ACUMA opens registration for annual conference

In-person event to be held in Washington, D.C. area Sept. 12-15, 2021

MIDDLETON, WIS (June 16, 2021) — Registration is now open for the in-person ACUMA Annual Conference to be held Sept. 12-15 at the Gaylord National Resort near Washington, D.C.

The conference marks ACUMA’s 25th year of serving mortgage-lending credit unions. Content will emphasize the association’s core values of networking and education for its membership of mortgage-lending credit union leaders.

“We look forward to recharging and reconnecting with our members and affiliates in September,” said ACUMA President Tracy Ashfield. “Nothing replaces an in-person event.”

Early-bird discounted registration (for credit unions only) ends July 12. The fee covers all conference sessions plus two evening receptions, three breakfasts and two lunches during the three-day event.

The annual conference features industry-leading speakers and a variety of relevant topics, as well as chances to ask questions at sessions, network with colleagues and vendors, make friends and reconnect.

Scheduled speakers (more are being added each day) include:

  • Tony Thompson, CMB, Founder & CEO, National Association of Minority Mortgage Bankers of America (NAMMBA)
  • Emily Hollis, CEO, ALM First Financial Advisors
  • Richard J. Andreano Jr., Practice Leader of the Mortgage Banking Group, Ballard Spahr LLP
  • Scott Happ, President of Secondary Marketing Technologies, Black Knight Inc.
  • Eric Burgoon, Senior Vice President of Mortgage and Chief Lending Officer, Lake Michigan Credit Union
  • Amanda Phillips, EVP of Compliance, ACES Quality Management
  • Jason Sasena, Chief Lending Officer, Westerra Credit Union

Topics include portfolio management strategies, digital transformation, developing a diverse workforce, construction lending, regulatory insights, the long-term impact of shifting to a remote workforce, and so much more.

Please visit ACUMA’s website for more information and to register ( ).

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The American Credit Union Mortgage Association is a non-for-profit trade association dedicated to credit unions and mortgage lending. ACUMA provides resources and education to credit unions aimed at streamlining performance, processes, and procedures for real estate lending services. ACUMA's goal is to encourage credit unions to help more consumers get fairly priced and safe mortgage loans delivered locally, and in so doing, providing them with a pathway to the American dream of homeownership. ACUMA brings together the shared real estate lending and financing interests of hundreds of credit unions and CUSOs. ACUMA member organizations include federal and state charted credit unions and CUSO, mortgage insurance companies, secondary market investors, investment banking firms and technology companies.


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