NASHVILLE, Tenn. (6/3/11)--Under the theme “Performance and Profitability,” Volunteer Corporate CU (VolCorp) will host its annual forum Aug. 18-19 in Nashville. Business entrepreneur Mike McKinley of Alive! Alive! Associates will speak on “Survival Moving on to Thrival” and “Transforming Today’s Challenges Into Tomorrow’s Business.” McKinley will analyze and evaluate what is helping or hindering participants’ businesses as they move forward. Jeff Rendel, president of Rising Above Enterprises, will discuss opportunities for growing the revenue-generating capacities, based on regional and national developments. Rendel has experience as a federal regulator, financial executive and congressional lobbyist. Frank Diekmann, publisher of Credit Union Journal, will discuss “25 Ideas that are Working in Credit Unions Right Now.” Topics addressed will range from loan promotions and savings campaigns, to revenue-producing initiatives and cross-cultural, business development drives. VolCorp’s annual meeting will be held in conjunction with Forum ’11 at 4:30 p.m. (ET) Aug. 18. The meeting will include a briefing on VolCorp’s accomplishments during the past year and the credit union’s future direction. Board election results also will be announced.