Team

Meet The Advisors

Bob Little

Founder and Principal
Pinch-Hit Marketing

Bob has more than 20 years of experience in executive marketing and product strategy roles for companies that provide software for compliance, legal services, risk management and data analysis. He now focuses on developing and implementing new marketing programs for organizations in transition due to growth, investment or M & A.


Andrew Downin

Vice President, Marketing & Communications
Vantage West Credit Union

Andrew is passionate about uncovering insights into the minds of consumers and the world of credit unions. And, as vice president of marketing and communications for Vantage West Credit Union, he works with leading researchers, credit unions, and other organizations to spark understanding and positive change through these revelations.


Mike Upton

Chief Technology Officer,
First Tech Federal Credit Union

Mike drives the on-going development and effectiveness of First Tech's integrated multi-channel digital initiatives. Mike establishes the technology vision along with business strategy by leadership of digital member experience, marketing efficiency and digital sales and servicing.


Jackie Buchanan

President & CEO
Genisys Credit Union

As the former CIO for Genisys Credit Union, Jackie remains passionate about technology and how it can be used as an enabler to grow her credit union and our industry. Jackie is the Vice Chair of CU Solutions Group, serves on the CUNA CEO Council Executive Committee, and also serves on various other credit union advisory boards and industry committees.


Alok Garg

Chief Product & Growth Officer
SaaS/Cloud

Alok is an execution focused, proven entrepreneurial SaaS/Cloud leader with global experience in creating new SaaS businesses and successfully transforming on-premise enterprise software businesses to API-centric cloud-native scalable SaaS platforms.


Meet The Community Chairs

Hemanth Gangaram

Community Chair

Sr. Manager, Product Owner, BI Digital Analytics & Data Governance at First Tech Federal Credit Union


Greg Nolder

Community Chair

VP Applied Analytics at Denali Alaskan Federal Credit Union


Vishall Kaistha

Community Chair

Systems Analyst, First Tech Federal Credit Union


Michael Lindberg

Community Chair

Strategic Analytics & Member Insights Manager at Wings Financial Credit Union


Meet The Team

Naveen Jain

Founder and President, CULytics


Medhavi Singhla

Community Manager,
CULytics.com