24th Annual CUNA HR & Organizational Development Council Conference

April 22 – 25, 2018 | Westin Ft. Lauderdale Beach Resort | Ft. Lauderdale, FL


2018 Conference Speaker Biographical Sketches


  • KEYNOTE SPEAKER Steve Gilliland Hall of Fame Speaker and Author
    Making a Difference™

    Focusing on the conscious choices we make every day that impact the lives of others, Making a Difference™ is an eye-opening and heartfelt keynote detailing how to positively influence people in every imaginable way, regardless of position or status. Each of us has the potential to transform the culture of an organization through our actions and attitude.

  • KEYNOTE SPEAKER Patrick Henry Author and Keynoter Speaker
    The Pancake Principle

    Like making perfect pancakes, creating an extraordinary customer experience requires preparation, skill, focus, patience and timing.

    In Patrick’s book, The Pancake Principle, seventeen sticky ways to make your customers flip for you, Patrick shows how to create excellence in business and in life. We all have customers. Whether we are in sales or education, HR or administration, the ones who rise to the top are the ones who can turn customers into fans.

At the 2018 CUNA HR & Organizational Development Council Conference, you will gain the tools you need to create a first-class work environment for you and your staff.

This event includes thought provoking keynotes, breakout sessions on the latest hot topics and critical issues, valuable networking opportunities and an awards ceremony to celebrate the outstanding credit union professionals working in human resources and organizational development.


Vendor partners are encouraged to support the conference via our Sponsorship Program.  


  • Platinum Level