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Sessions & Speakers

We will be adding to this page as we announce more speakers and fine tune their session descriptions. 

Keynote Speakers:
Breakout Speakers


Harry Black

Forty year credit union member, 25-year board member and industry champion.

Harry's entertaining and educational breakouts will focus on problems and threats to credit unions."




Pierre Cardenas 

Current credit union CEO in Austin, TX with 30 years of financial industry experience. 

Pierre will lead two breakout sessions on building mortgage lending programs in-house and building efficiency in your organization with KAZIEN.

Joel Goldberg

Royal's baseball Sports commentator and networking guru. 

Hear Joel's networking principles and learn to make a splash through your relationships.


Holly Hoffman - Keynote

Author, motivational speaker and ranch owner.

Holly will inspire and share her experiences as the last woman standing on "Survivor Nicaragua."


Dr. Samuel Jones - Keynote

The founder/CEO of Life Changing Presentations, a former professional/college athlete and an ordained minister.

His sessions will focus on how to avoid the trap of mediocrity and low expectations.


Sundeep Kapur

Formerly served 25 years in Corporate America - currently a data and digital master.

His sessions will explain why big data is important, and why you should hire an expert lender, IT professional and marketer to be your Chief Digital Officer.


Jennifer Laud

A marketing leader in the credit union industry with focus on strategy and human-centered design.

Jennifer's sessions will focus on marketing on a budget and identifying your credit union members.


Steve Rick - Keynote

The director and the chief economist for CUNA Mutual Group.

He will share insights on disruption in the financial service and look to the future. 




Todd Romer

The founder of Young Money University (YMU).

Todd will focus on millennial's relationship with money and membership growth.

Jessica Thelen

"Save to win" expert at CU Solutions Group.

She will give you the ins and outs of all things "Save to Win," Cu Solutions Group's prize-linked savings program for credit unions.


Duncan Wardle - Keynote

Innovation and design thinking consultant and former creativity expert at The Walt Disney Company.

Duncan's innovative thinking will help you capture unlikely connections, leading to fresh thinking and revolutionary ideas.  



Interested in presenting in the future? Submit a speaker proposal