• Jim Couture Joins Wildfire Credit Union

    Jim Couture Joins Wildfire Credit Union

    News Release Date: May 22, 2023
    Wildfire Credit Union is pleased to announce the addition of Jim Couture as Vice President, Commercial Lender. Jim has over 20 years of experience in the banking industry.
    Jim spent 10 years as a Business Relationship Manager, managing a portfolio of 85-100 customers, helping them with deposits, loans, and treasury products and services. He also spent many years as a district manager, overseeing the performance of 12 branches across Saginaw and Roscommon County, as well as developing his staff. Jim is married to Dawn, and they have two grown sons and a granddaughter. He enjoys camping, gardening, golfing, watching football, and spending time with family.
    Tim Benecke, President and CEO commented, “We are excited to have Jim as part of our business services team.  Jim is a great asset for our business members and Wildfire.”
    Couture joins Andrea Hales, Chief Business Officer, Business Services, Darlene Krumpholz, Vice President, Treasury Services and Business Services Manager, Ann Ray, Assistant Vice President, Treasury Services, John Harken, Vice President, Commercial Lender, Michelle Vannest, Vice President, Commercial Lender, Angela Hine, Vice President, Commercial Lender, Susan Moody, Assistant Vice President, Business Development & Work Place Perks Specialist, and Hillary Stockel, Vice President, Commercial Lender, as a member of the team. Jim will be serving Genesee County.
    Wildfire Credit Union, a member-owned financial cooperative, has a state charter.  Membership is open for anyone who lives, works, worships or attends school in the State of Michigan. More information is available on all Wildfire Credit Union’s products and services at www.wildfirecu.org.