General Session Speakers & Breakout Topics

NACUSO’s 2023 Network Conference offers an exciting lineup of Keynote Speakers to challenge, inspire and encourage you with their insights. Check back soon for additional speaker and breakout information.

Special Guest and Featured Keynote Speaker

Hall of Fame Wide Receiver & Three-Time Super Bowl Champion
Jerry Rice

Appearance Sponsored by:

Rachel Wilson

Rachel Wilson

Cyber Threats in 2023: How They Impact Your Organization and How to Be Prepared

Rachel Wilson spent 15 years at the National Security Agency (NSA)  where she ran counterterrorism operations, worked cybersecurity threats to the 2012 summer Olympics in London, and spent five years leading NSA’s cyber exploitation operations mission. 

Gene Goldman

First the Bad News
and then the Good News

Economy and market expert Gene Goldman will discuss the three primary investment themes that credit unions need to be aware of in order to navigate the economy and financial markets in 2023.

Lamont Black Ph.D.

Digital Wallets, DeFi Loans, and the Metaverse

Professor Lamont Black of DePaul University is a recognized expert in cryptocurrency, blockchain, data analytics and new trends in the financial system. He regularly speaks to a wide range of audiences at conferences and the media to discuss cryptocurrency and the growing role of technology in finance.

Dennis Dollar

The Joy
of Regulation 2023

Former NCUA Chairman Dennis Dollar gives an in-depth look into regulation, with an overview of any potential congressional action as well, likely to happen in 2023 by both NCUA and the CFPB that may well impact CUSOs and the credit unions that own them. 

The Honorable
Kyle S. Hauptman

Ensuring Relevance for
Credit Unions

NCUA Vice Chairman Kyle S. Hauptman will share his regulatory insights to NACUSO Attendees. He is passionate about ensuring credit unions can remain relevant through innovation to meet the evolving needs of member-owners. 

Rodney Hood

The Honorable
Rodney E. Hood

Regulatory Insights
& Industry Update

NCUA Board Member Rodney E. Hood will share his regulatory insights from his time as Chairman of the NCUA Board and as an NCUA Board Member, focusing on some of the more significant accomplishments of the NCUA Board, and some of the current challenges facing the industry.

Brian Lauer

Brian Lauer

Hot Topics for Credit Unions & CUSOs in 2023

Kick off the conference with a discussion of what’s hot in Credit Unions & CUSOs. Panelists from Messick Lauer & Smith P.C. will discuss recent market, regulatory and legal trends.

Amanda Smith

Amanda Smith

Hot Topics for Credit Unions & CUSOs in 2023

Kick off the conference with a discussion of what’s hot in Credit Unions & CUSOs. Panelists from Messick Lauer & Smith P.C. will discuss recent market, regulatory and legal trends.

Dennis Dollar Dollar Associates, LLC Former NCUA Chairman
Dennis Dollar
Dollar Associates, LLC
Former NCUA Chairman
The Honorable  Kyle S. Hauptman NCUA Vice Chairman
The Honorable
Kyle S. Hauptman
NCUA Vice Chairman
The Honorable Rodney E. Hood NCUA Board Member 
The Honorable
Rodney E. Hood
NCUA Board Member 
Brian Lauer NACUSO General Counsel Messick Lauer & Smith P.C.
Brian Lauer
NACUSO General Counsel
Messick Lauer & Smith P.C.
Amanda Smith Partner Messick Lauer & Smith P.C.
Amanda Smith
Partner
Messick Lauer & Smith P.C.

Breakout Sessions

NACUSO breakout sessions focus on the most relevant topics with industry experts coming together to address important, timely issues and opportunities for Credit Union & CUSO CEOs, Staff, and Boards of Directors. Please check back soon as additional breakouts topics will be added with their scheduled session times.

  • The New Age of CUSO Fintech Investing
  • How to Connect with Credit Union Prospects
  • Building a Disney-level Sales Culture
  • CUSO Case Study with Maps Credit Union: Developing a Data-Driven Member Feedback Program
  • Strategies for Business Lending Systems
  • Moving Beyond Commercial Real Estate
  • Optimizing Partnerships to Grow Your Insurance Program
  • To CUSO or Not CUSO
  • Can Crypto Really Solve Real-Life Problems?
  • Balance Risk and Market Opportunities
  • CUSO Challenge Panel Discussion
  • Driving Purchase Business through your Partner Credit Union
  • CUSO Case Success Story: Zest AI
  • Mission Impossible! Managing People Processes and Technology
  • Open Banking/Open Finance… Opportunities for CUs and CUSOs
  • Navigating the Future of Credit Union Technology: Strategies for Success
  • CUSOs Leveraging the Power of Collaboration: A Small Credit Union Workshop – Part 1
  • CUSOs Leveraging the Power of Collaboration: A Small Credit Union Workshop – Part 2
  • Financial Services – New SEC Marketing Rule…How Others are Incorporating Solutions to Comply
  • Financial Services – Intergenerational Planning
  • The New Era of Member Engagement, Impact, and the Importance of Member Relationships
  • The Future of Identity – Self Sovereign Digital ID   
  • CUSO Case Study: How Launching a Niche Brand Can Help Credit Unions Grow
  • Medicare Insurance: How Credit Unions are Winning Big by Offering Medicare Insurance to their Members
  • Title Insurance – Multi-Credit Union Ownership
  • Insurance Services: Cross-Departmental Integration & Referral Program Best Practices
  • CUSO Case Success Story: Zest AI
  • Cloud, Containers, Compliance and Core
  • Let’s Get “Phygital”: Seamless Digital and In-Branch Experiences