CUNA GAC Foreign Correspondent

CUNA GAC Foreign Correspondent

Over the past few days, I had the pleasure of attending the Credit Union National Association Government Affairs Conference in Washington, DC. With over 4,200 attendees, the GAC is the largest credit union conference in the world with the largest exhibitor hall of any financial services conference in the world.


During my time in DC, I wrote four blog posts on the CU Water Cooler discussion blog.

Your CUNA GAC Foreign Correspondent—Day 1

I break down the major differences between Canadian and U.S. credit unions.

CUNA GAC: Telling the Credit Union Story So the Media Pays Attention

Elisabeth Leamy from ABC's Good Morning America outlined how to make your media pitches more effective.

CUNA GAC: "Credit Union," A National Bland?

Unite for Good is a new vision for the U.S. credit union system but will it be enough to elevate the under-the-radar credit union brand?

CUNA GAC: What Do You Think of Innovation in the Credit Union Industry?

I'd give innovation in the CU industry a 5 out of 10. There are pockets to be sure, but for the most part, CUs have outsourced their brains.

It was a fantastic conference and I am so glad that I attended. Thank you CUNA for putting on a great show!


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Shaking and Jamming in Colorado

Why Yes, Your Credit Union Should Make A Harlem Shake Video

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