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WASHINGTON AND INDUSTRY BRIEFS

Inaugural NAFCU Lending
Conference Examines Practices, Rules

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Keynote speaker Steve Richman,
national spokesperson and marketing
manager with Genworth Mortgage
Insurance, discussed trends in sales and
how credit unions can leverage those in
his address, "The Commodity Conundrum." Cortney Angeley, impact director
for Filene Research Institute, discussed
the innovation side of problem-solving
with members.
Jack Antonini, president of the National
Association of Credit Union Service
Organizations (NACUSO), discussed
how credit union service organizations
can assist in the lending process and
help credit unions compete with market
disrupters. Tracy Stephan, director of
Fannie Mae's Economic and Strategic
Research Group, provided insight on
how credit unions can better serve the
millennial market.
As for lending compliance, NAFCU
Vice President of Regulatory Compliance Brandy Bruyere helped guide
attendees through regulations affecting
advertising and credit card lending,
while Elizabeth LaBerge, NAFCU's
senior regulatory compliance counsel,
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Photos by Alexander Aleman

ending - how to grow it, manage it and strengthen it - was
the singular focus of NAFCU's
first-ever Lending Conference
last fall. Held Nov. 6-9 at The Saint
Anthony Hotel in San Antonio, the fourday conference provided credit union
executives and staff involved in lending,
marketing, business development and
operations a look at the full range of
issues and factors that affect the credit
union lending operation.

Clockwise, from left, Genworth's Steve Richman keynotes the 2017 Lending
Conference; NAFCU's Elizabeth LaBerge explains mortgage lending compliance
concerns; attendees enjoy a light moment.
provided compliance guidance and an
overview of federal regulations affecting
mortgage lending.
Additional speakers throughout the fourday event included:
Josh Cook, COO of Community
Choice Credit Union, on how to generate better business leads;
■■ Constance Anderson, founder and
president of MemberXP, on how to
ease the loan process and strengthen
member relationships;
■■ Nate Roark, senior director at TrueCar
Inc., on the auto lending process;
■■ Christian Widhalm, senior vice president of sales and marketing at LendKey, on how to better understand and
attract millennial members;
■■

Christopher Pippett, partner at Fox
Rothschild LLP, on member business
lending rule changes;
■■ Steve Nigri, vice president of sales at
Geezeo, on tips and tools for competing in the fintech space;
■■ Elliot Eisenberg, president of
GraphsandLaughs LLC, on
economic trends;
■■ Melissa Klimkiewicz, partner at Buckley Sandler LLP, on how to curb loan
fraud and prevent identity theft; and
■■ James Bullard, senior consultant for
risk and compliance at CUNA Mutual
Group, on the consumer lending process and how to identify lending risk.
■■

NAFCU's 2018 Lending Conference is
slated for Nov. 5-7 in St. Petersburg, Fla.
Learn more at www.nafcu.org/lending.

THE NAFCU JOURNAL  JANUARY-FEBRUARY 2018


http://www.nafcu.org/lending

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of The NAFCU Journal January - February 2018

Conferences
From the Chair
Advocacy Snapshot
Washington and Industry Briefs
Growth Strategies
Stepping Into the Future
A Clear Path Forward
Economic Outlook: It’s Complicated
NAFCU 2018 Vendor Directory
Executive Spotlight
Management Insight
Compliance Central
Inside NAFCU Services
From the President’s Desk
The NAFCU Journal January - February 2018 - Cover1
The NAFCU Journal January - February 2018 - Cover2
The NAFCU Journal January - February 2018 - 1
The NAFCU Journal January - February 2018 - 2
The NAFCU Journal January - February 2018 - Conferences
The NAFCU Journal January - February 2018 - From the Chair
The NAFCU Journal January - February 2018 - 5
The NAFCU Journal January - February 2018 - Advocacy Snapshot
The NAFCU Journal January - February 2018 - 7
The NAFCU Journal January - February 2018 - Washington and Industry Briefs
The NAFCU Journal January - February 2018 - 9
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The NAFCU Journal January - February 2018 - Growth Strategies
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The NAFCU Journal January - February 2018 - Stepping Into the Future
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The NAFCU Journal January - February 2018 - 20
The NAFCU Journal January - February 2018 - 21
The NAFCU Journal January - February 2018 - A Clear Path Forward
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The NAFCU Journal January - February 2018 - 24
The NAFCU Journal January - February 2018 - 25
The NAFCU Journal January - February 2018 - Economic Outlook: It’s Complicated
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The NAFCU Journal January - February 2018 - NAFCU 2018 Vendor Directory
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The NAFCU Journal January - February 2018 - Executive Spotlight
The NAFCU Journal January - February 2018 - 53
The NAFCU Journal January - February 2018 - Management Insight
The NAFCU Journal January - February 2018 - 55
The NAFCU Journal January - February 2018 - Compliance Central
The NAFCU Journal January - February 2018 - 57
The NAFCU Journal January - February 2018 - Inside NAFCU Services
The NAFCU Journal January - February 2018 - 59
The NAFCU Journal January - February 2018 - From the President’s Desk
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