CUNA Marketing & Business Development Council Announces Conference Keynote Speaker

Jenny Jackson
CUNA Councils
800-356-9655 ext 4102

Madison, Wis. – The CUNA Marketing & Business Development Council announces the keynote speaker for its 19th Annual Conference, Victoria LaBalme.

LaBalme’s inspiration-fueled keynote session, “Crazy, Busy, Nuts: Getting Off the Conveyor Belt of Life,” takes the demands of society and work life, and examines them against life-changing experiences. Packed with hilarious tales and cutting-edge commentary, this keynote offers attendees practical, applicable tools for managing the chaos and the inspiration to change. LaBalme has spoken for powerhouse organizations like the NYPD, American Heart Association, and L’Oreal.

Other conference highlights include Dennis Dollar’s session, “THE UGLY, BAD & GOOD: Impacting Credit Union Scenarios in a Decade of Change” and Mark Adams’ business development sessions, “The Wolf Pack Strategy.” LaBalme, Dollar, and Adams’ sessions are centered on the theme of “Get Inspired.”

The CUNA Marketing & Business Development Council conference, March 7-10, 2012 at the breathtaking, newly-reopened Hyatt Regency in New Orleans, is brimming with inspirational speakers, stories, and takeaways. Attendees are sure to be inspired by sharing insights, knowledge and growth strategies at one of the largest conferences in the industry focused exclusively around credit union marketing and business development.

“With the ever expanding role of the marketing and business development professional, it is critical to become more productive in work and home environments alike,” said Michelle Hunter, co-chair of the CMBDC Conference Committee and senior vice president for Credit Union of Southern California in Brea, CA. “Keynote speaker Victoria LaBalme’s session is sure to inspire and coach attendees about dealing with day-to-day chaos in a productive and practical manner. Marketing and business development professionals serious about growing their credit union should plan to be in New Orleans.”

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Additional information and registration is available on the council’s Web site,, by selecting the “2012 Conference” icon. For any questions pertaining to conference registration, call (800) 356-9655, ext. 4400, or e-mail

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About CUNA Marketing and Business Development Council

The CUNA Marketing and Business Development Council is a member-led organization comprised of 1,000 credit union professionals across the United States. The council strives to provide superior educational and networking opportunities to help its members be recognized in the credit union industry as the premier experts in credit union marketing, business development, and related disciplines. The CUNA Marketing & Business Development Council is of the six organizations that make up the CUNA Councils, a network of more than 5,200 credit union professionals. For more information, visit or

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