CUNA Lending Council 2016 - Opening Reception

CUNA Lending Council Conference underway in Las Vegas

This year’s theme is ‘Step up and stand out.’

October 31, 2016

More than 500 credit union lending professionals are gathering in Las Vegas for the 2016 CUNA Lending Council Conference. This year’s theme is “Step up and stand out.”

Keynote speakers include Jason Dorsey, a.k.a. “The Gen Y Guy,” chief strategy officer of The Center for Generation Kinetics; and leadership expert Richard Lett, CEO of the LeClair Group.

Following are photos from Sunday’s opening reception.


  • Slide 01

    Visible Equity's David Royal offers information about the company's analytics software.

  • Slide 02

    LendKey's Christian Widhalm and Will Sneed talk about the company’s student loan program with attendees. LendKey is a CUNA Strategic Services strategic alliance provider.

  • Slide 03

    Dan Price, 20/20 Analytics, shares his insights with some of this year’s conference Crashers. From left are Price; Ashley Rabuck Schultz, Dane County CU, Madison, Wis.; Shannon Morris, Collins Community CU, Cedar Rapids, Iowa; and Mark Volz, Guardian CU, West Milwaukee, Wis. 20/20 Analytics is a CUNA Strategic Services strategic alliance provider.

  • Slide 04

    LoansPQ is a virtual loan officer for instant credit decisions, James Cox of MeridianLink (left) tells Michael Hernandez, Alta Vista CU, Redlands, Calif.

  • Slide 05

    Will Scott, ASI FCU, Harahan, La. (left), chats with David Allison of Dovenmuehle Mortgage Inc., a mortgage subservicing provider.

  • Slide 06

    Attendees gather during the CUNA Lending Council Conference's opening reception.

  • Slide 07

    Jeff Batker, State National Companies, and Janet McDonald, CUNA Mutual Group, ready their exhibit for the Sunday opening reception.

  • Slide 08

    Member First Mortgage’s Dave Clark (left) and Tom DeGrandchamp discuss the CUSO's mortgage products.

  • Slide 09

    Ellen Yacovone, Tuscon (Ariz.) FCU and Rob Watson, Temenos, chat during Sunday’s opening reception.