Arnold O. Pierson

Reverend Arnold Pierson is the President/CEO of ELCA Federal Credit Union in Chicago. Rev. Pierson has served as the Vice President of Communications/Church Relations for the Mission Investment Fund of the ELCA, director of Church Relations for Concordia Place, and director of Risk Management for evangelical Lutheran Church in America. He spent 21 years as a pastor for various churches.

Rev. Pierson earned a Bachelor of Arts in History from Wittenberg University, a Master of Science in Counseling from Florida State University, and a Masters of Divinity from the Lutheran School of Theology in Chicago.  In 1993, he was awarded an honorary degree, Doctor of Humane Letters, from Indiana Tech.