Thrivent Federal Credit Union
Ron Orrick has served on the credit union's board of directors since 2016. Ron currently serves as interim president for Thrivent Federal Credit Union. In this role, he has overall responsibility for managing the credit union, ensuring it continues to fulfill its mission and meet the needs of its members.
Prior to joining the credit union, Ron was president and founder of COUNCIO, a management consulting company. As the owner of COUNCIO, Ron helped companies and individuals realize their intent through outcomes, bridging the gap between strategy and execution.
Before founding COUNCIO, Ron served as the Vice President of Information Technology at Compassion International. In this role he was responsible for the organization's global information technology practice. In addition to more than 30 years of experience in technology and 20 years in formal leadership, Ron has led in several other industries and was involved in ministry in various capacities.
With a Bachelor of Arts degree in management (leadership) and a Master of Business Administration from American Military University, Ron has achieved success by intentionally investing in people, leading to significant revenue growth in several companies including AAA, bCom3, Leo Burnett and Footlocker.com.
With a dedication to constant learning and an understanding of self, Ron can often be found deep in conversation about individuality, group dynamics, and personality. He also enjoys reading on almost any topic. Ron understands what it means to find meaning and “roots” in your core identity and values, and he believes what we do is an extension of who we are.
Ron and his wife, Brigitte, live in Monument, CO among pine trees and in the shadow of the Rocky Mountains and Pikes Peak. With three kids “out of the house” and three kids at home, plus a cat, life in their household is rather dynamic.