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  Mike Kronebusch
President and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Kronebusch joined 3M in 2001 where he held various finance and business leadership roles for 21 years before joining Novation in the fall of 2022.  Beginning in 2014, he served on Novation’s Supervisory Committee, Board of Directors and finally as Chairman of the Board for the 3 years prior to joining Novation.  He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from St. John’s University (MN).

Nick Altavilla
Vice President of Digital Experience and Operations

Mr. Altavilla joined Novation in 2006. He has been in the banking industry since 2001. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Winona State University.
  Terry Kahle
Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer

Ms. Kahle joined Novation in 2020. She has been in the credit union and banking industry for over 26 years. She earned a Bachelor's of Science degree in Finance from St. Cloud State University.
  Tyler Sachse
Vice President, Chief Marketing & Strategy Officer

Mr. Sachse joined Novation in 2023 after five years as the Global Brand Strategy Leader for 3M's Safety and Industrial Business Group. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Journalism and Mass Communication, plus an MBA in Brand and Product Management, both from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
  Todd Brandel
Director of Lending

Mr. Brandel joined Novation in 2008 and has been in the credit union industry for over 25 years. He has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Minnesota.

Beth Edinger; Chair
Matt Juhl; Vice Chair
Wendy Benson; Secretary
Dan Carlson
Joe Paul
John Schwalbach
Daryl Thoennes
Bob Kody
Michelle Nephew



Ray Aalderks
Beth Eskra
Mark Huberty
Morgan Weber
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