NCUMA Speakers


Sunday Session:"NCUA Update"

Speaker: NCUA Representative
Organization: National Credit Union Administration



Monday Session I: "Economic Update: Part I"

Monday Session II: "Economic Update: Part II"

Speaker: Dr. Ed Seifried

Title: Professor of Economics
Organization: Lafayette College



Dr. Seifried is Professor of Economics and Business at Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania.  He is the Chief Economist for BNK Advisory Group, a community bank investment firm.  He received his doctorate in economics and business from West Virginia University. 

In addition to his course schedule at Lafayette College, he is also a faculty member of numerous banking schools including: Stonier Graduate School of Banking, School of Banking of the South, Graduate School of Retail Bank Management.  He serves as the dean of the Virginia and West Virginia Banking Schools.

He frequently appears as a guest speaker at regional and national conferences.  He has delivered over 2000 presentation to various groups both in the United States and abroad.  He acts as a consultant to the credit union industry, and is well known as a speaker at credit union customer events and as a strategic planner.   Dr Seifried authored the book “The Art of Strategic Planning for Community Banks.”  Dr. Seifried has also served as a director of a community bank. 

Dr. Seifried has traveled extensively in the former Soviet Bloc countries where he served as an advisor and consultant to the newly privatized commercial banks.

Tuesday Session I: "Creating Change & Innovation: Your Plan for Implementing Growth"

Tuesday Session II: "The Power of Engagement & the Priority of People”

Speaker: Stacie VanDenBerghe
Title: CEO

Organization: CU Innovate



Stacie VanDenBerghe has spent the last 18 years working in credit unions throughout Michigan to help develop, enhance and maximize credit union growth. Stacie has a wide variety of experience in the capacity of consultant, leadership, marketing, training and human resources. With significant business acumen and a unique ability to address a myriad of credit union issues in a captivating fashion.

Stacie spends the majority of her time speaking credit unions through events or consulting for credit unions throughout the country.  

Stacie holds a master's degree in Human Resources Administration from Central Michigan University and a bachelor's degree in Communications from Michigan State University.


Wednesday Session I: More information to be posted soon.

Speaker: More Information to be posted soon.


Wednesday Session II: More information to be posted soon.

Speaker: More Information to be posted soon.



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Cumming, GA 30028

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