News Releases | February 22, 2022

UFCU Names John Orton Vice President – Enterprise Risk Management

Austin, TEXAS, February 22, 2022 — UFCU, Austin’s largest locally owned financial institution, has named John Orton vice president of enterprise risk management at the 85-year-old not-for-profit cooperative. Orton will report to executive vice president – strategy and operations Mike Clifford.

Orton will lead a cooperative-wide approach to protect financial, physical, and human assets. He joins UFCU following a successful 15-year career as Chief Financial Officer for Amplify Credit Union. He also worked for Dell, Ericsson, and Accenture earlier in his career.

“UFCU works relentlessly to earn Members’ trust and business, and John has a reputation for strategic financial risk management, operational excellence, digital transformation, and a collaborative approach to assessing and managing risk,” said UFCU President Michael Crowl. “Additionally, John’s work with area nonprofit organizations aligns with our efforts to strengthen the financial health of our community.”

Orton is treasurer for The Arc of the Capital Area; a board member of Financial Executives International Austin chapter; a member of the St. David’s Episcopal Church Finance Committee; and a volunteer with Foundation Communities. He holds an MBA and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the McCombs Business School, The University of Texas at Austin, and is a Certified Public Accountant.

About UFCU
As a Member-owned, not-for-profit financial cooperative, UFCU is passionate about changing lives and strengthening communities. With more than 346,000 Members in Central Texas and Galveston County and total assets (under management and serviced) exceeding $7.8 billion, UFCU offers a variety of products, services, and education programs to empower Members in achieving financial health. To learn more, visit UFCU.org.

*Total Assets ($3.934 billion) + Assets Under Management by Wealth Management ($0.616 billion) + Real Estate Loans Sold with Servicing Retained ($3.229 billion)