A 20-year member of Mohave Electric Cooperative, Rich Tempelman brings over 51 years of banking and financial experience to his newly appointed District 1 seat on Mohave Electric’s Board of Directors.
Tempelman’s banking career began in 1962 in Chicago, Illinois. For the past 51 years, Tempelman’s experience includes all aspects of consumer and commercial credit. His career path also led him to positions in Iowa, Wyoming and Colorado, before relocating to Fountain Hills, Arizona in 1993, and the Tri-State area in 1996.
Throughout his career and following his retirement from Mohave State Bank in 2013, Tempelman has been very active in various community events, service clubs and boards, most recently in the Bullhead City area. He is a former Vice Chairman of the Western Arizona Regional Medical Center Board of Trustees, and currently serves as President of the Bullhead Regional Habitat for Humanity Board, where he has been a member for 10 years. Tempelman is also an active member/past-president of Los Matadores of Bullhead City and the Rotary Club of Bullhead City.
Currently a resident of Fort Mohave, Tempelman’s involvement with community organizations spans many different communities.