George Hofheimer arms credit unions with the creative, yet practical, ideas that meet the needs of today’s financial consumers. At Filene Research Institute, he leads five university-based, research centers focused on topics of critical importance to the future of consumer finance, oversees a series of product incubators, guides advisory programming and is consistently in the field working with institutions to create a positive consumer impact.
Prior to joining Filene, George spent eight years leading the executive education function for the Credit Union Executives Society (CUES). Before his career in consumer finance, George lived in the former Soviet Union working for such disparate organizations as the United States Peace Corps, Price Waterhouse, and US Trade and Development Agency. He previously served as board president at Willy Street Coop, a $60 million, 40,000-member natural foods cooperative.
George earned his MBA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.