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HR Roundtable 2019

Credit union HR professionals, take this opportunity to discuss key issues with your peers from around the state and learn from Attorney, Robert Sanders from Husch Blackwell.

Holiday Inn Hotel & Convention Center

1001 Amber Avenue

Stevens Point

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Type of Event
In Person

Who Should Attend
  • In Person
  • Feature
  • Leadership
  • Human Resources


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10:00 am –  10:15 am

10:15 am –  11:00 am
 Innovative Funding Models to Lower Your Benefits Spend

Jesse Kohl, Senior Vice President of Corporate Development, President of InterLutions | Corporate Central Credit Union

Has your credit union reviewed unique funding models such as Level Funding, Referenced-Based pricing or Self-Funding? Depending on your size, make-up and risk appetite, moving from the traditional fully-insured funding model can significantly reduce one of your largest budget items – employee benefits and healthcare costs.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify different funding models
  • Discover reasonable options for reducing costs

11:00 am – 11:15 am

11:15 am – 12:00 pm
HR Hot Topics for 2019 and Beyond

Robert Sanders, Attorney | Husch Blackwell LLP

The world of HR compliance continues to evolve for credit unions. It’s vital for credit unions to be proactive on emerging trends and upcoming policy issues.

Learning objectives

  • Explore what you can do to prepare if WI legalizes marijuana
  • Learn the Dos and Don'ts of drug testing:
    • Reasonable suspicion defined
    • How many panels should be tested
  • Discuss the exempt status of mortgage lenders

12:00 pm – 12:45 pm

12:45 pm – 2:00 pm
HR Hot Topics for 2019 and Beyond (continued)

2:00 pm – 2:15 pm

2:15 pm – 3:30 pm
Roundtable Discussion

Robert Sanders, Attorney | Husch Blackwell LLP

Join an interactive facilitated discussion and come armed with your questions and ready to share with others credit union HR professionals. Discussion topics come directly from you, so please email us your topic ideas.

Learning Objectives

  • Get practical answers to pressing HR issues at your credit union
  • Learn from peers’ experience addressing HR challenges      

3:30 pm


Jesse Kohl, Senior Vice President of Corporate Development, President of InterLutions
| Corporate Central Credit Union

Jesse began his career at Corporate Central in August 2002 and has been instrumental in the expansion efforts of Corporate Central’s products, services, strategic alliances, education, and overall membership base. Jesse started as a Relationship Development Officer followed by Director-Business Development and VP Business Development and now leads Corporate Central's sales, business development, marketing and strategic alliance efforts by working with existing and future member credit unions across the country. In 2016, Jesse was named President of Corporate Central’s wholly owned CUSO, InterLutions, with a drive to provide innovative business solutions to credit unions across the country.

Robert Sanders, Attorney | Husch Blackwell LLP

Robert delivers responsive, straightforward and practical advice to clients. His practice includes the representation of all sizes of employers, insurers and third-party administrators in employment matters. He has experience with a broad range of trial and appellate issues in state and federal courts and before administrative agencies. Robert is available to assist with drafting workplace polices and handbooks; employee discipline and discharges; discrimination claims; wage and hour disputes; occupational health and safety regulation; restrictive covenant agreements; grievance arbitrations; unfair labor practice charges; and labor law compliance.  


$119.00 | Early Bird | HR Council Member Discount
$149.00 | Regular | HR Council Member Discount | limit two council member discounts per credit union

$219.00 | Early Bird before February 24, 2019
$249.00 | Regular

Registration fee is per participant and includes lunch. Sleeping rooms are not included.

Cancellation/Substitution Policy

Cancellations and refund requests made eight or more days prior to the conference date must be in writing to and are subject to a $35 service charge. No refunds will be granted if a cancellation is received seven days or less before the conference date. Substitutions are accepted any time before the conference begins, but The League must be notified.

About the HR Council

The HR Council is a networking group for human resources professionals at Wisconsin credit unions. All professionals who have or share responsibility for HR functions at their League-member credit union are welcome to join.

Benefits of the council include:

  • Semiannual Webinars
  • Discounted In-person Seminars
  • Online Networking Community
  • Online Resource Library

Learn more about the HR Council >>


Holiday Inn Hotel & Convention Center
1001 Amber Avenue
Stevens Point, WI 54482
p: (715) 344-0200

Room block expires: February 24, 2019

Rate: $109.99 single/double, plus tax