Kevin Blair to Speak at National Directors Roundtable Conference

NewGround President and CEO to discuss how to set the stage for future success


CHESTERFIELD, Mo., October 10, 2018–NewGround, a St. Louis-based design and delivery firm, announced that NewGround President and CEO, Kevin Blair, will speak at CU Conferences’ 39th National Directors Roundtable Conference at the TradeWinds Island Grand Resort in St. Petersburg, Florida.

The objective of this conference is to explore the latest issues faced by the credit union movement. Attendees and speakers will include fellow board of directors, board chairs, CEOs, supervisory committee members, senior management staff, branch managers, and others from credit unions across the United States.

Kevin’s session entitled, “Vision 2020; Setting the Stage for Success,” will outline a strategic framework on the future workspace for credit union employees and the experience for members. Key program highlights include understanding key market drivers, top industry trends, and case studies of top industry performers implementing transformational change.

“It’s an honor that CU Conferences invited me to speak at this informative event,” said Kevin Blair, President and CEO of NewGround, “and I hope to provide organizations with an understanding on the importance of creating a dynamic culture capable of delivering exceptional employee and member experiences in these rapidly-evolving times.”

Kevin is one of the industry’s foremost experts on thought-leadership in creating next-generation retail and corporate environments through transformative strategy, branding, and design. With more than 30 years of experience, Kevin has helped create thousands of dynamic, innovative retail and corporate spaces.


About NewGround

NewGround is the industry thought-leader in strategy, innovative design, and project management, and has been for over 100 years. We help financial institutions master the power of their space to create the next generation workplace and retail solutions. At NewGround, we are driven by our core values of: Serving Others, Excellence, Innovation, Collaboration, and Communication. Headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, NewGround maintains corporate offices in Chicago, Illinois, Honolulu, Hawaii, and Waterloo, Ontario, with a regional presence throughout the U.S. For more information, visit NewGround at


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