October 15, 2013
Andrea Stritzke, vice president of regulatory compliance for PolicyWorks LLC, has been named a Trailblazer 40 Below by Credit Union Times. The publication’s Trailblazer 40 Below program honors extraordinary young executives who are passionately, proactively changing the credit union industry direction for the better.
“I am humbled by the nomination and it is an honor to be included in the Trailblazers 40 Below program,” says Stritzke. “Since inception, this program has included change agents to the credit union industry. It is truly an honor to be included with this group of individuals.”
Justin Hupfer, CEO of PolicyWorks, hired Stritzke in 2006 and she has led the company’s compliance efforts since 2010. “Andrea brings an enthusiasm and energy to compliance that has been critical to our ability to strategically assist credit unions,” said Hupfer. “She embraces the rapid change of compliance in today’s world and consistently focuses on how to make the challenge easier on credit unions. Over the past few years, her leadership has resulted in new services for credit unions, partnerships with other organizations, and a growing, talented team in our compliance department. Her forward thinking has certainly created change for the better in the credit union industry.”
Today, Stritzke is responsible for the delivery of PolicyWorks’ compliance services and new product development. She assists credit unions with strategic compliance program management and is a nationally recognized speaker on credit union compliance issues. Stritzke is a graduate of the University of Nebraska Law School and has also earned CUNA's Credit Union Compliance Expert Designation (CUCE) and Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) Compliance Specialist Certification.