Altra promotes Josh Hamit to Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer
Altra Federal Credit Union is pleased to announce the promotion of Josh Hamit to Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer. Since joining Altra in 2016, Josh has made significant contributions with impact across the organization. In addition to growing data usage, he led the expansion of Altra’s information security discipline which keeps member data protected.
“In the short time that Josh has been with Altra, his impact has been immense,” said President and CEO, Steve Koenen. “His passion for IT innovation will serve our members and organization well as we look to the future of delivering exceptional end-user experience.”
In his new role, Josh will work to identify and implement innovative technology that will fuel growth and improve member engagement. Prior to joining Altra, he was the VP of Information Security and Compliance at Kaplan. He graduated Summa Cum Laude with a bachelor’s degree in Information Technology from Kaplan University. In 2021, Josh was recognized for his exceptional cyber security work and inducted into the Infosec Hall of Fame. He holds multiple globally recognized certifications as a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), and Certified Innovation Executive (CIE).
Josh lives in Dakota, MN with his wife and two daughters. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with family, traveling, and volunteering in the community.