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Meet our conference speakers, each highly-regarded industry professionals. Plan to join them for timely sessions packed with fresh ideas and innovative solutions to the Issues facing today’s credit unions.

Walt Agius

CEO, CU Sol, LLC

Walt Agius is currently CEO of CU Sol, LLC a Multi-owned CUSO, as well as one of the Managing Partners and Owners of CU Lending Edge (which is a CUSO) and, he is a managing partner in Lendsys, LLC a fintech software company that services Lenders with a unique Loan origination platform. CU Sol, LLC, of which the CUSO completed a purchase of shares of CU Lending Edge, Making CU Lending Edge a CUSO.

Walt has over 25 years’ experience consulting and working for credit unions and holds a BS and MBA. Walt entered the credit union movement initially as a consultant to CUNA Mutual to start Plan America. He then held a senior management position with the California League and League Services Corporation until starting Advanced Solutions in 1989, a credit union specific marketing and management consulting company.

Advanced Solutions was purchased by Liberty Enterprises in 1998 which allowed Liberty to expand their national marketing and consulting strategies. Walt was then recruited as President/CEO of a CUSO owned by a billion dollar credit union which led him to an opportunity as President/CEO of a $100MM+ credit union in the Los Angeles area.

During his tenure as the credit union CEO, he facilitated the start-up and operation of a credit union owned auto dealership CUSO called Autoseekers. Autoseekers was developed as a collaborative CUSO, serving other credit unions in the Los Angeles area, providing new and used car buying services, wholesale disposition of vehicles for credit unions and indirect lending.

CU Lending Edge, a turnkey Indirect program for credit unions went live in 2012, and currently serves over a dozen credit unions in three states, generating quality indirect auto loans for its lenders. And now under the CU Sol CUSO, Walt is heavily involved in new CUSO product development researching the marketplace and looking for new CUSO opportunities.

Walt continues to be a frequent speaker and presenter at local and national credit union related conferences and workshops, and was a presenter at this years, National Leadership conference.

Tim Quinn

Owner, Success From The Inside Out

Based in Detroit Michigan, Tim is the president of SuccesS From The Inside Out, a training and speaking company. He delivers programs internationally on leadership, customer service, communication skills, team building, process improvement and personal development to a wide spectrum of clients.

Focusing on the credit union industry, programs include The Bank Secrecy Act, New Opportunities to Increase Membership, Responsibilities of a CU Director, Building New Leadership, Protecting Our Members From Fraud, Attracting and Keeping Loyal Members and Groundwork for Strategic Planning.

Tim brings a fresh perspective to the front of the room presenting valuable, usable, information in an understandable and entertaining format. He believes in the power of the credit union industry and promises not to waste your time.