Board Member's Biography

Lisa Ginter

Lisa joined CommunityAmerica in 1995 and during her tenure has overseen nearly every function of the Credit Union.  After graduating from Rockhurst University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, Lisa was introduced to the industry working with a regional CPA firm auditing credit unions.  She has held executive level positions, to include CFO and President, of various asset-sized financial institutions.

Lisa earned the designation of Certified Chief Executive Officer (CCE) from the Credit Union Executives Society, and she's a graduate of the Advanced Leadership Institute at Harvard Business School.  She was selected as a "Power 100" and "Women Who Mean Business" honoree by the Kansas City Business Journal, one of KC Magazine's “Influential Women" and was published in the "Ingram's 250" list.  In 2016, Lisa served as Board Co-Chair of the Kansas City Go Red for Women Campaign, helping the organization raise more than $1 million.  She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Kansas City Area Development Council, the Heartland Credit Union Association, the Derrick Johnson “Defend the Dream” Foundation and City Year, an AmeriCorps organization that helps keep kids in school.  Lisa also serves on the KC Chamber's Executive Women's Leadership Council and the Rockhurst University Board of Trustees.  In 2018, Lisa was elected to the CUNA (Credit Union National Association) Board of Directors, representing CommunityAmerica and the entire industry on a national level. 

Lisa and her husband Barry live in Lee's Summit, Missouri.  A native of Independence, she continues to be active in the Jackson County community where she was raised.  Lisa enjoys spending her free time with her family, including three children, nine brothers and sisters and their extended families, and two granddaughters.

Lisa Ginter


CommunityAmerica CU
Lenexa, KS

District At-Large, Class C

Term: February, 2021

Committee Memberships

Finance Committee (Chair)
National Credit Union Roundtable Advisory Council (Member)
Advocacy Committee (Member)