Finance professionals strengthen strategies and solutions at CUNA CFO Council Conference

WASHINGTON, DC (January 28, 2016) — CUNA CFO Council has announced that the 22nd Annual CUNA CFO Council Conference will be held at Disneyland in Anaheim, CA, May 15-18, 2016. Gathering hundreds of credit union professionals and executives each year, the conference hosts idea-driven sessions led by visionary speakers and thought-leaders in the field of credit union finance.

“Facing a volatile, ever-changing economy, credit unions need a strong, proactive financial approach now more than ever,” says Suzanne Weinstein, CUNA CFO Council Chair, executive committee member of the CUNA CFO Council. “This event offers insights, strategies and forecasts that will allow finance professionals to create a new fiscal reality for their credit union.”

Attendees can expect a wide range of topics to be addressed, including:

  • Cyber Threats and Information Risk
  • Optimizing your Institutions Earnings
  • Creating Front Line Engagement Through Interesting Metrics and Strong Communication
  • What Every CFO/Portfolio Manager Must Know
  • Accountability

Former Navy Cmdr. Mike Abrashoff will deliver the keynote address at the conference, entitled “It’s Your Ship-Putting the Leadership Roadmap to Work.” Abrashoff will offer an inspiring model for executive leadership based on his experience as commander of the USS Benfold. Former Hard Rock International executive Jim Knight will give the closing address, outlining how credit unions can revitalize their corporate culture in his presentation, “Culture that Rocks.”

In addition to the plethora of sessions, attendees will be able to network and discuss issues with fellow finance professionals throughout the conference. CUNA CFO Council will also host their annual awards ceremony live from the conference main stage.

To learn more and register for the conference, visit the official website.

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Credit Union National Association (CUNA) is the only national association that advocates on behalf of all of America’s credit unions, which are owned by 135 million consumer members. CUNA, along with its network of affiliated state credit union leagues, delivers unwavering advocacy, continuous professional growth and operational confidence to protect the best interests of all credit unions. For more information about CUNA, visit To find your nearest credit union, visit


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