The 21st annual CUNA Lending Council Conference is underway at the Harbor Beach Marriott in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
The following are scenes from the conference, which started Sunday and runs through Wednesday.
Predictive FICO score modeling is one way CUs use data to grow their loan portfolios, says Steve Miller, president of Twenty Twenty Analytics, a CUNA Strategic Services alliance provider. Miller led a preconference session Sunday afternoon with Bentley Hatcher, senior vice president of lending for Local Government Federal CU in Raleigh, N.C.
Jason Osterhage, senior vice president of lending for Alliant CU in Chicago and chair of the CUNA Lending Council Executive Committee, addresses the more than 100 first-time conference attendees Sunday night.
Gayle Gustafson, a CUNA Lending Council executive committee member and vice president of lending at Rivermark CU in Beaverton, Ore., explains the rules of “ice breaker bingo” during a reception for first-time attendees. Attendees had to fill 24 squares with the names of people who fit certain traits—such as the ability to speak multiple languages.
Andrew Williams (left), business development manager at MyCUMortgages, and Blaine Moricle, national account executive with Van Wagenen Financial Services, examine their ice breaker bingo sheets.
Kathy Smith, CUNA’s instructional design manager, asks attendees what makes them most proud about their CUs.
CUNA Mutual Group offers CUs a variety of lending solutions and marketing programs.
Hundreds of financial institutions use IMM’s eSignature, eWorkflow, eTeller, and eLoan Services to create dynamic member experiences.
Widespread adoption of the CU Financial eXchange (CUFX) standard will change the CU industry by simplifying the technology implementation process, says Rich Jones, president/CEO of Leaders2Leadership LLC.
Experian works with CUs to manage credit risk, prevent fraud, and automate decision-making.
The company Silanis, a CUNA Strategic Services alliance provider, eliminates paper from the loan and account-opening processes.
Representatives from CU Direct Corp. discuss ways to increase CU loan volume and create efficiencies.