Kauffeld is new president/CEO of Nebraka Federal Credit Union

Keith Kauffeld
Keith Kauffeld

Keith Kauffeld has been named the new president/chief executive officer at the University of Nebraska Federal Credit Union. Kauffeld is the vice president/chief administrative officer at the Air Academy Federal Credit Union in Colorado Springs, Colo. He will begin duties at the NUFCU on April 29.

“NUFCU will be in great hands with Keith, who brings outstanding expertise in the credit union industry, including a deep background in leveraging people and processes that will serve NUFCU well," said Sandra Lineberry, chair of the NUFCU board. " He is a seasoned executive with significant experience in guiding successful operations in credit unions, and we feel he is highly qualified to lead the company through the next stages of its growth strategy."

Kauffeld’s career has more than 16 years of extensive senior level operations and administrative management experience. While at the Air Academy Federal Credit Union, Kauffeld was instrumental in hitting the CEO target of acquiring additional non-interest income. He also played a key role in attacking the expense ratio by a reduction in operating expenses through a streamlining of processes. Kauffeld held responsibilities of human resources, talent management, employee training/development, administration, contract management, non-interest income management, off-balance sheet management, security and facilities during his time at the Air Academy Federal Credit Union.

Kauffeld replaces Bob Torell, who retires April 19. Torell has led the NUFCU since 1982. Read more about Torell at http://go.unl.edu/0n3.

For more information about the University of Nebraska Federal Credit Union, go to http://www.nufcu.org.