NASCUS ’21 S3: Employment, economy, mortgages, appraisals discussed

(Aug. 20, 2021) Also featured at this year’s S3 conference:

  • Discussion of the employment challenges and opportunities before credit unions resulting from the coronavirus crisis by nationally recognized employment and human relations speaker (and president of the firm CUDoctor) Diane Reed.
  • A review of the economic landscape as the country struggles to emerge from the financial impact of the pandemic by Thomas Siems, senior economist and director of research for CSBS.
  • Insights into mortgage lending trends and strategic planning by Tracy Ashfield of Ashfield & Associates, a mortgage lending consulting firm for credit unions.
  • Dialog about the problems with the appraiser credentialing system, as well as inequality in real estate appraisals and the impact on borrowers and sellers by NCUA Deputy Director, Office of Examination and Insurance Tim Segerson, and NASCUS General Counsel and Executive Vice President Brian Knight.

“This year’s Summit offered a program aimed at providing insights to key challenges and opportunities to the state system, maximizing attendee engagement, generating creative problem solving, and supporting nationwide interaction to bolster and grow the state system for years to come,” said NASCUS’ Lucy Ito.