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Jesse Kohl

Professional Profile

Jesse began his career at Corporate Central in August 2002 and has been instrumental in the expansion efforts of Corporate Central’s products, services, strategic alliances, education, and overall membership base. Jesse started as a Relationship Development Officer and worked directly with member credit unions to assess their financial climate and needs, and deliver value-added solutions to enhance their operations. In April 2008, Jesse became Director-Business Development and oversaw all Midwest growth efforts for Corporate Central. In January 2014, Jesse became Vice President Business Development and now leads Corporate Central's sales, business development, marketing, and strategic alliance efforts by working with existing and future member credit unions across the country. 

In 2016, Jesse was named President of Corporate Central’s wholly owned CUSO, InterLutions, with a drive to provide innovative business solutions to credit unions across the country.

With nearly 15 years of experience working in the credit union movement, Jesse is proud of the accomplishments credit unions have achieved over the years, and believes there is tremendous opportunity for all credit unions to become wildly successful. “It’s been an absolute joy working with so many credit unions across the country, and witnessing first-hand the amazing benefits credit unions provide to their members and communities. Through hard work and collaboration, the credit union movement will not simply survive, it will thrive!”

Personal Profile

Jesse graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater in 2002 with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Business Finance. Although 50 years late to the wild music scene known as the British Invasion, Jesse still considers himself a “Beatle-maniac”, has learned every Beatles song on guitar, and will challenge anyone to a game of Beatles Trivial Pursuit. He resides in Fort Atkinson, WI with his amazing wife, Deanne, and their three wonderful children.

Mark Sowinski

Professional Profile

Mark joined Corporate Central in November 2018 as an Executive Account Manager. His primary duties are to proactively develop strong relationships with Corporate Central’s members and grow InterLutions’ I-Care solution.

Sowinski dedicated 41 years of his career in financial services to U.S. Bank National Association. He spent 18 years in general bank operations from 1977 to 1995. During that time, Mark managed the ACH department, retail and wholesale remittance processing, data entry, Elan payroll ops services, mail room processing, wire transfer, collateral and loan operations, demand deposit, account reconciliation, check processing (day one and day two operations), float management, and adjustments.

After leaving bank operations in May 1995, Mark joined the correspondent banking division as a Check Collection and Treasury Management Sales Representative, calling upon financial institutions of all sizes across the United States, serving as an extension of the overall business development and relationship team.

Personal Profile

Mark married his wife, Diane, in 1987. They reside in the Bay View area of Milwaukee, WI, his hometown, where they raised three, now adult, children. He enjoys traveling, golfing, reading, woodworking, volunteering, and spending time with family and friends.