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  • Jul 24, 2023

GFA Welcomes John Knierim as EVP/Chief Financial Officer

GFA Federal Credit Union ($658M, Gardner, MA) has selected John Knierim to serve as Executive Vice President/Chief Financial Officer. Knierim, a senior executive with four decades of experience, was placed by DDJ Myers, the well-known leadership development firm.

“I am excited to join GFA. I look forward to building on the success the credit union has already seen. GFA’s dedication to their members is a testament to their values”, says John.

John has served as a management consultant and as the chief financial officer of several New England credit unions and banks. Throughout his career, Knierim has specialized in strategic planning, accounting and financial reporting, asset-liability management, budgeting and forecasting, financial analysis, deposit & loan growth, enterprise risk management, investments, and working with regulators for credit unions, banks and finance companies.

“John is a collaborative, results-oriented professional and we’re pleased to welcome him to the GFA FCU team,” says Mark Hettinger, President/CEO of GFA FCU. “His skills and experience in teambuilding, increasing efficiencies, and creating asset growth will benefit our credit union and our members.”

Knierim obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Binghamton University. He resides in Milford, Massachusetts and enjoys music and hiking with his dog I his spare time.

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