Daniel J. Kester
Mr. Kester serves as the business representative to the Colorado Racing Commission. Mr. Kester’s first term of service will remain in effect until July 2013. Mr. Kester’s 30 years of business experience, his demonstrated competency and recognized acumen qualify him to serve ably as a member of the Commission. Since 1996, Mr. Kester has held the position of President/CEO of the Sooper Credit Union in Denver. As the chief executive officer of this vibrant, expansive credit union, Mr. Kester has been responsible for the service, growth and efficiency of this $236 million asset credit union. His duties include providing, enhancing and delivering financial products and services to Sooper Credit Union’s 33,000 members. Along with the augmentation of electronic service delivery options to reach the Sooper Credit Union’s geographically dispersed membership, personal service has also been enhanced under Mr. Kester’s leadership. In conjunction with Mr. Kester’s professional role, he serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the CU Community Foundation, which provides scholarships, raises funds for a number of women’s shelters in Colorado and donates funds for the Arvada Community Food Bank.
(Democrat – First Congressional District; Senate District 34/House District 5)