March 26, 2018
Sunrise Banks announced two new additions to its leadership team. Eric Schurr joined Sunrise as Chief of Strategy and Heather Schumacher was named Chief Operations Officer.
As Chief of Strategy for Sunrise Banks, Eric is responsible for driving innovation and growth in the banks’ national lending and digital payments services. Building relationships and partnerships that allow the bank to drive innovation in the digital payments and lending space is a key focus in this endeavor.
Heather’s role as Chief Operations Officer focuses primarily on building and maintaining bank infrastructure and overseeing the core operations of the bank as well as the operations of the payments division.
“Adding Heather and Eric to our leadership team will ensure that we are positioned for continued growth and innovation,” says Sunrise CEO David Reiling, “Their skills and expertise make them ideal additions to our already talented team.”
Eric’s background includes underwriting, portfolio management and product development at two of the country’s largest financial institutions, Capital One and US Bank. Heather has extensive experience in compliance, operations, and digital payments. Heather has been with Sunrise since 2011, coming from Meta Payment Systems and Wells Fargo EFS.
About Sunrise Banks: Sunrise Banks, N.A., based in St. Paul, Minnesota, seeks to radically change the way urban communities and people thrive by empowering them to achieve financial wellness. Sunrise is certified by the U.S. Treasury as a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), a designation earned by approximately 100 banks nationwide. Sunrise Banks is also a member of the Global Alliance for Banking on Values, a public benefit corporation and is a certified B Corp for its demonstrated commitment to transparent corporate governance and positive community impact. Visit Sunrise Banks at SunriseBanks.com, on Twitter @SunriseBanks, or on Facebook. Member FDIC.