CUNA Mutual Names Tim Peterson CIO

The former Wellmark CIO succeeds Rick Roy, who is retiring, as head of CUNA Mutual’s information technology organization.

(Formation of F-16Cs from the 115th Fighter Wing, Wisconsin Air National Guard, flying over Madison, Wisc., home of CUNA Mutual Group.)

 

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.

Tim Peterson, SVP, CIO, CUNA Mutual Group.

Tim Peterson, SVP, CIO, CUNA Mutual Group.

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.

 

 

Anthony R. O’Donnell // Anthony O'Donnell is Executive Editor of Insurance Innovation Reporter. For nearly two decades, he has been an observer and commentator on the use of information technology in the insurance industry, following industry trends and writing about the use of IT across all sectors of the insurance industry. He can be reached at [email protected] or (503) 936-2803.

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