Attendees hear from Jim Nussle, keynote speaker Marcus Buckingham, and others.
February 24, 2020
CUNA’s Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC) kicked into high gear Monday with a parade of flags, a welcome from CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle, and an update from National Credit Union Foundation Executive Director Gigi Hyland.
The general session wrapped up with a keynote address from author and consultant Marcus Buckingham, who shared insights on attracting and retaining top talent.
Ryan Donovan, CUNA’s chief advocacy officer, updated attendees on advocacy efforts during the afternoon general session. Attendees also heard from NCUA board member J. Mark McWatters, Mark Calabria from Federal Housing Finance Agency, and outgoing CUNA Board Chair Brett Martinez.
The parade of flags is an annual celebration of collaboration between credit unions, leagues, and CUNA.
Karen Nussle gives husband Jim a “course correction” during Monday’s Opening General Session.
Financial well-being is not one size fits all, says National Credit Union Foundation Executive Director Gigi Hyland
“Help people get super curious about what works when it worked,” advises author and consultant Marcus Buckingham.
Unifying and activating data can transform your credit union, says Keith Dunlap, managing director of sales for AdvantEdge Analytics, during a Lightning Round in the Exhibit Hall.
Attendees become magazine cover models at the Exhibit Hall, sponsored by CUNA Mutual Group.
The Illinois Credit Union League (ICUL) conducts financial literacy workshops in conjunction with state legislators, says ICUL President/CEO Tom Kane (right) during a CUNA News Podcast interview, sponsored by Symitar. At left is CUNA's Bill Merrick.
Attendees learn the finer points of website design in the Exhibit Hall.
“Don’t underestimate the three-tiered system” of credit unions, leagues, and CUNA, says outgoing CUNA Board Chair Brett Martinez.
Credit unions are well-positioned to tell their stories to policymakers, says CUNA Chief Advocacy Officer Ryan Donovan.
NCUA Board member J. Mark McWatters wants to continue making changes that benefit credit unions.
Credit unions are the backbone of the mortgage finance system, says Federal Finance Housing Agency Director Mark Calabria.