MADISON, Wis. (6/11/14)--Jeff Rendel has been announced as the emcee and opening keynoter for this year's Credit Union National Association Community Credit Union and Growth Conference, to be held Nov. 3-6 in Las Vegas.
Rendel will discuss the need for a reinvented movement propelled by timeless credit union principles.
"The idea of CUNA's Community Credit Union and Growth Conference is to prompt future-focused action by bringing credit union leaders together," said Meghann Dawson, CUNA director of learning events. "With a forward-thinker like Rendel at the helm, this year's event will not only foster important relationships between credit unions, but inspire change in line with this year's theme: Looking back to look forward."
Attendees of Rendel's keynote session, "It's 1934 All Over Again--A Revitalized Movement and a Promised Future for All," will hear how credit unions' pursuit of universal value and service can be directed to fuel the growth and innovation that they will need to thrive.
During hot-topic sessions, industry experts and speakers will introduce new perspectives, strategies and action plans for overcoming the biggest challenges facing today's community credit unions.
Also onsite, the 2014 Community Credit Union of the Year award will be presented. This distinction is bestowed upon credit unions that, in all aspects, consistently excel in the advancement of the ideals of the credit union movement, are proactive in their community and provide a wide array of services that meet the needs of their diverse communities.