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Register Now for Southwest Lending Conference
Monday, April 24, 2017 6:30 AM

Southwest Lending ConferenceThis year's Southwest Lending Conference takes place at the Sheraton at the Capitol, 701 E. 11th Street, Austin, 78701. Learn from experts in the field who will assist you in developing new ideas and strategies to maximize loan growth.

This year's Southwest Lending Conference features five general sessions and 15 breakout sessions, all of which are jam-packed with the information you need to help serve your members in the best ways possible. Here's just some of what you'll get to experience (click on the links for more information):

  1. Navigating Lending for Hispanics: Winona Nava, Guadalupe CU; Miriam De Dios, Coopera; Cindy Williams, Policy Works
  2. The A to (Reg) Z Steps for Implementing an Auto Check: Galli Davis & Mark Schultz, American Service Group
  3. Basics of Lending: Mike Roark, Neighborhood CU
  4. How Real Time Engagement Drives Credit Unions' Success: Patrick McElhenie, CUNA Mutual Group
  5. Channel Lending: Bricks, Clicks & Calls: John Hyche, Level5
  6. Minimize Risk & Grow Profitably in Auto Finance: Brett Collett, Equifax
  7. Loan Participations—Pitfalls and Potential: Jeff Hamilton, Catalyst Corporate FCU
  8. Navigating the Evolving Road of the Military Lending Act: Stacey Caughey, PSCU
  9. Synthetic Identities: A Top Threat for Credit Unions in 2017: Jack Kelley, Tinker FCU
  10. The New 723 and Real Life Changes for Implementation: Scott Humphries, Amplify CU; Preston Price, Smart Financial CU; Eddie Vollenweider, Neighbors FCU
  11. A Practical Guide to CECL: Ian Dunn, Visible Equity
  12. Practical Payments: Kenton Potterton, PSCU
  13. More Loans and Higher Yields with Residual Based Financing: Tim Kelly, Auto Financial Group
  14. Auto Loan Underwriting in the Near-Prime Space—Appropriately Pricing for Risk: Drue Goodale, Open Lending
  15. Two-way Texting to Accelerate the Lending Process: Erin Wilson, Zipwhip; Ian Swartz, Zipwhip

Get more information about the conference.

Southwest Lending Conference
May 17-19, 2017
Sheraton at the Capitol
701 E. 11th Street
Austin, TX 78701
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If you join the Lending Council, you'll receive an additional $50 discount on registration! Register Now!

Need Grant Assistance?
The Cornerstone Credit Union Foundation is accepting grant applications for League training events based on financial need. Applications must be received by application deadlines. Please visit the Foundation’s website to view all grant applications, guidelines and deadlines. Contact Emily Moreno, Foundation grants manager, at 469-385-6483 for more information.

If you have questions, please contact Cookie Dorsey at 800-442-5762, ext. 6635, or email