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Register today for the 2022 FINPACK Lenders Conference

by | Sep 15, 2022

The FINPACK Lenders Conference is back in-person! Join us for two days of great content:

  • Get the latest updates in ag and commercial lending
  • Listen to our outstanding lineup of speakers including Brad Stevens, Frayne Olson, Joe Santos and the return of Dr. David Kohl
  • Learn what’s new in FINPACK
  • Meet the FINPACK team
  • Network with fellow FINPACK users

The conference runs December 13-14 at the Radisson Blu Mall of America in Bloomington, MN, and registration is open now!

2022 Speaker Line-up

Dr. David Kohl, Brad Stevens, Dr. Joe Santos & Dr. Frayne Olson

As always, the FINPACK Lenders Conference features a stellar lineup of speakers.

Dr. David Kohl is a Professor Emeritus of Agricultural Finance and Small Business Management and Entrepreneurship in the Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics at Virginia Tech. Dr. Kohl is currently President of AgriVisions, LLC, a knowledge-based consulting business providing cutting-edge programs to leading agricultural organizations worldwide. He is also a business coach and part owner of Homestead Creamery, a value-added dairy business in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Brad Stevens has been leading the credit industry as an analyst, trainer and consultant for over 30 years. For the past eleven years, Brad built a strong credit portfolio at Alerus of over $40 million in current outstanding credit balances and did not suffer a loss or 30 day late during his tenure. He has worked as an Associate with Jeff Judy and Associates for a number of years on numerous projects. Brad uses his experience and real world credit examples to bring a unique and interesting perspective to the credit training world.

Dr. Joseph (Joe) M. Santos is Professor and Dykhouse Scholar in Money, Banking, and Regulation in the Ness School of Management and Economics at South Dakota State University. Joe teaches macroeconomics and monetary and financial economics. Areas of Joe’s research include financial regulation, monetary policy, and higher-education finance. Joe earned his M.A. and Ph.D. in Economics from Rutgers University.

Dr. Frayne Olson is the Crop Economist and Associate Professor at North Dakota State University Extension. Olson conducts educational programs and research in evaluating crop marketing strategies, crop outlook and price analysis, and the economics of crop contracting. Olson received his PhD from the University of Missouri in Agricultural Economics, and his M.S. and B.S. in Agricultural Economics from NDSU.

Register today

Visit the conference registration page for registration, hotel information and agenda details. Pre-registration is required, and registration for the conference closes on Friday, December 9.

We look forward to seeing you in person in December! Contact us with any questions — we’d love to hear from you.

Relationship Manager at | 612-301-1413 | dmaguire@umn.edu | + posts

David Maguire became the FINPACK Relationship Manager in 2021. He helps Ag and Commercial lenders across the country understand the value of using FINPACK for credit analysis and loan management. David has worked in the marketing, training and education fields in Minnesota, Ireland and Germany.

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