It’s a Bright Idea to Register for the Idea Institute

Idea Institute registration is open and we can’t wait to see you! Join the League of Southeastern Credit Unions & Affiliates (LSCU & Affiliates) members in Alabama, Florida, and Georgia and CEOs and C-Suite of credit unions of all sizes at the Idea Institute from April 11 – 13, 2022 at the Omni Amelia Island Resort in Fernandina Beach, Florida.


The Idea Institute delivers information on innovation, new ideas, and inspiration for management at credit unions. Hear from credit union executives and leaders in the industry on topics that impact your credit union. Attendees will takeaway actionable ideas.


Check out our amazing speakers below:

Investing in Your Most Important Asset

Cinnamon Elliott, Chief Talent Officer, Dover Federal Credit Union

Dover FCU has made an investment in the ongoing development of its team members. This includes providing every employee—regardless of current role or tenure in the organization—with the opportunity to advance. It requires an ongoing commitment from every manager to engage in regular career development conversations with employees. This guide has been designed to help employees prepare for career path development conversations and to help managers or other organizational leaders support employees in the development they need to reach their career goals.

Growth Through Fintech Partnerships and Collaboration

Brian Kaas, President and Managing Director, CMFG Ventures

CUNA Mutual Group, a financially strong insurance company serving 95% of the U.S. credit unions, has invested over $220 million in fintechs since launching CMFG Ventures in 2016. CMFG Ventures brings a rare combination of start-up expertise and credit union knowledge to help take great ideas to a whole new level. During this interactive session, hear how CMFG Ventures is building a community uniting financial institution, fintechs, and industry partners to foster innovation, share knowledge and discuss topics impacting the future of financial services. Also, learn how credit unions are partnering with fintechs to accelerate growth, increase engagement, grow membership, and enhance member experiences. Finally, see how the CMFG Ventures Discovery Fund is supporting early-stage fintech companies led by BIPOC, LGBTQ+, and women founders to help expand financial inclusion within the credit union system.


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Lizeth George
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The League of Southeastern Credit Unions & Affiliates represents nearly 300 credit unions throughout Alabama, Florida, and Georgia. It has a combined total of almost $200 billion in assets and 12.4 million members. LSCU provides advocacy, compliance services, education and training, cooperative initiatives, and communications.

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