PSECU’s Rudolph and Bowker named to 2024 Top 100 People List

HARRISBURG, PA (January 26, 2024) — Two PSECU executives were again named to the 2024 Top 100 People list by PA Business Central (PBC). George Rudolph, PSECU President & CEO, has been on the list for four consecutive years, while this marks the second year for Barb Bowker, PSECU Chief Member Experience Officer.

The Top 100 People list is compiled with input from community leaders, chambers of commerce, and PBC readers across the publication’s 23-county area. It serves as an opportunity to highlight the vibrancy of central PA’s socio-economic climate by recognizing the leaders who drive it forward every day.

“I am truly humbled to again be recognized as a member of PBC’s Top 100 People list,” said Rudolph. “Serving in my role is a great honor; I have the opportunity, every day, to contribute to positive change for PSECU members and non-members alike. It is my goal that PSECU be a trusted financial partner and an advocate for the well-being of the communities we serve throughout central PA and beyond.”

According to PBC, the Top 100 People list aims to celebrate powerhouse individuals in business and economic development who have excelled in supporting their organizations and communities by exhibiting “the vision, dedication, and drive to not only complete the task, but to envision, expand, and excel.”

“Because I am a lifelong PA resident, it means so much to me to be recognized in this capacity,” remarked Bowker. “I care deeply about the success of Pennsylvania communities and residents and, in my role at PSECU, I am focused on ensuring each of our members has the support they need to achieve more.”

George Rudolph was appointed President & CEO of PSECU, an $8 billion, digital-first credit union based in Harrisburg, PA, in April 2019. Along with a team of more than 900 professionals, he is responsible for delivering high-quality financial product and service offerings to more than 590,000 valued members.

To his role at PSECU, Rudolph brings nearly thirty years of leadership experience in the credit union and airline industries. He most recently served as Senior Vice President of Operations & Technology at Alliant Credit Union. Under his direction, Alliant’s technology teams executed a long-term vision of becoming a fully digital financial institution.

Rudolph has also served as a trusted advisor and participant in some of the industry’s top committees, including the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) Technology Council’s Executive Committee.

He holds a Bachelor’s in Marketing and Organizational Behavior and MBA from LaSalle University.

Barb Bowker is PSECU’s Chief Member Experience Officer and a member of the Executive Leadership Team at PSECU which is responsible for driving the strategic focus of the $8 billion credit union. In her role, she oversees the team that delivers on the vision of providing differentiated, personalized experiences across all touchpoints for PSECU’s members.

Supported by the credit union philosophy of “people helping people”, Bowker’s more than 30-year career at PSECU has afforded her the opportunity to become involved in the community, serving on various regional boards including the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry. In addition, she is a member of the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) Operations and Member Experience and the Marketing and Business Development Councils. She is also a member of the Credit Union Executive Society (CUES) and has been recognized with a number of professional awards.

Bowker is a graduate of Shippensburg University and holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.

George W. Rudolph, PSECU President & CEO was named to the 2024 PA Business Central Top 100 People list.

Barb Bowker, PSECU Chief Member Experience Officer, was named to the 2024 PA Business Central Top 100 People list.


Opened in 1934, PSECU was founded by 22 ordinary people who pooled $90 and made an extraordinary commitment to each other: To create a financial institution where collective resources benefit all members. Today, PSECU continues that legacy as Pennsylvania’s largest credit union, with $8 billion in assets, more than 590,000 members, and a convenient anytime, anywhere digital-first banking model. For more information about PSECU, visit PSECU has been recognized as a Best-In-State Credit Union by Forbes, a Best Bank by, a Best Credit Union by GOBankingRates, and one of America’s Best Banks by Newsweek. View its Year In Review to learn how PSECU contributes to the greater good.


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