Tim McAlpine has presented at dozens of credit union and finance conferences in Canada, the United States, Mexico and Jamaica for many top organizations, including Forrester Research, CUNA, CUES and the Caribbean Confederation of Credit Unions. He is consistently ranked as one of the highest-rated speakers.

3rd Annual Directors' Convention Las Vegas, Nevada • August 2010

3rd Annual Directors' Convention
Las Vegas, Nevada • August 2010

FORUM Partnership Symposium Fishers, Indiana • October 2008

FORUM Partnership Symposium
Fishers, Indiana • October 2008

CUES CEO/Executive Team Network San Diego, California • November 2013

CUES CEO/Executive Team Network
San Diego, California • November 2013

Topics

Young Adult Marketing

  • Teaching Financial Education Through Engaging Storytelling
  • Integrated Financial Marketing: Creating Killer Campaigns for Young Adults
  • Moving the Young Adult Needle (extended session)

General

  • The Rise of the Tech-Savvy Marketer: Uniting Marketing and IT for Success
  • Embrace the Moat: A Positive Look at Regulation
  • The Sharing Economy and Credit Unions
  • Canada and the United States Credit Unions—What’s the Diff?

Video of Tim

Teaching Financial Education Through Engaging Storytelling, TEDxChilliwack, February 2016


Praise

“Best was Tim McAlpine.” “Favorite: Young & Free.” “I can’t believe I am crying about overdraft fees!” “Very inspired by Tim McAlpine.” “Homerun with Tim.”
— Conference attendees

Bio

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Tim McAlpine
President & Creative Director
Currency Marketing 

Tim McAlpine lives in Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada. He is the President and Creative Director of Currency Marketing, an integrated marketing agency specializing in helping credit unions attract the next generation of members.

Tim is a credit union advocate best known for developing the Young & Free Marketing Program and the It's a Money Thing Financial Education Program that credit unions from around North America are using to connect with new young adult members. He is also the driving force behind CUES Next Top Credit Union Exec competition and a co-founder of the CU Water Cooler. Tim believes that credit unions and the credit union movement need to work harder to prove that there is a difference and that it matters.

Tim and Currency are the recipient of dozens of awards including the Credit Union Central of Canada National Credit Union Innovation Award and 1st place in the Forrester Research Groundswell Awards.

Tim is a popular speaker on the credit union conference circuit. In his dynamic presentations, Tim tackles relevant marketing and technology issues in a no-nonsense yet entertaining way. He has presented at numerous credit union and finance conferences in Canada, the United States, Mexico and Jamaica for many top organizations, including Forrester Research, Credit Union National Association, Credit Union Executives Society and the Caribbean Confederation of Credit Unions. His writing has been published in numerous credit union publications, such as CUES Credit Union Management, The Financial Brand and Credit Union Times.

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Tim McAlpine is the President and Creative Director of Currency Marketing. He is best known for developing the Young & Free Marketing Program and the It's a Money Thing Financial Education Program that credit unions from around North America are using to connect with new young adult members. He is also the driving force behind CUES Next Top Credit Union Exec competition and a co-founder of the CU Water Cooler.


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Upcoming events

Past events

2016

  • Mini MAC
  • CUES CEO/Executive Team Network
  • Southwest CUNA Management School
  • TEDxChilliwack

2015

  • CUES CEO/Executive Team Network
  • CU Water Cooler Symposium 2015
  • Southwest CUNA Management School
  • CU Direct Lending and Marketing Conference
  • MAC Webinar
  • MD & DC Credit Union Association 2015 Leadership Forum

2014

  • Filene Big. Bright. Minds.
  • CUES CEO/Executive Team Network
  • CUNA Mutual Discovery Conference
  • CU Water Cooler Symposium 2014
  • CUNA ACUC
  • CU Direct Lending & Marketing Conference
  • The Financial Brand Forum

2013

  • CUES CEO/Executive Team Network
  • CU Water Cooler Symposium 2013
  • Alberta Central Fall Conference
  • NYIB Conference
  • Oklahoma Credit Union League Annual Meeting
  • Wisconsin Credit Union League Annual Convention
  • CUES Execu/Summit
  • Crash The GAC

2012

  • CUES CEO/Executive Team Network
  • Quebec International Summit of Cooperatives
  • CU Water Cooler Symposium 2012
  • Large Credit Union Conference
  • Credit Union Association of the Dakotas 2012 Annual Summit
  • CCCU & CUES International Convention
  • National Cooperative Grocers Association Conference

2011

  • CUES CEO/Executive Team Summit
  • CU Water Cooler Symposium 2011
  • Social Media Camp
  • Maine Credit Union League Annual Convention

2010

  • CUES CEO/Executive Team Network
  • CU Water Cooler Symposium 2010
  • HOW MYOB Conference
  • CUNA Community Credit Union & Growth Conference
  • National Directors' Convention
  • CUNA Councils Marketing and Business Development Conference
  • NCUF Real Solutions Conference

2009

  • Canadian Co-operative Association 100th Anniversary Congress
  • Maine State Credit Union League Marketing Workshop
  • Open Solutions Client Conference
  • BC Association of Integrated Marketers Convention

2008

  • FORUM Solutions/Trabian Partnership Symposium
  • US Central Moving Members' Money Conference
  • Indiana Credit Union League Workshop
  • CUES Annual General Meeting
  • Forrester's Financial Forum
  • Millennial Financial Services Forum
  • CUES Experience
  • CUTech Spring Forum
  • Doxim Exchange
  • CUES Execu/Summit