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The AACUC Annual Conference is five (5) days of training, networking and educational opportunities for current and future credit union professionals.

Below  please find ll of the pricing information for the conference.

Keynote speakers

Keynote Speakers

Dr. Adeline Nukuna

From Low to Glow:
Shaping the Rhythm of Creation by Self Gift

Dr. Nukuna obtained a BSc and an MSc in Medical Microbiology from the University of London, a PhD at the Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, Nebraska, researching on HIV/AIDS, and an MD from the School of Medicine, following a post-doctoral fellowship in the same institution. Her speciality is in Obstetrics and Gynecology. 

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Carla Decker

NLCUP Co-Founder
DC Federal Credit Union

Carla Decker is President/CEO of D.C. Federal Credit Union and Executive Director of the D.C. Credit Union Foundation. A native of Peru, she is a founding Board member of NLCUP and was named one of the 100 Most Influential People to the Hispanic Community by “El Tiempo Latino.” She holds a master’s degree in International Commerce and Policy from George Mason University and is a Credit Union Development Educator.

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John Andrade

Professional with 25 years branding and advertising experience. Over his career he’s worked with TDECU, USAA, Allied Solutions, PSCU, Auto Financial Group and UNIDOS US (NCLR). John founded AND/COM in 2004 and quickly began working with political, non-profit and financial clients throughout the Nation.  AND/COM is the advertising agency of record for Allied Solutions that has helped large and midsized credit unions grow in membership and share of wallet.


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Larry Sewell

AACUC Chairman
Vice President, Community Outreach
Together Credit Union

Larry Sewell has more than 25 years of credit union experience and served 17 years as a commissioned officer in the United States Air Force. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Samford University, a Master of Business Administration from the University of Arkansas, and Master of Information Management from Webster University.


Lionel Sosa

Communications, Advertising
and Media Consultant

Sosa, Bromley, Aguilar & Associates

Lionel Sosa was named “One of the 25 most influential Hispanics in America” by Time Magazine, has served on the teams of eight Republican presidential campaigns and is a member of the Political Consultants Hall of Fame.

Sosa is a nationally known independent marketing and creative consultant and founder of Sosa, Bromley, Aguilar & Associates.

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Maria Martinez

NLCUP Co-Founder and Chairwoman
Border Federal Credit Union

Maria Martinez is the President/CEO of Border Federal Credit Union in Del Rio, Texas. She serves on the CUNA Board of Directors, is Vice Chairwoman and founding member of the Credit Union Women’s Leadership Alliance and was awarded the 2017 Herb Wegner Memorial Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement.


Marvin York

Marvin York is the VP of Contact Center Member Engagement at PSCU in St. Petersburg, Florida, where he also serves as strategic lead for the organization’s Sankofa African American Employee Resource Group. With more than 40 years of experience in the financial call center industry, he holds a Bachelor of Science in E-Business from the University of Phoenix.

AACUC Board Secretary
VP, Contact Center

Member Engagement


Max Villaronga

NLCUP Treasurer
Teachers Federal Credit Union

Max Villaronga serves as NLCUP’s Treasurer and is President/CEO of TFCU. He has built his experience working in a variety of industries, including serving in the United States Marine Corps. He holds a bachelor's in business administration from Texas A&M University, Master of Business Administration in Global Leadership from the University of Texas at Dallas and is a master’s degree from the Graduate School of Retail Banking from Furman University.

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Robert Coronado

Senior Vice President in Charge
and Senior Economist
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

El Paso Branch

Roberto Coronado oversees the law enforcement functions and economic education programs across all offices of the Eleventh Federal Reserve District. 

He also has oversight for the El Paso Branch, the Bank’s economic research and outreach functions in West Texas and Southern New Mexico, and recruits Branch board members.  

Sheilah Montgomery

AACUC Co-Founder and Past President

Sheilah Montgomery is Past President and founding member Sheilah Montgomery. She is a 2018 Pete Crear Lifetime Achievement Award Honoree, African American Credit Union Hall of Fame Alumna, and President/CEO of FAMU Federal Credit Union in Tallahassee, Florida.

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Tony Moore

Culture Architect, Keynote Speaker, Author


Tony Moore is a Culture Architect, International Keynote Speaker, Author, and recovering Human Resource Executive. After 25 years of experience in the C-suite and leading the people-side of multiple mergers and acquisitions, he developed a proven method of building a CULTURE of engagement, ownership and bottom-line performance. Tony has the unique ability to transform abstract concepts into concrete, tangible, actionable steps. His "Four Laws of Culture" are the revolutionary foundation for all his keynotes. Tony entertains audiences with his humor and storytelling, while delivering disruptive ideas designed to produce exceptional outcomes.


Lauren Williams

Media Relations Strategy Manager at Credit Union National Association

I'm a public relations and marketing professional with over nine years of public relations industry experience. My passion for communications serves as the foundation for my endeavors. I am a natural-born storyteller who is committed to help push brands to new heights. Being millennial-minded enables me to be ahead of the curve in popular culture trends. As a dedicated professional, I strive to maintain a high level of consistency, dedication and integrity.

session speakers

Session Speakers

André A. Lucas

Director of Compliance

MD DC Credit Union Association

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Damian Alarcon

Director of Community Relations

Travis Credit Union

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Enrique Meza

Communications and Segment Marketing Manager

Mission Federal Credit Union

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Gloria Escobar

Financial Wellness Latinx Outreach Coach

Greylock FCU

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Ionnie McNeill


Better Investing South Florida Chapter

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John Wilkening

Chief Financial Officer

Notre Dame Credit Union


LaTesha Wheeler

Executive Assistant

DC Credit Union


Mario Vega

Consumer Lending Manager

Guadalupe Credit Union

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Dr. Michelle Nearon

Senior Associate Dean for Graduate Student Development and Diversity

Yale University

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Patricia Mercado

Marketing Officer

OAS Federal Credit Union

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Renée Sattiewhite

President / CEO


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Stacey Bryant

EVP of Credit Union Relationship


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Troy Simmons

Senior Service Center Manager Suncoast CU

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Vanessa Kuduk

Vice President of Lending and Hispanic Outreach

Members Credit Union

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Wesley Williams

Executive Director of Technology

Roanoke City Public Schools

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Cynthia Colón

AVP of Multicultural Inclusion Strategy

GTE Financial


Emma Hayes

Chief Diversity Officer


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Gilene Janvier

Micro Enterprise Development Specialist

Suncoast Credit Union


Hazelmae Overturf

Senior Manager of Learning and Development


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Jimese Harkley

Vice President of Membership


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Juan Fernandez


Credit Union Association New Mexico

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Kevin Martin

AACUC West Coast Regional Chapter

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Marco Dominguez

AVP Community Relations and Outreach

Financial Center First Credit Union

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Maurice R. Smith


Local Government Federal Credit Union and Civic Credit Union

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Pablo DeFilippi

First Vice Chairman

National Association of Latino Credit Union Professionals

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Ralphe Jean-Poix

DEI Manager

Suncoast Credit Union

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Russell Evans

Northeast Vice President of Member Relations and Sales


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Takeyla Benton

DEI Analyst

Cuna Mutual Group


Dr. Valerie Myers

Organizational Psychologist and Consultant

University of Michigan and Dartmouth College

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