First Tech Federal Credit Union promotes Jim Finney to senior vice president of IT

Finney to provide oversight and direction across all IT initiatives

SAN JOSE, CA (June 28, 2018)First Tech Federal Credit Union, the nation’s premier credit union serving technology companies, today announced the promotion of Jim Finney to senior vice president of IT.  Finney, a seasoned IT operations leader with more than 30 years of experience in the credit union industry, will manage all IT operations to ensure sound processes, procedures and operational maintenance.

“Jim’s role in building our cyber security program, which has been regularly recognized by the NCUA as “Best in Class,” is a testament to his expertise and leadership,” said Mike Upton, First Tech’s chief digital and technology officer. “We are proud to promote Jim and look forward to his continued contributions as he will play a crucial role in identifying opportunities for automation and se­­rvice quality improvement throughout all IT initiatives.”

Finney’s additional key responsibilities include championing cost benefit analysis, help desk, networking, enterprise architecture and telecommunications programs to ensure procedures and practices are in alignment with credit union industry best practices. Prior to joining First Tech in 2006, Finney served as IT Manager at Portland Teachers Credit Union for more than 16 years, where he was responsible for all telephony integration, member data, and mid-range server applications.

About First Tech Federal Credit Union

First Tech Federal Credit Union is a nearly $17 billion institution headquartered in Hillsboro, Oregon and San Jose, California. The nation’s premier credit union serves the world’s leading technology-oriented companies and their employees, including HP Inc., Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Microsoft, Agilent, Intel, Cisco, Amazon, Nike, Intuit, Google, and more. First Tech is recognized as the industry catalyst for delivering effortless banking experiences to more than 660,000 members through its 34 branch locations, more than 5,600 CO-OP Shared Branch locations, 30,000 CO-OP Network ATMs, and online platforms. First Tech offers a full range of financial services, including traditional banking, online banking, mortgages, financial planning, various consumer loans, and insurance services. Federally insured by NCUA. Equal Housing Lender. For more information, visit    


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