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Affinity Federal Credit Union Appoints Chief Data, Digital & Technolgy Officer

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By: AffinityFCU

Jack R Allison IV brings over 25 years of banking sector experience to his new role, where he will drive data, insights & AI, digital, technology innovation and cybersecurity for Affinity’s members

Basking Ridge, NJ - Dec 14, 2023 - Affinity Federal Credit Union (“Affinity”), a member-based, federally insured, full-service financial institution, has named Jack Allison as Chief Data, Digital & Technology Officer. With an extensive background in technology and data security within the banking sector, Allison is poised to expand Affinity’s technology resources and solutions, yielding a strong member experience and driving the credit union’s tech-based features and services forward.

Allison will play a crucial role in enhancing Affinity’s member experience. He will guide the strategy around technology investments to optimize IT infrastructure and drive innovation. His work will also focus on maintaining pace with cybersecurity solutions and measures to ensure Affinity members’ personal information is safeguarded. This work will provide the foundation to drive digital innovation and leverage the dynamic advances in analytics and artificial intelligence to create the best services and choices for our members.

“Technology has become a central component of doing business in today’s world, and as a member-centric organization, it is our responsibility to prioritize a tech-enabled experience, underpinned by strong cybersecurity measures,” said Kevin Brauer, CEO of Affinity. “With his member-first mindset, we are excited to have Jack join Affinity and continue to build on providing solutions that compliment our goal to make financial wellbeing a reality for the communities we serve.”

Allison brings over two decades of banking and technology experience to the role, most recently having served as CIO of Republic Bank, among other financial institutions. He holds a executive masters in technology management degree from Penn Engineering and the Wharton School of Business.

“Joining an institution with the values of Affinity is an honor. I am excited to continue to build upon Affinity’s systems to reinforce and expand protections and offerings to members,” shared Allison.

About Affinity Federal Credit Union

Affinity Federal Credit Union is a full-service financial institution, member-owned and community-focused, with a mission to nurture your financial wellbeing. With more than 20 branches across the tri-state area, Affinity is the largest credit union headquartered in the state of New Jersey, proudly ranking in the top 2% of all credit unions in terms of asset size1. The Affinity difference is about people helping people on a deeper level and understanding what YOU need to make your unique dreams a reality. For more information, please visit

1 Source: Using the “Credit Union and Corporate Call Report Data” found here:

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