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Thrivent Financial for Lutherans names Paul Mueller as new chief information officer

Mueller to also become member of organization’s Senior Leadership Team

APPLETON, Wis., (July 25, 2012) – Thrivent Financial for Lutherans has named Paul Mueller as chief information officer (CIO) of the organization. Located in Appleton, Wis., Mueller will be responsible for all information technology functions and will also become part of Thrivent Financial’s Senior Leadership team.

“Paul brings to this role a broad knowledge of information technology,” says Terry Timm, senior vice president, Shared Services and Administration for Thrivent Financial. “He has consistently displayed strong leadership capabilities in his current role, and in leading large technology initiatives.”

Mueller has been with Thrivent Financial since 2009 serving as vice president, Technology Services, where he was responsible for the delivery of enterprise technology, engineering, information and security services supporting both corporate and field sales functions. Prior to Thrivent, Mueller spent more than 16 years with Schneider National, Inc., a leading North American truckload carrier and global logistics provider, in a variety of IT leadership roles. He has also held positions with NCR Corporation, AT&T, and Manitowoc Company, Inc.

“I’m excited about this new role, and the opportunity to lead the IT division,” says Mueller. “We have a talented team of IT professionals, and I’m looking forward to working together with them in supporting the needs of our business.”

Mueller is active in the community in the Fox Cities and Green Bay (Wis.) areas and currently serves on the board of the Community Foundation of the Fox Cities. Mueller and his family reside in Green Bay.

About Thrivent Financial for Lutherans
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans is a not-for-profit, Fortune 500 financial services membership organization helping approximately 2.5 million members achieve financial security and give back to their communities. Thrivent Financial and its affiliates offer a broad range of financial products and services. As a not-for-profit organization, Thrivent Financial creates and supports national outreach programs and activities that help congregations, schools, charitable organizations and individuals in need. For more information, visit Also, you can find us on Facebook and Twitter.

Insurance products issued or offered by Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Appleton, Wis. Not all products are available in all states. Securities and investment advisory services are offered through Thrivent Investment Management Inc., 625 Fourth Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN 55415, 800-847-4836, a FINRA and SIPC member and a wholly owned subsidiary of Thrivent Financial for Lutherans. Thrivent Financial representatives are registered representatives of Thrivent Investment Management Inc. They are also licensed insurance agents of Thrivent Financial.

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