I'm excited to announce the final three PechaKucha speakers: Ronaldo Hardy, Gabe Krajicek and Alix Patterson!
I'm excited to announce the first three PechaKucha speakers: Laura Woods, Jamilla Draper and Linda Bodie! Wait, what? PechaKucha?
Whether you've blown milk out of your nose while reading his photo-based comic Lolzies, spent a night with a bowl of popcorn watching his videos because they beat most anything on prime time television, enjoyed multiple trips to Wikipedia while rolling around in the esoterica of Gutenberg's Pygmies, jammed to the sounds of his voice over the vintage banjo ukelele he restored, or…
My speaker was Jeff Russell. Jeff is the CEO of TMG Financial Services and Chief Strategy Officer for Affiliates Management Company. At the Symposium, he provided an overview of this new landscape and what it means for credit unions.
Jim Craig won the wild card speaker contest and his talk was titled Lord of the Ratios: ROE and Business Model Exercises to Make Better Business Decisions.
My speaker was Denise Wymore. She is the VP, Marketing at Del Norte Credit Union in Sante Fe, New Mexico and her talk was a historical perspective of the impact America’s largest generation has had on the financial cooperative movement.
During this session you'll learn how one financial services outsider drew upon a true consumer problem to spark an innovation that changed the way consumers think about money. Jayson Halladay, Founder and CEO of Piggymojo, tells his story of how a wild idea inspired an innovation that is making noise in the financial services space.
For my session at the Symposium this year, I chose to keep it local and highlight the four-year history of ignite and plans for the future. In this video you'll see two great innovations unveiled for the first time.
I choose Joanne Westwood because I knew she would bring a unique perspective to the Symposium and talk about something not talked about much in the credit union world: Sustainability. Her presentation was entitled Talking the Walk: Sustainability Reporting.
I chose Ron Shevlin as my speaker and lobbied with my fellow editors to have him open the CU Water Cooler Symposium 2011 because I thought he would set the tone and set the bar high. Ron didn't disappoint.