RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. --The 10th Annual Auto Lending Symposium presented by CUDL, which administers the nation's largest indirect and point-of-sale lending network for credit unions, will take place at the Venetian Resort Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on June 18-20.
CUDL announced the line up of speakers, which includes a cross-section of well-known industry experts and headline speakers, including: author, commentator and authority in the field of change and human performance, Dr. Robert Kriegel; automotive and financial expert and industry consultant Richard Apicella; and writer and comedian, motivational speaker and best-selling author, Ross Shafer. Diana Dykstra, president/CEO of San Francisco Fire Credit Union, will be the emcee for the event's general sessions.
The symposium is designed specifically for credit unions with auto lending programs and those interested in developing programs drew record attendance in 2007 event with more than 520 attendees, representing over 180 credit unions. The annual features sessions on the latest industry trends and issues from marketing and dealer relations to risk management and collections.
Industry experts slated to speak at the 2008 Symposium also include: Jay Johnson, executive vice president, Callahan & Associates; Larry Biernaki, president /CEO from Arkansas Federal Credit Union; Rick Poulton, president of Better Branches; Bob Boucher, senior vice president of lending at Sikorskyd Financial Credit Union; Susie Huss, assistant vice president of consumer lending at American First Credit Union; and Experian's Melinda Zabritski, director, automotive credit; and automotive consultant John Sidman.
During this year's symposium, credit union attendees will also have the opportunity to participate in CUDL's Credit Union for Kids Charity Golf Classic at the Revere Golf Club. Credit unions interested in attending the 2008 Auto Lending Symposium can visit www.cudl.com.