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Brian Volkmann named EVP/CFO of Affinity Plus

Tuesday, May 24, 2016  
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Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union - ST. PAUL, Min. (May 24, 2016) - Last week, Brian Volkmann was named Executive Vice President/Chief Financial Officer of Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union, a $1.8 billion financial cooperative headquartered in St. Paul, with 28 branches around the state of Minnesota. Affinity Plus is a local, trusted, not-for-profit credit union that is owned by its membership of over 180,000 members. 


Volkmann joined Affinity Plus in 2000 as the manager of the Mankato branch on the Minnesota State University-Mankato campus. During his career, he has led numerous areas of the credit union, including accounting, finance, consumer lending, real estate, risk management, quality control, investor relations, solutions and call centers. Volkmann most recently worked as Chief Financial Officer for the past three years.


“Brian is an outspoken advocate for Affinity Plus members and employees, and he demonstrates our core values of caring, excellence and integrity each and every day,” said Affinity Plus President/CEO Dave Larson. “Brian is a known and respected leader nationally within the credit union industry, and I am excited by the opportunities ahead of us as he moves into this key leadership role with Affinity Plus.”


Locally, Volkmann is part of the Minnesota Business Ethics Award committee, collaborating with local businesses that share a passion for raising the bar of business ethics, as well as with Financial Executives International. Within the credit union industry, Volkmann serves on numerous boards and committees focused on collaboration, partnership and excellence in mortgage lending and finance. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in management from Minnesota State University-Mankato, as well as an MBA and an MS in finance from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University.


“I am grateful for the opportunity to work for such an amazing organization that demonstrates strong care and commitment for our members and our employees,” Volkmann said. “The credit union philosophy of ‘people helping people’ truly is a differentiator in action at Affinity Plus and something I am very proud to be part of.”


Further information about Affinity Plus can be found at


Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union is a not-for-profit, financial cooperative that puts people first above profits. Members of Affinity Plus receive maximum value through competitive rates, minimal fees, and unique, member-centric products and programs. Affinity Plus has 28 branches located throughout the state. With over $1.8 billion in assets with $3.5 billion in assets under management, Affinity Plus is based in St. Paul and is owned by more than 180,000 members. Additional information is available at or by calling (800) 322-7228.

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