Eric Kinman brings 20+ years of experience in the credit union industry, most recently as Marketing Manager and Innovation Officer at Veridian Credit Union ($3B in assets). His area of expertise with the Federation is working with large credit unions serving immigrant and refugee populations. Kinman is also President and Founder of the Solidarity Foundation, a nonprofit savings-based microfinance organization operating in Central and North America. He also leads the Opportunity Community Plan, a regional poverty reduction initiative at United Way of Central Iowa. Kinman received his MBA from Drake University, where he also teaches Social Entrepreneurship.