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Principles and Philosophy Conference Showcases Foundations of the CU Movement
Wednesday, March 9, 2016 6:20 AM

The principles and philosophies that guide credit unions are not only good foundations for business, together they're what make credit unions different from other financial institutions. The Principles and Philosophies Conference that takes place in Dallas May 11-13 will help you understand and apply these foundational concepts in everyday operations, helping you to better meet the needs of your members while solidifying the unique role of financial cooperatives in the marketplace.

May 11-13, 2016

Regular Rate Registration Deadline: April 12
DoubleTree by Hilton Dallas near the Galleria
4099 Valley View Lane
Dallas, TX 75244
More information and registration.

Course Objectives

  • Understand the history and role of credit unions in the marketplace
  • See how the value of cooperative philosophies applies in the day-to-day operations of your credit union
  • Gain insight on the historical and current social impact of credit unions
  • Understand why credit unions are different and how to leverage that for growth
  • Create a plan of action for your credit union

Your Presenter is Lois Kitsch
Lois Kitsch joined the National Credit Union Foundation as national program manager of the REAL Solutions program in December 2006. Prior to joining the Foundation, Lois served as director, field projects, for the Filene Research Institute. She assisted credit unions in the innovation and implementation of product lines designed to serve new target markets, including non-members and new Americans.

Prior to joining the Filene, Lois managed credit union development projects throughout Europe and Asia for the World Council of Credit Unions and has actively promoted credit union development in 40 countries.

Prior to her employment with WOCCU, Lois held management positions in credit unions in Florida and North Dakota. Lois holds the designation of Credit Union Development Educator for the United States, Australia, and Asia. She has been recognized for her professional and volunteer credit union work several times.

If you have any questions regarding the conference, please contact Brandon Walker at or 800-442-5762, ext.1513.