Breakout Session #3

Mike Roark

Basics of Lending
Mike Roark, Neighborhood CU

Sponsored by Lending Council

Mike Roark lets you know what questions we asked and what answers we received. Then we move into the always exciting topic of Policies and Procedures. Then we wrap it up with and how to conduct a proper loan interview, how to relay loan decisions and product sales. Who should attend this series? Any employee new to lending, of course. But also those that have been in the industry for some time and want to find out what’s new. So whether you are a Loan Officer in a Branch or the CLO of your shop, come join us at this interactive and philosophical series on Lending.

About Mike Roark

Mike has been in the financial services industry for over 33 years, 24 of those years have been with credit unions.

His career started with Ford Motor Credit Company. While with FMCC, he worked in collections, consumer underwriting, commercial underwriting, sales and marketing.  Mike then moved to a Toyota, Lincoln-Mercury dealership and worked as the F&I Manager as well as the Assistant Service Manager.

In 1992, he received a call from a credit union asking if he wanted to lead the collections team. Twenty four years later, Mike has held several positions in credit unions ranging from Branch Manager to CLO.  Mike now holds the position of Senior Vice President of Lending/Collections at Neighborhood Credit Union. 

Mike has a BBA in Management from University of Oklahoma, an MBA in Finance from Oklahoma City University and is a United States Navy Veteran. He is also the President of the Dallas Chapter of Credit Unions and a member of the Executive Committee on the CCUL Lending Council.  

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