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Jason Osterhage
Senior Vice President, Lending at Alliant Credit Union


As Senior Vice President of Lending, Jason Osterhage leads Alliant’s credit businesses, including consumer, residential and commercial lending. He also oversees Alliant’s loan trading group, its business risk office, and directs overall credit product strategy. Jason’s skills and passions align around designing and scaling business models built on solving real problems for real people in new ways. Before coming to Alliant in 2012, he was chief lending executive at Delta Community Credit Union and worked at Delta Air Lines and Coca-Cola prior to that.

Jason serves on the board of CUDC, a Colorado-based consumer auto finance company. He is an emeritus governing member of the CUNA Lending Council and chair of the CUNA Councils joint executive board. Jason is an active venture philanthropist through Social Venture Partners, Chicago and in 2017 he co-founded the Chicago Innovation Roundtable with two other Chicago-area business leaders.

Jason graduated summa cum laude from Georgia State University with a degree in business administration. He also holds an M.S. in operations management and earned an M.B.A. from Emory University. Jason is an alumnus of Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business and holds several other certificates and diplomas. In 2013, Credit Union Magazine included Jason in its inaugural cohort of credit union industry “Rock Stars.”

Alliant Credit Union is a not-for-profit financial cooperative with nearly 450,000 members nationwide and over $10 billion in assets. Headquartered in Chicago and founded in 1935, Alliant is the largest credit union in Illinois and one of the largest credit unions in the United States. As a digital credit union, Alliant has achieved relevant banking and technology awards recently, including:

  • NerdWallet’s Best Credit Union for Mobile Banking 2019
  • MONEY Magazine’s Best Credit Union of 2018
  • 2018 Excellence Award, CUNA Technology Council


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