PITTSBURGH (6/2/10)--The National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions and the Network of Latino Credit Unions and Professionals (NLCUP) are hosting a group of industry leaders at their June 9-12 conferences in Pittsburgh. At the 36th Annual Conference on Serving the Underserved & 6th Latino Credit Union Conference, attendees can learn from credit
union experts, researchers, policy-makers, and others with decades of experience serving underserved low- and moderate-income markets, the federation said. Confirmed keynote speakers include:
* Deborah Matz, National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) board chairman: * Gigi Hyland, NCUA board member; * Ambassador Carlos García de Alba, executive director, Institute for Mexicans Abroad. de Alba is executive director of the Institute for Mexicans Abroad. He previously served as director general of international affairs at Mexico's Ministry of Public Education. As a career diplomat in Mexico’s Foreign Service, he served as Mexico’s alternate representative to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development; as Consul General of Mexico in Dallas, Texas; as trade adviser at Mexico's Embassy in Italy; and as advisor and permanent delegate of Mexico to the Food and Agricultural Organization. He has also served as director general responsible for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs regional offices throughout Mexico, and as director of multilateral affairs in the Pacific Region. * Bill Hampel, senior vice president of research and policy and chief economist, Credit Union National Association (CUNA). He is an expert on the economy and credit union issues, he is regularly interviewed by the media for stories appearing on national news outlets, including: Bloomberg TV and Radio, The Wall Street Journal, MarketWatch, The Associated Press, CNBC, Reuters, CNN, SmartMoney, Dow Jones News Service, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine, and USA Today among others.
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