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LAUNCH takes off in just two weeks!

Thursday, January 17, 2019   (0 Comments)
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The countdown is on for the Carolinas Credit Union League’s LAUNCH Conference. The exclusive tradeshow for credit union professionals set for January 31 – February 1, 2019 at the Renaissance Charlotte Suites Hotel in Charlotte, NC. Over 300 participants and exhibitors are expected to attend the event which includes a stellar series of educational sessions on Friday, February 1, 2019.

Sectioned out into four breakout session periods, participants have their pick of quality content presented by an expert speaker lineup. View the breakout sessions at a glance below. Full agenda available here.

Bring the “A” in Agile to Your Credit Union

Patrick McElhenie, CUNA Mutual Group

The CECL Study of the Century

Matthew Court, Visible Equity

Hot Topics in Commercial Lending

Mark Cox, Innovative Business Solutions, LLC

The Impact of Leadership on Employee Development

Panel: Linda Lafortune, Sharonview FCU; Lauren DeAngelis, CCUL; and Ashley Kohlrus, Allegacy FCU

Speakers and topics subject to change.

Are You Flattering the Competition? Quit Imitating, Start Differentiating

Chris Gill, Diebold Nixdorf

Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast, Operational Excellence for Lunch & Everything Else for Dinner

Pete Pritts, Corporate America CU

Winning Ways: Superior Execution of Strategic Business/Technology Projects

Tom Uva, Elliott Davis

Why Your Members Experience Needs DATA to Succeed

Erika Hill, Trellance

Speakers and topics subject to change.

Automated Marketing: Member Data Driven Results

Doug MacDonald, Synergent

Powerful Performance: Inspiring a New Perspective

Dana A. Chaney, OneDigital Health and Benefits

Cybersecurity Incident Response Plan

Col. (Ret.) Timothy Evans, Adlumin

ITMs: Creating a Winning Strategy

Sean Farrell, QDS

Speakers and topics subject to change.

Leveling the Playing Field: How Your Brand Can Help You Compete & Win

Tylee Suarez, Buzz Points, Inc. and Glenn Van Deusen, Van Deusen & Levitt Assoc., Inc.

Credit Card Trends, Issues and Opportunities, Bob Clarkin


The Answer to Improving Member Experience & Improving Efficiency

Al Rosenbaum, SilverCloud, Inc.

Agenda subject to change.

In addition to the educational sessions on Feb. 1, participants are also encouraged to take advantage of the well-rounded vendor hall which features more than 50 exhibitors and sponsors, each ready to showcase their service solutions and connect with YOU!

Also, at LAUNCH, credit unions reminded to register for the Small or Mid-Size Credit Union Roundtables on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019. Other events, such as the CUaware Protégé Mentor Workshop and Protégé Competition Finals are currently sold out, with limited seats remaining for the Carolinas Credit Union Foundation Awards Gala.

For more information and to register, visit

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