NAPERVILLE, Ill. (6/12/15)--The Illinois Credit Union League (ICUL) and ICUL Service Corp. (LSC) announced the selection of Tom Kane as president/CEO, effective immediately.
Kane had been serving as interim CEO since May 26.
“With his relationships inside and outside the organization, knowledge of the movement and wide range of experience, Tom is uniquely qualified to lead the Illinois Credit Union System,” said Peter Paulson, ICUL chair and president/CEO of Corporate America Family CU, Elgin, Ill.
Kane’s has spent the past 12 years as executive vice president of ICUL and LSC, ICUL’s $65 million business subsidiary that provides financial products and services for more than 2,300 credit unions across the country.
In this role, he led the operations, finance, information technology and administrative functions and served as the organization’s chief security officer.
“I am honored to have the opportunity to lead this organization, which does such a great job of serving credit unions in Illinois and across the country,” Kane said. “It’s a privilege to lead such an experienced and effective team focused on the credit union philosophy of ‘people helping people.’”
Kane’s previous leadership positions include Aon Corp., Quaker Oats and the Central Intelligence Agency.
“Throughout his career, Tom has demonstrated the ability to be a successful and innovative leader. Even more importantly, he’s a great fit for serving credit unions and we look forward to the energy, commitment, and values Tom will bring to his new role,” Paulson added.