Purdue Federal names Lerzak as Vice President Information Technology
WEST LAFAYETTE, IN (December 30, 2014) — Purdue Federal Credit Union (Purdue Federal) has announced the hiring of Matthew Lerzak as Vice President Information Technology. In his position, Lerzak leads the information technology team and develops innovative, secure banking services for our credit union members.
A Purdue University graduate and longtime Purdue Federal member, Lerzak served five years on Purdue Federal’s volunteer board of directors where he participated on our Asset and Liability Committee, Nominating Committee and CU Channels board. He brings more than 20 years of information technology experience to the credit union, most recently managing solutions architects and client engagements throughout the Midwest region for Illinois-based Forsythe Solutions.
Lerzak replaces Scott Ksander, former Purdue Federal Vice President Information Technology, who recently retired. Ksander joined Purdue Federal in 2012 with nearly 40 years of information technology experience. He previously spent 25 years at Purdue, working in several leadership roles for the Office of the Vice President for Information Technology and Purdue University Computing Center. Purdue Federal would like thank Scott for his years of service to the credit union.
About Purdue Federal
Purdue Federal Credit Union (Purdue Federal) was founded as Purdue Employees Federal Credit Union (PEFCU) on the Purdue University campus in 1969. In December 2010, PEFCU acquired Members United Federal Credit Union through a merger. At the time of merger, the credit union changed its name to Purdue Federal to better reflect its membership base, which includes students, faculty and staff, and communities where Purdue University and its regional campuses operate. Purdue Federal is a member-owned financial cooperative with nearly 65,000 members nationwide and assets at more than $820 million.