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First Tech Routing #321180379
Board of Directors
Bio Image: Mike Upton

Michael Upton

Chief Digital & Technology Officer


Mike is a finance industry veteran with a longstanding history of delivering innovative digital solutions to both the online and mobile banking worlds. As a longtime supporter of the credit union difference, joining First Tech was an exciting opportunity to return to his roots. In fact, his own relationship with First Tech began in 1993 when he joined as a member. He now sees his work within the organization as both an opportunity to deliver industry leading digital innovations and to serve the unique financial needs of his local community. With over 24 years of experience, Mike brings to First Tech the best practices of the world’s most innovative software companies and the operational excellence and discipline practiced by America’s largest financial institutions.

Prior to joining the credit union’s leadership team, he led the Enterprise Digital team at Capital One in Richmond, VA and was the Senior Vice President of Mobile/Online Banking and Consumer Payments at Bank of America in Charlotte, NC. In addition, Mike’s held numerous senior executive roles at several large software companies that service banks and credit unions across the United States. Mike is also a graduate of Oregon State University.