Akin Agar named Chief Technology Officer at Connexus Credit Union

WAUSAU, WI (June 29, 2023) — Akin Agar has been named Chief Technology Officer at Connexus Credit Union. In this role, Agar will oversee all Business Technology areas to ensure continued delivery of Connexus’ member, employee, and organizational needs in innovation, operations, data, and security.

“We are proud to welcome Akin to the Executive Leadership Team at Connexus, and we’re eager for him to share his immense talent and expertise within our Business Technology strategy and initiatives,” said Boyd Gustke, Connexus President and Chief Executive Officer. “Akin joins us with over 20 years of dedicated experience serving the financial services industry, bringing us a fresh perspective and innovative ideas that will support Connexus’ continued investment in cutting-edge technology and information security.”

In addition, Agar shared, “Connexus is a nationally recognized and forward-thinking credit union that continues to grow. I was impressed by the leadership team and vision for the future. It is exciting that technology is a top priority for Connexus, and I look forward to making a difference for our members and employees through innovative solutions and capabilities.”

Connexus invests in its employees by: providing best-in-class benefits, advancement opportunities, and tools for growth; promoting a culture of Integrity, Respect, Synergy, Transparency, and Wellbeing; and embracing sustainable, progressive growth in a digital world. Current employment opportunities can be found at

Akin Agar

About Connexus Credit Union

With more than 680 employees serving more than 450,000 members across all 50 states, Connexus is a member-focused cooperative with over $5.2B in assets. Connexus is proud to provide high yields for checking accounts and deposit products, as well as an industry-leading Digital Banking experience and competitive rates for personal, home, and auto loans. The Wausau, WI-based credit union has been nationally recognized for excellence by Forbes, CNN Money, NerdWallet, Kiplinger, and Bankrate. Connexus is committed to being a nationally relevant, trusted credit union, providing exceptional experiences and fostering prosperity for those it serves.


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