Springsteen Named New President
At Fort Knox Federal Credit Union
RADCLIFF, KY – July1, 2014 Ray Springsteen, Executive Vice President at Fort Knox Federal, was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer effective today. He succeeds William J. (Bill) Rissel upon his retirement effective the same day.
“With this appointment, the Board of Directors completes its transition plan for the President / CEO position. This process assures a seamless change to new leadership while maintaining the same high standards of quality member service, value of products and strength of the organization that we have enjoyed for many years. Ray will continue the same strategies for creating member value,” said Jo Exler, Chairman of the Board of Directors at Fort Knox Federal.
Springsteen has worked in the credit union movement since 1993. In 2009, he was appointed Senior Vice President at Fort Knox Federal Credit Union and was later promoted to Executive Vice President in 2012. Springsteen worked for ten years at Callahan & Associates, a national service and consulting organization for credit unions. He also served on the senior leadership team for six years at Service Credit Union, now a $2 billion credit union that serves the U.S. military and many New England communities. Springsteen completed his under-graduate work at Old Dominion University with a major in finance and his MBA at George Washington University with a concentration in finance.
“I have been working with the Board for over four years on a comprehensive transition plan. I personally selected Ray Springsteen as the Senior Vice President with thoughts that someday he would ultimately take my place. The Board has chosen for that to be the case,” Rissel said.
“Fort Knox Federal is on a solid foundation and well positioned for continued growth thanks to the leadership of Bill Rissel. We will continue to add member value with the ongoing support of the Board and dedication of our professional staff,” Springsteen said.