Rogue Hires New Vice Presidents


Medford, OR – Rogue Credit Union is excited to announce that after a thorough search, two new Vice Presidents have been selected to join the Rogue team. Larry Abolaji has been hired as the Vice President of Consumer Lending, and Dan Ripplinger has joined the credit union as the Vice President of Business Services.

Larry Abolaji brings with him more than 17 years of experience in the financial industry. Most recently he spent the past seven years at CFCU Community Credit Union in Ithaca, New York, where he served as the Vice President of Loan Servicing and Asset Recovery. Prior to his impressive career at CFCU Community Credit Union, he worked at BNY Mellon in East Syracuse, New York from 2006-2015, where he was a unit manager and responsible for managing the Corporate Trust operations. Larry is a US Army veteran and holds a bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management. He obtained his Project Management Certification from DePaul University and has attended the Leadership Development Program with the Center for Creative Leadership in Greensboro, North Carolina. Larry has also served on the boards of Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce and the GO Foundation, both located in Ithaca, New York.

When asked about his new position at Rogue Credit Union, Larry said, “I am excited to join Rogue Credit Union as the Vice President of Consumer Lending. I look forward to helping write the next chapter of growth for the credit union."

Dan Ripplinger comes to Rogue with 15 years of experience building and running business lending and deposit programs at two prior credit unions. Before his distinguished credit union career, Dan was a business banker and retail branch leader for a super-regional and a national bank. Dan holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Linfield College in McMinnville, Oregon. He also attended the Pacific Coast Banking School at the University of Washington, an extensive three-year executive bank leadership program.

“It is an honor to join Rogue’s team in this leadership role,” Dan said. “I am looking forward to being part of such a revered organization that’s focused so deeply on member loyalty throughout the communities we serve.”

Rogue Credit Union is a member-owned, not-for-profit financial cooperative, with an asset base of over $3 billion and a loan portfolio of over $1.8 billion. At Rogue, it’s about more than an auto loan or checking account; it’s about offering a higher level of service to nearly 200,000 members. Under the direction of the Board of Directors, Rogue is committed to helping its members out along the way, making local communities better for everyone. A membership with Rogue is open to anyone who lives, works, worships or attends school in the select Oregon and Idaho counties. Stop by any branch or visit and learn more about becoming part of something bigger.