Scott Achterling Headshot
President & CEO

As President of CIF, Scott provides the vision and leadership for the financial services firm.

Prior to joining CIF in 2007, he spent 10 years holding various management and business development positions in the banking industry. Scott holds an undergraduate degree from Minnesota State University, Mankato, and he earned his MBA from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, MN.

From the consumer side to the business side, Scott brings a wide range of banking experience to CIF. Scott’s StrengthsFinders of Strategic, Relator, Achiever, Competition and Responsibility perfectly fit his role of president as he’s both detailed-oriented and a big-picture thinker. What he most values about CIF is that he is able to use his skills and abilities to make a meaningful difference.