NAFCU’s sold-out 2014 Management and Leadership Institute kicks off in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (October 6, 2014) — Rising credit union leaders are gathering today to kick off the National Association of Federal Credit Unions (NAFCU2014 Management and Leadership Institute (MLI), which sold out for the third straight year. The conference runs through Friday, Oct. 10, at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel.

“MLI continues to be a vital event for credit union leaders looking to obtain a comprehensive knowledge of credit union operations and challenges,” said Anthony Demangone, NAFCU’s executive vice president and COO, and MLI faculty member. “This conference will help improve attendees’ leadership skills through training in all facets of guiding a credit union.”

Master business guru John Spence is returning to MLI to present his fullday leadership skills workshop, “Leader of the Future.” Spence is an executive educator and professional speaker who is highly regarded throughout the country. He has been recognized three times by Trust Across America as one of the Top 100 Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business Behavior and is the author of several books, including “Awesomely Simple: Essential Business Strategies for Turning Ideas Into Action.” Each attendee will receive a free, signed copy of “Awesomely Simple.”

In addition to Spence, attendees will hear from Demangone on how to manage compliance risk. NAFCU President and CEO Dan Berger will also address the conference. Each attendee will get a free, signed copy of Berger’s and Demangone’s new book, “Managing and Leading Well: It Ain’t Rocket Science, But It’s Still Hard Work!”

MLI attendees will also hear from other industry leaders, including:

  • Peter Myers, vice president of DDJ Myers, a NAFCU Services Preferred Partner;
  • Stacey Hanke, communications expert and founder of Stacey Hanke Inc.;
  • Andy Jenning, president and founder of NO NET Solutions;
  • Mike Lussier, president and CEO of Webster First Federal Credit Union;
  • John Milazzo, former president and CEO of Campus Federal Credit Union;
  • Matt Stratton, senior vice president of marketing of Tinker Federal Credit Union; and
  • Glenn Strebe, president and CEO of Air Academy Federal Credit Union.

The conference’s in-depth curriculum will address what a credit union leader needs to know about industry operations, provide a solid understanding of credit union financial management, offer creative communication techniques to help attendees stand out as leaders, deliver effective tools to successfully build relationships with credit union board members and colleagues, and more.

A complete schedule of MLI, sponsored by NAFCU Services Corporation, can be viewed online For up-to-the minute information on the program, follow the#NAFCUInstitute hashtag on Twitter.

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