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Junior Achievement Welcomes New Board Member

Eau Claire, Wisconsin – Junior Achievement of Wisconsin, Northwest Wisconsin is pleased to announce a new board member, Taylor Tarras.

Taylor has been an active member of Junior Achievement for the last 7 years, serving several schools in the Chippewa Valley. She is the Member Lending Supervisor at Royal Credit Union and has worked for Royal for the past eight years. In her role as Member Lending Supervisor, Taylor leads a team dedicated to creating lending solutions to improve the financial well-being of Royal’s members.

In addition to leading this team, she is involved in providing financial counseling to those in need. Taylor is an alumnus of University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, as well as a CUNA Certified Financial Counselor. Taylor and her husband have three children and live in Eau Claire. Taylor is active in the Eau Claire community, and enjoys volunteering with the Regis school system, especially in her children’s classrooms.

About Junior Achievement® Junior Achievement (JA) is the world’s largest organization dedicated to giving young people the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success, plan for their future, and make smart academic and economic choices. JA programs are delivered by corporate and community volunteers, and provide relevant, hands-on experiences that give students from kindergarten through high school knowledge and skills in financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship. As a nonprofit organization, Junior Achievement reaches more than 3 million students per year in 109 markets across the United States, with an additional 5.2 million students served by operations in 100 other countries worldwide. Locally, Junior Achievement has 12 area offices across Wisconsin and serve approximately 81,700 students mentored by more than 4,700 volunteers. Northwestern Wisconsin staff collaborates with 390 volunteers and 325 teachers, educating more than 12,000 students throughout northwestern Wisconsin last school year. For more information visit us at or call 715-835-5566.

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