In addition to the individual council sessions for CFO, Lending, Marketing & Business Development, and Operations, Sales & Service Councils, former NCUA Board Chairman Dennis Dollar will be the keynote speaker the spring meeting of the LSCU Councils. Dollar, principal partner in
Dollar Associates, LLC, will speak about "The Right Moves for Credit Unions in Today's Economy" during the Council meeting's afternoon session.
Thursday, March 24 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (CST) Council Educational Sessions & Networking Meetings
Who should attend? CFOs, Lending Professionals, Marketing and Business Development, and Operations, Sales & Service Professionals.
Afternoon Session Keynote:
The Right "Moves" for Credit Unions in Today's Economy: 10 Key Strategic Moves Credit Unions Must Make in 2011 and Beyond, Dennis Dollar
Dollar takes on the big issues credit unions are facing today and provides his unique perspective on the strategic moves that America’s credit unions must make in today’s challenging economic times if the movement is to keep moving. Using the analogy of a chess game, Dollar applies his background in credit union leadership, regulation and as a leading credit union consultant to the most challenging issues facing credit unions today. This provocative presentation will get the juices flowing for credit union leaders to look at the future through the eyes of today’s economic and marketplace challenges. RIGHT “MOVES” will examine such key strategic issues such as:
Is there a silver lining behind today’s economic clouds?
How crucial is credit union growth today?
The good and bad of service documentation
Are mergers good or bad for the movement?
Can credit unions survive the taxation fight?
What’s up with regulation? How much more?
What’s the future of CUSOs and shared branching?
Capital and ROA, will we count it right?
Don’t miss out on the discussion and insights that this challenging and enlightening presentation will provide. RIGHT “MOVES” will give any strategic minded credit union leader an opportunity to expand his or her own horizons for where our movement can be tomorrow if the right decisions are made today.
CFO: The New Corporate Business Model:What You Need to Know About Future Services and how to Evaluate what’s Best for Your Credit Union,Brad Miller, CEO, Southeast Corporate and former executive director at Association of Corporate Credit Unions (ACCU) Brad will pull from his previous and current positions to discuss corporate stabilization and how it is affecting our credit unions today. He will also share his insight on NCUA’s latest plans for corporate’s, the effect on their business models, and how they will need to operate in the future. This session will provide timely information for evaluating where you acquire services and what you should know about the future of those entities.
Marketing & Business Development: Membership Growth Recipe: Business Development & Community Relations, Mark Arnold, CCUE, Senior VP, Neighborhood Credit Union Every credit union wants to grow their membership. In the past, credit unions rushed to acquire more and more new SEGs to attain that growth. However, just acquiring SEGs does not automatically lead to success. Mark will share his expertise on business development strategies, how to better measure the success of your business development, and tips and tactics in community relations.
Lending: Maximizing Relationships, Julie R. Ferguson, Owner JRF Consulting Services, LLC In this session you will learn how to enhance each and every member relationship, resulting in increased loan business and potentially creating new ambassadors for your credit union.
Operations, Sales & Service: Achieving Operational Efficiencies through Collaborative Efforts, Jason Boles, CEO of Fans Created Jason’s “open book” approach to running the credit union will lead to staff thinking like owners, therefore motivating each stakeholder to continually look for better and more efficient ways of doing things. Come prepared to discuss ways to achieve operational efficiencies through a renewed focus on the most influential group within the credit union…your staff.
The meeting will be at the Birmingham Marriott, 3590 Grandview Parkway, Birmingham, AL 35242. Phone 205.968.3775. Additional hotel information is available at
www.birminghammarriott.com. The room rate of $139 is available until March 18.