Bush address leads inspirational lineup during Monday’s GAC
Former president wows conference attendees.
February 26, 2018
Former President George W. Bush wowed GAC attendees Monday with his humor, insights on today’s political issues, and reflections on his presidency.
Earlier, CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle discussed the crucial need to share the voice of credit unions, and National Credit Union Foundation Executive Director Gigi Hyland issued a challenge to attendees: Raise $20,000 more for BizKid$ kits for Washington, D.C., public school students by Wednesday.
Following are highlights from Monday.
Former President George W. Bush addresses the CUNA GAC Monday morning in Washington, D.C.
The credit union voice is critical, and it must be heard, says CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle.
National CU Foundation Executive Director Gigi Hyland and Mo’s Bows founder Moziah Bridges challenge attendees to raise money for BizKid$ kits for more than 48,000 public school students in Washington, D.C.
CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle and credit union CEOs discuss a meeting with President Donald Trump. From left: Maurice Smith, Local Government FCU; Lisa Ginter, CommunityAmerica CU; Mary Ott, Florida West Coast CU; and Nussle.
NCUA Chairman J. Mark McWatters highlights the steps the agency has taken since last year’s conference: create a more favorable regulatory environment, and close the corporate stabilization fund.
A panel of experts examines policy challenges and opportunities in electronic payments security.
Federal and state charters both have advantages and disadvantages, according to a panel of credit union leaders.
Loans should continue to grow this year due pent-up demand from consumers who have put off making big purchases, says Mike Schenk, CUNA's vice president of research and policy analysis.
A panel of credit union leaders and technology experts discuss blockchain, artificial intelligence, and other emerging technologies.