity to help members, whether it be a simple transaction or a loan that helps them achieve a better financial situation.”

Both Derek and Monique bring a passion for excellent member service to their work and a team-oriented leadership style. Sooper Credit Union is proud to have them leading the Grand Junction branch.

Visit the Sooper Credit Union Grand Junction branch and meet the team at 2440 Patterson Rd., Grand Junction, CO 81505.



About Sooper Credit Union
Sooper Credit Union is a full-service, not-for-profit financial institution offering everything from savings and checking accounts to loans and mortgages. Serving over 34,000 members and over $566 million in assets, Sooper Credit Union accomplishes its mission by financially empowering our member’s lives. Sooper Credit Union has five branches in Colorado located in Arvada, Aurora, Colorado Springs, Grand Junction and Lakewood. As a part of the CO-OP Network, Sooper Credit Union empowers members nationwide through access to their accounts at over 5,600 Shared Branches and nearly 30,000 fee-free ATMs. For more information, visit soopercu.org.

For more information, contact Cherise Meany, VP of Marketing, at cmeany@soopercu.org and 720.826.6130.

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