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Royal Credit Union Announces New Accounting Manager

March 3, 2021

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. – Royal Credit Union (Royal) announces Joe Wathke as Accounting Manager. Wathke is responsible for leading the accounting staff and assisting the VP of Finance in maintaining procedures that result in accurate financial records, operational efficiency and financial reporting.

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Wathke has been with Royal since May 2002 as a high school Co-Op Student. During his tenure, Wathke has worked in a variety of roles at Royal before joining the accounting team in 2011. Wathke holds a bachelor’s of business administration in accounting and business finance from University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire and is currently earning a master’s of business administration with an emphasis in management from University of Wisconsin - Whitewater.

Wathke stays active in his community by serving as Treasurer for the Altoona Area Foundation and the Altoona Lions Club. Wathke resides in Altoona Wisconsin. 


About Royal Credit Union

Royal Credit Union is a federally insured credit union proudly serving over 230,000 Members in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Royal is driven by a core ideology built on a strong purpose and values. You can open an account or apply for a low-rate loan at Royal Credit Union if you live or work in 26 counties in western Wisconsin or 16 counties in Minnesota. Counties served in Wisconsin include Adams, Ashland, Bayfield, Barron, Buffalo, Burnett, Chippewa, Clark, Douglas, Dunn, Eau Claire, Jackson, Lincoln, Marathon, Pepin, Pierce, Polk, Portage, Price, Rusk, Sawyer, St. Croix, Taylor, Trempealeau, Washburn, and Wood. Counties served in Minnesota include Anoka, Carver, Chisago, Dakota, Goodhue, Hennepin, Isanti, Olmsted, Pine, Ramsey, Scott, Sherburne, Wabasha, Washington, Winona and Wright. Realtors in the state of Wisconsin or Minnesota are also eligible to join the credit union. Visit or call Royal Credit Union at 800-341-9911 for more information.

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