Helping Credit Unions Prosper
American Share’s management team is highly regarded for our expertise in finance, accounting, governmental affairs and credit union operations. We are committed to leveraging this experience to provide services and support that help our member credit unions prosper.
Mr. Adams has been involved in the credit union movement since 1976, and has been President and CEO of American Share since November 1990. In addition to implementing American Share policies, Mr. Adams routinely interacts with member credit unions, regulatory authorities, legislative leaders and other key figures in support of the mission of state-chartered credit unions. A Certified Public Accountant and Certified Financial Planner, Mr. Adams previously served as the company’s Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Risk Management. He also serves on the Mount Carmel Foundation Board of Trustees and the Finance Advisory Council of his undergraduate alma mater, Bowling Green State University. Mr. Adams holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Capital University, and has served as an adjunct professor at three universities.
Pete Love, CPA, CGMA
Vice President of Finance and Secretary/Treasurer
Mr. Love, a Certified Public Accountant, oversees American Share’s accounting, financial reporting and investment functions. Before joining American Share in 2018, he was the Corporate Controller for Columbus-based State Auto Insurance Companies. Prior to that he was Vice President, Controller of the Insurance Business Unit for JPMorgan Chase & Co. Mr. Love earned his B.S.B.A. with a major in Accounting from The Ohio State University. He is also a Chartered Global Management Accountant.
Mr. Kluth serves as American Share’s Information Technology leader and oversees the central IT organization. He is responsible for all aspects of American Share’s information technology policies, systems, and risk management. Additionally, Mr. Kluth provides vision and leadership for developing and implementing information technology initiatives and directs the planning and implementation of enterprise IT systems in accordance with the company’s mission, core values, and purposes. He has been with ASI since 2000, and has worked in the insurance industry most of his career. Mr. Kluth is a graduate of the DeVry Institute of Technology, and holds a BS in Information Systems for Business.
Mr. Loose is responsible for the oversight and management of all of American Share’s underwriting, monitoring, field examination and credit union resolution functions. He also manages the recruiting, training and supervision of the audit and examination staff. Mr. Loose has been with American Share since 1998, and served in various exam and risk management functions, before being appointed Vice President of Examination and Insurance in 2008. A Certified Public Accountant in the state of Ohio, he obtained his undergraduate degree from Bowling Green State University and his Masters in Business Administration from Capital University.
Mr. Kettlehake is charged with the oversight and management of American Share’s sales team and all other sales and marketing functions, including advertising and tradeshow activities. Additionally, Mr. Kettlehake provides leadership and direction in developing and implementing unique sales tools, methods, and policies. Mr. Kettlehake has been with American Share since late 2017. Before accepting this current position, he worked closely with credit unions in Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana for over two decades as a Sales Executive and as an Associate Vice President for CUNA Mutual Group. Mr. Kettlehake earned his BS in Communciations from Ohio University.