Scott Achterling Headshot
VP - Chief Operating Officer

As Chief Operating Officer, Scott provides day-to-day leadership and management to the overall organization. Whether that is leading or participating in a strategy session with one of our business lines, interfacing with the Board of Directors on a committee or meeting with a customer, his involvement in our organization is wide-ranging. Prior to joining CIF, he spent 10 years holding various management and business development positions in the banking industry. Scott holds a B.S. degree from Minnesota State University, Mankato and his M.B.A 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 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.