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Young Professionals Group: Utilizing Biz Kid$ for Financial Education*

Wednesday | 10am - Noon
Wednesday | 3:30pm – 5:30pm
Lois Kitsch, national program manager, National Credit Union Foundation
Juli Lewis, CCUE, youth marketing manager, Suncoast Credit Union
Cooperative Initiatives Team, LSCU & Affiliates
Marbella 4, Lower Level

Key initiatives for the LSCU Young Professionals are community outreach and financial education. YPG-ers will learn how Biz Kid$, an Emmy Award-winning public television series about kids, money, and business, accomplished both. Session participants will learn about best practices for implementing the program and will receive a Biz Kid$ starter kit.

About the Speakers
Lois joined the National Credit Union Foundation (NCUF) as the national program manager of the REAL Solutions program in December, 2006. As the director of field projects with the Filene Research Institute, Lois piloted the REAL Solutions program which implemented and tested new business models designed to serve new target markets, including young adults, immigrants, and modest income households.
Juli is the youth marketing manager for Suncoast Credit Union based in Tampa, Florida. Originally hired as a teller in March 1993, Lewis was promoted to her current position in August 2007. During her Suncoast career, she has served in the Members’ Contact Center, making her way from agent to supervisor and then the marketing department where she has been a vital component to the development and growth of youth marketing.

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