CUNA announces keynote speakers for 2018 Governmental Affairs Conference

December 15, 2017



Vicki Christner – CUNA Communications; (202) 508-6754;
Tiffany Niederwerfer – CUNA Marketing; (608) 231-4284;

MADISON, Wis., and WASHINGTON (December 15, 2017) – Credit Union National Association has announced three keynote speakers at the 2018 CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference.

During CUNA GAC, attendees will learn from the following speakers along with additional influential minds in business, politics and media to deal with new and upcoming problems and situations that will be important to the future of the credit union movement.

Speakers include:

  • Gian Paul Gonzalez – Motivational Speaker, Founder & Executive Director for the Hope + Future Community Center, Gonzalez turned down professional basketball contracts to continue his work with at-risk youth and is widely recognized for inspiring the New York Giants to their Super Bowl victory in 2011 with the phrase “All In.”


  • Kristen Soltis Anderson – Political Pollster, Author, ABC News Contributor & Columnist for “The Washington Examiner,” Anderson has made it her mission to disrupt the polling industry by examining how youth, women and minorities approach modern decision making, from purchases to politics.


  • Scott Stratten – Disruptive and untraditional sales, marketing, branding and relationship expert, Stratten’s untraditional marketing strategies put the focus back on what matters most to buyers, values like trust, authenticity, relationships and service.


CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference is the biggest and most influential credit union advocacy event of the year, sending thousands of nationwide credit union leaders to Washington D.C. to network, learn about the latest issues and hot topics in the credit union industry and meet with lawmakers to make a case for fair regulation and help them understand that our 110 million members matter.

Learn more about CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference at

View the full list of 2018 CUNA GAC speakers.


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