Speakers cover topics such as mortgages, millennials, and regulation.
November 3, 2016
More than 500 credit union lending professionals attended the 2016 CUNA Lending Council Conference at the Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas.
This year’s theme was “Step up and stand out.” Following are photos from the conference.
During a breakout session, Michael Christians, CUNA’s senior federal compliance counsel, tells CUNA Lending Council Conference attendees about regulatory changes that will complicate the mortgage process.
Hope Schau, associate dean of the Eller MBA programs at the University of Arizona, explains how millennials view personal finance, including debt, loans, and the difference between banks and CUs.
Jerry Bonk, a regional lending specialist with the NCUA, speaks about various topics that will be on examiners’ minds, including real estate appraisals.
When it comes to lending decisions, CUs need to take more into account than just a member’s credit score, says Michael Cochrum, executive lending advisor with CU Direct.
Richard Lett, who worked security for England’s royal family and large-scale events such as the London Olympics, provides leadership insights during a keynote address.
NCUA's final member business lending (MBL) rule will open doors for CUs interested in loan participations, says Larry Middleman, president/CEO of CU Business Group.
A majority of millennials can’t define what a CU is, says Jason Dorsey, chief strategy officer for The Center for Generational Kinetics.