Nov. 2, 2011
-- inFUSION Group, a full service business consulting firm based in Michigan was invited by the South African Co-operative Banks’ Development Agency (CBDA) to present at their annual conference. Jessica Richardson-Isenegger, Senior Partner at inFUSION Group was a key note speaker at the Financial Cooperatives Conference held in Cape Town, South Africa. She presented on the topic of “Enduring Success: What we can learn from the History of Outstanding Credit Unions.”
"We were very honored by the invitation,”
commented Richardson-Isenegger. "inFUSION Group has had the opportunity to work with some great credit unions and I was very happy to share our knowledge with a growing industry in South Africa.” Appropriately, Richardson-Isenegger presented on World Credit Union Day, October 20, 2011. The Indaba (conference)
was attended by representatives from co-operative financial institutions, representative bodies and development agencies working with financial co-operatives. Richardson-Isenegger also served as a panelist along with others drawn from the sector, academia and government, which represented a full range of expertise.
“The industry in South Africa is in a developmental stage. I was able to share best practice in terms of growing sustainable and compliant institutions,”
explained Richardson-Isenegger. “I was impressed with the level of commitment and passion that I encountered during conversation and tours.”
The CBDA is a public entity. Its mandate is to promote and advance the social and economic welfare of all South Africans by enhancing access to banking services under sustainable conditions. This is achieved through development of sustainable and responsible co-operative financial institutions as well as ensuring appropriate regulatory and supervisory oversight.
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