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2024 Emerging Credit Union Leaders Conference: Transforming Managers into Visionary Leaders

Thursday, September 12, 2024; 9:00am - 3:00pm


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Elevate Your Impact: The Emerging Leaders Conference is your opportunity to grow into an influential leader, with a focus on the unique challenges and opportunities within credit unions.

Conference Agenda:

*Subject to change*

Wednesday, September 11


5:00pm - 6:30pm Networking Reception
Thursday, September 12  
8:30am - 9:00am Registration/Breakfast
9:00am - 12:00pm Session
12:00pm - 1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm - 3:00pm Session Continues

Location & Lodging:

Crowne Plaza Albany - The Desmond Hotel
660 Albany Shaker Road
Albany, NY 12211
Room Rate: $169 per night

To Reserve Your Room:
Reservations can be made by calling the hotel at (518) 869-8100 and asking for the New York Credit Union Association room block - block code is ZYE.

Reservations can also be made online by clicking here.


Hotel Reservation Deadline: August 21, 2024


Who Should Attend?

Existing manager, supervisors, mid-level managers, young professionals, and emerging leaders

Educational Investment:

  • Credit Unions Up to $100 Million in Assets - $275 per person
  • Credit Unions Over $100 Million in Assets - $549 per person

The New York Credit Union Foundation is proud to support New York credit unions with up to $100 million in assets by underwriting this special rate on Association events. To learn more about the Foundation and its programs, click here.

Registration Deadline: August 30, 2024


Register Here

Complete details coming soon!



Arnold23.jpgMark Arnold, Founder & CEO, On the Mark Strategies
Mark Arnold is an acclaimed speaker and expert in branding, training and strategic marketing for credit unions. Mark helps credit unions and banks achieve their goals with insight and energized training. Speaking regularly to audiences around the country, his many topics including branding, marketing, strategy, leadership, personal growth and generational issues. His breadth of knowledge connects with audiences for keynotes, breakouts and training events. Mark is the author of “Marked for Success: Daily Ideas to Help Your Financial Institution Succeed,” “Think Huge: How To Elevate Your Life and Your Business”,“My Best Service Ever” and “Marketing Across the Generations: Gen. X”. He serves as founder/president of On the Mark Strategies, a consulting firm specializing in branding and strategic planning.


Temple.jpgShawn M. Temple, Strategy Director, On the Mark Strategies
Shawn Temple has served the credit union industry since 1996, holding positions in both and middle management across lending, operations, compliance, marketing, training, and project management.

Since joining On The Mark Strategies in 2021, Shawn has facilitated many strategic planning sessions for credit unions of all sizes, working with their management staff and boards of directors to create actionable strategic plans. He is also a certified Working Genius facilitator and has led teams of all experience levels through leadership training and organizational alignment programs. 

Shawn’s background includes serving as a credit union Chief Operating Officer, where he directed multiple divisions as well as planned, implemented, and managed strategic objectives for the credit union. He has facilitated four mergers and led two core conversions, the construction and opening of two branches, multiple debit and credit card conversions, as well as several online and mobile banking platform conversions.

Shawn has served as a faculty member for Southwest CUNA Management School after graduating from the school in 2009. He has been certified by CUNA as a Credit Union Compliance Expert (CUCE). Shawn holds a B.S. in Accounting and a Master of Business Administration from Louisiana State University Shreveport. 

Thank you to our sponsor!

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Cancellation Policy:

A refund of the amount paid, less an $110 administrative fee per registrant, will be given for all cancellations submitted via email to events.training@nycua.org ten or more business days prior to the start of the session. No refunds will be granted if the cancellation is received after that time frame. Substitutes will be accepted any time prior to the start of the program at no additional cost. Simply email events.training@nycua.org, listing the new participant and who they will be replacing.

Event Code of Conduct and Protocols