Annual Meeting
April 20-22, 2022
Hotel Roanoke
Roanoke, VA

Event Details


Hours dedicated to networking with credit union professionals & explore the vendor exhibit hall


Breakout sessions on the most pressing topics for credit unions today


Days to broaden your horizons, make new contacts, and expand your industry knowledge


Powerful keynote speakers to inspire and energize you to lead your credit unions into the future

VACUL Annual Meeting




The Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center

110 Shenadoah Ave

Roanoke, VA 24016

For room reservations, contact Mary Amyx 434.237.9630



Wednesday 4/20
Wed. 7:30am-3:30pm
VACUPAC Golf Tournament
Roanoke Country Club
Wed. 3-6pm
Registration Opens
Crystal Ballroom /Roanoke Foyer
Wed. 4-4:45pm
CUSCVA Annual Meeting
Wed. 4:30-6:30pm
Networking Reception: Open Bar and Hors d'oeuvre
Crystal Ballroom
Wed. 7pm-9pm
EPN Networking Event
Twisted Track Brewpub
Thursday 4/21
Thurs. 7:30am-9am
Continental Breakfast
Roanoke Foyer
Thurs. 8am-5pm
Roanoke Foyer/North Entry
Thurs. 8:30-9:30am
Breakout Session 1A: Building Successful Fintech Partnerships: Speaker Brian Kaas, President and Managing Director, CMFG Ventures
Crystal Ballroom A-C
Thurs. 8:30-9:30am
Breakout Session 1B: Providing Credit Union Services to Cannabis Related Businesses: Speaker Kristen Tatlock, Senior Compliance Manager, AUX
Crystal Ballroom DE
Thurs. 8:30-9:30am
Breakout Session 1C: Best Practices of the Modern Board: Speaker Kevin Smith, Consultant and Publisher with TEAM Resources
Buck Mountain
Thurs. 9:45-10:45am
Breakout Session 2A: What Credit Unions Should Know About Cryptocurrencies: Speaker Patti Wubbels, CCE SVP – Client Development and Crypto Advisory Services, SRM
Crystal Ballroom A-C
Thurs. 9:45-10:45am
Breakout Session 2B: Board Succession Planning at its Simplest and Finest: Speaker Kevin Smith, Consultant and Publisher with TEAM Resources
Crystal Ballroom A-C
Thurs. 11am-12:30pm
General Session: Business Meeting/Awards/Legislative Discussion Led by Carrie Hunt President/CEO Virginia Credit Union League Guest Speaker, John Kutchey, Regional Director at National Credit Union Administration
Roanoke AB
Thurs. 12:30-1:45pm
Innovation Expo Preview Hour & Lunch
Roanoke C-H
Thurs. 2-2:45pm
General Session: Advocacy Panel Discussion: Speakers TBD
Roanoke Ballroom AB
Thurs. 3-4pm
Breakout Session 3A: Preparing for A Mortgage Market Shift – Capturing More Purchase Loans: Speaker Sean M. Connell, AVP/Credit Union Coordinator, Credit Union Mortgage Association, Inc.
Crystal Ballroom A-C
Thurs. 3-4pm
Breakout Session 3B: How to Effectively Engage Communities and Foster Inclusion. Viola Llewelyn will offer fascinating insight on how some cultures view finances, including non-traditional borrowing and saving habits.
Crystal Ballroom DE
Thurs. 5-6:30pm
Innovation Expo Reception
Roanoke C-H
Thurs. 9-10pm
VACUPAC Nightcap Reception
1882 Lobby Bar
Friday 4/22
Fri. 7:30-8:30am
Innovation Expo Breakfast
Roanoke C-H
Fri. 8:30-9:30am
General Session: U.S. Economic Outlook & its Impact on CUs: Speaker Steve Rick, Director, Chief Economist, CUNA Mutual Group
Fri. 9:30-10:30am
General Session: Sendoff Keynote – Captain Florent Groberg
Roanoke AB
Fri. 10:30-11:30am
Prizes and Wrap-up; Meet/Greet with Capt. Groberg
Roanoke AB