Alabama Financial Fraud Conference draws CU professionals

More than- 200 professionals participated in InfraGard’s Financial Fraud Summit in Trussville, Ala., on Nov. 6. Speakers, who were all presently or formerly from law enforcement, discussed a variety of topics like: business email compromise, ATM skimmers and gift card fraud schemes. Many credit union professionals attended the event, including staff from Avadian Credit Union, […]

Prepare for LSCU State Advocacy Conferences

In last week’s editions of LSCU Today, we featured insights on the importance of advocacy efforts at Hike the Hill 2019. In a four-part series, we heard from LSCU leaders Mike Mercer, CEO; Jared Ross, EVP of advocacy; Cindy Connelly, EVP of governmental influence; and Diana Houston, EVP of association services. Each broke down issues […]

Washington Wire – Nov. 5, 2019

TThe House of Representatives is in recess this week. The Senate remains in session and will consider judicial nominations and several issues of interest to credit unions. On Tuesday, the Senate Judiciary Committee Crime and Terrorism Subcommittee will hold a hearing: “How Corporations and Big Tech Leave Our Data Exposed to Criminals, China, and Other […]

Nominate a colleague for the CUNA Marketing & Business Development Council Awards

Marketing and business development professionals in credit unions are often responsible for letting prospective members know about the credit union difference. The CUNA Marketing & Business Development Council recognizes the importance of this marketing work. Highlight the dedication of those spreading your credit union’s message by nominating them for one of these prestigious awards. According […]

Eighth annual Quail Hunt for FedPAC raises $15,000 for cause

More than 40 attendees enjoyed the LSCU’s eighth annual Quail Hunt for FedPAC presented by Corporate America Credit Union, Oct. 29-30 at Southern Woods Plantation in Sylvester, Ga. The event raised more than $15,000 for LSCU FEDPAC. Guests enjoyed hunting the 2,200 acre property followed by a networking reception and dinner sponsored by LEVERAGE on […]

Making sure credit unions have the protections needed to serve the growing cannabis market

Cindy Connelly, LSCU EVP Governmental Influence, speaks on providing services for legal cannibis industry This is part 3 of a 4-part series giving in-depth information on LSCU’s Hike the Hill event held Oct. 22-23. During our recent trip to D.C., we took time to discuss – with legislators in both chambers of Congress – ways […]