ALBANY, N.Y. (8/27/12)--The Credit Union Association of New York has tapped Mark Sievewright as keynoter for its first Economic Forum, to be held Nov. 1-2 in Albany, N.Y.
The event, which is open to attendees from multiple states, aims to provide credit union leaders with information on business strategy, economics, investing and more, the association said.
Sievewright, who is president of Credit Union Solutions at Fiserv, will speak on "Credit Unions--Staying Relevant, Becoming Prevalent: A Futuristic View of the Credit Union Industry and its Potential," said the association.
A transformation is underway in the U.S. financial services industry that will have a dramatic effect on how credit unions do business, how they strategize about their futures and how they collaborate around products, service and information, Sievewright says. During his presentation, he will highlight industry changes, their implications for credit union leaders and the strategies it will take to remain relevant and become prevalent.
Sievewright has 30 years of financial services industry experience. He has held senior leadership roles at HSBC in London and MasterCard International in Brussels, and served as president/CEO of Payment Systems Inc. and of the TowerGroup, a technology research and advisory firm for the financial services industry.
Deadline for registrations is Oct. 18, with early bird registration due Sept. 20.