Advanced Lending Institute - Chicago, IL - May 16-18, 2017

Advanced Lending Institute
Tue May 16, 2017 - 8:30am to Thu May 18, 2017 - 4:00pm
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David Tuyo


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Raising the Bar...Again:  Lending Solutions Consulting 
Announces Certified Lending Expert Designation

Lending Solutions Consulting, Inc. (LSCI) has partnered with California Southern University* to offer an industry best of breed professional designation of Certified Lending Expert (CLE). The educational offering is a structured program focused on balancing undergraduate and graduate level coursework, application of education in order to limit the knowing-doing gap, continuing education to maintain professional knowledge, and a standards of practice inclusive of a code of ethics. Rex Johnson, Credit Union Hall of Famer and LSCI President, described the program as "the most significant strategic investment in industry human capital since the University of Lending was created nearly twenty years ago."

  1. The Advanced Lending Institute covers Ethics, Strategic Planning, Consumer and Member Business Lending, Forecasting and Analytics.
  2. Requirement for two out of four Online Accredited Undergraduate and Graduate Courses provided through California Southern University including: Introduction to Banking, Principles of Lending, Lending in Consumer and Corporate Markets, and Management in Banking and Financial Services.
  3. Agreement to operate within the Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics.
  4. Ongoing Continuing Education requirements to ensure CLE designation holders represent the highest professional standard the industry has to offer.

David L. Tuyo II, the founder of the program, states, "This is the most exciting innovation in education for our industry.  This is the only designation of its kind and is guaranteed to increase the intellectual capital to historic levels for our industry. We analyzed over 22 financial certification programs as well as another 20-plus certificate programs for banking and credit unions. In our research, we found many strengths and weaknesses of current market offerings upon which we built what we believe will be the one of the most sought after designations in the financial services industry. The corporate partnership with such an esteemed provider of education with roots in professional studies such as California Southern University raises the bar for our industry.”

"California Southern University is honored and delighted to partner with Lending Solutions Consulting, Inc. on this important initiative," says Erika Woldman, Vice President of Higher Education Partnerships. "This partnership highlights our ongoing commitment to providing career-relevant advanced education that is accessible to today's busy working professional. With an increasing competitive landscape in the financial services industry, access to high-quality, advanced education is more important than ever."

For more information on the program,please contact Tracy Bruce at LSCI at 877-915-7675.


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About Lending Solutions Consulting, Inc.

Lending Solutions Consulting, Incorporated ( is one of the country’s most prestigious consulting firms. Having worked with thousands of Credit Unions in North America, LSCI consultants have first-hand credit union experience including holding such positions as President/CEO, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Vice President of Lending, Vice President of Collections, Vice President of Sales, among others. Their University of Lending remains the foremost school of lending in the credit union industry, and all of their services include a satisfaction guarantee.

About California Southern University

Founded in 1978, California Southern University is an accredited university offering online degree programs at the associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels.

*California Southern University is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC). The Accrediting Commission is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency. the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council is a recognized member of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

The CLE Program is managed by Lending Solutions Consulting, Incorporated. The Advanced Lending Institute is not accredited and its courses are offered solely through Lending Solutions Consulting, Incorporated.


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