Tim Peterson has been named senior VP and CIO of CUNA Mutual Group (Madison, Wisc.) effective Feb. 16. In this role, he will be responsible for leading the company’s IT teams and supporting the organization with an enterprise technology strategy, solutions and systems to help drive the company’s long-term strategic plans. Peterson replaces Rick Roy, who is retiring.
Peterson was most recently executive VP and CIO at Wellmark, a Des Moines, Iowa-based Blue Cross Blue Shield affiliate with more than 2 million members. He has also held executive IT roles at United Health Grouop, Ingenix and IBM Global Business Services. His career experience includes work in application development, data integration, operations, web development, middleware and infrastructure.
Peterson graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire, where he received his BBA in Management Information Systems. Peterson went on to the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management where he earned his MBA in 2003. He is also a Certified Information Systems Security professional.