George Hofheimer arms credit unions in the U.S., Canada and Australia with the creative, yet practical, ideas that meet the needs of today’s financial consumers. He leads five research centers focused on topics of critical importance to the future of consumer finance, oversees an innovation think tank, guides a financial product incubator and is consistently in the field working with individual institutions to create a positive consumer impact.
Prior to joining Filene, George spent eight years leading the executive education function for the Credit Union Executives Society (CUES). Before his career in consumer finance, George lived in the former Soviet Republic of Uzbekistan working for such disparate organizations as the Peace Corps, Price Waterhouse, and Qora-Tepa Village School. He previously served as board president at Willy Street Coop, a $40 million, 35,000-member natural foods cooperative. George earned an MBA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.