June 28, 2022 – Ongoing Operations’ (OGO) Board of Directors announced today that Steve Bone has been appointed the new Chief Executive Officer of the company. Steve replaces Kirk Drake who has been instrumental to the success of OGO for over 17 years.
Steve joined OGO in 2021 as the Chief Operating Officer bringing 30 years of prior experience in the Financial Services IT space. He has previously led teams at FIS, CAPCO, Q2 and First Entertainment Credit Union. Steve has served in a wide breadth of executive roles and has worked in over 20 countries. His hands-on technical experience includes large scale software implementation projects along with leading a global managed operations organization, as well as serving as the CIO of a Credit Union.
“Based on Steve’s prior success in leading large scale Information Technology initiatives and his contribution since joining Ongoing Operations, we have complete confidence in his ability to lead the company moving forward” stated Chairman of the Board, Steve Salzer.
Steve is committed to continuing Ongoing Operations’ strategy of delivering advanced Disaster Recovery, Business Continuity, Cyber Security, and IT hosting services. The existing OGO management team and employees will continue to focus on delivering highly responsive and predictable services that provide measurable business value to credit unions.
“I greatly appreciate the support I have received from Kirk. the Board of Directors, and the entire OGO team. The OGO team is filled with incredibly talented individuals. We intend to be recognized as the premier provider of IT services for the Credit Union industry, and it is an honor to be asked to lead this organization” stated newly appointed CEO, Steve Bone.
Kirk Drake will continue his role as the CEO of CU 2.0 along with serving as an advisor to OGO’s Board and assist Ongoing Operations with targeted business development activities.
Ongoing Operations is a CUSO that was launched in 2005. They currently serve over 100 credit unions covering most of the continental United States plus Hawaii.