PRESIDENT & CEO, VYSTAR CREDIT UNION, JACKSONVILLE
VyStar Credit Union started at the Jacksonville Naval Air Station in 1952 and has grown to become a top-15 credit union, with 60 locations, $11.2 billion in assets and 750,000 members across Central and Northern Florida and Southeast Georgia. It recently purchased Heritage Southeast Bank in Georgia. Vystar, with more than 2,000 employees, has “played a large part in the revival of downtown Jacksonville through the purchase and development of our campus, the naming rights of the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena and our support of non-profit and cultural organizations.” Wolfburg has been president and CEO for 3½ years.
|EDUCATION||SUNY-Buffalo (BS), New York University (MBA)|
|PROFESSIONAL EVOLUTION||I planned to be more entrepreneurial, having founded and purchased several ventures in retail, real estate development and an online startup attempt. I ended up working for some of the largest national and international investment firms and banks, both in the U.S. and overseas, before moving to credit unions about nine years ago.|
|NEW HOBBY||While a longtime runner, I am currently training for a marathon this summer and am hoping to complete my first ultramarathon in the fall.|
|ADMIRES||Florida Blue. They are amazing genuine people who care about their employees and the community.|
|READING||The Killer Angels, by Michael Shaara|