Technology Council Executive Committee

CUNA Councils is run by credit union professionals, for credit union professionals. 

Many credit union leaders volunteer their time for the Councils.  All Council members are encouraged to serve on committees, and run for the Executive Committees.
 


Mike Atkins

Mike Atkins, Chair

Chief Information Officer
Bellco Credit Union
Centennial, CO
matkins@open-techs.com

Education

  • Bachelors of Science, Petroleum Engineering, University of Kansas
  • Masters of Business Administration, University of Kanasas

Professional Activities

  • National Association of Credit Union Service Organizations (NACUSO) Board

Chris Saneda

Chris Saneda, Vice Chair

SVP/CIO
Virginia Credit Union
Richmond, VA
Christopher.saneda@vacu.org

Education

  • BS Computer and Information Science; University of Maryland
  • MS Telecommunications and Information Systems; Johns Hopkins University
  • Certified IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Foundation
  • Certified Six-Sigma Green Belt

Professional Activities

  • FIS MISER Credit Union Advisory Council
  • PSCU Technology Advisory Group
  • Mentorship Program, Virginia Commonwealth University

Honors, Awards, and Major Accomplishments

  • 2012   Unisys / FIS FIRST Award for introduction of unique product or service
  • 2011   RichTech Technology Stars Award for "use of technology to create significant new processes, methodology, and/or service”
  • 2010   CIO-100 for “creating new business value by innovating with technology” - CIO Magazine
  • 2009   Premier 100 for “leading their organization with exceptional strength and savvy” - Computerworld Magazine
  • 2008   Laureate Honors for “visionary applications of information technology that promote positive social, economic and educational change” - Computerworld Magazine

George Rudolph

George Rudolph, 2nd Vice Chair

SVP Operations & Technology
Alliant Credit Union
Chicago, IL
grudolph@alliantcreditunion.com

Education

  • Master’s Degree - Business Administration, LaSalle University, Philadelphia, PA
  • Bachelor’s of Science - Business Administration, LaSalle University, Philadelphia, PA

Professional Activities

  • Federal Reserve Faster Payments Task Force
  • The Members Group (TMG) Strategic Advisory Council
  • Symitar Credit Union Core System Provider Advisory Group

Honors, Awards, and Major Accomplishments

  • Six Sigma Green Belt Training

Brad Aspgren

Brad Aspgren

SVP Technology/Innovation
American Airlines Federal Credit Union
Fort Worth, TX
Brad.Aspgren@AAcreditunion.org

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts, Lawrence University
  • Master of Business Administration, University of Texas at Austin

Professional Activities

  • CUNA Technology Council Membership Committee (Assistant Chairman), and Communication Committee
  • CO-OP Technology Committee
  • Lawrence University Alumni Board of Directors

Alex Barker

Alex Barker

SVP/CIO, Information Systems
Mountain America Credit Union
West Jordan, UT
abarker@macu.com

Education

  • Currently Attending University of Utah, Eccles School of Business
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE)
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)

Professional Activities

  • CUNA Membership Committee
  • Utah Technology Council

Honors, Awards, and Major Accomplishments

  • CUES Rising 100

Caroline Martorano

Caroline Martorano

Director, Operations & Support
Baxter Credit Union
Vernon Hills, IL
caroline.martorano@bcu.org

Education

  • Indiana University – Bachelor of Science Computer Information systems

Professional Activities

  • Technology Council Speed Round Committee Chair
  • Technology Council Conference Committee Member
  • Akcelerant Symitar Users Group Chair

Heather Moshier

Heather Moshier

EVP Information Technology
San Diego County Credit Union
San Diego, CA
hmoshier@sdccu.com

Education

  • B.S, Management Information Systems, National University

Professional Activities

  • CUNA Technology Council Membership Committee Chair
  • Symitar Advisory Board
  • FiServe Consumer Banking Technology Advisory Board
  • Participate in Cornerstone CIO Roundtable Groups
  • Former member of Digital Insight Advisory Board Member
  • Former member of CUISPA (Credit Union Information Security Professional Association)
  • Founder of first Symitar User's Group - Southern California

Honors, Awards, and Major Accomplishments

  • 2010 & 2012 IT Executive of the Year - San Diego Business Journal
  • 2012 Honoree Top Tech Executive – San Diego Magazine
  • 2011  Trailblazer IT Executive of the Year – Credit Union Times
  • 2010 IT Executive of the Year - San Diego Business Journal
  • Speaking engagements at Symitar Client Conferences, CUES and CUNA Technology Conferences

Idrees Rafiq

Idrees Rafiq

AVP – IT Consulting
Cornerstone Credit Union League / Credit Union Resources, Inc.
El Paso, TX
irafiq@curesources.coop

Education

  • Howard Payne University – BAAS, Bachelor of Business Management
  • Our Lady of the Lake University – MBA - Management

Professional Activities

  • Southwest CUNA Management School – Faculty (IT and Credit Union Security)
  • El Paso Chapter of Credit Unions – Cornerstone Liaison
  • Cornerstone IT Council – Cornerstone Liaison
  • Infragard – Member
  • Contributor to:
    • CU Resources Blog
    • Leaguer
    • Perspectives Magazine

Todd Richardson

SVP/Chief Technology Officer
Y-12 Federal Credit Union
Oak Ridge, TN
TRichardson@y12fcu.org

Education

  • BS in Computer Information Systems from Strayer University

Honors, Awards, and Major Accomplishments

  • Virginia Governor’s Awards for Innovation
  • National Association of State CIO Awards for Technology Innovation
  • Digital Government Achievement Awards