SAN DIEGO (8/14/08)--The 2008 Community Credit Union Conference, sponsored by the Credit Union National Association (CUNA), will be held Oct. 8-11 in San Diego. The conference is designed for all credit union leaders who want to move beyond the status quo. Two keynote sessions will be featured at the conference. “The Art of Leadership” will be presented by Bill Strickland, president/CEO of Manchester Bidwell Corp. He built an organization, employing and training thousands of people. His work has brought him a MacArthur Genius Grant, a Grammy award, an invitation to lecture at Harvard University, and a seat on the board of the National Endowment for the Arts. “CU 20/20: Insight Into the American Credit Union Movement” will be presented by Dennis Dollar, president of Dollar & Associates consulting firm. The former National Credit Union Administration Chairman offers his perspective on the challenges and opportunities facing America’s credit unions into the year 2020. Dollar will talk about where credit unions, particularly community credit unions, could be in the 2020 marketplace. General sessions include:
* “An Economic Outlook,” Terrin Griffiths, economist/analyst, California/Nevada Credit Union League; * “What’s in a Performance? A Comparison of Community Credit Unions to Community Banks,” Steve Williams, principal, Cornerstone Advisors; and * “Compliance Issues Impacting Community Credit Unions,” Kathy Thompson, CUNA’s senior vice president for compliance.
The conference also will feature 12 breakout sessions. For more information or to register, use the link.