Emerging technologies guru Lee Wetherington to keynote NAFCU’s 2015 Strategic Growth Conference, March 11-13

WASHINGTON, DC (January 13, 2015) — Emerging technologies guru Lee Wetherington will keynote the National Association of Federal Credit Unions (NAFCU2015 Strategic Growth Conference slated March 11-13 at the Hyatt Regency Savannah in Savannah, Ga. The deadline for $100 early registration savings for association members and nonmembers is Jan. 16.

“Lee’s forward-thinking approach to technology will show credit unions how to capitalize on the opportunities presented by new innovations,” said Dan Berger, NAFCU’s president and CEO. “In today’s competitive marketplace, now is a great time to attend the conference and learn fresh growth strategies to boost revenue.”

Wetherington is the director of strategic insight for ProfitStars, which provides consulting products and services to financial institutions. He creates programs, presentations and articles designed to familiarize and educate financial executives on the trends and implications of new technologies. During his keynote presentation, “Future Shock: Technology, Innovation and A New Strategy,”Wetherington will offer a comprehensive look at new payments systems such as Apple Pay, EMV chip cards, prepaid-mobile-app providers and more.

Other featured Strategic Growth speakers include Ron Shevlin, senior analyst of Aite Group; Rich Jones, president and CEO of Leading2Leadership LLC; Tansley Stearns, chief impact officer of Filene Research Institute; and Mike Neill, president and founder of Michael Neill & Associates, Inc.

Attendees will also hear NAFCU’s highly regarded regulatory affairs team deliver an update on the latest industry regulations.

Some highlights of the conference, which is sponsored by NAFCU Services Corporation, include:

  • strategies to rejuvenate your credit union’s lending portfolio with new and current members;
  • ways to create extreme growth through the latest credit union business development models;
  • case studies and panels to boost share-of-wallet from existing members; and
  • in-depth information on how mobile payments systems like Apple Pay and Google Wallet will disrupt the industry and how credit unions can take advantage.

View Wetherington’s video of a real-world example of advanced mobile payment technology at Visit to learn more about the conference and to register.

The National Association of Federal Credit Unions is the only national trade association that exclusively represents the interests of federally chartered credit unions before the federal government and the public.

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