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Ron Brown is the President and CEO of CSI Group in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, one of the oldest and largest Asset Recovery Investigation Agencies in the Central Plains area.  Nationally recognized as one of the key instructors of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act and HIPAA, Ron has written many published articles on these ever-changing federal laws and continues to conduct seminars related to them as well as developing the asset recovery industry accepted compliance documents for Eagle Group XX which include the Field Agent Compliance Training (FACT), the Support Employee      Compliance Training (SECT) and most recently the highly praised (SACAT) Situational Awareness and Confrontational Avoidance Techniques.

SCHEDULED TOPIC:  THE FIVE MOST IMPORTANT WORDS IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE   

 

 
 

 

Bryan Fury joined Corporate One in 2005. He is responsible for providing Corporate One’s senior     management team with guidance on IT security and IT risk. His primary duties include Enterprise Risk Management, Internal Audit, Vendor Management and Business Continuity Planning. Bryan holds a bachelor’s degree from Ferris State University and a master’s degree from Robert Morris University.  His is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Risk and Information    Systems Control and a Certified Business Continuity Planner (CBCP).

SCHEDULED TOPIC(S): (1) SUPERVISORY Committee governances and best practices (2) A NEW LOOK AT CYBER SECURITY

 

 

 

 

Dr. Arthur (Art) Harper is the Director of Solutions Consulting at PSCU. Leading the EMV initiative at the company that is certified and was the first to issue debit EMV in the credit union market, he has reached and educated thousands of people through internal and external webinars, EMV roadshows and one-on-one meetings. Prior to joining PSCU, Art served as Vice President of Electronic Services at South Carolina Federal Credit Union for 15 years.  He is regarded as a leader in EMV migration movement not only for PSCU, but for the US payments industry.  An active member of the US Payments Alliance which was formerly known as the EMV Migration Forum and the Federal Reserve Faster Payments Council, Art has been sought out for in articles in numerous publications to include Credit Union Times, CU Tech Talk, and Payment Journal regarding EMV.

SCHEDULED TOPIC: DIGITAL WALLET STRATEGY   

 

 
 

 

DAN MAHALAK is the President & Managing Partner of Cindrich, Mahalak & Co., P.C., a CPA firm specializing in the credit union industry.  He joined the firm in 1980 upon graduating from Eastern Michigan University and became a partner in 1988.  He is a certified public accountant and a member of both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants (MACPA).

Throughout his tenure, Dan has been responsible for hundreds of credit union audits, and worked in fraud/embezzlement investigations, including filing bond claims, working with authorities, and testifying in criminal proceedings.  He also works with credit unions in budgeting and forecasting, asset-liability management consulting, strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions, human resources consulting, regulatory consulting, and a variety of other consulting projects.  He is a frequent speaker on topics related to the credit union industry on both a local and national level.  He has written articles for several credit union publications.

SCHEDULED TOPIC(S): (1) “S” IN THE CAMELs RATING: CECIL RULE (2) Bank Secrecy Act Training

 

 
 

 

KEYNOTE Gene Marks is a columnist, author and small business owner.  He 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.  As a columnist, he writes daily for the Washington Post and weekly for Forbes, Fortune, Fox Business, Inc. Magazine, Entrepreneur and the Huffington Post. He also appears on Fox News, MSNBC and CNBC discussing matters affecting the business community.   

 SCHEDULED TOPIC: Millennials, Trump and Our Board in the Next 2 years

 

 
 
 

 

Carlos Molina is responsible for developing and administering risk management strategies related to employment practices liability. In his 13-year career with CUNA Mutual Group he has spent the majority of his time assisting credit unions mitigate risks related to administrative agency compliance, handbook development, applicant screening, leave of absence requests, employee evaluations, and discipline          processes. Carlos graduated from Pace University with a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and he holds a Masters in Administrative Science from Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU).

SCHEDULED TOPIC(S): LESSONS LEARNED: INTERNAL CONTROLS

 

 
 

 

Keith Riddle is Corporate One’s EVP, Enterprise Solutions Development.  Keith is responsible for new product development and management of Corporate One’s enterprise innovation framework. Keith has more than 30 years of financial services experience in new product development, partnership management, direct sales, strategic planning, and marketing.  He also possesses in-depth knowledge of digital technologies, payment processing platforms, and managed solutions offerings.

SCHEDULED TOPIC(S): (1) CHARTING A PATH TO PRACTICAL INNOVATION (2) IMPACT OF FASTER PAYMENTS              

 

   
 

 

Larry Weaver is an entrepreneur, author and professional comedian. He has headlined over 1,000 performances in 37 states, sharing the stage with entertainment legends like Faith Hill, Ray Romano and “Weird Al” Yankovic. An early expert in Search Engine Marketing and Ecommerce, his business insights have been quoted in Inc. Magazine and The Wall Street Journal. You can hear him daily on Sirius XM radio’s “Laugh USA” and “Great American Comedy.” 

SCHEDULED TOPIC:  THE FUNNY WAY: FIND SUCCESS BY SEEING THINGS DIFFERENTLY

 

 

 

 

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