Speakers




Trent Fleming

Consultant
For more than 35 years,  Trent Fleming has helped hundreds of banks make wise strategic decisions about the optimum use of their management and technology resources.

As a consultant, Fleming was a pioneer in the introduction of check imaging technology to the community bank markets. More recently, he has replicated that success with other emerging technologies, including Internet Banking, Remote Deposit Capture, and Mobile Banking. Fleming’s ability to assist banks in training employees and educating customers about the benefits of products and services results in a positive experience as emerging technologies are introduced.

He has consulted with banks on matters as diverse as strategic planning, business continuity, and operational efficiency. His background includes correspondent banking, regulatory compliance, and industry experience as a sales operations executive with two large banking software vendors.



Jen McDonough

aka The Iron Jen
Amazon Top 100 Author. Keynote Speaker. 8 Time National Weightlifter. 2-Time U.S. Olympic Festival Medal Winner. MN Hall of Fame Weightlifting Inductee. Ironman Triathlete. Volunteer Firefighter. Eliminated $212k of debt & medical expenses in 4 years. Mom of 4.

She is a respected and nationally known expert on resiliency, calming the chaos, and creating drama free environments. She is a sought-after keynote speaker and workshop facilitator for high-stress organizations, associations, and first responders around the United States.



Jennifer Miller

UMACHA
 Jennifer A. Miller, AAP, APRP, PMC, has spent the last 25+ years in Banking with 19 years in software product management, design and consulting, and 7 years at a Midwest Financial Institution.  Jennifer is currently the Director of Education and Consulting with UMACHA specializing in working with Financial Institutions and corporates on Payments education and training. She is responsible for creating and delivering training programs to drive client satisfaction by balancing regulation with managing market expectations in innovative ways. She is an experienced Cash Management Professional, with progressive leadership experience in Financial Institution and Software Development. 

Fun facts: On the weekend and evenings Jennifer is active in her community and civic leadership as Secretary and Treasurer for local chapter non-profit. She also enjoys gardening and yardwork in the summer, and playing with her dog year round outside. 
 


Jeff Rendel

Rising Above Enterprises
Jeff Rendel, knows the financial services marketplace. With experience as a federal banking regulator, financial services executive, and Congressional lobbyist; he understands the balancing act of safety, soundness, sales, and strategy.

As President of Rising Above Enterprises, Jeff works with financial services providers that want elite and entrepreneurial results in sales, service, and strategy. Each year, he addresses and facilitates for nearly 100 financial institutions and their business partners.



Charlie Kelley

Remedy Consulting
Charlie Kelly is a Partner at Remedy Consulting. Remedy advises Banks on Systems Selections and Contract Negotiation, Vendor Management, Mergers and Acquisitions and Technology Strategy. Charlie hosts a thought leadership podcast for bank executives called BankTalk. Prior to Remedy, he served as the Vice President of Product Pricing and Contracts at Fiserv, where he was responsible for negotiating client contracts setting product and pricing strategy. Charlie also has over 10 years of experience managing operational teams in banking and mortgage. Charlie has a bachelor’s degree in Marketing from the University of Wisconsin, and an MBA from Marquette University. He serves as a regular speaker at Bank industry events and is published in trade publications..