The Pulse | 03-13-2018

Volume 7, Issue 11

The Pulse Archive


Announcing the Spring 2018 Peer-to-Peer Event Schedule

Join your peers for the spring season of Peer-to-Peer (P2P) sessions facilitated by the Minnesota Credit Union Network. MnCUN has collected feedback and strategized to bring credit union professionals new content, presentations, and facilitated discussions in partnership with industry experts.


Spring 2018 P2P Schedule:


Branch Operations P2P – Wednesday, April 18: 12:30-3 p.m.

Special guest speaker – Estate Planning Attorney, Ray McCoy, representing McCoy Legal Services


Data & Analytics P2P – Wednesday, April 25: 12:30-3 p.m.

Special guest speaker – Paul Ablack, Founder & CEO of data and analytics CUSO, OnApproach


BSA Officers and Compliance P2P – Wednesday, May 2: 12:30-3 p.m.

Special guest speakers – St. Paul Police Department Criminal Proceeds Unit Officers Kevin Sullivan and Dan Michener


The Crew P2P – Wednesday, May 9: 1-3:30 p.m.

Special guest speaker – Martin Kelly, SVP/Chief Marketing Officer at Firefly Credit Union


Accounting & Finance P2P – Thursday, May 17: 12:30-3 p.m.

Special guest speakers – Tyson Bullard and Dale Sheller from investment management company, The Baker Group


Executive & Administrative Assistant P2P – Wednesday, May 30: 12:30-3 p.m.

Ideation, topic discussion and planning session for the future of this P2P group


Marketing & Business Development P2P – Wednesday, June 6: 12:30-3 p.m.

Special guest speakers – Representatives from DAYTA Marketing, a data-driven digital agency


This full list of upcoming P2P sessions can be found on the MnCUN calendar online. With questions, please contact MnCUN Director of Engagement Ben Hering by email or by phone at 651-288-5519.





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MnCUN Vendor Involvement Program Welcomes 35 Participants In 2018

The Minnesota Credit Union Network (MnCUN) is pleased to welcome 35 participants to its Vendor Involvement Program (V.I.P.) for 2018. Designed to optimize business relationships with Minnesota’s credit unions, V.I.P. combines advertising with exclusive benefits at MnCUN’s major conferences, as well as speaking engagements and opportunities to participate in new MnCUN initiatives.


Participants in MnCUN’s Vendor Involvement Program agree to offer professional service and quality product lines. These companies must appreciate the characteristics that make credit unions unique and understand the importance of providing the best service possible to Minnesota’s credit union members.


Participants include:


Alloya Corporate Federal Credit Union

AmeriCU Mortgage

Argos Risk

Bankers Equipment Services, Inc.

Case Financial


CO-OP Financial Services



CU Recovery, Inc. & The Loan Service Center, Inc.

CUNA Mutual Group

CUNA Strategic Services

DAYTA Marketing

Edge One

First Class Mortgage




LenderSelect Mortgage Group

LSS Financial Counseling

MnCUSC Shared Branching

NADA Used Car Guide

Oak Tree Business Systems, Inc.

Office Depot OfficeMax


Piper Jaffray


Repossessors, Inc

Scenic Sign Corporation


The Baker Group


Unity Mortgage

Vanman Architects and Builders, Inc.

Wipfli, LLP

“Through the Vendor Involvement Program, we are able to assist credit unions in finding reliable organizations covering a broad range of needs,” said Network Service Corporation Vice President John Ferstl. “We have been pleased to see the V.I.P. program grow as a valuable resource to credit unions and vendors over the years. In 2018, we are proud to welcome new and returning V.I.P. participants”


A listing of service providers organized by the solution offered is available on the MnCUN Solutions Directory online. With questions about V.I.P. participants, or about joining the program, please contact MnCUN Director of Business Development Kris Jacobsen by email, or call the Network office at 651-288-5170.

Minnesota Credit Union Network
555 Wabasha Street N, Suite 200
St. Paul, MN 55102

(651) 288-5170
(800) 477-1034