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On with Origence Podcast - Featuring Frank Diekmann

Join us for candid conversations with leaders from the financial technology space as we discuss lending, digital transformation, next gen marketing, economics, the future of financial services, and much more. Learn how these industry experts conquer today’s toughest challenges – while driving measurable results.

Meet the host

Frank J. Diekmann

Cooperator-in-Chief and co-founder of

Frank J. Diekmann is Cooperator-in-Chief and co-founder of, a digital news and collaboration platform that is now the #1 provider of organic reporting, opinion, analysis, video, and other resources to credit unions. Prior to founding, Mr. Diekmann founded Credit Union Journal, and prior to that co-founded Credit Union Times. Before covering credit unions, Mr. Diekmann covered the nation’s banking industry. He began his editorial career working as a sports reporter with the Cincinnati Post before making the natural segue into credit unions. Mr. Diekmann is also the author of five books: Cathode Ray’s, The Bawl Game, The Flip Flop, 501 Name Tags, & The Last Lyric.


Origence®… a new brand for the future of lending

For 25 years CU Direct has helped deliver a better digital lending experience, increase efficiencies, and fuel growth. With a vision to create the ultimate origination experience, we introduced a new brand for financial institution technology and solutions—Origence. Our new Origence website is where the journey begins…

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