St. Petersburg, Fla. — (Sept. 29, 2021) — To further enhance its commitment to delivering an exceptional member experience, PSCU – the nation’s premier payments credit union service organization (CUSO) – has announced that Chris Gunnare has been appointed senior vice president, chief sales officer, and Yvonne Stelpflug has been named senior vice president, Advisors Plus.
In his new role, Gunnare will continue to drive growth for PSCU, leading the Enterprise Sales teams and continuing to manage the CUSO’s relationships with industry consultants. Stelpflug will lead the Advisors Plus and Solutions Consulting teams to deliver superior offerings and experiences to PSCU’s financial institutions, enabling faster growth while demonstrating the value of the CUSO. Founded in 2004, PSCU’s Advisors Plus offers consulting services for credit unions to help fuel growth and achieve financial and business goals.
“As consumer preferences rapidly evolve, financial institutions are facing a massive transformation in payments, as well as the technology and services required to support their accountholders,” said Scott Wagner, EVP, chief revenue officer at PSCU. “As PSCU continues to have remarkable success in the markets in which we operate, our teams must grow and adapt to these changing needs to propel our forward momentum. In line with this, it is with great pleasure that we announce Chris’ and Yvonne’s well-earned promotions. Both have played instrumental roles in PSCU’s growth and achievements, and we look forward to the passion and expertise they will bring to their new roles.”
Gunnare joined PSCU in May 2017 as senior vice president of Member Experience, bringing more than 30 years of expertise in the credit union and payments industry. For more than four years, he has helped drive success across the Membership Development team, focusing on leading, assisting and coaching new business sales, existing client partnerships and renewals. His strong commitment to helping financial institutions of all sizes grow and succeed will help PSCU expand as the CUSO focuses on growth and new investments in products and services.
With over two decades of financial services experience, as well as a passion for the industry and commitment to her clients and colleagues, Stelpflug came to PSCU in 2019 as managing vice president of Account Management. Over the past two years, Stelpflug has played an important role in driving transformation of the Account Management role while building high-performing teams. With previous leadership roles in operations, product development, sales and account management, she also brings a wealth of expertise to grow and adapt to the changing payments environment.
PSCU, the nation’s premier payments CUSO, supports the success of 1,500 credit unions representing more than 5.4 billion transactions annually. Committed to service excellence and focused on innovation, PSCU’s payment processing, risk management, data and analytics, loyalty programs, digital banking, marketing, strategic consulting and mobile platforms help deliver possibilities and seamless member experiences. Comprehensive, 24/7/365 member support is provided by contact centers located throughout the United States. The origin of PSCU’s model is collaboration and scale, and the company has leveraged its influence on behalf of credit unions and their members for more than 40 years. Today, PSCU provides an end-to-end, competitive advantage that enables credit unions to securely grow and meet evolving consumer demands. For more information, visit PSCU.com.