Director, Office of Examination and Insurance, NCUA
Larry Fazio joined NCUA in 1991 as an Examiner in Chicago. During his career with NCUA, Fazio has served as a Supervision Analyst, a Supervisory Examiner in Detroit, the Director of Supervision in the Chicago regional office, the Director of Risk Management in the Office of Examination and Insurance, the Deputy Director of the Office of Examination and Insurance, and NCUA's Deputy Executive Director. In June 2011, he was selected as the Director of the Office of Examination and Insurance. Fazio is responsible for providing leadership over the agency's examination and supervision program. Fazio will be presenting the NCUA's Expectations and The 7 Types of Risk course.
Director of Risk Management, Texas Dow Employees Credit Union
With nearly 15 years of credit union experience, Michael Hubbell oversees ERM, BSA, Compliance, Commercial Insurance, Disaster Preparedness, and the Vendor Management Program for Texas Dow Employees Credit Union (TDECU). As a risk professional Hubbell develops and implements systems and processes for the identification, collection, and analysis of risks. In his current role, he is responsible for communicating risk positions and implementing solutions that balance strategic initiatives with safe and sound business practices. Hubbell is a member of the Risk Insurance Management Society (RIMS) and the American Risk and Insurance Association (ARIA). He also holds an MBA from the University of Houston and has earned The Institutes' ARM-E and AINS designations. Hubbell will be presenting the Credit Union Risk Assessments and Credit Union Vendor Management and Associated Risks courses.
Director, Research and Chief Economist, NAFCU
Long was named director of research and chief economist in August 2014. In this role, he serves as the association's chief economic analyst, conducting economic and financial policy research and providing ongoing economic analysis for NAFCU's staff and its member credit unions. Long also helps produce a number of NAFCU's publications – including the quarterly CU Performance Benchmark Report and the monthly Economic & CU Monitor – and its numerous economic forecasts and surveys. In addition, he presents on economic topics at NAFCU events and conferences. He will be presenting the Results of NAFCU's Credit Union Risk Survey.
Risk Manager, FedChoice Federal Credit Union
Mike Martin has over 26 years of management and leadership experience in the information technology industry, including system security initiatives and risk management. His main responsibilities at FedChoice focus on developing and managing an internal control program that assures the safeguarding of credit union assets. In addition, he has managed several core processor conversions. Before joining FedChoice, Martin worked for more than 30 years in the credit union industry and for consultants in IT management. He will be presenting the Traditional Risk Management Practices, Credit Union Vendor Management and Associated Risks and Cybersecurity and Risk in the New World of Data Breaches courses.
Regional Director, Region 4, NCUA
Keith Morton is the Regional Director for the Region 4 office in Austin. As Regional Director, Mr. Morton is responsible for the oversight of the chartering program for federal credit unions and the examination and supervision programs for all federally insured credit unions in Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, and Wisconsin. Mr. Morton's career began in December 1986 as a field examiner in Washington, D.C. He also was a Problem Case Officer prior to moving into management in 1994. He spent nearly eight years in management roles in Region 2 (Alexandria, Virginia) as a supervisory examiner, director of Special Actions, and director of Supervision prior to joining Region 4 as Associate Regional Director in 2002. He will be presenting the Discussion with an NCUA Regional Director.
Director of Regulatory Affairs, NAFCU
Alicia Nealon was named director of regulatory affairs in December 2014. In this role, she serves as staff liaison to federal regulatory agencies; assists in handling the development and implementation of the association's regulatory policies; and conducts analysis, interpretation and explanation of policy issues that have an impact on NAFCU's members. Nealon began her career at NAFCU in December 2013 as regulatory compliance counsel. Prior to joining NAFCU, Nealon worked in the Office of General Counsel at the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA). She is a graduate of the Duquesne University School of Law and holds a bachelor's degree from St. Joseph's University. She is a member of the Pennsylvania State Bar and the American Bar Association. She will be presenting the Regulatory Risk: How Other Regulators are Monitoring Risk Across the Financial Industry course.
SVP, Enterprise Risk Management, PenFed Credit Union
Since joining PenFed in 2011, Angela Patel has established an ERM department responsible for developing risk strategies, policies, and procedures and providing risk advisory services to executive and senior management. Patel is responsible for the identification, measurement, analysis, and treatment of key risks, within PenFed's risk appetite parameters, across a wide range of categories. In addition to ERM, Patel directly manages PenFed's business continuity, third party, and fraud programs. She will be presenting the ERM Theory and Perspective and Case Study: Integrating ERM throughout Your Credit Union courses.
CEO, PenFed Credit Union
As part of PenFed's leadership team since 2001, James Schenck has led most of Penfed's operating divisions. He has been executive vice president at PenFed and president of its wholly owned subsidiary, PenFed Realty. Schenck has also served the credit union in past years as head of collections, chief operating officer, chief administrative officer, and is a former president of the PenFed Foundation. Prior to joining PenFed, Schenck served on the Army Staff in the Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations and Plans prior to his selection to serve as a Special Assistant to the Secretary of the Army. He will be presenting the Case Study: Integrating ERM Throughout Your Credit Union course.
Director of Enterprise Risk Management & Compliance, IBM Southeast Employees' Federal Credit Union
Currently the Director of Enterprise Risk Management & Compliance for IBM Southeast Employees' Federal Credit Union, Brad Stewart's main responsibilities include managing and refining the Enterprise Risk Management Program as well as overseeing the Compliance and Bank Secrecy Act areas. Additionally, Stewart is responsible for the allowance for loan losses account, independent oversight of the loan portfolio, coordinating and managing regulatory exams and facilitating the periodic review of critical third party vendors. Stewart has nearly 10 years of experience in the credit union industry, and previous to his role in risk management, served for a number of years as the Internal Auditor for the credit union. He will be presenting the Credit Union Risk Assessments course.
Director of Sales, Quantivate
JoAnn Tolentino is Director of Sales at Quantivate. JoAnn has been with Quantivate for over 6 years. As director of sales, JoAnn works closely with prospects and clients identifying their Governance, Risk, and Compliance software needs and is closely involved with customer implementations and ongoing account maintenance. Prior to joining Quantivate, JoAnn served in a variety of functions at various enterprises including project management, retail management, political campaign management, and administration. She will be presenting the Results of NAFCU's Credit Union Risk Survey and Risk Management Plan Workshop.
Compliance Officer, Transportation Federal Credit Union
Rusty Vellek is the compliance officer for Transportation Federal Credit Union in Washington, DC, where he is responsible for the credit union's compliance programs, including BSA/AML/OFAC. His responsibilities include providing training for officials and staff. With more than 20 years of credit union management experience, Vellek tries to help balance regulatory requirements and the credit union mission of good member service in today's environment, and finds that the two are closely related. He will be presenting the Risk Management Examination & Audit: What to Expect. How to Prepare. course.
Board Member/ERM Chair, PenFed Credit Union
Dr. Doug Webster has nearly 20 years in consulting experience to over two dozen federal and state agencies. He is a co-founder of the Association for Federal Enterprise Risk Management (AFERM) and served two terms as the association's president. He also serves on the board of PenFed Credit Union and chairs the board's Enterprise Risk Committee. Webster is a frequent conference speaker in Enterprise Risk Management, and recently completed a review of current enterprise risk management practices in the federal government for the IBM Center for the Business of Government. He will be presenting the ERM Theory and Perspective and Case Study: Integrating ERM Throughout Your Credit Union courses.