Appleton’s Neighborhood First Credit score Union founder Dresang dies

Maurice “Maury” Dresang died Monday at age 90.

He was the patriarch of Neighborhood First Credit score Union, which he based because the Appleton Neighborhood Credit score Union in 1975 and grew to be the third largest credit score union within the state.

On Wednesday, his spouse Cathie Tierney, CFCU’s president and CEO, stated Dresang will be remembered as a visionary who treasured his credit score union members. 

“He was an entrepreneur, and was all the time on the lookout for new methods to perform issues,” she stated. “He really had a ardour for service.”

The credit score union’s new Fox Crossing headquarters opened in 2017 with a tribute to him. It is on a brand new avenue known as Dresang Approach.

“The board wished to honor the one that began all of it,” stated Tierney in an interview on the time the constructing opened. “He began the corporate out of the trunk of his automotive, actually, and now it is virtually a $3 billion establishment.”

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