Are Startup FinTechs Disruptors or Partners for Credit Unions

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About the Presenter

Brian Kaas, President and Managing Director of CMFG Ventures, LLC
Brian Kaas, President and Managing Director of CMFG Ventures, LLC

Brian Kaas is president and managing director of CMFG Ventures, LLC and oversees all aspects of its venture capital program. Additionally, Brian serves as the vice president of Corporate Development in the Office of the General Counsel at CUNA Mutual Group. He is responsible for sourcing, evaluating and executing a broad range of strategic transactions for the organization.

Prior to joining CUNA Mutual Group, Brian was a partner at Foley & Lardner and a member of its Insurance & Reinsurance and Health Care Industry teams. Brian has a broad range of legal and corporate experience, particularly in the areas of business, transactional and regulatory insurance law. He also has substantial expertise in complex commercial transactions including mergers, acquisitions, reinsurance restructurings and reorganizations of insurance companies and other business entities.

Brian graduated from the University of Wisconsin Law School with a Juris Doctorate. He also received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater in Public Policy and Administration with an emphasis in Legal Affairs.