|Phillip A. Kopischke, President & CEO
Phil brings over 25 years of industry experience to SharePoint Credit Union. His professional background includes financial management, business banking, and retail banking. His business career has been centered in the Twin Cities where he embraces community values. A life long Minnesotan, Phil was raised in Rochester, Minnesota and attended Mankato State University where he received a Degree in Accounting. Adept at adjusting to an ever changing financial market, Phil offers financial insight and consideration to ensure SharePoint is recognized in the community as a leader; safe, sound and strong today and into the future. He joined SharePoint in early 2009 because the mission of SharePoint and its member focus are in line with his philosophies. In his spare time, Phil enjoys golfing, biking and family time with his wife and two daughters.
|Julie Tanner, Chief Financial Officer
Julie’s career at SharePoint began in 1988, as the Accountant. Her acumen in financial reporting, Asset/Liability management, concentration and liquidity management, human resources, and financial analysis are valuable as CFO, making SharePoint one of the safest places to bank in the Twin Cities. A graduate of Augsburg College, Julie has expertise in Accounting, Finance and Economics. Julie grew up on the North Shores of Lake Superior and lives in the Twin Cities, enjoying family time with her four daughters. On her time off, Julie likes to vacation in warmer climates, preferably by a pool, lake or ocean. Julie chose SharePoint because she believes in the cooperative spirit of the Credit Union . She feels rewarded when she hears how SharePoint positively impacts a member’s financial well-being. Julie is always looking for ways for the member to earn more and save more, while maintaining the long term strength, stability and success of SharePoint.
|Bradley Porter, Director of Information Technology
Brad joined the SharePoint team in 2002, bringing with him over 10 years of experience in the technology field. Brad’s technical expertise ranges from hardware and networking to enterprise systems implementation and management. Brad received his degree from the University of MN, but due to the nature of his ever changing field, he considers himself a lifelong learner. Brad grew up in the West metro and still calls the Twin Cities home. To unwind, Brad spends time writing music and can also be found doing the occasional live performance at a variety of local venues. Brad is committed to the changing technologies that impact the financial industry and is excited to adapt and expand for SharePoint’s members.
|Todd Sanders, Director of Credit and Compliance
Todd has been in the credit union industry for over 20 years, including his career at SharePoint in 2009. His philosophical beliefs and natural financial adeptness and educational background made the credit union industry a natural fit. His expertise allows SharePoint to grow, prosper and adapt to the ever changing market. Todd grew up in Illinois and graduated from Iowa State; he, his wife and three daughters call the northern suburbs home. When Todd isn’t seeking growth opportunities for SharePoint, he enjoys time on the lake with friends and family, boating, fishing and snowmobiling. Todd is always looking for opportunities to enhance and improve SharePoint and takes great pleasure from benefiting our members' financial wellness while further advancing SharePoint.
|Krista Dow, Marketing Manager
Krista joined SharePoint in 2002 because she wanted to use her Marketing expertise to help share the message of financial empowerment to consumers. Her background at the credit union includes marketing and business development and her marketing career spans over 15 years. Krista enjoys learning; she earned her Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Minnesota. Raised in Stillwater, Minnesota, she resides in the west metro with her husband and daughter. When she’s not working, she enjoys time with her family, gardening and long walks at the parks near her home. Krista receives great satisfaction from hearing the stories that members and Partner Company representatives share about how SharePoint has helped them with their finances and offered easy solutions.
Board of Directors
Joe has been a member of SharePoint Credit Union since 1981, elected to the Board in April, 2000. Joe is currently serving as Chairman of SharePoint Credit Union. As the owner of Jericho Communications & Consulting, Joe's expertise in operational efficiencies has contributed to SharePoint maximizing the organization’s profitability. He is dedicated to assisting the management of SharePoint to achieve the goals set forth by the Board and to serve our members to the fullest degree.
Gary became a SharePoint member in 1977, through his 23 year career at Snyder Drug Stores where he served as Vice President CFO and a management owner. In April, 1981 Gary accepted a position on the Board because of his desire to serve and contribute to a great organization. Gary has served as Chairman of SharePoint, providing leadership in changing names to Retail Employees CU which allowed greater expansion opportunities to our Partner Company groups.
Rich joined SharePoint in 1982 through his 26 year career in Human Resources and Operations at Cub Foods, and was elected to serve on the Board in April, 2002. Currently the Human Resources Manager for The City of New Hope, Rich’s skill set and expertise are a great compliment to the balanced Board. Rich accepted a position on the board because of the outstanding service he had received as a member and his desire to see the credit union grow to serve more members!
Mike became a member of SharePoint CU in 1969, through his career at Snyder’s Drug Stores where he retired as President. He brings expertise to the Board in the areas of operations, marketing and real estate. He was asked to serve on the board in April, 1989. Since then SharePoint has grown dramatically in assets, adding two separate facilities. He has served as Board Chair for a three year term and has been on a number of board committees including the Asset Liability Committee.
Alan was elected to SharePoint’s Board in April, 2005.
Curt has been a SharePoint member for over 28 years, serving on the Board since April, 1987. As a CPA, with a Masters Degree from the University of North Dakota he brings over 25 years of cross industry leadership in finance and accounting. Curt has served as Chairman of the Board and has been active on the ALCO, Executive, Budget and Member Services Committees. Today Curt continues to advise the Credit Union on the Strategic Planning, Finance, Audit and Governance issues and remains a dedicated steward of the industry who is committed to our present and future success.
Joe became a SharePoint member in 1978, serving on the Supervisory Committee in April 1988 before joining the Board in April, 2002. Joe is the Board Secretary and serves on the Executive and ALCO Committees. He is currently a Director of Client Pricing at Express Scripts. Joe lends pricing, financial analysis and service industry experience to SharePoint. In his spare time, he enjoys sailing, biking, golf and donating his time to charitable activities.