Ranel Smith, CMP, CUDE, supports Montana’s credit unions with education-related assistance, putting on up to 10 conferences and educational events throughout Montana every year. In addition, she assists the Minnesota Credit Union Network and the Credit Union Association of the Dakotas with their education event planning. In 2013 Ranel became only the fifth Montana meeting planner to achieve the Certified Meeting Professional designation through the Convention and Industry Council. She is currently working on her Certified Meeting Management designation with Meeting Planners International. Ranel also oversees the Business Partnership relationships.
Ranel lives in Great Falls, MT with her husband and has three grown children. She enjoys music, running, and leisure travel (when she is not traveling for work)!