FARMERS BRANCH, Texas (6/19/14)--With the help of its Young Professional (YP) Advisors Initiative, Cornerstone Credit Union League will engage the credit union millennial generation through its "Get Stuff Done" (GSD) conference, Aug. 7-8 in Fort Worth, Texas.
The theme of the conference is "Engage."
The league selected 12 young credit union professionals from the region to serve as YP Advisors to help bring energy, new ideas and a fresh perspective to the movement.
Through its YP Advisors initiative, Cornerstone is giving up-and-coming young credit union professionals a leadership role in the movement, a voice, and a platform to create, innovate and be a catalyst for change. As one of many activities, YP Advisors will collaborate with Cornerstone on its annual "Get Stuff Done" conference agenda.
The conference is geared towards credit union professionals 35 and under who are tuned into the cooperative movement, passionate about the credit union philosophy of "people helping people" and have a desire to showcase the credit union difference in their communities.
Conference speakers include:
Ryan Jenkins, a millennial speaker, blogger, author, and podcaster who equips his online and offline audiences to leverage next-generation tools, trends, and talent to thrive in tomorrow's multi-generational marketplace;
Mollie Bell, chief engagement officer, Filene Research Group, Madison, Wis.;
Matt Tenney, author of "Serve to Be Great: Leadership Lessons from a Prison, a Monastery, and a Board Room"; and
Brent Dixon, founder of The Cooperative Trust, a grassroots network of hundreds of young people fighting for the future of socially responsible finance.