Tom Kuslikis first learned the value of teamwork while playing basketball for Aquinas College in Grand Rapids, Mich., when he discovered that each individual on a team or in an organization can help make or break its future.

This lesson has served the Trailblazer 40 Below well throughout his career, and particularly in his current role as interim CFO and vice president of internal audit and compliance at University of Michigan Credit Union in Ann Arbor, Mich. Since joining the credit union, he has helped develop an internal audit function, which provides reassurance for the credit union’s board and supervisory committee, and acts as a liaison for the credit union’s audit and examination processes.

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