FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MADISON, Wis., and WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 2, 2016)- Alex Sheen, founder of the non-profit organization and social movement because I said I would, will deliver the keynote address at America's Credit Union Conference (ACUC), to be held June 26-29, 2016 in Seattle.
Founded in 2012 and inspired by his father's passing, because I said I would is dedicated to improving humanity through kept promises. The organization distributes cards on which people write down promises they want to fulfill, either to themselves or to others. To date, Sheen has delivered more than 3.15 million because I said I would cards to more than 48 countries.
“Alex's message about the power of promises will resonate with attendees regarding the commitment credit unions make every day to their members” said Jim Nussle, President/CEO of CUNA.
In his keynote, Sheen will tell the story of because I said I would and cite real life examples of kept promises to demonstrate the value of accountability in our personal and professional lives, a message that will especially resonate with attendees given the credit union movement's core principle of People Helping People. Sheen's keynote will be immediately followed by the presentation of Credit Union Magazine's CU Hero of the Year Award.
To learn more and register for America's Credit Union Conference, visit acuc.cuna.org.
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With its network of affiliated state credit union leagues, Credit Union National Association (CUNA) serves America's credit unions, which are owned by more than 100 million consumer members. Credit unions are not-for-profit cooperatives providing affordable financial services to people from all walks of life. For more information about CUNA, visit www.cuna.org or follow @CUNA on Twitter. For more information about credit unions, visit www.aSmarterChoice.org and follow @asmarterchoice on Twitter.