2022 Leadership Conference

Hotel Accommodations
Northern Quest Resort & Casino is the Inland Northwest’s only AAA rated 4 Diamond Casino Resort. The hotel offers 250 well-appointed guestrooms and suites with contemporary dark wood furnishings and sophisticated amenities. Guests will enjoy the signature bed, featuring the latest in pillow top design and fine linens, spa inspired bathrooms with triple shower heads, and a 42″ HDTV equipped with IP-based entertainment and information services.
Please call Northern Quest Resort at 877-871-6772 to make reservation!

Northern Quest provides free shuttle service to and from the airport to the hotel.  Rental car services for all of the major rental car agencies are available at the Spokane Airport.
Please dress casually for all events.
Maps and Directions

Event Agenda

  Tuesday, June 21
10am – 12pm Registration
11am – 12pm Lunch
12 – 12:15pm Welcoming Session
Larry Hayes, CEO, CU*NorthWest
12:15 – 1:15pm Post-Pandemic Talent Recruitment and Retention
Janice Shisler, Founder/CEO, JSpire
1:15 – 2:15pm Mentoring Women in Leadership
Amy Brodersen, President/CEO, Family Focus Federal Credit Union
Debie Keesee, President/CEO, Spokane Media Federal Credit Union
2:15 – 2:30pm Break
2:30 – 3:30pm Xplore: “Xtend your resources, Xpand your universe”
Liz Winninger, President/CEO, Xtend
3:30 – 4pm Why CU*NorthWest?
Beth Evans, VP of Client Experience, CU*NorthWest
4 – 4:30pm “All Care Is How We Care”
Robin Powell, VP of Technology and Programming, CU*NorthWest
4:30 – 4:45pm Closing
Leslie, Beth, Robin
6 – 8:30pm Cocktail Reception – “The Loft”
  Wednesday, June 22
8 – 9am Breakfast
9 – 9:30am “State of The CUSO”
Larry Hayes, CEO, CU*NorthWest
9:30 – 10:30am CU*Answers Roadmap
Geoff Johnson, CEO of CU*Answers
10:30 – 11:30am Living in a CECL World
Randy Thompson, CEO, TCT Risk Solutions
11:30 – 12:30pm Lunch
12:30 – 1:30pm Future Technology Advancements Require Modern Cyber Security
Jim Lawrence, VP of Ops Production Center and Business Continuity
1:30 – 3pm Client Round Table Discussion
Larry Hayes, CEO, CU*NorthWest and team
3 – 4pm The Cryptocurrency Conversation
Glen Sarvady, Managing Principal, 154 Advisors
4 – 5:30pm Annual Stockholders Meeting
6 – 8pm CU*NW Client Dinner – “The Loft”