NCUMA 2022 Summer Conference
Meet The Speakers
Dynamic Edge, Inc.
Tim Neiman is the CEO/Visionary of Dynamic Edge, Inc. For 22 years, he has led the company’s strategy and operations, evolving from a traditional, local “break/fix shop” into a leading Managed Services Provider with clients nationwide. Tim earned an MBA in Corporate Strategy and Organizational Management from the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business. In his free time, Tim is an experienced Ironman triathlete, “Favorite Uncle” to his nine nieces and nephews, and avid traveler with his husband, Casey.
Dynamic Edge, Inc.
Mike Robins is the COO/Integrator of Dynamic Edge, Inc. He offers 25 years’ experience in technology, having served as both an internal Director of Information Technology and external Consultant to small and large financial institutions. Mike earned an MBA from the Keller Graduate School of Management with concentrations in Information Technology and Human Resources. He holds numerous technical certifications, including Project Management Professional (PMP) and Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) 4 Foundations. He speaks frequently at credit union conferences and board meetings.
Secure Network Technologies
Steve Stasiukonis serves as President of Secure Network Technologies, focusing on Penetration Testing, Information Security Risk Assessments, Incident Response and Digital Investigations. Steve Stasiukonis has worked in the field of Information Security for over fifteen years, specializing in the use of technology to identify information security vulnerabilities, assessing risk and the collection and interpretation of digital network intelligence. As a part of that experience, Steve is an expert in Social Engineering. He is listed in Wikipedia as one of the most notable Social Engineers and has written and demonstrated actual social engineering efforts involving pretexting, phishing and physically compromising banks, data centers and other highly secure operations and facilities. Steve carries numerous security certifications by various organizations and also serves as a columnist for Information Week magazine and DarkReading.
The Marks Group
A former daily columnist for both the New York Timesand Washington Post, Gene now writes weekly on small business, public policy and technology for The Guardian, The Washington Times, The Hill, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Forbes (where he writes the popular On CRM column), Entrepreneur and Accounting Today. Gene’s columns reach hundreds of thousands of readers each week and he has an online following of more than 600,000 on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.Gene has written six books on business management, specifically geared towards small and medium sized companies. His most recent is The Manufacturer’s Book of Lists. Gene has also written In God We Trust, Everyone Else Pays Cash, The Small Business Best Seller, The Streetwise Small Business Book of Lists, The Small Business Desk Reference, Outfoxing The Small Business Owner — Crafty Techniques for Creating a Profitable Relationship andThe Complete Idiot’s Guide To Successful Outsourcing.Gene regularly appears on Fox News, Fox Business, MSNBC and CNBC. He’s also a frequent guest on Sirius/XM’s Wharton Business Channel and The John Batchelor Show, which is syndicated nationally on the ABC Radio Network..Through his keynotes, workshops, seminars and executive retreats, Gene helps business owners, executives and managers understand the political, economic and technological trends that will affect their companies so they can make profitable decisions.Gene owns and operates The Marks Group PC, a highly successful ten-person firm that provides technology and consulting services to small and medium sized businesses. The Marks Group PC, launched in 1994, has grown to help more than 600 companies and thousands of individuals throughout the country.Prior to starting the Marks Group PC Gene, a Certified Public Accountant, spent nine years in the entrepreneurial services arm of the international consulting firm KPMG in Philadelphia where he was a Senior Manager.
General Manager / Chief Economist
Bill is a seasoned product development and management consultant who leverages his knowledge of consumer and business needs – along with his understanding of how financial services profitability is achieved – to help Raddon clients develop innovative product lines. He is responsible for all research and analytics programs at Raddon and has written several books on financial services product pricing and development.
Miranda V. Flurry
Hawkeye Strategies Inc.
As the President of Hawkeye Strategies, Miranda lives out her purpose: Helping to turn light bulbs on. She works with Cooperative Boards and Executives across North America to support their governance and strategy needs and in turn, she helps their people and communities.
Her vast experience as a Professional Facilitator, International Speaker, and Expert Educator for Cooperatives enables her to provide a seamless and engaging experience that is tailored to each audience. Miranda has supported Boards, Executives, Regulators, Credit Union Peer Groups, Credit Union Centrals, Credit Union Service Organizations (CUSOs), and Credit Union Advocacy groups. She has spoken at conferences including the World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU), the BC Financial Services Authority Director’s Forum, and the Canadian Credit Union Association (CCUA). She offers her clients the knowledge gleaned from specialized expertise, tempered with the wisdom of wide-ranging experience from diverse industries.
Miranda completed her undergraduate degree from the University of Guelph, a Master’s level degree from Memorial University of Newfoundland, and an Executive MBA from the University of Fredericton. She has also earned a designation in Advanced Cooperative Governance. Miranda has held Board Director roles on Cooperative, Regulatory, and Private Boards and is currently a Director on one of the largest and most complicated Cooperatives in North America, Federated Cooperatives Limited. In her spare time, Miranda is a mentor with Futurpreneur where she helps new entrepreneurs successfully start their businesses. She is also a CrossFit enthusiast… but don’t get her started on this topic, she’ll have a hard time stopping! For more information, visit: www.hawkeyestrategies.com
Executive Benefit Consultant
Tim is a trusted consultant within credit unions and has spent more than 12 years serving the industry while specializing in executive retention and recruitment. He currently focuses on improving executive retention and retirement utilizing Supplemental Executive Retirement Plans (SERP’s) to keep high performing teams together. Tim applies years of experience as a leading executive recruiter for credit unions, which helps in creating long term success and win-win situations for organizations and executives. He has had success placing and transitioning hundreds of executives during his work in recruiting and has also led numerous CEO searches consulting directly with credit union boards. His financial industry knowledge, experience negotiating executive offers and contracts combined with proven retention strategies, have earned him an impressive track record. Tim graduated with a degree in business from North Central University in Minneapolis.
Credit Union Advisor
Callahan & Associates
Joshua McAfee is a Credit Union Advisor at Callahan & Associates. He oversees a portfolio of credit union clients that spans over $600 billion in assets and over 30 million members. Josh also facilitates consulting engagements and strategic planning sessions with credit unions, offers topical insights during industry speeches, and hosts executive roundtable discussions that span a broad range of core disciplines.
Joshua joined Callahan in 2019, bringing with him over eight years of credit union and industry executive leadership experience. During his time in credit union leadership, Josh successfully completed two years in the Filene Research Institute’s i3 innovation program, served as the CUES Greater Southern Council Chair for 3 years, was named a Credit Union Rockstar by Credit Union Magazine, and a Next Top Credit Union Exec finalist by the Credit Union Executives’ Society. Since joining the Callahan team, Josh has welcomed over one-hundred new credit union clients to Callahan’s data analytics and market resources. His experience as a credit union leader has helped Callahan clients to glean a better understanding of how to connect benchmark analysis to positive strategic outcomes.