During the 2017 Financial Services Expo held at the Irving Convention Center in Irving, TX, board co-chairs of The Council for Inclusion in Financial Services (CIFS), Cheryl Travis-Johnson and Marques Woods, assembled dozens of marquee-level speakers and international influencers to address the community’s and industry’s most pressing needs.
From making the business case for diversity and inclusion, to helping Millennials build a firm financial
future, and even understanding the government’s role in securing institutions’ assets as they manage
the money of millions of Americans, the 2017 Financial Services Expo the expo took a top-down
approach to inclusion by hosting lenders, bankers and mortgage brokers alongside the general public
(including small businesses/entrepreneurs) to foster deeper relationships and trust across industries.