Our 2016 State System in Summit in Chicago was acclaimed by participants for the quality and knowledge of our speakers, including:
- Allyson B. Baker/Partner, Venable LLP:
She is a trial attorney and civil litigator with more than a decade of experience in the federal government and private practice. Her remarks focused on the evolution and direction of the CFPB -- which continues to be a big topic in the news today.
- Lucy Ito/NASCUS President and CEO
Renowned for her ability to concisely and effectively discuss issues for the state system, she offered a complete rundown of where the state system has been, and why -- with some ideas for where things are going and how, working together, the state system can see continued success.
- Chuck Kelly, CPA/CliftonLarsonAllen
With more than 13 years of experience, specializing in providing audit and accounting services for Credit Unions;he focused on the Current Expected Credit Loss accounting standard (CECL) in his remarks, and pointed out what regulators and credit union practioners needed to know.
- J. Mark McWatters/Member, NCUA Board
A crowd favorite, and with more than 30 years of legal experience as a tax, corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions attorney (and a CPA), he gave the group an unvarnished view of how regulation is developing, and where he thinks it is going in this year and beyond.
- Rick Metsger/NCUA Board Chairman
His spirited address gave the participants a clear view of his agenda for the NCUA and federally insured credit unions, as well as insights to the challenges and opportunities facing the credit union system at large. With enthusiasm and humor, he energized the group about what's ahead for credit unions and state regulators.
- Heather Morton, Program Principal, Fiscal Affairs/National Conference of State Legislatures
With NCSL since 2000, she covers consumer and financial services, civil liability and alcohol production and sales issues, giving participants a complete rundown of the key trends developing in state legislatures across the country with an impact on consumer financial services.