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Supporting Financial Well Being for All – The Why and the How

December 13, 2022 // 1 pm CT

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Financial security and resilience is complex and challenging. That’s always been true. But today data clearly shows disruptions and disparities are more pronounced than ever. Consumers need credit unions more than ever.

This session will explore how credit unions are tapping into their super-powers with mission-driven strategies, new tools, impactful collaborations and thoughtful communications aimed at improving Financial Well-being for All and advancing the communities they serve. Quantifying and sharing the results has had powerful impact – both from the standpoint of credit union relevance (growing memberships) and advancing the credit union advocacy agenda.   

This session is Council member-only.  Only register if you are a current CUNA Councils member.  

Meet Your Speaker

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Mike Schenk Mike Schenk

Deputy Chief Advocacy Officer for Policy Analysis and Chief Economist


Mike Schenk has 35 years of experience in the financial services industry. In 1992 he joined the Credit Union National Association (CUNA)—the largest and most influential national trade association advocating for America's credit unions. There are nearly 5,500 credit unions nationwide, with more than 120 million memberships and nearly $1.5 trillion in assets

Mike currently is Deputy Chief Advocacy Officer for Policy Analysis and Chief Economist for CUNA and conducts economic research and supports CUNA's public relations and advocacy efforts.  His analyses regularly appear in trade publications such as Credit Union Magazine. He also is a frequent contributor to the financial media.

Schenk serves on the board of Summit Credit Union in Madison, Wisconsin—a $3 billion financial cooperative with over 160,000 members. He serves as Board Chair and also has chaired the credit union's Asset-Liability Management and Risk Management/Internal Audit Committees. 

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