Sara Stenz

Chief Financial Officer, Thrivent Credit Union

Sara Stenz has served as the Chief Financial Officer since 2017, and is responsible for the credit union’s financial reporting, budgeting, pricing, and profitability functions. She joined Thrivent Credit Union in 2014 as the VP-Controller, has helped lead implementations around the credit union’s financial reporting systems, and has oversight of the credit union’s liquidity and interest rate risk management policies. Prior to Thrivent Credit Union, she was the VP-Finance at First State Bank in New London, Wisconsin, overseeing treasury and risk management functions. Sara started her career at KPMG in their financial services audit group.

Sara earned her Bachelor of Business Administration with a degree in both Accounting and Finance from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and holds a CPA license designation. Sara serves on the Finance Committee of the Friends of the New London Public Museum, is an active member of her church’s choirs, and has served on her church’s finance committee. She resides in Forest Junction, Wisconsin, with her husband, Adam, and their two young sons.