Waterloo, IA - - - Veridian Credit Union’s Monte Berg has been recognized as one of the top financial officers in the Cedar Valley by the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier and its Cedar Valley Business Monthly magazine.
Berg, who is Veridian’s Senior Vice President of Finance, was one of 10 financial officers honored by The Courier at an awards presentation in February. This is the first year for these awards.
Berg has been employed at Veridian for more than 21 years. Under his leadership, the credit union has grown from about $200 million in assets to nearly $2 billion.
"It’s been an amazing experience to be part of an organization that holds true to its values and stays focused on its mission of partnering with members to create successful financial futures," Berg said. "I am grateful for the support of an excellent finance team, management team, staff and Board of Directors, who all make Veridian a great place to be a member and an employee."
The criteria for selection consisted of the following: demonstrates leadership in the company’s financial success; demonstrates skills in employee retention; and implements innovative methods to maintain the overall health of their organization.
Veridian Credit Union, founded in 1934 in Waterloo, Iowa, is a not-for-profit financial cooperative owned by its members. The credit union offers a full range of consumer financial services and employs more than 500 Iowans throughout 26 branches. For more information, visit www.veridiancu.org or call (800) 235-3228.