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Interra’s Heather Cripe Recognized Michiana Forty under 40 Program

Heather Cripe, Assistant Vice President, Senior Financial Analyst, has been named to the Michiana Forty under 40 Program. The Program highlights the achievements of 40 outstanding young adults, under the age of 40, for their leadership, excellence in their respective careers, and actively engaged and committed to community service.

               Heather Cripe                      Assistant Vice President,             Senior Financial Analyst

“It is truly an honor to be named as one of the Michiana Forty under 40 class alongside many other distinguished and dedicated young leaders in our community. I am humbled and grateful to the South Bend Chamber for the recognition,” stated Cripe.

Cripe began her career at Interra Credit Union in 2018 as a financial analyst after graduating with a with a Bachelor of Science in Business with a Concentration in Finance, from the Judd Leighton School of Business & Economics, Indiana University, South Bend.

In 2023, Cripe was the emerging leader selected by Filene Research Institute to be the Hoosier representative at the Credit Union National Association’s Governmental Affairs Conference in Washington, D.C., and also graduated from the Greater Elkhart Chamber’s Leadership Academy in May the same year. Cripe is not only a leader in her role, but also an active community volunteer. When she is not working to grow her career, she volunteers in children’s ministry at the River Oaks Community Church, reads to young children through the United Way, and for the past year has been working with the program coordinator to become a coach for the Girls on the Run program. Cripe lives in Elkhart, Indiana, with her spouse and two young children.

Interra Credit Union, headquartered in Goshen, Indiana, was charted in 1932 and has assets of $1.7 billion. The credit union’s field of membership spans 18 counties in northern Indiana, with more than 325 full and part-time employees serving nearly 90,000 members. Interra currently operates 16 offices in Elkhart, Kosciusko, LaGrange, Marshall, and Noble counties in Indiana and via a suite of robust electronic services at