About Us

We love helping Ivy Tech students! 

Meet Our Financial Wellness Team

The Financial Vine provides free financial education for Ivy Tech students, faculty and staff with the help of financial wellness experts from Purdue Federal Credit Union.

Our team is here to help Ivy Tech students at every life stage get on the right track by making plans to save and spend responsibly.  


Leah Gutierrez

Leah Gutierrez is a financial counselor at Purdue Federal Credit Union. She has over 10 years of experience in the financial services industry and has been a financial counselor and educator for over 5 years. Leah loves helping people of all ages learn about finances and achieve new and challenging goals. 
She serves the community by volunteering with Junior Achievement, the United Way VITA Tax Program, providing financial counseling services to Habitat for Humanity and chairing the Money Smart Week Committee to help with financial literacy initiatives in Greater Lafayette.

Dan Fleming

Dan Fleming is the Loss Mitigation Manager at Purdue Federal Credit Union. He has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, from financial counseling to consumer and small business loans.
Dan has been educating students about finances as a Junior Achievement instructor for 15 years. He’s also a member of the Accounting Advisory Board for the College of Business at Ivy Tech and a member of the Board of Directors for Operation Round Up, TIPMONT REMC. He also serves the community as a Cub Scout leader and an Assistant Scoutmaster with Boy Scouts of America.