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GAYLORD TEXAN RESORT // GRAPEVINE, TX

We continue to add new and innovative speakers to our lineup. Visit us regularly for the latest updates on new keynote and breakout session speakers.

Keynote and General Session Speakers

Mark Bowden

MARK BOWDEN is a world renowned authority on body language, voted the #1 Body Language Professional by Global Gurus for 2014 and 2015. He is also the creator of TRUTHPLANE®, a communication and presentation training tool used by Fortune 500 companies, CEO's and G8 Leaders who want to gain an advantage—beyond words—when they speak.

Mark’s publications are the bestselling Winning Body Language, a "how-to guide" to using your body language to stand out, gain trust and credibility when speaking; Winning Body Language for Sales Professionals; and Tame the Primitive Brain – 28 Ways in 28 Days to Manage the Most Impulsive Behaviors At Work.

Mark’s TEDx talk has over 350,000 views,  and his YouTube channel has over 1 million views. He is a regular body language commentator and contributor to the media, and can be seen as body language expert on Canadian Broadcaster CTV’s “The Social” Television Show.

Mark Bowden

MARK BOWDEN is a world renowned authority on body language, voted the #1 Body Language Professional by Global Gurus for 2014 and 2015. He is also the creator of TRUTHPLANE®, a communication and presentation training tool used by Fortune 500 companies, CEO's and G8 Leaders who want to gain an advantage—beyond words—when they speak.

Mark’s publications are the bestselling Winning Body Language, a "how-to guide" to using your body language to stand out, gain trust and credibility when speaking; Winning Body Language for Sales Professionals; and Tame the Primitive Brain – 28 Ways in 28 Days to Manage the Most Impulsive Behaviors At Work.

Mark’s TEDx talk has over 350,000 views,  and his YouTube channel has over 1 million views. He is a regular body language commentator and contributor to the media, and can be seen as body language expert on Canadian Broadcaster CTV’s “The Social” Television Show.

TRUTHPLANE
Maryann Keller

Maryann Keller founded Maryann Keller & Associates, LLC in 2001, after 28 years of automotive expertise as a Wall Street analyst. She became a sought-for analyst thanks to her strong understanding of the financial markets.

Ms. Keller has served as a Director(Board Member) of several companies over the last ten years. Currently, she serves on the Boards of Lee Automotive Group (privately held multi-line dealership group in Maine), DriveTime Group (the largest BHPH [buy here, pay here] automotive retailer in the USA based in Phoenix, AZ), and AutoCanada (the only public auto retailer in Canada, TSE - ACQ). She previously served as Director to Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group for over ten years until it was acquired by Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE – HTZ) in 2012, Sonic Automotive (NYSE – SAH) 2001 to 2004, Falcon Financial from the time of its public offering until its acquisition by iStar Financial, and for Lithia Motors (NYSE – LAD) from 2005 to 2009.

Ms. Keller worked as an adviser and participant to MIT’s International Motor Vehicle Program which produced a landmark study in a book entitled “The Future of the Automobile Industry.” A second book, published four years later, “The Machine that Changed the World,” highlighted the differences in lean (Toyota) versus mass production (GM) manufacturing techniques. She has also written two books on the industry: “Rude Awakening” & “Collision.” “Rude Awakening” is a winner of the Eccles Prize from Columbia University.

Ms. Keller served as a panel member in two major studies published by the National Research Council on Corporate Average Fuel Economy in 1992 and 2001 as well as on its study for Intelligent Vehicle Highway Systems in 1994. In 2005, Royal Media published The Keller Report on Remarketing: A Definitive Guide for the Auto Industry. This report chronicled the transformation of the wholesale remarketing industry with a focus on how technology had and would facilitate the buying and selling of vehicles via electronic media.

Known for her knowledge of this industry, Ms. Keller is sought for her expert opinion by the legal community with regard to litigation. She has served in this capacity for many high profile cases including Delphi’s bankruptcy litigation, first as a witness for the unsecured creditors and later in support of the original group of funding sponsors. In addition, she was retained by the State of California in defense of its emission regulations as rebuttal against other expert witnesses from certain automotive manufacturers, and for certain other litigation related to the industry.

Ms. Keller is frequently invited to speak at corporate and dealer events. Besides these events, she has spoken three times before the Economic Club of Detroit, and has been a guest lecturer at MIT, Columbia, and New York University among others. She also contributes to a variety of industry publications as well as for The Wall Street Journal and Barron’s and wrote a column for Automotive Industries magazine for more than ten years. She also appears on numerous television and radio programs in North America, Europe, and Japan. This would include, among others, BBC, Bloomberg, CNBC, NPR, and CBN. She has appeared on Wall Street Week, Charlie Rose, and Nightline television programs. Ms. Keller is also a “LinkedIn Influencer” with over 60,000 followers.

Ms. Keller served as Chairperson of the Society of Automotive Analysts from 1994-1999. She was ranked as an All-Star analyst 12 times by Institutional Investor magazine. She received the Women’s Automotive Association International Professional Achievement Award in 2000.

Maryann Keller

Maryann Keller founded Maryann Keller & Associates, LLC in 2001, after 28 years of automotive expertise as a Wall Street analyst. She became a sought-for analyst thanks to her strong understanding of the financial markets.

Ms. Keller has served as a Director(Board Member) of several companies over the last ten years. Currently, she serves on the Boards of Lee Automotive Group (privately held multi-line dealership group in Maine), DriveTime Group (the largest BHPH [buy here, pay here] automotive retailer in the USA based in Phoenix, AZ), and AutoCanada (the only public auto retailer in Canada, TSE - ACQ). She previously served as Director to Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group for over ten years until it was acquired by Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE – HTZ) in 2012, Sonic Automotive (NYSE – SAH) 2001 to 2004, Falcon Financial from the time of its public offering until its acquisition by iStar Financial, and for Lithia Motors (NYSE – LAD) from 2005 to 2009.

Ms. Keller worked as an adviser and participant to MIT’s International Motor Vehicle Program which produced a landmark study in a book entitled “The Future of the Automobile Industry.” A second book, published four years later, “The Machine that Changed the World,” highlighted the differences in lean (Toyota) versus mass production (GM) manufacturing techniques. She has also written two books on the industry: “Rude Awakening” & “Collision.” “Rude Awakening” is a winner of the Eccles Prize from Columbia University.

Ms. Keller served as a panel member in two major studies published by the National Research Council on Corporate Average Fuel Economy in 1992 and 2001 as well as on its study for Intelligent Vehicle Highway Systems in 1994. In 2005, Royal Media published The Keller Report on Remarketing: A Definitive Guide for the Auto Industry. This report chronicled the transformation of the wholesale remarketing industry with a focus on how technology had and would facilitate the buying and selling of vehicles via electronic media.

Known for her knowledge of this industry, Ms. Keller is sought for her expert opinion by the legal community with regard to litigation. She has served in this capacity for many high profile cases including Delphi’s bankruptcy litigation, first as a witness for the unsecured creditors and later in support of the original group of funding sponsors. In addition, she was retained by the State of California in defense of its emission regulations as rebuttal against other expert witnesses from certain automotive manufacturers, and for certain other litigation related to the industry.

Ms. Keller is frequently invited to speak at corporate and dealer events. Besides these events, she has spoken three times before the Economic Club of Detroit, and has been a guest lecturer at MIT, Columbia, and New York University among others. She also contributes to a variety of industry publications as well as for The Wall Street Journal and Barron’s and wrote a column for Automotive Industries magazine for more than ten years. She also appears on numerous television and radio programs in North America, Europe, and Japan. This would include, among others, BBC, Bloomberg, CNBC, NPR, and CBN. She has appeared on Wall Street Week, Charlie Rose, and Nightline television programs. Ms. Keller is also a “LinkedIn Influencer” with over 60,000 followers.

Ms. Keller served as Chairperson of the Society of Automotive Analysts from 1994-1999. She was ranked as an All-Star analyst 12 times by Institutional Investor magazine. She received the Women’s Automotive Association International Professional Achievement Award in 2000.

Principal // Maryann Keller & Associates
Peter Welch

Peter Welch is President and CEO of the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA), a national trade association that represents the interests of over 16,500 franchised new car and truck dealer members.  Prior to joining NADA, Peter served as President and CEO of the California New Car Dealers Association (CNCDA).  Before joining CNCDA, he was a partner with a Los Angeles law firm.

A native of Detroit, Michigan, Peter holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan, a master's degree from the University of Durham, England, and a juris doctor's degree from Loyola Marymount University of Law, Los Angeles.

Peter is married to Cheryl Welch and they have three children.

Peter Welch

Peter Welch is President and CEO of the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA), a national trade association that represents the interests of over 16,500 franchised new car and truck dealer members.  Prior to joining NADA, Peter served as President and CEO of the California New Car Dealers Association (CNCDA).  Before joining CNCDA, he was a partner with a Los Angeles law firm.

A native of Detroit, Michigan, Peter holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan, a master's degree from the University of Durham, England, and a juris doctor's degree from Loyola Marymount University of Law, Los Angeles.

Peter is married to Cheryl Welch and they have three children.

President and CEO // National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA)
Elliot Eisenberg

Elliot Eisenberg, Ph.D. is a nationally acclaimed economist and public speaker specializing in making economics fun, relevant and educational. Dr. Eisenberg earned a B.A. in economics with first class honors from McGill University in Montreal, as well as a Master and Ph.D. in public administration from Syracuse University. Eisenberg is the Chief Economist for GraphsandLaughs, LLC, an economic consultancy that serves a variety of clients across the United States. He writes a syndicated column and authors a daily 70 word commentary on the economy that is available at www.econ70.com.

Dr. Eisenberg has spoken to hundreds of business groups and associations, often as keynote speaker on topics including: economic forecasts, economic impact of industries such as homebuilding and tourism, consequences of government regulation, strategic business development and other current economic issues. Dr. Eisenberg has been invited to testify before lawmakers and is often asked to comment on proposed legislation. His research and opinions have been featured in Bloomberg Businessweek, Bureau of National Affairs, Forbes, Fortune, and many other publications. He is a regularly featured guest on cable news programs, talk and public radio.

Dr. Eisenberg was formerly a Senior Economist with the National Association of Home Builders in Washington, D.C. He is the creator of the multifamily stock index (the first nationally recognized index to track the total return of public firms principally involved in the ownership and management of apartments), the author of more than eighty-five articles, serves on the Expert Advisory Board of Mortgage Market Guide and is a regular consultant to several large real estate professional associations, hedge funds and investment advisory groups.

Elliot’s interests include keeping the rate of restoration of his 60 year old house ahead of its rate of deterioration and doting on his daughter. He loves ice hockey and talking economics with crowds large and small!

Elliot Eisenberg, Ph.D.

Elliot Eisenberg, Ph.D. is a nationally acclaimed economist and public speaker specializing in making economics fun, relevant and educational. Dr. Eisenberg earned a B.A. in economics with first class honors from McGill University in Montreal, as well as a Master and Ph.D. in public administration from Syracuse University. Eisenberg is the Chief Economist for GraphsandLaughs, LLC, an economic consultancy that serves a variety of clients across the United States. He writes a syndicated column and authors a daily 70 word commentary on the economy that is available at www.econ70.com.

Dr. Eisenberg has spoken to hundreds of business groups and associations, often as keynote speaker on topics including: economic forecasts, economic impact of industries such as homebuilding and tourism, consequences of government regulation, strategic business development and other current economic issues. Dr. Eisenberg has been invited to testify before lawmakers and is often asked to comment on proposed legislation. His research and opinions have been featured in Bloomberg Businessweek, Bureau of National Affairs, Forbes, Fortune, and many other publications. He is a regularly featured guest on cable news programs, talk and public radio.

Dr. Eisenberg was formerly a Senior Economist with the National Association of Home Builders in Washington, D.C. He is the creator of the multifamily stock index (the first nationally recognized index to track the total return of public firms principally involved in the ownership and management of apartments), the author of more than eighty-five articles, serves on the Expert Advisory Board of Mortgage Market Guide and is a regular consultant to several large real estate professional associations, hedge funds and investment advisory groups.

Elliot’s interests include keeping the rate of restoration of his 60 year old house ahead of its rate of deterioration and doting on his daughter. He loves ice hockey and talking economics with crowds large and small!

Chief Economist // GraphsandLaughs, LLC
Mike Buckingham

Mike joined JD Power in 2013 and provides the oversight and strategic direction for JD Power’s Power Information Network (PIN) Automotive Finance Practice in the US and Canada. The PIN “Navigator” product provides real-time automotive lending information and decision-support tools based on the collection and analysis of daily new- and used-vehicle retail transaction data from thousands of automotive franchises. Details from these transactions are evaluated to create products that focus on key measures, including price, cost, advance, LTV, credit scores for both loans and leases in the US and Canada.

Mike has been in the indirect auto financing industry for over 30 years. Prior to JD Power he was the President-CEO of Hyundai Capital America, the financing arm for Hyundai and Kia motors. He has also held senior positions at Bank One, Chrysler Financial and Citicorp Acceptance.

Mike Buckingham

Mike joined JD Power in 2013 and provides the oversight and strategic direction for JD Power’s Power Information Network (PIN) Automotive Finance Practice in the US and Canada. The PIN “Navigator” product provides real-time automotive lending information and decision-support tools based on the collection and analysis of daily new- and used-vehicle retail transaction data from thousands of automotive franchises. Details from these transactions are evaluated to create products that focus on key measures, including price, cost, advance, LTV, credit scores for both loans and leases in the US and Canada.

Mike has been in the indirect auto financing industry for over 30 years. Prior to JD Power he was the President-CEO of Hyundai Capital America, the financing arm for Hyundai and Kia motors. He has also held senior positions at Bank One, Chrysler Financial and Citicorp Acceptance.

Senior Director PIN Automotive Finance Practice // JD Power
Jim Carroll

Carroll is one of the world’s leading global futurism, trends and innovation experts, with a massive global blue chip client list that ranges from NASA to the PGA, Disney to Johnson & Johnson, the Swiss Innovation Forum to the National Australia Bank. Over the last 20 years, more than 2 million people have shared his insight with his events on stage, taking in his ablity to inspire audiences through a combination of deep insight, on-stage humor and motivational guidance, all grounded in deep observations on future trends.

For close to 20 years, Carroll has been studying what makes companies relentlessly creative and how they ride critical fast-paced trends in order to achieve dramatic market success. He provides guidance that is timely and unique: how to realign business strategy for fast-paced economic trends and new business realities; a realistic outline of the emerging trends, threats and opportunities that will impact your organization; how to become a more forward thinking organization that can anticipate and manage change, rather than reacting to it; and guidance on how to do things differently in a world that demands constant, relentless innovation.

The author of several books including The Future Belongs to Those Who are Fast, Ready, Set, Done: How to Innovate When Faster is the New Fast; and What I Learned from Frogs in Texas, Carroll has been featured in BusinessWeek as one of four leading sources for insight into future trends and innovation, and was a featured expert on the CNBC Series, “The Business of Innovation.” His insight has been extensively covered in the media, including ABC News, INC, Fast Company, the South China Morning Post (Hong Kong), American Way, CAPITAL Magazine (Dubai/United Arab Emirates) CEO Magazine Hungary, Association LEADERSHIP, the National Post and PROFIT.

Jim Carroll

Carroll is one of the world’s leading global futurism, trends and innovation experts, with a massive global blue chip client list that ranges from NASA to the PGA, Disney to Johnson & Johnson, the Swiss Innovation Forum to the National Australia Bank. Over the last 20 years, more than 2 million people have shared his insight with his events on stage, taking in his ablity to inspire audiences through a combination of deep insight, on-stage humor and motivational guidance, all grounded in deep observations on future trends.

For close to 20 years, Carroll has been studying what makes companies relentlessly creative and how they ride critical fast-paced trends in order to achieve dramatic market success. He provides guidance that is timely and unique: how to realign business strategy for fast-paced economic trends and new business realities; a realistic outline of the emerging trends, threats and opportunities that will impact your organization; how to become a more forward thinking organization that can anticipate and manage change, rather than reacting to it; and guidance on how to do things differently in a world that demands constant, relentless innovation.

The author of several books including The Future Belongs to Those Who are Fast, Ready, Set, Done: How to Innovate When Faster is the New Fast; and What I Learned from Frogs in Texas, Carroll has been featured in BusinessWeek as one of four leading sources for insight into future trends and innovation, and was a featured expert on the CNBC Series, “The Business of Innovation.” His insight has been extensively covered in the media, including ABC News, INC, Fast Company, the South China Morning Post (Hong Kong), American Way, CAPITAL Magazine (Dubai/United Arab Emirates) CEO Magazine Hungary, Association LEADERSHIP, the National Post and PROFIT.

Futurist, Trends & Innovation Expert
Tansley Stearns

As Filene Research Institute’s Chief Impact Officer, Tansley Stearns moves the best of Filene’s research and innovation into action. With more than 14 years of credit union leadership experience across a variety of functional areas, she knows how to help an organization move ideas forward to drive business results. She has a passion for learning, creating, and executing.

In her previous roles at credit unions she was responsible for developing and implementing strategy and leading and driving business with all frontline teams including the call center, branches, lending, training, compliance, marketing, and business development. Tansley has been a key member of the Guiding Coalition at two credit unions, helping to build and develop sales and service cultures. She also helped her credit union win first place in both the Dora Maxwell and Louise Herring awards.

Tansley was one of the original credit union professionals chosen to be a participant in Filene’s i3 innovation program. In her three years with i3, she worked with other credit union executives to create innovative projects including SmartScore, Decision Point, and Debt in Focus. Credit Union Timesnamed her a Trailblazer 40 Below in 2013.

Tansley earned her BA dual degree in Psychology and English at the University of Michigan. She is a Credit Union Executive Society Certified Marketing Executive and Certified Senior Executive. She also is an Alumni Emeritus of Michael Neill and Associates. When not actively executing new ideas, Tansley can be found running marathons or dancing to the Dave Matthews Band with her daughter MacKenzie.

Tansley Stearns

As Filene Research Institute’s Chief Impact Officer, Tansley Stearns moves the best of Filene’s research and innovation into action. With more than 14 years of credit union leadership experience across a variety of functional areas, she knows how to help an organization move ideas forward to drive business results. She has a passion for learning, creating, and executing.

In her previous roles at credit unions she was responsible for developing and implementing strategy and leading and driving business with all frontline teams including the call center, branches, lending, training, compliance, marketing, and business development. Tansley has been a key member of the Guiding Coalition at two credit unions, helping to build and develop sales and service cultures. She also helped her credit union win first place in both the Dora Maxwell and Louise Herring awards.

Tansley was one of the original credit union professionals chosen to be a participant in Filene’s i3 innovation program. In her three years with i3, she worked with other credit union executives to create innovative projects including SmartScore, Decision Point, and Debt in Focus. Credit Union Timesnamed her a Trailblazer 40 Below in 2013.

Tansley earned her BA dual degree in Psychology and English at the University of Michigan. She is a Credit Union Executive Society Certified Marketing Executive and Certified Senior Executive. She also is an Alumni Emeritus of Michael Neill and Associates. When not actively executing new ideas, Tansley can be found running marathons or dancing to the Dave Matthews Band with her daughter MacKenzie.

Chief Impact Officer // Filene Research Institute
Dr. Neil Goldman

Neil founded Goldman Consulting & Strategy (GCS, Inc.) — an organizational development and perceptual research firm — in 2002 with a clear purpose: to help leaders make better decisions, and to help individuals and organizations facilitate positive change.  Neil is a consultant, a strategist, a researcher, a teacher, and a motivator.  To date, Neil has collaborated with over 400 clients, and in 49 states nationwide.  Through strategic planning, research services, workshops and consulting, Neil and the GCS team provide insights and information for better decisions and better leadership.

Neil is a school board member, an instructor at numerous colleges and also Western CUNA Management School.  He has served as Master of Ceremonies for over 20 national conferences, and has personally conducted focus groups with over 4000 consumers.  Neil is also a former president and owner of Member Research, serving financial institutions since 1988.

Neil holds a doctorate degree in Organizational Leadership, an MBA with a marketing emphasis, and a BA in Communications.  Through foundational models developed in 25+ years of consulting and his doctoral work, Neil provides tools to assess and develop focus and success.  One such example is the Escalator Model© highlighted throughout this site.   Neil’s continuing objective is to turn research into results, and information into action. And for all engaged to have fun in the process.​

Dr. Neil Goldman

Neil founded Goldman Consulting & Strategy (GCS, Inc.) — an organizational development and perceptual research firm — in 2002 with a clear purpose: to help leaders make better decisions, and to help individuals and organizations facilitate positive change.  Neil is a consultant, a strategist, a researcher, a teacher, and a motivator.  To date, Neil has collaborated with over 400 clients, and in 49 states nationwide.  Through strategic planning, research services, workshops and consulting, Neil and the GCS team provide insights and information for better decisions and better leadership.

Neil is a school board member, an instructor at numerous colleges and also Western CUNA Management School.  He has served as Master of Ceremonies for over 20 national conferences, and has personally conducted focus groups with over 4000 consumers.  Neil is also a former president and owner of Member Research, serving financial institutions since 1988.

Neil holds a doctorate degree in Organizational Leadership, an MBA with a marketing emphasis, and a BA in Communications.  Through foundational models developed in 25+ years of consulting and his doctoral work, Neil provides tools to assess and develop focus and success.  One such example is the Escalator Model© highlighted throughout this site.   Neil’s continuing objective is to turn research into results, and information into action. And for all engaged to have fun in the process.​

Ed.D., MBA Senior Partner // Goldman Consulting & Strategy, Inc.
Phil Dupree

Phil DuPree is the Chief Strategy Officer of Automotive Solutions at CU Direct. Phil leads the automotive vision and oversees all strategic planning, direction, and development of CU Direct’s automotive solutions, encompassing both product and market expansion. He also oversees the sales division, spanning CU Direct’s nationwide presence.

Phil has over 20 years of experience in the automotive industry, including delivery of innovative technologies, e-commerce, and sales solutions.

Before joining the CU Direct team, DuPree held a number of management positions, including:

  • Executive Vice President, Autobytel
  • President, AutoUSA
  • Vice President of E-Commerce, AutoNation

DuPree holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Accounting from Texas A&M University. 

Phil Dupree

Phil DuPree is the Chief Strategy Officer of Automotive Solutions at CU Direct. Phil leads the automotive vision and oversees all strategic planning, direction, and development of CU Direct’s automotive solutions, encompassing both product and market expansion. He also oversees the sales division, spanning CU Direct’s nationwide presence.

Phil has over 20 years of experience in the automotive industry, including delivery of innovative technologies, e-commerce, and sales solutions.

Before joining the CU Direct team, DuPree held a number of management positions, including:

  • Executive Vice President, Autobytel
  • President, AutoUSA
  • Vice President of E-Commerce, AutoNation

DuPree holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Accounting from Texas A&M University. 

CSO, Autuomotive Solutions // CU Direct
Tony Boutelle, CU Direct

Tony Boutelle is the president and chief executive officer of CU Direct. Tony has over 30 years of credit union industry experience, beginning his career at the Colorado Credit Union League in 1985. He continued his career at the California Credit Union League in the beginning of 1987 and moved to CUNA Mutual Group in 1991 where he held executive positions at both companies. He returned to the California Credit Union League in 1994 to start CU Direct Corporation. He has built the network to include 1,000 credit unions that represent 45 million members and over 13,000 auto dealers.

Under Tony’s leadership, the company has grown into the nation’s leading lending and automotive solutions provider for credit unions. Tony has successfully expanded the organization to include products such as Lending 360 (Loan Origination System), CUDL (Lending Portal), OnSpot Financing (Retail Loans), Lending Insights (Loan Analytics) and comprehensive auto buying programs. In 2016, CU Direct helped credit unions fund over $30 billion in new loans and over $200 billion since inception.

Tony graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a Bachelor’s of Business Administration.

Tony Boutelle

Tony Boutelle is the president and chief executive officer of CU Direct. Tony has over 30 years of credit union industry experience, beginning his career at the Colorado Credit Union League in 1985. He continued his career at the California Credit Union League in the beginning of 1987 and moved to CUNA Mutual Group in 1991 where he held executive positions at both companies. He returned to the California Credit Union League in 1994 to start CU Direct Corporation. He has built the network to include 1,000 credit unions that represent 45 million members and over 13,000 auto dealers.

Under Tony’s leadership, the company has grown into the nation’s leading lending and automotive solutions provider for credit unions. Tony has successfully expanded the organization to include products such as Lending 360 (Loan Origination System), CUDL (Lending Portal), OnSpot Financing (Retail Loans), Lending Insights (Loan Analytics) and comprehensive auto buying programs. In 2016, CU Direct helped credit unions fund over $30 billion in new loans and over $200 billion since inception.

Tony graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a Bachelor’s of Business Administration.

President and CEO // CU Direct
Andrew Davis

Andrew Davis’ 20-year career has taken him from local television to The Today Show. He’s worked for The Muppets in New York. He’s marketed for tiny start-ups and Fortune 500 brands. His latest book, Town INC hit shelves in 2015. He’s produced for Charles Kuralt and MTV. He even produced a documentary film called Roadside Ambition: The amazing true story of one small town with two huge balls. In 2001, Andrew co-founded Tippingpoint Labs, where, as the chief strategy officer, Andrew and his team helped companies like Putnam Investments, Breville and TomTom. They built digital strategies for publishers like Rodale and Meredith. For more than a decade, Drew has led the charge to change the way publishers think and how brands market their products in a digital world. Andrew’s first marketing book, Brandscaping: Unleashing the Power of Partnerships, is one of Amazon.com’s Top 100 Marketing Books.

Andrew Davis

Andrew Davis’ 20-year career has taken him from local television to The Today Show. He’s worked for The Muppets in New York. He’s marketed for tiny start-ups and Fortune 500 brands. His latest book, Town INC hit shelves in 2015. He’s produced for Charles Kuralt and MTV. He even produced a documentary film called Roadside Ambition: The amazing true story of one small town with two huge balls. In 2001, Andrew co-founded Tippingpoint Labs, where, as the chief strategy officer, Andrew and his team helped companies like Putnam Investments, Breville and TomTom. They built digital strategies for publishers like Rodale and Meredith. For more than a decade, Drew has led the charge to change the way publishers think and how brands market their products in a digital world. Andrew’s first marketing book, Brandscaping: Unleashing the Power of Partnerships, is one of Amazon.com’s Top 100 Marketing Books.

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