18th Annual Economic Forecast Forum

Sure to once again attract a sold-out crowd, the NC Chamber and the North Carolina Bankers Association proudly present the 18th Annual Economic Forecast Forum, a gathering of our state’s most powerful and influential leaders, to discuss how the state can become a leader in job retention, job creation and quality of life. This highly acclaimed event provides you with the opportunity to heighten awareness of your company to a statewide audience of more than 700 leaders in business, government, education and nonprofits.

Sure to once again attract a sold-out crowd, the NC Chamber and the North Carolina Bankers Association proudly present the 18th Annual Economic Forecast Forum, a gathering of our state’s most powerful and influential leaders, to discuss how the state can become a leader in job retention, job creation and quality of life. This highly acclaimed event provides you with the opportunity to heighten awareness of your company to a statewide audience of more than 700 leaders in business, government, education and nonprofits.

January 7, 2020 @ The Sheraton Imperial Hotel in Durham

Sure to once again attract a sold-out crowd, the NC Chamber and the North Carolina Bankers Association proudly present the 18th Annual Economic Forecast Forum, a gathering of our state’s most powerful and influential leaders, to discuss how the state can become a leader in job retention, job creation and quality of life. This highly acclaimed event provides you with the opportunity to heighten awareness of your company to a statewide audience of more than 700 leaders in business, government, education and nonprofits.

Sure to once again attract a sold-out crowd, the NC Chamber and the North Carolina Bankers Association proudly present the 18th Annual Economic Forecast Forum, a gathering of our state’s most powerful and influential leaders, to discuss how the state can become a leader in job retention, job creation and quality of life. This highly acclaimed event provides you with the opportunity to heighten awareness of your company to a statewide audience of more than 700 leaders in business, government, education and nonprofits.

Sure to once again attract a sold-out crowd, the NC Chamber and the North Carolina Bankers Association proudly present the 18th Annual Economic Forecast Forum, a gathering of our state’s most powerful and influential leaders, to discuss how the state can become a leader in job retention, job creation and quality of life. This highly acclaimed event provides you with the opportunity to heighten awareness of your company to a statewide audience of more than 700 leaders in business, government, education and nonprofits.

2020 Washington Bank Caucus

The annual Washington Bank Caucus provides an opportunity for North Carolina bankers to make their voices heard with industry regulators and members of Congress. Your attendance will be a valuable investment of your time and you will leave knowing you have done your part to advance the issues of concern to our industry. It is rare to have access to such a large number of important decision-makers over the course of two days, so don't miss out on this special occasion!

The annual Washington Bank Caucus provides an opportunity for North Carolina bankers to make their voices heard with industry regulators and members of Congress. Your attendance will be a valuable investment of your time and you will leave knowing you have done your part to advance the issues of concern to our industry. It is rare to have access to such a large number of important decision-makers over the course of two days, so don't miss out on this special occasion!

January 29-30, 2020 @ The Hay-Adams Hotel in Washington, D.C.

The annual Washington Bank Caucus provides an opportunity for North Carolina bankers to make their voices heard with industry regulators and members of Congress. Your attendance will be a valuable investment of your time and you will leave knowing you have done your part to advance the issues of concern to our industry. It is rare to have access to such a large number of important decision-makers over the course of two days, so don't miss out on this special occasion!

The annual Washington Bank Caucus provides an opportunity for North Carolina bankers to make their voices heard with industry regulators and members of Congress. Your attendance will be a valuable investment of your time and you will leave knowing you have done your part to advance the issues of concern to our industry. It is rare to have access to such a large number of important decision-makers over the course of two days, so don't miss out on this special occasion!

The annual Washington Bank Caucus provides an opportunity for North Carolina bankers to make their voices heard with industry regulators and members of Congress. Your attendance will be a valuable investment of your time and you will leave knowing you have done your part to advance the issues of concern to our industry. It is rare to have access to such a large number of important decision-makers over the course of two days, so don't miss out on this special occasion!

Young Bankers Conference ’20

Registration is officially open for next year's Young Bankers Conference! This NCYB-hosted annual leadership conference covers the latest industry hot topics. If you are interested in sharpening your leadership skillset then this conference is the place to be!

Registration is officially open for next year's Young Bankers Conference! This NCYB-hosted annual leadership conference covers the latest industry hot topics. If you are interested in sharpening your leadership skillset then this conference is the place to be!

Feb. 23-25, 2020 @ the Embassy Suites Historic Charleston

Registration is officially open for next year's Young Bankers Conference! This NCYB-hosted annual leadership conference covers the latest industry hot topics. If you are interested in sharpening your leadership skillset then this conference is the place to be!

Registration is officially open for next year's Young Bankers Conference! This NCYB-hosted annual leadership conference covers the latest industry hot topics. If you are interested in sharpening your leadership skillset then this conference is the place to be!

Registration is officially open for next year's Young Bankers Conference! This NCYB-hosted annual leadership conference covers the latest industry hot topics. If you are interested in sharpening your leadership skillset then this conference is the place to be!

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Dec
17
Tue
Webinar – Bank Notes of Q4 @ Online
Dec 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

PROGRAM INFORMATION

The NCBA is partnering with Arnold & Porter on the Bank Notes of 2019 webinar series. This will be a quarterly series of webinars that are offered exclusively to NCBA members addressing regulatory issues that are most relevant to North Carolina banks.

Each Bank Notes session will include a report on:

  • New Rules and Regulations
  • Enforcement Actions and Trends
  • M&A Activity
  • 20-Minute Deep Dive – Fintech: Opportunities and Risks

Session swill be tailored to educate all aspects of banks’ operations (customer relationship personnel, BSA officers, legal, compliance, audit, operations, senior management, and directors). Each session will be 50 minutes, followed by a 10-minute Q&A session. The link will be delivered to attendees 24 hours before the program begins, and each registrant will be provided with an e-book containing the presentation materials and other supporting documents relevant to the discussion.

 

Speaker Information

Michael Mancusi – Partner, Arnold & Porter

Michael Mancusi represents domestic and foreign banks, credit unions, and other financial services clients in a wide range of state and federal regulatory, compliance, and enforcement matters. He also has substantial experience representing clients in government and corporate internal investigations, including entities subject to anti-money laundering requirements.

Mr. Mancusi counsels clients facing complex corporate governance and structural issues and represents clients before key state and federal bank regulatory agencies, including the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Reserve, the FDIC, the National Credit Union Administration, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and the Office of Foreign Assets Control.

Kevin Toomey – Associate, Arnold & Porter

Kevin Toomey represents bank and nonbank financial services companies, along with their boards of directors, executives, and senior management, in a wide range of enforcement, regulatory, compliance, and governance matters before the federal and state banking agencies, Department of Justice, CFPB, FinCEN, and OFAC. Mr. Toomey regularly represents clients in investigative proceedings, including navigating internal and government investigations, and advises clients on issues relating to the Bank Secrecy Act and anti-money laundering requirements, consumer protection, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, and state and federal banking laws and regulations.

Jan
7
Tue
18th Annual Economic Forecast Forum @ Sheraton Imperial Hotel
Jan 7 @ 10:30 am – 2:15 pm

Sure to once again attract a sold-out crowd, the NC Chamber and the North Carolina Bankers Association proudly present the 18th Annual Economic Forecast Forum, a gathering of our state’s most powerful and influential leaders, to discuss how the state can become a leader in job retention, job creation and quality of life. This highly acclaimed event provides you with the opportunity to heighten awareness of your company to a statewide audience of more than 700 leaders in business, government, education and nonprofits.

Jan
23
Thu
Webinar: Do’s and Don’ts for Managing Stressed Accounts @ Online - Link will be sent 24 hours in advance
Jan 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

PROGRAM INFORMATION

Managing distressed accounts begins at the application intake stage and continues through recovery. The road is often fraught with disaster. With over 60 years of combined experience representing banks and the credit industry, Caren Enloe and Jeff Rogers will discuss their do’s and don’ts for maximizing recovery and for avoiding common pitfalls experienced by banks and other credit providers, including:

  • How to properly secure your loan on the front end and prevent common issues which may jeopardize your recovery
  • How to avoid common errors and liability in collecting distressed accounts
  • How to protect your interests in bankruptcy without violating the automatic stay

 

SPEAKER INFORMATION

 

Caren Enloe is a partner with Smith Debnam Narron Drake Saintsing & Myers, LLP (Raleigh NC) and leads the firm’s consumer financial services litigation and compliance practice.  Caren is active in several national trade groups focused on receivable management and consumer finance.  She currently serves as the chair of the American Bar Association’s debt collection subcommittee and as a member of the governing committee for the Conference on Consumer Finance Law.

 

 

 

Jeff Rogers is a partner with Smith Debnam Narron Drake Saintsing & Myers, LLP (Raleigh NC) and leads the firm’s foreclosure and real estate litigation practices.  Jeff provides both litigation and compliance services to the banking and mortgage industries.

Jan
28
Tue
2020 Basic Commercial Lending School @ North Carolina Bankers Association
Jan 28 – Jan 29 all-day

PROGRAM INFORMATION

The course is designed to prepare bankers who prospect business banking loan requests to analyze the typical metrics used to approve these requests. The instructor will provide an overview of the commercial lending environment and how lenders should consider global cash flow, loan-to-value, and other factors when assessing loan decisions. Discussions will also include mitigating credit exceptions and good prospects. Participants will be guided through case studies to reinforce concepts.

Learning objectives include:

  • Calculating and analyzing global cash flow
  • Evaluating guarantor strength
  • Proper loan structure
  • Basics of income properties
  • Evaluating non-real estate collateral

Who should attend: Lending staff seeking an introductory understanding of commercial credit. We often host new business bankers and experienced branch managers with new commercial loan goals. The course will benefit lenders with loan authority and lenders operating in a centralized lending environment.

 

SPEAKER INFORMATION

Andy Nenni – Chief Credit Officer, Movement Bank

Andy Nenni has been providing training and coaching for bankers involved in consumer and commercial lending and has created custom training programs for banking associations and financial institutions. Courses include improving sales, consumer lending basics, performing real estate evaluations, and beginner through advanced C&I and CRE underwriting skills. Andy weaves over fifteen years of banking experiences and stories into each class and uses real world examples to reinforce concepts and entertain attendees. He has served as a Personal Banker, Credit Analyst, Commercial Lender, and Chief Credit Officer in community and national banks. Andy earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting at Kansas State University and a Masters of Business Administration at East Carolina University.

 

 

LODGING INFORMATION

The NCBA has secured a discounted rate of $189/night for our attendees at the Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley. To secure this discounted rate, please use the link below. To secure a room through the hotel’s website, please use corporate code T1954.

Book your corporate rate for NC Bankers Association

Feb
3
Mon
2020 BSA & AML Update Seminar @ Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley
Feb 3 @ 12:30 pm – Feb 4 @ 4:30 pm

PROGRAM INFORMATION

Patti Joyner is returning to lead our compliance experts through the various updates in BSA and AML.

This program is designed to enhance the skills of your Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) and Anti‐Money Laundering (AML) support staff, your independent audit team, and any personnel responsible for managing and maintaining a strong BSA and AML program. Expand your staff’s understanding and expertise in some of the most critical skills they will ever possess – skills that can protect your profits in these very challenging times of tight margins and sustained high expectations! Exam findings indicate we need to strengthen our compliance management program!

Patti Joyner of Financial Solutions will lead our program to discover new and improved solutions to the ever‐expanding regulatory challenges. She will discuss the latest developments regarding risk assessment, criminal activity patterns indicating increased problems and the bank’s reporting responsibilities that accompany those scenarios. Join us for the review of an updated and expanded risk assessment methodology including the required elements for documenting your bank’s risk assessment. Learn from others’ mistakes by reviewing the latest BSA/AML enforcement actions and how the criminals and terrorists are expanding their use of electronic payment methods, prepaid cards and just about anything else they can get their hands on!  Attendees will pick up new tricks and tips to maximize their programs designed to comply with these very important issues facing every financial institution. We’ll learn, we’ll laugh, and we’ll vent a little. Most importantly, we’ll be ready to face the latest version of BSA and AML challenges with a few more effective tools.


Stay tuned for a list of confirmed topics!

 

SPEAKER INFORMATION

Patti Joyner – Financial Solutions

Patti Joyner is a dynamic speaker and leader with strong, intuitive management skills, and a deep conviction that “excellence is not optional.” She has extensive experience in working with financial institutions, bank data processors and governmental agencies. Patti has more than 35 years of experience in the financial industry as an entrepreneur and financial institution executive. She is a Certified Public Accountant, skilled regulatory compliance consultant, bank operations specialist, system automation designer and an enthusiastic regulatory compliance instructor who believes in providing real-world solutions ready for immediate implementation.

Patti founded Financial Solutions in 1990 to offer financial institutions complete, cost-effective regulatory compliance solutions, thereby eliminating an institution’s need to rush to increase overhead. The company specializes in providing regulatory compliance assistance for financial institutions through policies, programs, on-site compliance reviews and customized training.

 

LODGING INFORMATION

The NCBA has secured a discounted rate of $179/night for our attendees at the Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley. To secure this discounted rate, please call 1-800-MARRIOTT and request the NC Bankers Association rate for the nights of February 2 & 3.

Please note that attendees are responsible for securing their hotel reservationsThe cut-off date to make reservations at the discounted rate is Sunday, January 12. 

Feb
12
Wed
Webinar – Interest Rate Analysis and the History of Prime @ Online
Feb 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

PROGRAM INFORMATION

This is a live webinar that will promptly begin at 10:00 AM EST. The link for the program and handouts will be emailed to attendees 24 hours before the training commences.

It always seems a long list of smart, high paid people are trying to figure out which way rates are going to move.  For many reasons, at or close to the top of the list are bankers. One of the best ways to figure out where something is going to go is to see where has it been and why. In this presentation, we will focus on historical Prime rate, looking at who makes the decision, why and how fast Prime has moved and see what your prediction of where future Prime might go.

Needed for the live, online class:

  • Highspeed internet
  • Camera is preferable but not required
  • Speaker phone to call in to the class

 

SPEAKER INFORMATION

David Nicholson – Credit Training, Inc.

David Nicholson started his 22 year corporate and commercial banking career at Fleet Financial Group in Boston, where he completed his formal commercial credit training. Mr. Nicholson has a long successful history of structuring deals in large corporate and middle market worlds, mostly in the C&I space. Mr. Nicholson has been teaching aspects of credit training for over 10 years, while formally establishing a three-month, fully interactive, live credit training program over the past four years. In that span, Mr. Nicholson has successfully taught over 45 financial analysts who work at numerous banks across Massachusetts. Mr. Nicholson and Credit Training, Inc. have been written about in Banker & Tradesman (Cover – 2016), American Banker (2018, 2018) and most recently, the Charlotte Business Journal (2019).

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