Simplicity CU’s New CFO Brings Experience to the Role

Guess what?!?! We have a new friend to introduce you to and we are pleased-as-punch to welcome James to the Simplicity Team! Keep reading to see our latest press release.


The role of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is crucial to a thriving Credit Union, and James Nowak of Edgar, WI, is excited to take on this new challenge for the Simplicity CU, headquartered in Marshfield Wisconsin.

Nowak, who began his financial services career as a teller at Marshfield Medical Center Credit Union and most recently served as COO of First State Bank, brings 15 years of financial experience to his position as CFO.  

“I have always had a passion for accounting,” Says Nowak, “and I’m very happy being back in a role that better suits my skills.”

As an active community volunteer and parent, Nowak is no stranger to leadership roles. He will oversee the financial health and viability of the Credit Union and Exclamation Services, their Credit Union Service Organization.

“Simplicity CU members trust us to be the best stewards of their hard-earned money,” Says Nick Faber, Simplicity CEO, “and I’m confident that James is an excellent choice to help us maintain that trust.”