Senior Management Team

Advocates for a strong membership.

Get to know the members of our executive team who bring extensive experience, knowledge, and leadership to the organization. They are passionate about serving members and employees of Affinity Plus with care, excellence, and integrity and supporting the growth of the credit union industry.

  • Dave Larson, Affinity Plus President/CEO

    Dave Larson

    President/CEO
    Dave Larson is President and CEO of Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union, a position he has held since 2013. Prior to this, Larson served as Senior Vice President of Affinity Plus for nine years. As CEO, Larson led the turnaround effort to strengthen and rebuild the credit union. The success and organizational culture built at Affinity Plus led to Larson’s 2018 and 2020 recognition by the Star Tribune as “Top CEO” among large companies. He was also named to Minnesota 500 list of “Most Powerful Business Leaders in Minnesota” the past three years. In 2019, Larson was honored as a Minnesota Credit Union “Outstanding Professional of the Year.” Under his leadership, Affinity Plus was named a “Top 150 Workplace” and designated “Best Credit Union in Minnesota” by Forbes three years in a row. Larson has a genuine care for the employees, the credit union’s members, and the communities that Affinity Plus serves. Larson is also the Vice Chair for the Board of Directors of Special Olympics Minnesota.
  • Brian Volkmann, Affinity Plus Executive Vice President / CFO

    Brian Volkmann

    Executive Vice President/Chief Financial Officer
    Brian Volkmann is the Executive Vice President/Chief Financial Officer at Affinity Plus, a role he has held since May of 2016. In this capacity, he oversees accounting, finance, business performance, investor relations, lending and quality assurance. Brian joined Affinity Plus in 2000 as a branch manager, and during his career he has held various leadership positions within the credit union, most recently as Chief Financial Officer. As a diverse leader in the credit union industry, Brian serves on several boards, both within the credit union industry and the community. Brian’s success led to Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal recognition in 2019 where he received the “CFO of the Year” award.
  • Julie Cosgrove, Affinity Plus Chief Talent Officer

    Julie Cosgrove

    Chief Talent Officer
    Julie Cosgrove is the Chief Talent Officer at Affinity Plus. In this capacity, she oversees the HR functions focusing on the attraction, development, retention and engagement of employees. She also leads the Learning & Development team that provides onboarding, training and education across the organization. In September of 2015, Julie returned to Affinity Plus, having previously worked for the credit union from 2000-2012 and established herself as a leader in a variety of capacities. Julie also serves on the Board of Directors for Callahan & Associates.
  • Teri Laufers, Affinity Plus Chief Information Officer

    Teri Laufers

    Chief Information Officer
    Teri Laufers is Chief Information Officer for Affinity Plus. She has nearly 30 years of credit union industry experience, joining Affinity Plus in 2014. She leads a growing, evolving team of Information Technology professionals, with her purview including operations, applications, system administration, software, technical support, testing and development. Teri is an advocate for change and has a strong desire to bring superior technology solutions to Affinity Plus members and employees. She led significant organizational change as the executive sponsor of Affinity Plus’ core processing and digital banking system conversions in 2018. Her success led to Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal recognition where she received the “2019 Women in Business Award”. Throughout her career Teri has shared her knowledge and expertise serving on several industry committees, technology councils and software user groups.
  • Corey Rupp, Affinity Plus Senior Vice President, Lending

    Corey Rupp

    Senior Vice President, Lending
    Corey Rupp is the Senior Vice President of Lending at Affinity Plus. He joined Affinity Plus in 2004 as a branch manager. In his current capacity, Corey oversees all aspects of lending including consumer, business, student and real estate lending, along with all retail operations which includes the statewide branch network and call centers. During his career, he has led the implementation of new lending platforms, made significant enhancements to mobile lending and completely overhauled the credit union’s lending program. Corey is also a dedicated community leader serving on local chamber, foundation and university boards, and coaching youth athletics.
  • Cary Tonne, Affinity Plus Senior Vice President, Information Security

    Cary Tonne

    Senior Vice President, Information Security
    Cary Tonne is the Senior Vice President of Information Security at Affinity Plus. In this capacity, he ensures that the Information Security Program for the credit union advances to protect members and employees alike. During his 20 plus years with the credit union, Cary has led a variety of teams including information security, information technology, and project management. Cary is currently an advisory board member for NCU-ISAO, a member of various security organizations, and currently holds the CISM certification.
  • Bill Urick, Affinity Plus Chief Operating Officer

    Bill Urick

    Chief Operating Officer
    Bill Urick is Affinity Plus’ Chief Operating Officer, a role he has held since 2013. Bill joined Affinity Plus in 2006 with a background in commercial banking and served as the Chief Financial Officer for six years. Prior to Affinity Plus, Bill spent nine years at U.S. Bank within the Treasury Management group in operations and product management roles. As COO, Bill leads the credit union’s statewide branch network consisting of nearly 30 locations, and he also oversees card services, compliance, and other operational areas.