Kauffeld takes helm at NUFCU

May 23rd, 2013 | By | Category: 2013, Employee News, Issue, May 23

Keith Kauffeld is the new president/chief executive officer at the University of Nebraska Federal Credit Union. He began duties at the NUFCU on April 29.

Kauffeld’s career includes more than 16 years of senior level finance, operations and administrative management experience. He most recently served as the vice president/chief administrative officer of the Air Academy Federal Credit Union in Colorado Springs, Colo. While at the Air Academy credit union, he also held the positions of chief financial officer and chief operating officer with responsibilities in finance, accounting, asset-liability management, operations, human resources, talent management, administration, contract management, non-interest income management, security and facilities.

A native of Omaha, Kauffeld is a graduate of the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., and has an MBA from the University of North Dakota.

“We are delighted that Keith has agreed to take on the role of president/CEO at NUFCU,” said Sandra Lineberry, chair of the NUFCU board. “He is a seasoned executive with significant experience in guiding successful operations in credit unions, and we feel he is highly qualified to lead the company through the next stages of its growth strategy.”

Kauffeld replaces Bob Torell, who retired April 19. Torell led the NUFCU since 1982. Read more about Torell at http://go.unl.edu/0n3.

For more information about the University of Nebraska Federal Credit Union, go to http://www.nufcu.org.

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