Alumni Association Conference

2024 Alumni Association Conference


Thursday, July 25, 2024

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel | Claremont, CA

The Western CUNA Management School Alumni Association (WCMSAA) Board of Directors proudly presents its annual WCMSAA Conference. We have carefully crafted an exceptional educational experience with programming that features dynamic, relevant speakers, an array of networking opportunities, and celebrates the next generation of leaders!




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Hamilton Fout
Vice President, Economic and Strategic Research at Fannie Mae



Pre-Conference Dinner
Conference Registration
Fully Loaded Conference Experience
Dinner + Registration

$360 Early Bird Pricing through 5/31/24!



DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel

555 W Foothill Blvd, Claremont, CA 91711

(909) 626-2411

Click here to reserve your room

Group Code: WCM

Rate: $159 + Taxes Hotel

Reservation deadline: July 5, 2024

There is a 24hr cancellation policy for all reservations. Complimentary overnight parking is included.



8:30 – 8:50AM
Registration and Continental breakfast
8:50 – 9:00AM
Welcome and Introduction
9:00 – 10:15AM
Hamilton Fout
10:15 – 10:30AM
Networking break
10:30 – 11:30AM
Western CUNA Management School Update
Dr. Michael Steinberger, Associate Professor, Pomona College Dept. of Economics; Dean, WCMS
11:30 – 12:15PM
What’s Different Today vs. the Past? How are Projects Different?
Bill Birnie and Jon Hernandez
12:15 – 1:15PM
Lunch and networking
1:15 – 2:30PM
Build a Credit Union
2:30 – 2:45PM
Networking break
2:45 – 3:45PM
CEO Roundtable
Steve Schmidle, Bill Birnie, Shonna Shearson, Jon Hernandez
3:45 – 4:00PM
WCMS Alumni Association Annual Meeting