Creston Van Wey
Creston, a Dewar resident, enjoys using his knowledge and gifts to help others. He is the Chief Financial Officer on Veridian’s board. Creston has been the Chair and a member of each of the board committees. He has experience in real estate, in retail and as a small business owner. Creston volunteers at church and is the Poyner Township Clerk.
Lisa, a Cedar Falls resident, wants to contribute to the success of her community by strengthening its businesses. She volunteers for a safety council, security club, Habitat for Humanity®, Xtreme Clean Up and Junior Achievement. For the past three years, Lisa has been on a board at John Deere and she is currently the Chair.
Ginger, a Waterloo resident, is passionate about educating members and helping them financially. She believes the members and employees should be the number one priority of the board. Ginger has volunteered on the U.A.W. Local 838 Union's Executive Board for seven years. She has been on Veridian’s board for 13 years.
Louis, an Ankeny resident, has worked in many financial-related fields. He spent time in consumer finance, savings and loan, real estate, life insurance and securities. Louis spent the most time in mortgage lending prior to his retirement in 2008.
Scott, a Brandon resident, has been serving on Veridian’s board for 11 years. He is passionate about moving Veridian forward. Scott wants to help our youth become responsible consumers. He feels this can be accomplished through honest and direct policies. Scott actively volunteers in many town celebration events.
Logan, a Des Moines resident, seeks the opportunity to share his business knowledge and experience as a young professional. He can offer a unique perspective for the younger generation. Logan supports the continual growth of Veridian and will keep members as the number one priority.
Tiffany, a Waterloo resident, believes in Veridian’s commitment to serving the underserved. She seeks the opportunity to help make decisions and contribute ideas that will make a difference in the community. Tiffany wants to continue her growth by serving on the board and being involved in the community.
Aaron, a Clive resident, understands what it takes to attract and retain key talent in any organization. He wants to provide fresh ideas and perspectives. Aaron has eight years of experience in financial services. As a financial planner, he has spent time working with committees and has learned how decisions are made at a company level.
David, a Winterset resident, seeks the opportunity to collaborate with others, while serving Veridian members. He has spent the last six years working at Fiserv. David previously worked at Orchard Place and the City of West Des Moines. He enjoys spending time with his family and working on various construction projects.
Daniel, a Waverly resident, is passionate about learning new things and contributing in the communities where he lives and works. He has volunteered for Boy Scouts of America, the Sturgis Area Chamber of Commerce, The National Exchange Club and various leadership positions at church.
Denny, an Ankeny resident, seeks the opportunity to give back to the credit union industry. He believes in the credit union philosophy of people helping people. Denny enjoyed his career as a Veridian employee. In 2011, he retired from Veridian after 33 years of working for credit union organizations.
Mark, a resident of Cedar Falls, wants to make a difference and bring his knowledge to the board. He has been selling real estate for the past 11 years. Mark volunteers as the Co-chair of the Planning and Zoning Commission in Cedar Falls. He believes his experience and familiarity of the Cedar Valley will enhance the board.
John, a resident of Cedar Falls, seeks the opportunity to use his background and experiences to help one of the best credit unions. He has worked in the non-profit industry for 10 years. By working at the Cedar Valley United Way, John has learned the needs in the community.
Joel, a resident of Hudson, wants to apply his business experience, education and community involvement as he serves on the board. He has been a member of the Hudson Community School Board for nine years. Joel is a founding member of the Hudson School Foundation and was its first president.
Chad, a Shellsburg resident, excels in understanding feedback. He has a unique ability to communicate and implement feedback. Chad has been in business management positions. He has volunteered as a firefighter for nine years and as a member of the Logistical Support Response Team in Iowa for six years.
Gaylen, a Cedar Falls resident, has been a member of Veridian's board for over 35 years. He has served as the board Chair, Chief Financial Officer and as a chair of all standing committees. Gaylen currently works part-time for an international company, Carmi Flavors, doing trade shows. He is member-focused, an experienced leader and holds himself accountable to each member.
Delbert, a Janesville resident, believes in volunteering and using his skills. He has served on the board of directors for economic development councils, a national leadership organization and a national manufacturing technology group. Delbert taught at five institutions for a combined 42 years, holding the positions of Director, Dean and Vice President.