2021 CreditCon Speakers
President & CEO CDIA – CDIA Credit Data Industry Association
Francis Creighton was named President & CEO of the Consumer Data Industry Association (CDIA) in May 2017.
Before joining CDIA, Francis was Executive Vice President of Government Affairs at the Financial Services Roundtable. A long-time veteran of Capitol Hill, he previously served as Chief of Staff to U.S. Senator Chris Murphy. Prior to that he was Vice President and Chief Lobbyist at the Mortgage Bankers Association, where he worked on affordable housing and other issues important to the real estate finance industry.
Recognized as a “Top Lobbyist” by The Hill newspaper, Francis has made appearances in several trade, national and international print, television and radio outlets, such as American Banker magazine, PBS’s NewsHour and Fox Business.
Francis holds a Master’s degree in Public Policy from Georgetown University, where he is an adjunct faculty member. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and History from the University at Albany, State University of New York.
Master Sales Trainer
Recognized as one of America’s 30 Hottest Speakers! Anthony is an author, international speaker, and trained psychotherapist. Anthony has given thousands of speeches to Fortune 500 audiences such as Walmart, Ford, Southern Bell, Sprint, Pfiser, Comcast, Fedex, Prudential, and GE just to name a few. Anthony is going to show you how to achieve the unthinkable by putting scientific practices to work in your business and personal life.
Julie Wooding is a Principal Consultant in the Scores group, and has been with FICO since 1993. She works with larger U.S. lenders to help them understand, use, and evaluate our FICO® Score solutions. In addition, Julie provides in-depth credit scoring training to regulators and lenders, most recently in the U.S., Canada, Russia, Mexico, Romania, the Philippines, and Qatar. Julie has experience in behavior and risk score development, and previously worked on the development of FICO® Scores for U.S. and Canadian credit bureaus. In her 25 years at FICO, Julie also served as a strategy consultant, a role in which she worked with clients to develop, evaluate, and continuously improve their account management strategies. Julie holds a B.S. in Finance and an M.B.A. degree.
John Ulzheimer is a nationally recognized expert on credit reporting, credit scoring and identity theft. He is the President of The Ulzheimer Group. Formerly of FICO, Equifax and Credit.com, John is the only recognized credit expert who actually comes from the credit industry. He has served as a credit expert witness in more than 385 cases and has been qualified to testify in both Federal and State courts on the topic of consumer credit. John is the author of four books about credit and has been quoted thousands of times by the national media on credit related topics
Experienced Business Authority and Author
Robert is a bestselling author and global speaker. Robert is the author of Raise Your Line, and How to Soar Like An Eagle In A World Full Of Turkeys. Over 2 million people have benefited from his powerful, practical, compelling and thought provoking programs. Robert has spoken to over 2500 companies throughout the world. He has shared the podium with such renowned speakers as former President George H.W. Bush, former Secretary of State Colin Powell, Tony Robbins, Tom Peters and former New York Mayor, Rudy Giuliani. Robert delivers high-energy programs that can help any company or person achieve higher levels of excellence.
Homeless to Millionaire
Maggie is a Latino woman who grew up in an orphanage. Maggie took $800 and started a salsa company. Four years later she sold it to Campbell’s for $231 million. From homelessness to success, she can inspire your teams, leadership, and organizations. Hear how Maggie managed her personal credit and business credit to fuel the growth of her company. You won’t want to miss this amazing and inspirational success story!