The CUInsight Network podcast: Advocacy & compliance – NAFCU (#57)

Featuring Dan Berger, President and CEO at NAFCU

Thank you for tuning in to episode 57 of The CUInsight Network, with your host, Lauren Culp, Publisher & CEO of In The CUInsight Network, we take a deeper dive with the thought leaders who support the credit union community. We discuss issues and challenges facing credit unions and identify best practices to learn and grow together.

My guest on today’s show is Dan Berger, President and CEO at NAFCU. Dan has been a guest on The CUInsight Experience podcast and in this episode, we are diving into his experience with NAFCU and the amazing work they do. The team at NAFCU advocates for credit unions nationwide by interacting with government officials and policymakers. NAFCU is committed to representing, assisting, educating and informing credit unions to help them grow and continue serving their members.

During our conversation, Dan and I chat about NAFCU’s mission to support their members through advocacy, compliance assistance, and education and training. We discuss regulation and legislation as it relates to current events and how credit unions set themselves apart. Dan talks about the culture at NAFCU that values and enhances extreme member service to help credit unions support members and communities. As we look to the future, NAFCU is focused on advocacy and creating a legislative and regulatory environment for credit unions to thrive and grow.

As we wrap up the episode, Dan talks about buying fly fishing rods, being present for his family, and having fun in Nashville. Enjoy my conversation with Dan Berger!

Connect with Dan:
Dan Berger, President and CEO at NAFCU
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Show notes from this episode:
What an amazing interview with Dan! Check out all the exceptional work his team is doing over at NAFCU here.
Want to hear more from Dan? Click here.
Shout-out: Silicon Valley Bank
Initiative mentioned: CFPB’s Junk Fees initiative 
Shout-out: Sen. Dick Durbin
Place mentioned: Gainesville, Florida
Shout-out: Sen. George Kirkpatrick
Shout-out: Dan’s daughter 
Shout-out: Vanderbilt University
Place mentioned: Nashville, TN
Shout-out: Dan’s wife
Book mentioned: Awesomely Simple: Essential Business Strategies for Turning Ideas Into Action by John Spence
Previous guests mentioned in this episode: Dan Berger (151 & 3)

In this episode:
[01:00] – Dan Berger says he always wanted to be a lobbyist, even as a kid.
[02:36] – Dan talks about NAFCU’s hyper-focus on their members for advocacy, compliance assistance, and education & training.
[05:35] – What are examples of advocacy issues happening in America?
[07:09] – What is extreme member service?
[09:46] – Dan shares NAFCU’s goals as they continue to help credit unions.
[12:09] – Dan has an entire collection of fly rods. Will he get more?
[14:15] – Thank you Dan, and thank you for listening!

Lauren Culp

Lauren Culp

Lauren Culp is the President & CEO at She leads the growing team at CUInsight, works with organizations serving credit unions to maximize their brand and exposure, connects with ... Web: Details