Fall Leadership Conference

The Minnesota Credit Union Network's 2016 Fall Leadership Conference will be held Friday, September 9 through Sunday, September 11, 2016, at Madden's Resort in Brainerd. Filled with educational sessions, entertainment and recreation opportunities, this event provides a weekend of learning, relaxation and fun. Sessions throughout the weekend are designed for both credit union professionals and volunteers.


Conference details & registration:

More details on the conference agenda, lodging, and registration will be made available soon.


Schedule at a glance:

Friday, Sept 9

12:30 – 6:30 p.m.


1:30 – 2:45 p.m.

Breakout Sessions

Andy Janning – Tips for Terrific Talking

Jeff Rendel – The New Brand of Volunteer: Your Credit Union’s Vision in Service & Action

2:45 – 4 p.m.

Exhibit Hall

4 – 5 p.m.

General Session

Andy Janning – Trumpeting Your To-Do List

5 – 6:30 p.m.

Reception in Exhibit Hall

Saturday, Sept 10

8:30 – 9:30 a.m.

General Session

Jeff Rendel - Think Big, Act Small – Succeeding as an Entrepreneurial Credit Union

9:45 – 10:45 a.m.

General Session

Perc Pineda - The Economy & Credit Union Performance

11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

General Session

Wrong About Everything – Bringing an Irreverent and Bipartisan Look at Minnesota and National Politics

1 – 5:30 p.m.

Recreation and Networking:

  • Golf Tournament
  • Pontoon Rides
  • Trapshooting

6:30 p.m.

Conference Reception

7 p.m.

Banquet and Entertainment (SongBlast Dueling Guitars)

Sunday, Sept. 11

7-9 a.m.


11 a.m.

Hotel Check Out



Andy Janning - The president and founder of NO NET Solutions, Andy Janning is a nationally recognized expert in leadership, communication, and organizational development with over two decades of management and executive leadership experience.


Jeff Rendel - Jeff Rendel knows the financial services marketplace. With experience as a federal banking regulator, financial services executive, and Congressional lobbyist; he understands the balancing act of safety, soundness, sales, and strategy. As President of Rising Above Enterprises, Jeff works with credit unions that want elite results in leadership, sales, and strategy. Each year, he addresses and facilitates for nearly 100 credit unions and their business partners


Perc Pineda - Perc Pineda is a Senior Economist of the Credit Union National Association (CUNA). He tracks U.S. macroeconomic trends, conducts economic research, and writes articles for CUNA publications. He received his PhD (ABD) in Economics at the New School for Social Research in New York, NY and a Master of Arts in Economics at the American University in Washington, D.C. He also holds a Masters in International Management from the University of Maryland.


Wrong About Everything - Wrong About Everything is a weekly podcast bringing an irreverent and bipartisan look at Minnesota and national politics. Two Liberals and Two Conservatives debate the issues of the day with humor and vigor.

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