Black Hills FCU Business Lender Named SD Development Corps Lender of the Month
The South Dakota Development Corporation (SDDC) has recognized Mike Burdy, Senior Business Lender at Black Hills Federal Credit Union (BHFCU) as their Lender of the Month for August. The SDDC is one of four certified development companies in the state helping facilitate the SBA 504 program. This program allows South Dakota business owners to make large purchases with lower down payments, many times assisting in moving from renting a space to buying and owning their own building. Simply put, BHFCU and the SDDC help business owners achieve their goals.
Mike is a born and raised South Dakotan hailing from Aberdeen. He has been in financial services for over a decade and is nearing his five-year anniversary with BHFCU. Mike joined the credit union movement to grow professionally and focus on the business and commercial side of lending. When he’s not working for his community, Mike enjoys spending time with his family, including his two little girls, and getting his swings in at the golf course. Congratulations and continued success to Mike and BHFCU! Pictured below L to R: Mike Murdy, BHFCU Senior Business Lender; and Brad Jankord, SDDC Vice President of Lending.
New Ideas Conference Early Bird Discount
Registration is open for the 2022 New Ideas Conference October 3 – 4 at the Black Leg Ranch near Bismarck, ND. Register by September 9th and save $50 with the reduced rate of just $299 per person! Our emcee will be Chris Lorence, executive director of CUNA’s CU Awareness! As always, DakCU’s New Ideas Conference will leave you excited, invigorated, and inspired with new concepts, as well as actionable steps and key takeaways that you can implement at your organization immediately. Click here to learn more and register today!
Bob Herrington Speaking at CUEL Meeting in Minot
Bob Herrington, CEO of North Star Community Credit Union, will be the guest speaker at the next CU Emerging Leaders (CUEL) meeting, which will be held at the Minot Public Library in the South Meeting room at 10:30 a.m. on September 8th. Bob has an extensive background in lending and will explain why lending plays such a vital role in the operations of the credit union. To make your reservation, please contact Lexie at firstname.lastname@example.org or 701.852.3866 no later than September 6th. There will be a Zoom link available for those who choose to attend this meeting virtually. Feel free to invite coworkers and colleagues to help them find their why, understand their purpose, and provide a voice in the dynamic credit union industry. PLEASE NOTE: This is not a DakCU event or part of DakCU's iLead@11 Emerging Leader Program.
Credit Unions United Pints & Politics Event Planned
Credit Unions United has scheduled a “Pints & Politics” Forum for Tuesday, September 6th at the North Dakota State Fair Grounds, Upper Atrium Building, located at 2005 Burdick Expressway East in Minot. Meet at 6:00 p.m. for social, followed by heavy hors d’oeuvres and discussion with local legislators and candidates on the credit union difference, as well as legislative agenda items for upcoming session. Please RSVP to Jennifer Jerauld (Town & Country CU) at 701.420.6762 no later than September 1.
Dakotas Sister Society Presents Bo McDonald!
Dakotas Sister Society is ready to take on the topic of ho-hum credit union marketing with Bo McDonald! Nanci Wilson and Dakotas Sister Society (DSS) is excited to introduce Bo as the next guest host of their educational and networking virtual meeting on September 15th at 1:00 p.m. (CT). The meeting will also be recorded so if you are unable to attend, you can watch at your convenience attendees. EVERYONE is welcome, and you can register here.
Free Webinar Series for Small Credit Unions
There is a free webinar program for smaller credit unions from CUNA. In this series, you will be connected to business partners that are vetted and known to work well with smaller credit unions. Partnering with CUNA Strategic Services, the goal is to deliver direct to your office presentations on services from small credit union-friendly vendors that can help you enhance your organizations and the services you offer members. Each month, two small credit union-friendly providers will present how their offerings can enhance your service to members. This free series takes place every second Thursday of the month now to December. Register for the series here.
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