John is a highly sought after speaker on topics such as leadership, strategy and culture. With over 30 years of experience working throughout the financial services industry, John presents with transparency and sense of humor that is both refreshing and motivational. Currently, John is the President / CEO for Partners Federal Credit Union serving the employees of The Walt Disney Company and their families. He is also the author of the leadership book, Doing What Matters: How Leaders Help Individuals and Organizations Thrive. John selects just a handful of small speaking engagements each year with all proceeds being donated in support of emerging leaders.
Upcoming Speaking Engagements
CULytics – March 13-14, Microsoft, The Commons, Redmond, WA
The summit consists of multiple sessions over two days that covers strategic, operational, and technical topics that will help credit unions define and execute their data vision.
HRD Network Annual Conference – May 26-28, Napa Valley Embassy Suites
The HRD Network Conferences provide you with relevant topics, timely information and an opportunity to get re-focused and re-energized. In addition to learning from industry experts, you will have the opportunity to share best practices and exchange ideas with others in your field. You’ll also have a chance to meet with our Business Partners to assist you with finding solutions.
Past Speaking Engagements
REACH 2017 – November 5-8, JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort
Move forward at REACH 2017, the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues’ Annual Meeting & Convention. Join us as hundreds of credit union executives, professionals, and suppliers expand their insights, to reveal exciting possibilities and spark transformation.
AXFI Conference – June 11-14, Minneapolis, Minnesota
The Analytics and Financial Innovation (AXFI) Conference is the premier educational event for credit union and community bank professionals serious about analytics and financial innovation. This annual event brings together hundreds of professionals, industry experts and leading researchers in the field of analytics and financial innovation.
AXFI’s purpose is to provide the inspiration, education, and connections you need to transform your financial institution into an analytics competitor.
CU Analytics Summit – March 7-8, Redmond, Washington
CEO Panel – Investments in Data Analytics – What are the expectations, challenges, and commitments involved when investing in Data & Analytics. How can we learn from the results and take the next step forward for improving business? We are sitting on gold mines of data and the challenge is to unify it across the enterprise that provides a high quality common point of reference. Our goal is to augment traditional business intelligence with a modern data platform that enables agile decision making.
Catalyst Corporate Conference – February 15-17, Tucson, Arizona
Panel Discussion: “Becoming Agents for Change” Moderator – Jim Kasch
Hear a panel of credit union leaders (John Janclaes and Bill Partin) share how they have boldly championed change and innovation to meet their members’ needs.
Cal State Long Beach
Claremont Graduate University