Join us October 11 – 13, 2023, for the inaugural INSPIRE Conference, designed by women, for women. The INSPIRE Conference is a multi-state collaboration designed to be the most powerful and impactful women’s conference for credit unions in the Southeast. Speakers will be influential, empowering, authentic, and, most of all, inspirational women. This conference allows for many networking opportunities for attendees to connect and share ideas and information.
Attend Corporate America Credit Union’s Keynote Speaker Panel Discussion on Thursday, October 12, 10:00 – 10:30 a.m., in the Whitley Ballroom for an informative discussion called “Empowering Woman Leaders: Insight from A Male CEO Surrounded by Female Leadership.”
Check out the panel from Corporate America Credit Union below:
|Pete Pritts was named President and CEO at Corporate America Credit Union in November of 2012. He has worked in the credit union world for 30 years, 29 in corporate credit unions, one in a natural person credit union. Pete holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from California State University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Phoenix. He has served on many committees and boards, including a securities broker dealer, a payment systems services corporation, and a governmental affairs committee.|
|Lauren Howle is responsible for the product implementation, marketing and communications, human resources, and compliance departments at Corporate America Credit Union. She graduated from the University of Alabama with a Bachelor of Science degree in Commerce and Business Administration in 2003 and was on both the President’s List and Dean’s List. She held various positions in the financial services industry before joining Corporate America Credit Union in 2008.|
|With nearly 35 years’ experience in payment services operations and product development for corporate credit unions, Lisa Coffey is a true expert and advocate for the credit union industry. Lisa has served at the executive level for over 25 years as Vice President of Payment Operations, Chief Operations Officer, and is currently the Chief Innovation Officer at Corporate America Credit Union. In her most recent role she oversees payment operations, product development, and business development. Lisa serves on The Clearing House’s Real Time Payments Advisory Committee as well as Federal Reserve Banks’ FedNow Pilot Program. Additionally, Lisa is currently serving on the National Automated Clearinghouse Association’s Board of Directors and Payments Institute 2023 Board of Regents.|
|Ashley Daniels is responsible for all communications to Corporate America Credit Union members along with marketing for all conferences, events, and happenings at Corporate America Credit Union. She is also on the Member Alliance team serving credit unions in central and north Alabama. She began working at Corporate America Credit Union in 2011 after working in television news for 10 years. During her time as a journalist, she won many awards for her work in Georgia and Alabama covering many national stories. She attended the University of Alabama and still loves to visit Tuscaloosa for various sporting events.|
|Kayla Barnett is responsible for employee benefits and compensation, talent acquisition, and leadership training and development at Corporate America Credit Union. She has over 15 years’ experience in the financial services industry. She attended the University of North Alabama and is a member of the national and local chapters of the Society of Human Resource Management. Prior to joining Corporate America Credit Union in 2011, she held various positions at other financial institutions.|
Additionally, there are still sponsorships available for the INSPIRE Conference. Please contact Nancy Golden if you’re interested in becoming a sponsor for this incredible event!
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