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Meet our lineup of conference speakers, all highly-regarded industry professionals. Plan to join them for timely sessions packed with fresh ideas and innovative solutions to better secure your credit union and its members.

Carol Dodgen

Owner, Dodgen Security Consulting, LLC

Carol Dodgen is the owner of Dodgen Security Consulting, LLC. Since 1998, her company has been providing services for financial institutions, government entities, and businesses to include training, ATM lighting surveys, and vulnerability assessments. Before forming her company, Carol served as the security training officer for Compass Bank. She earned her Master's Degree in Criminal Justice and spent several years as an adjunct criminal justice instructor with Jacksonville State University. Carol is a nationally recognized speaker who has provided training for over 70,000 corporate, bank, law enforcement, and security personnel over the past 23 years. Carol earned her CPD (Crime Prevention Designation) and provides instruction on Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED), Workplace Violence Prevention and Response, Managing Aggressive Behavior, Robbery Prevention and Response, and Personal Safety.

Barry Thompson

Managing Partner, Thompson Consulting Group, LLC

Barry Thompson, the author of 101 Security Tips for the Beginning Security Officer, is known as “The Fraud Educator.” He has worked in the financial services industry for over three decades, holding the positions of security officer, compliance officer, treasurer, senior vice president, and executive vice president. He is the only fraud educator in his industry that has worked in senior management positions, which affords him unique insight into financial institutions. Over the course of his career, Barry handled over 900 security cases. He has been involved with investigations and prosecutions on the federal, state, and local levels, and has testified before grand juries, county courts, bankruptcy courts, family courts, and the New York State Supreme Court.