HROD 2018 - Scenes from Sunday

Photo gallery: 2018 #HRODCouncil conference underway

This year’s event includes 57 first-time attendees.

April 23, 2018

More than 200 credit union professionals are attending the 2018 CUNA HR & Organizational Development Council Conference in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. This year’s event includes 57 first-time attendees.

Following are scenes from Sunday.


  • Slide 01

    Baxter CU’s Lisa Baron, chair of the HR & Organizational Development Council Executive Committee, welcomes first-time attendees to the conference.

  • Slide 02

    Royal CU’s Jan Johnson (left) and Serna Stevenson of Coosa Valley CU participate in an ice-breaker for first-time attendees.

  • Slide 03

    Karen Shroyer, Universal 1 CU, and Scott Wuerch, Royal CU, compare notes during Sunday’s event for first-time attendees.

  • Slide 04

    Jon Schmidt of Newtek Business Services Corp., a CUNA Strategic Services alliance provider, discusses how the company can assist with credit unions’ HR needs.

  • Slide 05

    Charles Shanley of JMFA talks about credit unions’ staff recruitment options.

  • Slide 06

    Karnail Kooner and Fran Zaugg represent CUNA Mutual Group in the exhibit hall.

  • Slide 07

    Workforce planning “is the intentional union of strategy and people,” says Jo Ann Romero, president of StrategyWorks Inc.


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