On Wednesday, August 3rd, a nationally-recognized expert will speak at Crane Credit Union in Franklin, Indiana, on the topic of networking for busy professionals. The event includes a light breakfast and is free to the general public, but registration is required for planning purposes.Robby-Slaughter

A group of nationally-recognized experts will be speaking to business professionals and the general public on the first Wednesday of every month starting in May. The programs are sponsored by Crane Credit Union and feature topics ranging from business strategy, employee mentoring, networking secrets, intergenerational issues and more.

Bob Downs, CEO, expressed his support for the series. “We’re excited to bring outside speakers to serve our communities and give them the opportunity to learn and grow.” Downs oversees operations for 41,000+ members and over $500 million in total assets.

For the fourth event in the program, author and speaker Robby Slaughter will be presenting on Networking for Busy Professionals. Robby is the author of four books, including The Unbeatable Recipe for Networking Events, and has spoken to audiences of dozens to thousands throughout the United States. You may have also read Robby’s columns locally in the Indianapolis Business Journal, on Inside Indiana Business, or in many other publications.

The Crane Executive Leadership Series features nine programs throughout the course of 2016, each hosted on the first Wednesday of the month either at the Plainfield or Franklin locations. Doors open at 9:00 am; programs run from 9:15 am to 10:15 am and include a light breakfast and refreshments. The event series is free to the general public; registration is required at www.cranecu.org/executiveseries.

Joining Crane is easy and only requires opening a savings account with a minimum balance of $5.00. Members at Crane can enjoy services like online and mobile banking, bill pay, eStatements, and MoneySmart, a personal financial management tool. Crane also offers a full line of savings, checking, and loan products.