Banking and the Economy: A Forum for Emerging Bank Leaders

August 28 - 29, 2019

Banking and the Economy: A Forum for Emerging Bank Leaders is designed to provide industry, leadership and professional development for high potential emerging bank leaders, and to prepare them to become the industry’s next generation of leaders.  


About this event

The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City in partnership with the Colorado Bankers Association,  Independent Bankers of Colorado,  Independent Community Bankers Association of New Mexico, and Wyoming Bankers Association will host Banking and the Economy: A Forum for Emerging Bank Leaders in Denver, Colorado.

The Forum is designed to provide high potential middle emerging bank leaders from Colorado, New Mexico and Wyoming with industry and professional development knowledge that will prepare them for next generation leadership.

Event topics will include:

  • Leadership discussion
  • Economic update
  • Community banking regulations
  • Cybersecurity
  • Community Reinvestment Act
  • Diversity and inclusion strategies
  • Panel discussion with Emerging Leaders
  • And much more! 

 

 

Audience

Who should attend?

Emerging bank leaders interested in industry, leadership and professional development.

Event details

Date Time Location
August 28, 2019 2 p.m. - 6 p.m. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Denver Branch
August 29, 2019 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Denver Branch

Registration

Register here, April 15 - August 12
Space is limited, register early.

Hotel Information

The following hotels, listed alphabetically, are within walking distance to the Denver Branch and located close to restaurants and shopping.

Courtyard by Marriot
934 16th Street, Denver, Colorado 80202, United States
Phone: (303) 571-1114

Grand Hyatt Denver
1750 Welton Street, Denver, Colorado 80202, United States
Phone: (303) 295-1234

Magnolia Hotel
818 17th Street, Denver, Colorado 80202, United States
Phone: (303) 607-9000

The Curtis Hotel
1405 Curtis Street, Denver, Colorado 80202, United States
Phone: (303) 571-0303

The Westin Denver Downtown
1672 Lawrence Street, Denver, Colorado 80202, United States
Phone: (303) 572-9100

For a full list of Denver Hotels, please go to VisitDenver.com.



Registration Deadline: August 14, 2019

CPE Credits

By attending the 2019 Banking and the Economy: A Forum for Emerging Bank Leaders, you can earn 6.0 CPE credits for which no prerequisite is required.

Field of Study: 2.0/Economics and 4.0/Personal Development
Program Level: Update
Delivery Method: Group Live
Learning Objective: To provide emerging bank leaders with industry, leadership and professional development knowledge that will enhance their careers and networks.

For information regarding administrative policies, such as complaints and program cancellations, please contact Lisa Aquino at 816.881.2491.

The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org.

Contact Information

Chantell Garrett
Senior Stakeholder Engagement Advisor
(816) 881-2590

Banking and the Economy: A Forum for Emerging Bank Leaders

 

August 28
  • 2 - 2:45 p.m. Registration
  • 3 p.m. Emerging Bank Leaders will join Women in Banking Leaders for afternoon sessions and networking reception
  • 3 - 3:30 p.m. Banking Conditions

    Tara Humston, Senior Vice President, Supervision and Risk Management, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

  • 3:30 - 4 p.m. Emerging Trends in the U.S. and Regional Economy

    Sam Chapman, Associate Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Denver Branch

  • 4 - 4:30 p.m. Closing Remarks

    Maelynn Lewis, Director, Independent Bankers of Colorado

  • 4:30 - 6 p.m. Networking Reception

     

Banking and the Economy: A Forum for Emerging Bank Leaders

August 29
  • 8:30 - 9 a.m. Registration and Networking Breakfast
  • 9 - 9:15 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks

    Stacee Martin, Director, Public Affairs, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Denver Branch
    Nicole Keeswood, Assistant Vice President, Independent Community Bankers Association of New Mexico

     

  • 9:15 - 10:15 a.m. Opening Keynote: Winning the Game of Business by Engaging Your Team

    Many corporations are experiencing transformation mode, where leadership is about enabling the full potential in others. It’s about allowing employees to be their authentic selves so they can leverage their strengths and unique perspectives. Learn leadership strategies and tools on how to best engage your teams for a company win!

    Speaker: Chris DiLorenzo, Consultant, The James Paul Group

  • 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Breakout and Roundtable Session I

    Breakout Sessions:

    • Current Topics in Payments
      Insights on the current payments landscape, fintech in payments and strategies for improving the U.S. payment system.

      Terri Bradford, Payments Research Specialist, Payments System Research, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
    • The Road to Inclusive Leadership  
      Amy Hunter, Diversity and Inclusion Specialist, Boeing
    • Leading vs. Managing
      Leading vs. managing is a trending topic in the training and development world. Most presentations that talk about these topics together state that you have to provide one or the other. This session will discuss how both are applicable, and even the best leaders have to manage. Using both of these concepts, we will identify the skills needed to influence and motivate employees.

      Steph Vanous, Director of HR Consulting, Zelle HR Solutions

    Roundtables
    Led by an expert facilitator, roundtables offer an informal and intimate setting to share best practices around a focused theme and specific topic within the banking and financial services sector. Roundtables are discussion based and will not feature a formal presentation. Roundtables are limited to ten people per topic and are first-come-first-served.

    • Tools and resources for your bank’s CRA program
      Ariel Cisneros, Lead Community Development Advisor, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Denver Branch
    • Mentors, Sponsors and Champions: Strategies to Building Your Personal Board of Directors
      Chantell Garrett, Manager, Diversity, Inclusion and Strategic Engagements, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City



  • 11:45 - 1 p.m. Luncheon Keynote: Know Me, Like Me, Trust Me . . . Online: Building a Personal Brand in the Digital Age (as a Community Banker)

    When it comes to building personal relationships with your customers you may have heard the phrase “people want to bank with their banker, not just a bank”. But for most community bankers building high-quality relationships can be a challenge in today’s online, social networking world. Not to fear… this session will share insights from a “recovering banker” turned digital strategist on how building a personal brand online not only helps the banker, but the bank, to attract and retain more customers in the digital world.

    Eric Cook, Digital Strategist, WSI Digital Marketing


  • 1:15 - 2:15 p.m. Breakout and Roundtable Session II (concurrent sessions)

     

  • 2:30 - 3:15 p.m. The Climb to the Top: Lessons from Emerging Leaders

    Many emerging leaders want to know how and what it takes to get to the top. In this powerful session, we will explore real experiences of emerging leaders in the trenches to discuss courage, influence and risk-taking. Learn how you can stand up, speak up, positively gain traction with others, including superiors, and ultimately break barriers despite the pushback and bumps you face along the way. Walk away inspired from these influential and progressive emerging leaders who succeeded in driving change in the midst of obstacles and controversy.

    Moderator: Mike Bintner, Director of Education, Colorado Bankers Association
    Panelist:
    • Todd McDonald, Vice President of Strategy, Liberty Bank and Trust
    • Quentin Leighty, Chief Financial Officer, The First National Bank of Monument
    • Porcia Block, Vice President, Supervision and Risk Management, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

  • 3:15 - 3:30 p.m. Closing Remarks

    Michael Geesey, Executive Director, Wyoming Bankers Association

  • 3:30 p.m. Adjourn