The A+ Federal Credit Union Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Eric R. Kase as the credit union’s new chief executive officer, effective July 1, 2019. Kase succeeds Kerry A.S. Parker, CPA, who will retire on June 30 after 20 years as the CEO.
Kase brings extensive experience in several areas of credit union leadership, including member services, retail operations, financial planning, risk management, strategic planning, and performance management. A seasoned executive with over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry, Kase most recently served for six years as the chief operating officer of Landmark Credit Union in New Berlin, Wis.
“The board of directors conducted an extensive national search and selected Eric to be the next leader of A+ Federal Credit Union,” said Dr. Lolly Guerra, chair. “Eric’s passion for the membership and [his] experience aligned with the board, and we trust that our employees and members will be just as excited to welcome him to the A+ Federal Credit Union family.”
Kase says he’s honored to join the team at A+FCU. “I look forward to building on the many successes that A+FCU has experienced under Kerry’s phenomenal leadership,” he said.
Kase earned his Bachelor of Science in business administration-finance from Marquette University, and Master of Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. He is the secretary of the Wisconsin Credit Union League Board, and a board member of Wispact, Inc., assisting families with children with special needs.
About A+ Federal Credit Union
A+ Federal Credit Union was founded in 1949 by 50 Austin, Texas, teachers. Seventy years later, A+FCU has more than 150,000 members throughout the community, over $1.5 billion in assets, and 22 branches. A+FCU continues to have close relationships with local schools and provides free financial education curricula for educators, engaging financial education presentations for students, real-life money management simulations for youth, high school branch locations, and unique financial products designed for teachers. A+FCU is proud to be celebrating their 70th anniversary in 2019. Learn more at aplusfcu.org.