Protecting Credit Unions Since 1974
Sound underwriting and business-centric risk management policies have enabled American Share to successfully provide a strong, dependable private insurance option to credit unions for nearly 50 years. At the heart of our business model is our belief in the right of credit unions to meet the needs of their members without undue outside interference in day-to-day operations.
The Power of Private Insurance
Business-minded and member-focused. Here to help our credit union partners succeed.
Helping Credit Unions Prosper
American Share’s management team is highly regarded for our expertise in finance, accounting, governmental affairs and credit union operations. We are committed to leveraging this experience to provide services and support that help our member credit unions prosper.
Theresa Mason, CPA
President and CEO
Ms. Mason spent 16 years with Grange Insurance and the Kansas City Life Insurance Company. During her tenure there, she served as President of Grange Life Insurance and directed highly effective finance, operations, sales, and IT Teams. She is a CPA and also carries her CMGA (Chartered Global Management Accountant). Ms. Mason also holds affiliations with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Ohio Society of CPAs
Kurt Loose, SVP
Chief Operations Officer
Mr. Loose is responsible for the oversight and management of all of American Share’s underwriting, monitoring, field examination and credit union resolution functions. He also manages the recruiting, training and supervision of the audit and examination staff.
Paul McCaffrey, CPA
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. McCaffrey oversees American Share’s accounting, planning, financial reporting and investment functions. Mr. McCaffrey has over 25 years of experience in the insurance industry. He also holds designations as a Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Associate in Risk Management (ARM), and Associate in Reinsurance (ARe).
Chief Information Officer
Mr. Kluth serves as American Share’s Information Technology leader and oversees the central IT organization. He is responsible for all aspects of American Share’s information technology policies, systems, and risk management. Additionally, Mr. Kluth provides vision and leadership for developing and implementing information technology initiatives.
Vice President of Sales & Marketing
Mr. Kettlehake is charged with the oversight and management of American Share’s sales team and all other sales and marketing functions, including advertising and tradeshow activities. Additionally, Mr. Kettlehake provides leadership and direction in developing and implementing unique sales tools, methods, and policies.