Affinity Plus announces Brian Volkmann as CFO

ST. PAUL, MN (December 20, 2013) —  Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union announces Brian Volkmann as its new chief financial officer. Volkmann joined the Affinity Plus leadership team in 2003, and for the past 11 months has been serving as the credit union’s interim chief executive officer.

“Brian has been a valuable member of Affinity Plus since he started in 2000, and has demonstrated a commitment to improving the strength of our organization for members and employees,” says Dave Larson, Affinity Plus president and CEO. “We’re honored to have him as a member of our leadership team, and are looking forward to his input and direction as we move forward.”

As Affinity Plus’ new CFO, Volkmann will guide the organization with his financial services experience in various areas which include consumer, real estate and business lending, asset liability management, quality assurance, and business performance. He will also continue to provide support geared toward improving the member experience, and new products and services implementation.

“I’m excited for the opportunity,” says Volkmann. “I’m looking forward to serving our members and employees in this new role, and contributing to the strength of our organization so that we can continue to exceed the expectations of our members, employees, the Board, and credit union industry.”

Volkmann represents Affinity Plus on the Freddie Mac Credit Union Advisory Board, serves as the Asset Liability Committee (ALCO) chair, and recently completed his MBA and Masters in Finance degrees.

About Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union

Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union is a not-for-profit cooperative that puts people first above profits. We are committed to empowering consumers – for knowledge, for understanding and to know there are alternatives that focus on the success of people, not the bottom line. Members of Affinity Plus receive maximum value through competitive rates, minimal fees, and unique, member –centric products and programs. Affinity Plus is the largest credit union in Minnesota with state-based assets and has 27 branches located throughout the state. With more than $1.7 billion in assets, Affinity Plus is based in St. Paul and is owned by more than 180,000 members. Through a broad range of eligibility criteria, almost anyone can become a member of Affinity Plus. Additional information is available at or by calling 800-322-7228.


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