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        An extraordinary experience awaits. 

This year's Executive Summit agenda offers outstanding topics with plenty of time to interact with other attendees, plus a new pre-event workshop later in the afternoon on Wednesday for those who choose not to golf.

At The Inn at Bay Harbor, the concept of “downtime” takes on a whole new meaning.

 September 18
1:30 p.m.

Optional Pre-Event
Golf Outing

Bay Harbor Golf Club

Golfweek Magazine says: "Bay Harbor Golf Club is one of the most picturesque golf sites in the country...it may be America's most diverse collection of golf holes."  Get an early start and arrive at the Bay Harbor Golf Club to enjoy additional networking time with other executives on the Links and Preserve courses. It will be an experience to be long remembered.

Simply choose the “golf” option when registering online to attend.
Registration is $119 per golfer. The first tee off time is at 1:10 p.m.

4:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Optional Pre-Event Workshop
Executing on the Strategic Plan: An Executive’s View

Jack Wolf, Ph.D, Senior Partner, Lifelong Learning Partners

Creating a strategic plan is just one step of an overall process, but creating a plan of action to ensure it happens is an entirely different project. Those who choose not to golf have the opportunity to engage in this pre-event workshop and gain tools for creating a plan of action using a six step process to get everyone executing on the strategic plan. This process can become part of an organization's culture, thereby facilitating the completion of projects large or small!

Simply choose the “Workshop” option when registering online to attend. Optional workshop is included in registration.

6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Registration, Networking Reception & Vendor Showcase
Bay Harbor Golf Club

Arrive in time to enjoy the refined, comfortable setting of the Bay Harbor Golf Club, overlooking million dollar views and providing a relaxing space to socialize.

Those who choose to golf or attend the optional pre-event workshop can end the day by enjoying hors d’oeuvre and drinks at the beautiful Bay Harbor Golf Course club house.  This fun networking reception will officially kick-off the Executive Summit. 

 September 19
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Registration
8:30 – 9:15 a.m. Buffet Breakfast
9:00 – 9:30 a.m. Welcome
David Adams, CEO MCUL & Affiliates
9:30 – 10:45 a.m.

Top 10 Challenges Facing Credit Unions
Sundeep Kapur, Digital Expert, Author and Speaker

Gather pragmatic and insightful ideas to chart a personal strategy based on case studies from financial institutions around the world! The speaker will share research, challenges and personal experiences, with an emphasis on member-based institutions, to lead this interactive discussion about the top 10 challenges that keep credit union CEOs awake at night. Gain a glimpse of what financial institutions will look like by 2020, get a road map that leads on the path toward success and find so much more with this timely, relevant and impactful presentation.

10:45 – 11:00 a.m. Break
11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Executive Level Data: Competition, Products and Beyond
Lee Ann Mares, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Communication, MCUL & Affiliates

What is happening in the Michigan financial marketplace when it comes to product placement, marketing and pricing? What other products and services traditionally offered by banks and credit unions are other competitors offering? MCUL & Affiliates has commissioned a research study that delves into these topics and more, allowing current data and statistics not available from our sources to be shared with attendees. Take a look at unique products, channels, promotions and technologies that have entered the marketplace, and better understand the product placement and pricing of lending, investing and savings options available to consumers.

12:15 – 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 – 2:15 p.m.

Key Issues Dialog & E-Scan
David Adams, CEO, MCUL & Affiliates and
Drew Egan, EVP/COO CU Solutions Group

  • $70 Million in Assets and Above
  • Under $70 Million in Assets

Bring along ideas and best practices to this dialogue session that will review the current e-scan and provide interaction with peers from credit unions across the state. Key issues specific to challenges and opportunities in the financial industry will be discussed.

2:15 – 2:30 p.m. Break
2:30 – 3:15 p.m.

Auto Lending Insights: From CFPB to Focus Groups
Tony Boutelle, CEO, CUDL

Take a look at the auto lending experience including industry growth trends, key drivers shaping demand, changes taking shape from CFPB and implications at the credit union level. This forward-thinking presentation will describe evolving trends, the impact of how mobile technology and millennial's are reshaping the auto buying experience and what best practices leading credit unions auto lenders are using.

3:15 – 4:15 p.m.

Focused, Fueled and Fired Up!
Creating a Competitive Advantage Through Teams

Kirsten Ross, CEO, Focus Forward

Discover strategies to help focus teams and unlock the hidden talents within! With so much competition, credit unions can be set apart and create a winning advantage by attracting and retaining top talent. By tapping the powerful potential within teams, evaluating whether the right people are in the right jobs and taking action where employees are not a proper fit, it is possible to create a focused, fueled and fired up team that can ahieve all an organization seeks ... and more!

4:15 – 5:30 p.m.

MCUL & Affiliates and CUES Networking Reception

After spending this full day hearing from industry experts on relevant news and topics, unwind over meaningful discussions with other credit union executives to recap and share thoughts. This reception at The Inn at Bay Harbor will conclude by 5:30 p.m., allowing attendees a free evening to enjoy dining and socializing on their own.

 September 20
8:00 – 11:30 a.m. Registration
8:00 – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast Buffet
8:30 – 10:00 a.m.

Focused on Payments:
Considerations for Today’s Credit Union Leadership

Amy Smith, President & CEO, The Payments Authority

The domestic payments system has evolved beyond paper checks and Swift messages. Consumers and businesses alike are on the go and expect mobile convenience, top notch security and low cost solutions, and the payments business needs to lead from the board room, not the back room. Gain an overview of payment system growth over the last decade, the impact legislation has had on product offerings and where the payments industry is headed next, as well as find out what the leadership at the national level is working on that might result in critical conversations in credit unions.

10:00 – 10:15 a.m. Refreshment Break
10:15 – 11:15 a.m.

Compliance in 2014 and Beyond
Shawn Wolbert,
Director of CU System Relations, MCUL & Affiliates

Compliance with federal and state regulations impact credit unions on so many levels, but it is important to stay ahead of the curve and be aware of what issues are on the horizon. Get an inside look at impending regulatory issues that will affect credit union operations in the coming year...and beyond! This session will focus on providing information to better understand the implications of the current regulatory environment, as well as highlight key regulatory issues and answer pressing concerns.

11:15 – 11:30 a.m. Guest Check Out



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