Birmingham compliance meeting focuses on regulatory issues
compliance meetingMike Lee, LSCU director of regulatory advocacy, led his monthly compliance meeting Aug. 29 at the LSCU’s Birmingham office. The meeting addresses credit union regulatory issues and compliance questions and is free for credit unions to attend.

Discussion topics included third party contracts and incident response/recovery, TCPA strategy for member communications, requests by potential successors in interest, whether fraud and compliance are handled in the same department, debit card disputes, and member communication strategy.

To learn more about the meetings, contact Mike at


VyStar Credit Union sponsors August Tech Coast Conference
vystar teamVyStar Credit Union was a sponsor of  the Tech Coast Conference presented by JaxChamber IT Council. The Tech Coast Conference provides a forum for local businesses, IT decision makers, technology innovators from around the world and the skilled local talent pool to present, discuss and share advances, opportunities, and solutions.

The event was geared for attendees from several areas of industry, including: professionals in business, investment, strategy, information technology, data, analysis, enterprise, architecture, cyber security, blockchain, Internet of Things, software, drone, product managers, marketing, digital, customer experience, sales, healthcare, FinTech, and robotics.


August is prime time for outreach to legislators
The August recess is a critical time to reach out to legislators, and the LSCU advocacy team is on the job. In Alabama this week, Jason Cochran and Blake Westbrook met with credit union leaders in Alabama and with representatives.

In East Alabama, Congressman Mike Rogers talked to credit unions about their priorities, while in North Alabama, credit union leaders had a discussion with Rep. Mo Brooks.