News Release 12/ 2/ 2021

Dave Kaercher joins Northmarq as Chief Information Officer

Minneapolis (Nov. 30, 2021) — Northmarq has hired Dave Kaercher, a 25-year strategic technology leader, as Chief Information Officer. Kaercher will lead the company’s digital transformation across all business lines.

“This important leadership position is critical to our continued implementation and adoption of technology platforms to enhance our client and employee experience, along with further development of our digital roadmap for the future,” said Travis Krueger, chief operating officer – Northmarq.

David brings more than 30 years of progressive leadership and technology experience in financial services, retail and technology. Most recently, he worked for Blue Cross Blue Shield in the Washington DC area, where he was the Chief Information Officer for CareFirst BCBS, a Blue Cross Blue Shield entity with 3.5 million members across the U.S. Prior to BCBS, David held IT leadership roles in the banking industry, including PNC Bank and US Bank, and Insurance, with Allianz Life.

David also served for seven years as a Regular Army (RA) Commissioned Officer in the United States Army.  He holds a Master’s Degree in Computer Engineering from the School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS) at The George Washington University and earned his BA from Moravian College in Bethlehem, PA.