John Saley named Vice President of Information Security at Connexus Credit Union

WAUSAU, WI (April 15, 2022) — John Saley has been named Vice President of Information Security at Connexus Credit Union. As a new member of the Business Technology management team, Saley will lead strategic security planning to prioritize defense initiatives, coordinate the evaluation, deployment, and management of current and future security technologies, and design and oversee disaster recovery and business continuity plans.

“Establishing a strategic, talented, and innovative Business Technology team is incredibly important for Connexus to remain competitive and forward-thinking in the financial services landscape,” said Reggie Swanigan, Chief Technology Officer at Connexus. “John joins Connexus as a leader that complements our team with a fresh perspective, extensive knowledge, and valuable experience that will take Business Technology to the next level as Connexus continues to grow.”

A Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) and GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC), Saley brings over three decades of experience in information technology to Connexus with his last ten years spent leading security teams in the regulated banking and healthcare insurance industries. He has implemented Identity Governance and Administration (IGA) and Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC) programs and specializes in risk management, regulatory compliance, network security, and data security.

“With the impressive growth Connexus has been experiencing and the organizational commitment to information security, there couldn’t be a more exciting time to join the Business Technology team,” stated Saley. “I look forward to working with the highly engaged team and leadership to develop a strategic plan that will build upon the existing controls and ensure that the confidentiality and integrity of member data is properly protected against current and future threats.”

Connexus invests in its employees by: providing best-in-class benefits, advancement opportunities, and tools for growth; promoting a culture of transparency, respect, flexibility, work-life balance, and empowerment; and embracing sustainable, progressive growth in a digital world. Current employment opportunities can be found at

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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