More Photos: Onsite at NAFCU Annual Conference
LAS VEGAS — More than 1,200 credit union professionals attended NAFCU's Annual Conference at the Venetian Hotel July 21-25. Click through to see Thursday's photos.
Carrie Hunt, NAFCU senior vice president of government affairs/general counsel, is pictured here moderating a regulatory and legislative panel discussion with NAFCU Director of Regulatory Affairs Michael Coleman, Vice President of Legislative Affairs Brad Thaler, Vice President of Political Affairs Katie Marisic and Director of Legislative Affairs Jillian Pevo. The main issues covered were the NCUA’s risk-based capital proposal and CFPB regulations.
Jacob Olcott, principal at Good Harbor Security Risk Management in Washington, D.C., told attendees during a breakout session their credit unions need a cybersecurity incident response plan.
Attendees were able to interact with NAFCU staff and a variety of vendors in the Credit Union Solutions Expo conference exhibit hall.
Larry Fazio, director of the NCUA Office of Examination and Insurance, held a session on the modernization of the examination process where he discussed the NCUA’s new examination requirements, including participation loans, liquidity, CUSO and mortgage rules.
President/CEO Stewart Ramsey of the $1.2 billion Pen Air Federal Credit Union in Pensacola, Fla. discussed the NCUA's risk-based capital proposal with CU Times Washington Reporter Nicholas Ballasy.
"There's still a lot of things unknown and there still appears to be some challenges with having voices heard," he said of the rule.
The Credit Union Economic Group sponsored a panel discussion that featured from left to right, Fred Eisel, SVP/CIO at First Carolina Corporate Credit Union, Scott D. Knapp, director of investment strategy at CUNA Mutual Group and John Worth, chief economist at the NCUA. Curt Long, senior economist at NAFCU, was also part of the panel but is not shown. The group encouraged credit unions to develop a strong liquidity policy.
Credit union executives asked the Credit Union Economic Group questions following their presentation at a breakout session.
Plenty of NAFCU employees were on hand at the event to help attendees navigate the convention center and exhibit hall.