President & CEO
Don Cates is the President & CEO of 3Rivers. He joined the credit union in October of 2011 as the Executive Vice President, 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 years old, 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 five years, and has been active in Economic Development for over 15 years. He is involved with the Northeast Indiana Regional Partnerships Regional Opportunities Council, acts as United Way Campaign Cabinet Chairman, and is on the boards for Junior Achievement of Northeast Indiana and Mentoring Women's Network.