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    June 2019

    A Note From Chris

    I am very grateful for the chance I had to reconnect with our members and friends, both old and new, at the recent conventions, conferences, and outings. Thank you for everything you do to support and advance our movement. A special thanks goes to The Wisconsin Credit Union League for being a wonderful host for our annual meeting and tremendous partner year-round.

    As we progress into summer, and the second half of 2019, I hope you take time to enjoy a break with your families, friends, and loved ones. We look forward to seeing you again at our upcoming fall events.

    Thank you,

    Chris's Signature

    Chris Felton

    I-Care: HR Forums

    Upcoming Events in Human Resources

    InterLutions is hosting in-person educational forums in Nashville and Milwaukee. Each forum will offer a full-day of employee benefit topics related to compensation studies, wellness strategies, benchmarking data specific to credit unions, and a roundtable discussion facilitated by InterLutions.

    We are also excited to announce the launch of InterLutions’ digital HR forum, a secure online portal and email channel specifically for credit union human resource contacts. The online forum, titled CUHR, gives users the ability to pose questions and strategies to their peers across the country.

    Join the Online Discussion

    What’s Trending?

    Breaking Banks Fintech: How Regulators are Shaping the Future of Banking

    Host, Jason Henrichs, talks with Meg Tahyar, partner in the Financial Institutions Group at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, and Sarah Biller, co-founder of FinTech Sandbox, about changes happening in unexpected places – regulators themselves. Meg, Sarah, and Jason share their thoughts on the FDIC’s inaugural Fintech and the Future of Banking Conference which included participants from Treasury, OCC, CFPB, CSBS, CFTC, and the FCA, as well as academics and industry leaders.

    Listen to the Podcast

    Technology Solutions

    Transform Your Credit Union for the Future

    The digital world is advancing at amazing speed and it is all connected to the cloud. To succeed, credit unions must embrace digital transformation and new ways of connecting people, data, and processes to create value for members.

    Emergifi offers digital transformation services that understand your credit union, strategy, and members to deliver a digital transformation strategy and plan.

    “We selected Emergifi for our managed services provider. Since Emergifi works solely in the credit union space, they have the experience in both technology and compliance that is a good fit for us. We appreciate that they listened to our business needs and created a road map to support our situation. We are very comfortable working with Emergifi for our strategic technology direction.” – Michelle McClelland, CFO, Prospera Credit Union

    Emergifi and the Redstone Consulting Group (RCG) recently partnered to improve cybersecurity. RCG’s ACET Collaboration Portal helps credit unions save time and resources when preparing for an exam by organizing tasks, enabling role-based collaboration, and providing secure document storage. Emergifi assists credit unions before, during, and after an exam with cybersecurity offering comprehensive managed security, endpoint security, and compliance services. Emergifi then works with credit unions taking actionable tasks from the ACET Collaboration Portal to improve cybersecurity.

    Read More About Emergifi and RCG's Partnership

    Employee Benefit Resources

    Association Health Plan: The Right Move for Your Credit Union?

    Simply stated, association health insurance is just a group health plan where multiple employers join together to offer medical benefits to their employees. By uniting – and increasing the number of participants to where the association qualifies for a large group health plan – the association can design enhanced benefits for employees and negotiate better rates from insurers.

    As your credit union evaluates the medical insurance benefits offered to your employees, consider InterLutions’ AHP for Wisconsin credit unions. Studies have shown that premiums would be decisively less for AHP employers compared to those negotiated through the traditional community rated insurance pools. How much lower depends on the number of insured individuals within the AHP and the overall buying power of the group.

    Collaborate with Other Wisconsin Credit Unions

    Financial Services Consulting

    Education at Your Fingertips

    Are you interested in selling loan participations, but missed QuantyPhi’s latest webinar? Did you know that we archive our webinars on our YouTube channel? Watch the Selling Loan Participations Made Easy webinar here.

    Market participants who follow economic indicators may base their investment decision making solely on the indicators they follow. What if those indicators are wrong? Ben Wierzba, ALM & Investment Analyst at QuantyPhi, dove deeper into the 10-Year Treasury Yield vs. 10-Year TIPS spread, which holds the reputation of indicating inflation. Is the spread between the two securities an accurate indicator of inflation? Read the latest white paper.

    QuantyPhi will continue the loan participations topic for June’s upcoming webinar. Buying Loan Participations Made Easy will be hosted by QuantyPhi on Wednesday, June 19 at 2:00 p.m. CT. Join QuantyPhi and LoanStreet for this 30-minute webinar to learn more about the LoanStreet platform that brings financial institutions together to streamline the offering, execution, and on-going reporting of loan participations.

    Register for the Buying Loan Participations Webinar

    Did You Know?

    Town Hall Meetings

    Join Corporate Central and The League for a unique town hall experience in Onalaska, WI at Altra Federal Credit Union on Thursday, July 25. The meeting will give credit unions the opportunity to hear the latest from Corporate Central and its family of CUSOs — Emergifi, InterLutions, and QuantyPhi — and from The League, W.C.U.L. Services Corp, and Reach Business Lenders LLC.

    Both Corporate Central and The League believe strongly in the power of the credit union Movement in Wisconsin and are dedicated to partnering and collaborating in support of our members. Holding town hall meetings symbolizes both organizations' commitment to you.

    Save Your Seat

    Unable to make the July date? Join us in Madison on Thursday, October 24.

    Credit Unions Connect

    Stories that exemplify the movement

    Book Fair with a Twist

    Landmark Credit Union employees posing with children's books

    Landmark Credit Union in New Berlin, WI in partnership with the United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County, sent two groups of volunteers to spend a day at Hawthorne Elementary in Waukesha, WI. They helped children pick and check out books at the Build My Bookshelf book fair. With Landmark’s sponsorship, every student received five new books (free of charge) to help them build their own collection at home.

    Splash of Color

    Wolverine State Credit Union employees covered in color after the race

    Wolverine State Credit Union in Alpena, MI participated in the Girls on the Run Color Me Awesome 5k. Girls on the Run inspires girls to be joyful, healthy, and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running.

    Read More Credit Union Stories

    Our Community

    Support the Troops

    Corporate Central staff holding donations and cards to troops

    Staff got together to donate non-essential items, such as body wipes, lip balm, tissues, and individually wrapped snacks, to ship to our soldiers. Additionally, our team held a card crafting after-work event to create encouraging messages of support to send along with our donations.

    Learn More About Our Community

    What’s New and Who’s Who

    Congratulations Will Valadez

    Will Valadez

    Will recently accepted a new position within the organization as an Accounting and Compensation Coordinator. Congratulations, Will!

    Learn More About Our Team

    Wild Adventures with Leo

    Leo got WILD at Convention

    Leo with team Crescendo

    Leo had the opportunity to hang out with some cool cats at The Wisconsin Credit Union League Convention in Lake Geneva, WI where he learned more about the WILD initiative and listened to three groundbreaking presentations.

    Get WILD with Us

Upcoming Events

Monday Market Monitor

Monday, January 1, 0001 12:00 AM Central Time (CST) | Conference Call

The Monday Market Monitor is a weekly conference call geared toward credit union investment managers. It will provide up-to-date economic highlights, yield curve analysis, investment product recommendations, and a forecast for the upcoming week.

Fuel Your Loan Machine!

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM Central Time (CST) | Webinar

Join QuantyPhi for this 30-minute webinar to learn how to benchmark your credit union’s investment portfolio to support your credit union’s ability to continue loaning to members.

Vendor Selection: How to Shop for the Right Vendor

Thursday, September 5, 2019 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM Central Time (CST) | Webinar

Join Corporate Central and Ncontracts for this 45-minute webinar where we will show you how to cut through competing demands and lofty promises with best practices for selecting the right vendor, for the right reasons.

I-Care: HR Forum – Milwaukee, WI

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM Central Time (CST) | Milwaukee, WI

You are invited to join other credit union HR professionals, Lockton, and InterLutions for a day of learning, sharing, and networking.

What REALLY Needs Your Attention as you Prepare for your NCUA Exam?

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM Central Time (CST) | Webinar

Do you really have the time and resources to tackle the expanded cybersecurity exam guidelines? Join Emergifi, and partner Redstone Consulting Group (RCG), for a 45-minute webinar to learn about how RCG’s ACET Collaboration Portal can help your credit union prepare for the NCUA’s cybersecurity exam.

Domestic Wires 101

Thursday, September 12, 2019 10:00 AM - 10:20 AM Central Time (CST) | Webinar

Join Corporate Central for this 20-minute webinar to learn more about the basics of domestic wires including which steps you should take and what procedures you should follow.

Big Credit Union Should Not Equate to Big Insurance Costs

Thursday, September 12, 2019 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM Central Time (CST) | Webinar

Join InterLutions and Lockton for this 45-minute webinar to learn how to better engage and evaluate multiple options, how to examine and negotiate details, and how to position your credit union to get better pricing.

Are You Interested in Learning how to Calculate Basic Returns on Loan Pools?

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM Central Time (CST) | Webinar

Join QuantyPhi for this 30-minute webinar to learn how you can begin to do the analysis necessary to analyze pools better at your desk.

Economic Outlook Conference

Thursday, October 10, 2019, All Day Central Time (CST) | The Ingleside Hotel, Pewaukee, WI

Join us Thursday, October 10, 2019 at The Ingleside Hotel in Pewaukee, WI for our annual Economic Outlook Conference. This conference will provide you with insight and analysis from dedicated economists and professionals with diverse backgrounds.

Titletown Showdown 2019

Saturday, October 19, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Central Time (CST) | Green Bay, WI

Corporate Central and Special Olympics Wisconsin have teamed up once again to bring you Titletown Showdown at the City Stadium in Green Bay, WI. We are challenging your credit union to form flag football teams to compete against each other to raise money for Special Olympics Wisconsin.

Town Hall: Madison

Thursday, October 24, 2019 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Central Time (CST) | Madison, WI

Join Corporate Central and The League for a unique town hall experience.

Digital Marketing Forum

Thursday, November 7, 2019, All Day Central Time (CST) | Kalahari, Wisconsin Dells, WI

Save the date for our brand new Digital Marketing Forum - November 6 and 7, 2019.

Lost in Space: The Benefits of Automation in Contract Management and E-Signature

Tuesday, December 3, 2019 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM Central Time (CST) | Webinar

Join Corporate Central and Ncontracts for this 45-minute webinar to help you tackle these challenges by addressing the evolution of electronic signatures and documents; how best to utilize e-signature; regulatory compliance for e-signature; contract management and signature workflows; contracts best practices (i.e. drafting, negotiating, finalizing, enacting); gaining control of your fiduciary responsibilities through contracts automation; and managing third-party risk by automating and capturing the data.

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