Welcome to episode 48 of the CU 2.0 Podcast.
Circle the date, October 26. Las Vegas. That’s when Susan Mitchell, a longtime credit union consultant, is convening another meeting of the Credit Union Underground, this time in parallel with Money 20/20, probably the meeting of the best and brightest in the disruptive quadrant of financial services.
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Welcome to episode 47 of the CU 2.0 Podcast.
Randy Karnes just may be the poster boy for the cooperative entrepreneur. In the process, he may also have come upon the formula that will enable many hundreds – perhaps thousands – of small credit unions to thrive in the 21st century.
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Welcome to episode 46 of the CU 2.0 Podcast. In this podcast, Kordeleski tells why this is a time of immense, perhaps unprecedented opportunity for credit unions. Use digital and use data to allow your institution to expand in ways that a generation ago would have been unimaginable.
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Welcome to episode 45 of the CU 2.0 Podcast. In this podcast, you will hear his recipe for credit union success.
Call this the credit union oral history sequence – Blaine, Bucky Sebastian, now Gary Oakland who took over BECU, with around $700 million in assets, in the mid-1980s and when he left in 2012 it had become a $10 billion+ credit union, one of the nation’s very biggest.
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Welcome to episode 44 of the CU 2.0 Podcast. In this podcast, you’ll hear what killed off savings and loans and why credit unions escaped their fate, why community banks may be next to expire (and what may keep them alive), and the big advantage credit union CEOs have over their peers at banks.
A state regulator in Illinois. General counsel at NCUA. A co-founder of Callahan Associates. Longtime CEO at GTE Financial. Head of the National Credit Union Foundation. Guess who.
Meet Wendell Sebastian, call him Bucky.
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