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YP Conference Oct. 26-27: essentials to grow in your role, career

by Christine Henzig, Director of Communications Oct 19, 2018

Attend the YP Conference Oct. 21-22Young professionals (YPs) - ages 35 and younger - from Wisconsin credit unions will gather in Madison for The League's third annual Young Professionals Conference. The more than 780 Wisconsin YPs that comprise the YP Network are invited not just to hone their leadership potential, but to envision the potential of credit unions to help Wisconsin consumers. 


Young Professionals (YP) Conference 
Friday, Oct. 26 - Saturday, Oct. 27
Madison Concourse Hotel, Madison

Sessions include

  • Drama Free Productivity: Accomplish More, Stress Less and Get Results
  • Building Your Personal Brand
  • Advocacy in Action: Best Practices for Credit Union Advocacy
  • Diversify Your Membership Through Hispanic Outreach
  • Cooperatives 101
  • Fintech: Friend or Foe
  • Community Service Project



Members of the League's YP Network (ages 35 and younger) are invited. If you're not yet a member, don't worrry! It's free to join!

​Speakers include:

  • Melanie Spring, Founder | Brand Confidence 
  • Jeremiah DeGollon, VP – Relationship Development and Advocacy | Summit Credit Union
  • Christine A. Moczynski, President & CEO | Prime Financial Credit Union
  • Colleen Jakubowski, Chief Operations Officer | Prime Financial Credit Union
  • Ethan Giebel, Member Business Loan Officer | Westby Co-Op Credit Union
  • Mandi Salo, Associate, CMFG Ventures | CUNA Mutual Group
  • Dennis McIntee, Change and Effectiveness Consultant | Leadership Development Group


"Typically YPs attend their regional YP Boot Camps, but this conference is where YPs from all over the state come together for some of the key learning opportunities that we hope to see all YPs take advantage of," said Josh Roberts, VP of System Collaboration & Development, who coordinates the League's YP Network. "We deliver at the conference what we consider absolute essentials for anyone looking to advance in their role and/or career in credit unions."

"YPs' interest in an annual conference reveals how eager they are not just to learn the issues affecting Wisconsin credit unions and their 3.1 million members, but to influence the impact they'll have on local communities and our state's economy," he added.


  • Register now for the Conference. 
  • Let us know if you need financial assistance; scholarships may be available.
  • Contact Josh Roberts with questions at (608) 640-4065.​


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Wisconsin credit unions come together as a single League to Unite for Good; we remove barriers, increase awareness and foster service excellence. All of these steps help more Americans to see credit unions as their best financial partner and regard their credit union as their primary financial institution. Read more articles in our Unite for Good series.