Professional Development


The MD|DC Credit Union Association hosts a Young Professionals panel discussion

At every career stage, the MD|DC Credit Union Association provides professional development opportunities. From CEOs to young professionals, the focus is on supporting your entire credit union.

Young Professionals Network
The Young Professionals Network is for credit union professionals age 40 and under and is designed to cultivate the next generation of young professionals to advance the credit union movement through leadership, community outreach, networking and advocacy. It’s free to join! Find out more here.

The Power of Strategic Marketing: Led by Bryn Conway, Principal BC Consulting, LLC
The Power of Strategic Marketing is a 5-month program that is ideal for executives, managers, and career-minded individuals striving to understand and implement strategic marketing at their organization. You’ll learn how to:

• DEVELOP YOUR BRAND – Define your community and demonstrate your mission, vision and values in your business plan
• MASTER THE METRICS - Effectively target market through research and measurement
• INTEGRATE YOUR MEMBER EXPERIENCE - Perfect retail delivery and member engagement
• PROPEL YOUR PUBLIC RELATIONS – Communicate effectively and tell your story
• DEEPEN YOUR RELATIONSHIPS – Sponsor, give and develop business
• BRING IT ALL TOGETHER – Craft a strategic marketing plan

Please check back for 2019 dates for the Power of Strategic Marketing program.

The Exceptional Leader Program: Led by Laurie Maddalena, CEO of Envision Excellence
The Exceptional Leader Program is a high-impact, comprehensive, six-month leadership mastery program geared toward established and emerging leaders. It is designed to upgrade the management skills of leaders and dramatically increase their effectiveness.
The next six-month session begins September 2018.

You can register for the Exceptional Leader Program here.

Emotional Intelligence Assessment and Workshop: Led by Laurie Maddalena, CEO of Envision Excellence
The most successful leaders have the ability to monitor their own feelings as well as the emotions of others and use this information to guide their thinking and actions. Emotional intelligence has been proven to be a key indicator in human performance and development.

Participants in this interactive and engaging workshop will complete the EQ-i2.0 assessment-the first scientifically validated emotional intelligence tool in the world. Each leader will receive a confidential personalized report that includes results of their emotional intelligence on 16 elements, a customized and detailed summary of each element with tailored suggestions for improvement, and an action plan and development guide.

You can register for the next Emotional Intelligence Assessment and Workshop here.


Elevating Success: Maximizing Peak Performance: Led by Laurie Maddalena, CEO of Envision Excellence
This fun and engaging one-day workshop is based on Jack Canfield’s book The Success Principles: How to Get from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be, and will emplower you with strategies to live and lead at your highest potential. This powerful teambuilding is designed to teach employees and leaders at all levels the principles of personal and professional success.

You can register for the Elevating Success: Maximizing Peak Performance here.

Future Leaders Program: Led by Laurie Maddalena, CEO of Envision Excellence
Leadership requires the ability to understand oneself as well as the needs of others and recognize how our behaviors and preferences impact those we lead. This program is designed to build self-awareness, self-reflection, and confidence as employees prepare for management and leadership roles. This program is ideal for high potential employees, future leaders of the organization, new supervisors, employees who are tapped for management or leadership roles in one to five years.

Please check back for the next Future Leaders Program dates.

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