Don Cates is the President and CEO of 3 Rivers FCU, a $780 million, 70,000 member Credit Union in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He joined the Credit Union in October of 2011 as the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to coming to 3Rivers he was President/CEO and served on the board of Directors of AmericanTrust in Peru, Indiana. At 31 he was the youngest Bank CEO in the State of Indiana, and served in that capacity for 10 years. His previous experience includes sales management, branch administration and commercial lending. He was Chairman of the Miami County Economic Development Corporation for 5 years, and has been active in economic development for over 15 years. He is involved with the Northeast Indiana Regional Partnerships Regional Opportunities Council, United Way Campaign Cabinet Chairman, and is on the board for Junior Achievement of Northeast Indiana.