Celebrate #CUPride at Underground Collision Meet Ups putting into action the Underground Collision conversation

BOULDER CITY, NV (February 26, 2020) — This year, in Washington DC, Mitchell, Stankovic & Associates’ Underground Collision will host its first ever #MeetUps. These events are intended to foster an environment where the ideas of the Collision can be put into action. On Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, credit union advocates, thought leaders and Underground community members will gather to celebrate #CUPride and will discuss how to promote both the visibility of the LBGTQ+ community and inclusivity for all through programs, education and networking.

The meet up will be open from 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm at the Underground Suite in the Hay-Adams Hotel. Anyone interested is encouraged to stop by and say hello. “Our purpose is to provide a safe place for anyone who supports this community and to allow for a conscious discussion around the needs, the ‘why’ of this collective,” said Brandi Stankovic, Underground Leader and Meet Up organizer.

Underground Collision Meet Up Schedule:


  • Underground Leaders: Linda Bodie, Chief Innovator, Element FCU, Brandi Stankovic, Chief Strategy Officer, CUSG, Zach Christensen, Director Communication & Digital Marketing, Mitchell Stankovic & Associates and Dan Marquez, Training Manager, LincOne FCU
  • 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm RSVP to:
  • Underground Suite, Hay-Adams Hotel, 800 16th St NW, Washington DC 20006

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  • Underground Leaders: Cynthia Campbell, Chief Experience Officer, BALANCE Erin Allen, SVP Strategic Engagement, BALANCE and Zach Christensen, Director Communication & Digital Marketing, Mitchell Stankovic & Associates
  • 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm local time
  • Convention Center Café

For more information contact Zach Christensen,

About Mitchell Stankovic and Associates

Located in Boulder City, Nevada, Mitchell, Stankovic & Associates (MSA) mission is to stand up for issues that will make a difference to a diverse world of people, the bottom line for credit unions and change member lives globally. Clients glow when asked about MSA because they know what a partnership truly means – working together to achieve financial democracy. Led by CEO Susan Mitchell, MSA believes that credit unions have a social purpose, and its consulting services emphasize doing the right thing as good business, garnering sustainable growth and relevance within the market. From CEO Leadership Transitions to Strategic Planning to Modernizing Board Governance, MSA consulting practice has 25-year clients who have become champions to encourage new clients from all over the world. Serial entrepreneurs, MSA consultants have founded industry initiatives like the Underground Movement, Global Women’s Leadership Network, CU Pride, HRD Network and they volunteer on governing bodies of Worldwide Foundation and Credit Union DEI Collective. Follow MSA and the Underground on: Website Facebook LinkedIn Twitter

About the Underground Community

The Underground Community, founded by Susan Mitchell of Mitchell, Stankovic & Associates, questions the divisive rhetoric that has both engaged and enraged us. We drive change, encourage diverse opinions, and force off-record discussions to become on-record initiatives. The hundreds of Underground Colliders believe through incremental, grassroots change, credit unions can become consumers’ financial services provider of choice by applying modern thinking and credit unions’ classic principles: people helping people.


Zach Christensen

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