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The Benefits of Blockchain: Joint DC and Suburban Chapter Meeting

October 5th, 2017 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM

The Benefits of Block Chain 
Joint DC/Suburban Chapter Meeting 
October 5, 2017 
11:30 am to 2:30 pm
Busboys and Poets
1025 5th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001

Join us Thursday October 5th from 11:30-2:30 pm for the Joint DC/Suburban Chapter Meeting. 

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The Benefits of Blockchain
Distributed ledger technology, also known as blockchain, offers a protocol that allows innovation around financial transactions. Kirk Kordeleski will explore the trends and technologies that will drive credit union innovation in 2018, including an overview of CULedger, the distributed blockchain that enables financial process innovations.
Featured Speaker
Kirk Kordeleski, Senior Managing Partner
Best Innovation Group 
Mr. Kordeleski is widely considered a breakthrough performer and leader in the credit union industry. He is known for his commitment to the cooperative principals of the industry as well as his vision of growth, extraordinary value and world class service.  Mr. Kordeleski has more than 40 years of experience in the credit union industry. 

Mr. Kordeleski leads the credit union industries premier consulting firm, Best Consulting and is part of the leadership team at the Best Innovation Group. Best Consulting specializes in supporting credit unions whenever they need help, whether it is introducing a new strategy for growth, handling the challenge of implementing digital/data strategies or creating a new Credit Union Service Organization to facilitate collaboration. Best Consulting and Innovation provide these services to many of the largest credit unions throughout the US.

For 15 years, Mr. Kordeleski served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Bethpage Federal Credit Union, the largest community credit union in the Northeast. During this tenure, Bethpage was awarded the largest federal charter in the country and doubled its size every five years, growing from $950M to $6B.

Located in one of the most competitive retail banking markets in the US, Bethpage FCU was a market share leader in mortgages, checking and deposit growth and set the standard for credit union banking in the NY metropolitan area. Among his achievements as CEO, Kordeleski helped create large-scale collaborations in both technology and back room operations, the first such collaborations in the industry. Prior to taking the CEO position at Bethpage, he was the credit union’s EVP for seven years.  Before joining Bethpage, Mr. Kordeleski served as a Director on the Executive Team of Bank Fund Staff FCU for seven years.

Mr. Kordeleski holds a B.S. degree in business administration and account systems. He has held numerous community leadership positions, including Chairman of Long Island’s top business association, Friends of the Arts, and a board position on the United Way.

Catch up on the latest news and happenings with the chapter and network with other credit union colleagues.
Registration is open now!
Busboys and Poets
1025 5th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001

Event Info


October 5th, 2017 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM


Busboys and Poets
1025 5th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001


Phone: 4433250772

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