Chief Planning Team
Meet the leaders who set the vision for our organization.
Todd Hall, President/CEO
Todd Hall was named President/CEO of Truliant in January 2020. Mr. Hall joined the organization in 2012 as Chief Operating Officer with over 20 years of financial management experience. As President/CEO, Mr. Hall, in partnership with Truliant’s Board of Directors, is responsible for strategic leadership of the credit union with the purpose of improving members’ lives. Mr. Hall’s focus has been keenly member-centric, with initiatives committed to expanding convenience throughout all interactions with the credit union. Since 2012, Hall has helped Truliant grow to over 250,000 members, nearly $2.7 billion in assets, and 30+ Member Financial Centers in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia.
Mr. Hall holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of South Carolina and a Master of Business Administration from the executive program at Wake Forest University
Rik Kielbasa, Chief Digital Officer
Rik Kielbasa has more than 20 years of management and leadership experience in the financial services industry. He joined Truliant in March 2008 as its Vice President of the Member Contact Center. Mr. Kielbasa was promoted to Senior Vice President, Member Experience in 2013, and became Chief Digital Officer in 2017. Mr. Kielbasa leads a wide array of Truliant’s member experience touchpoints including; Member Contact Center, Collections, Deposit Administration, Payments, and ATMs. He is responsible for developing and leading Truliant’s Digital Experience strategies and creating and directing its innovation team.
Mr. Kielbasa received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. He also earned a Master of Business Administration from Elon University.
C. Anderson Langford, Chief Operations Officer
Mr. Langford joined Truliant in 2018 as Chief Operations Officer. Throughout his career, he has served in many senior and executive roles at financial institutions, providing a wealth of financial and operational management experience. His major focus areas include risk management, talent acquisition and development, process improvement, and mortgage and commercial lending. Mr. Langford has led lending divisions and branch networks, established a wholly-owned subsidiary, and held branch and regional management positions. He is responsible for Truliant’s Member Financial Center network, consumer and business lending teams, and the Truliant Financial Advisors team.
Mr. Langford holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from Kennesaw State University.
Sherri Thomas, Chief Human Resources and Organizational Development Officer
Sherri Thomas joined Truliant in 2010 and has more than 25 years of experience managing operations and human resources at large and mid-size institutions. Ms. Thomas provides senior leadership for employee relations, compensation, benefits, payroll, recruiting, and organizational development, which includes employee training and skill development. Her role encompasses responsibility for community affairs, community engagement and outreach, state and local government affairs, and Truliant At Work – the credit union’s B2B workplace benefits program.
Ms. Thomas holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Elon University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She holds the Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) designation, the highest professional certification within the human resource field.
Sandeep Uthra, Chief Information Officer
Sandeep Uthra has over 20 years of experience developing and executing information technology strategies, including serving in executive roles in the financial services space. A native of New Delhi, India, Mr. Uthra has served in global IT leadership roles in product, consulting and financial corporations in Asia, Africa and the United States. Mr. Uthra leads Truliant’s Enterprise Service Delivery, Enterprise Architecture, Data Analytics, Robotics, Application Engineering & Development, Systems Operations, Technology Support Services, Infrastructure Services, Information Security, and Telecommunications teams. He serves as a board of advisor for the McColl School of Business, Wake Forest – MS Business Analytics, and HMG Strategy, and as a board member of the Charlotte CIO Leadership Association. In 2019, Mr. Uthra received Orbie Award recognition by the Charlotte CIO Leadership Association.
Mr. Uthra holds an Executive Master of Business Administration from Queens University, McColl School of Business and is a graduate of Amravati University, with a Bachelor of Computer Science and Engineering degree. He is also a certified Six Sigma Green Belt professional.
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