The State of Lending: Long term Risks and Opportunities


About the Webinar

Recent economic headwinds such as rising interest rates, inflation and an end to the largest stimulus in recent history have happened against the backdrop of an already challenging lending environment. Despite these circumstances, there is a tremendous opportunity for credit unions to expand into new asset classes or grow their existing portfolios of personal and auto refinance loans by offering a differentiated, digital experience augmented by AI.

Tune into this live session with Ed Walters, VP, Account Management for Lending Partnerships to:

  1. Learn how you can you grow your consumer lending portfolio in the current environment while properly managing both short-term and long-term risk
  2. Hear how to avoid common mistakes institutions make in pursuing digital transformations or personalization projects
  3. Understand how financial institutions are leveraging AI to unlock better decisioning, better experiences, and better distribution
  4. Why speed-to-market with a fintech partner is crucial for maintaining competitive advantage

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Presented By

Ed Walters
Ed Walters

VP, Account Management | Upstart

Ed Walters is the VP, Account Management for Lending Partnerships at Upstart. With over 25 years of financial services and management consulting experience, Ed has held various leadership roles driving consumer lending growth and establishing fintech partnerships, building PMOs to support bank transformations and acquisitions, improving business resiliency, and leading technology development. He now leads the function at Upstart working directly with financial services partners to provide an all-digital lending experience, enabled by AI to their clients.