iQ Credit Union Hires CTO | Associated press
VANCOUVER, Wash., Oct. 7, 2021 / PRNewswire / – iQ Credit Union (iQ), a modern member-owned financial institution based in the Pacific Northwest, has announced that Jordan Lehrman is the new chief technology officer of the organization. He took office on August 30, 2021.
As Chief Technology Officer and member of the leadership team, Lehrman will lead efforts to improve the member experience through digital transformation and improved data integration. In this role, he will oversee the information systems and information security department, the data architecture and management program, business continuity and disaster recovery.
“At iQ, incorporating technology that enhances the member experience is a central strategic goal,” said Chief Executive Officer Eric Petracca. “Jordan, with his years of experience, will play a pivotal role in moving the organization forward in achieving these goals and in developing an overall technology vision for the credit union.”
Lehrman brings in-depth knowledge of IT infrastructure and years of experience leading digital initiatives to his new role. In his previous role as Senior Vice President of IT and Digital Transformation at Solarity Credit Union, he led major projects including moving the institution’s data center to the cloud, providing a 360-degree view of members, implementing an application programming interface development methodology, and organizing the Information Systems (IS) team to support the rapid delivery of new experiences and technologies to the staff and members.
In his new role at iQ, Lehrman focuses on improving the technology infrastructure and improving the banking process for members. He will lead a series of initiatives designed to improve the posture and culture of cybersecurity; use data to simplify experiences, decisions and processes; innovate quickly and disseminate best-in-class technologies to members to facilitate banking operations; and simplify online loan applications and processes.
“IQ has built an amazing brand and is deeply engaged in the community,” said Lehrman. “Building on the existing success of iQ and its SI team, I am excited to be able to help guide them through their next phase of digital transformation where we are focused on simplifying all experiences across all channels. for our members. From getting a loan quickly as an existing member to opening an account online in minutes as a new member, we’ll use technology to simplify the way members do their banking with iQ. “
Lehrman holds a Bachelor of Business Administration with a specialization in Finance and Entrepreneurial Leadership from Gonzaga University and is a certified green belt in Lean Six Sigma. In addition, he regularly speaks on digital transformation and modern banking technologies at conferences and webinars such as Dreamforce, CULytics and MuleSoft.
ABOUT CAISSE DE CREDIT iQ
iQ Credit Union has been a full-service financial institution serving the Pacific Northwest since 1940. With over 90,000 members in Washington and Oregon, the credit union is known for its deep commitment to financial education and community engagement – and for its signature red and black buffalo plaid colors. iQ helps WAnderers and Explorers achieve their financial goals by offering honest and friendly advice at one of its 16 branches. More information is available at iQCU.com.
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