Highlights from the October 22 webcast “How Your Credit Union Can Thrive in 2021,” sponsored by Information Builders (ibi). This educational event featured a presentation from Kirk Kordeleski, current Executive Benefits Consultant at OM Financial Group and formerly President/CEO Bethpage Federal Credit Union, with contributions from Jon M. Deutsch | Global VP Financial Services Solution and CU Practice Head | Information Builders (ibi).
The full on-demand presentation can be found at https://www.cutimes.com/2020/09/25/how-your-credit-union-can-thrive-in-2021/
Kirk Kordeleski | Past Bethpage FCU President/CEO and Executive Benefits Consultant | OM Financial Group
Before joining OM as executive benefits consultant, Kirk served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Bethpage Federal Credit Union, the largest community credit union in the Northeast, for 15 years. During his tenure, Bethpage was awarded the largest federal charter in the country and doubled its size every five years, growing from $950M to $6B.
Among his achievements as CEO, Kordeleski helped create large-scale collaborations in both technology and back room operations, the first such collaborations in the industry. Prior to taking the CEO position at Bethpage, he was the credit union’s EVP for seven years. Before joining Bethpage, Kirk served as a Director on the Executive Team of Bank Fund Staff FCU for seven years.
Kirk has started up 2 consulting firms, acted as senior managing partner at an industry leading professional services firm, was instrumental in starting up a blockchain ID CUSO and founded a marketplace lending Fintech. The consulting firms specialized in credit union strategy, digital transformation, CUSOs and data analytics.
Kirk has also held numerous community leadership positions, including Chairman of Long Island’s top business association, Friends of the Arts, and a board position on the United Way, to name just a few. In his spare time, he enjoys music and collects art.
Jon M. Deutsch | Global VP Financial Services Solution and CU Practice Head | Information Builders (ibi)
Jon M. Deutsch is Vice-President, Head of Financial Services, at ibi, providing industry-leading enterprise data and analytics for Credit Unions. Working with many of the world’s marquee financial institutions to map strategic business objectives to innovative financial technology, Jon has started-up and led several innovative technology organizations, products and services in Financial Services, and led multiple technology consortia uniting vendors and technology professionals to deliver commercial interoperability standards.