CU Direct Corporation’s 2012 Credit Union Lending Conference Set For Chicago, Keynote Speakers Announced

Ontario, CA, January 17, 2012   CU Direct Corporation (, parent company for the CUDL, Lending Insights, Lending 360 and CUDL Retail brands, has announced its 2012 credit union lending conference.  The CUSO’s fourteenth annual conference will be held May 16-17, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois, at the Westin Chicago River North.

The 2012 lending conference will address all areas and aspects of the lending marketplace, providing credit unions with an ideal setting to gain important insight to the latest industry trends and issues, as well as interact with the industry’s top lending experts. A wide-range of educational and networking opportunities will be offered, providing credit unions with strategies and best practices on how to build stronger, more profitable lending portfolios to better serve their members.

The conference’s speaker line-up includes keynotes by Brett King, best-selling author of BANK 2.0, strategic advisor to the global financial services industry, and founder and chairman of Movenbank, and Mark Meyer, internationally recognized credit union expert and CEO of the Filene Research Institute.

The event will offer an extensive line-up of educational sessions dedicated to providing attendees with the latest industry thinking and perspectives on the lending marketplace, and covering a broad spectrum of industry topics, from business intelligence, portfolio management, and CU efficiencies, to marketing, risk management, compliance, and more.

“The lending conference offers credit unions a comprehensive educational forum providing necessary insight and information for building and managing effective lending programs,” said CU Direct Corporation’s Joe Greenwald, vice president of marketing and communications.  “This is the fourteenth year of our conference and our goal continues to be to deliver the expertise and straightforward dialogue that will help credit unions’ efforts in growing, and effectively managing, profitable loan portfolios.”

Credit unions interested in attending CU Direct’s 2012 Lending Conference can visit the event’s website,  or contact the company’s events department at

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About CU Direct Corporation

Established in 1994, CU Direct Corporation is the credit union industry’s foremost provider of leading lending solutions.  Parent to the CUDL, Lending Insights, Lending 360 and CUDL Retail brands, CU Direct Corp. offers a diverse, extensive library of products and services designed to help credit unions advance their lending programs and achieve overall portfolio success.  For more information about CU Direct Corporation’s brands and full range of best-in-class lending products and services visit


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