Oct
23
Wed
2019 Regulatory Compliance School: Alumni Update @ Sheraton Imperial Hotel
Oct 23 @ 9:00 am – 4:45 pm

PROGRAM INFORMATION

Complying with federal banking regulations is a demanding, time consuming, and expensive task; therefore, a thorough understanding of the various laws and regulations governing your operations is essential in today’s environment.

The Carolinas Regulatory Compliance School helps financial institutions meet the compliance challenge by providing intensive training on the various regulatory requirements. Designed for personnel who monitor or manage your institution’s compliance, the Compliance School provides the most effective training available anywhere today. The Compliance School curriculum includes all major federal regulations covered in an on-site compliance examinations by federal regulatory agencies.

The Alumni Update will be conducted by Anetria Connell from ProBank Austin. This special alumni session will only be open to those who have completed either module of the Regulatory Compliance School in the past. Participants will receive an updated version of the manual that was provided to them during Compliance School, and will review the updated manual to discuss recent developments and common problems.

Specific topics will include:

  • Regulation Z
  • RESPA
  • Equal Credit Opportunity Act
  • Fair Housing Act
  • Unfair, Deceptive, Abusive Acts or Practices (UDAAP)
  • Flood Disaster Prevention Act
  • Homeowners Protection Act ~ PMI
  • Homeownership Counseling, SCRA
  • HMDA

SPEAKER INFORMATION

Anetria Connell is a Vice President at ProBank Austin. Prior to joining the firm, she served as legal counsel to the Kentucky Department of Financial Institutions which regulates depository, non-depository, and securities entities.  Her primary responsibility at the Department was the Dodd-Frank Act, whereby she assessed its effect on federal and state law and provided information and training to examiners and staff. In addition to her regulatory experience, Ms. Connell practiced business, real estate, and banking law. She graduated from The George Washington University Law school in 2004 with honors, and is licensed to practice law in Ohio and Kentucky.

LODGING INFORMATION

The NCBA has secured a discounted rate of $149/night for our attendees at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel. To secure this discounted rate, please use the link below. The cut-off date for this discounted rate is Tuesday, September 24. Please note that attendees are responsible for securing their hotel reservations.

Book your group rate for NC Bankers 2019 Regulatory Compliance School: Alumni Update

The Sheraton Imperial is close to being fully booked on Tuesday night. An additional room block has been established at the Springhill Suites, which is a three minute drive to the Sheraton.

Book your group rate for NCBA Regulatory Compliance School: Alumni Update at Springhill Suites

Campbell University Career Day @ Campbell University
Oct 23 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

We are promoting Campbell’s School of Business Career Recruitment Day! If you are interested in hiring interns for now or summer 2020, anticipating hires for December or May graduation, or need micro-interns for project work, this event will showcase our polished students majoring in a variety of business acumen.  Educate our students about your firm and see if they might be the strategic response needed for your succession challenges!

Oct
25
Fri
NCYB Breakfast with Congressman Ted Budd @ American National Bank & Trust Company
Oct 25 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am

Come join us for breakfast and to hear a government relations update from Congressman Ted Budd. Registration includes breakfast. Grab your coworkers and sign up today!

Nov
5
Tue
Women in Finance Forum @ Carolina Inn
Nov 5 all-day

The Women in Finance Forum is designed to inspire, empower and educate women⁠—as well as their male peers⁠—within the financial industry.

If you are interested in being a sponsor at this event, please contact Blair Jernigan at blair@ncbankers.org or Brianna Reeder at brianna@ncbankers.org.

Nov
12
Tue
Webinar – Bank Notes of Q4 @ Online
Nov 12 @ 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.

Nov
14
Thu
2019 Regulatory Insights Workshop @ Greensboro - High Point Marriott
Nov 14 all-day


PROGRAM INFORMATION

The workshop is being presented by the FDIC, and will feature roundtable discussions with representatives from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, and the NC Office of the Commissioner of Banks. Specific topics will include:

  • Key Risks to Fair Lending
  • Vendor Management Risks and Information Security
  • Regulatory Roundtables
  • Effective Asset Liability Management

SPEAKER INFORMATION

Confirmed speakers include:

Barbara Belfoure – Fair Lending Exam Specialist, FDIC 

Barbara is one of two Fair Lending Exam Specialists in the Atlanta Regional Office. She has been with the FDIC for 30 years and has served in many positions. During the past ten years, she has handled fair lending discrimination cases for the states of Florida, Southern Georgia, North Carolina, and West Virginia. Barbara was a Compliance Review Examiner for over ten years, a commissioned Compliance examiner and an assistance Risk Management examiner in the Dallas Region.

Barbara has handled discrimination cases involving pricing and underwriting based on race, ethnicity, and gender; overt discrimination, age and various discrimination complaints. She has participated in numerous bankers outreach efforts, workshops and FDIC sponsored Bankers calls. In 2012, she was a presenter in the Fair Lending training video sponsored by the FDIC as one of the Chairman’s initiative for bankers. In addition, she serves as an instructor at the Fair Lending School sponsored by the FDIC’s Corporate University for its employees.

 

Stacy Dail – Senior Portfolio Analyst, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

Stacy is a Senior Portfolio Analyst within the Supervision, Regulation and Credit Risk Management department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond. In this role, she has responsibility for overseeing and monitoring the safety and soundness condition for a portfolio of community banks. She has been with the Federal Reserve since 2005. She has been in her current role since 2013 and primarily works with bank management on issues to examinations, current topics in supervisory oversight and overall safety and soundness concerns.

 

 

Kelly Maher – National Bank Examiner, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency 

Kelly is a senior examiner in the Charlotte field office and a subject matter expert in commercial credit and corporate governance activities. She joined the OCC in 2005 and has held a variety of leadership positions during her career, including being the Team Leader of the Charlotte field office from 2014 to 2017 and Analyst to the Assistant Deputy Comptroller (ADC) for three years before that. In late 2018, Kelly completed an eighteen-month leadership development program where she served as the acting Director for Commercial Credit Risk in OCC headquarters, ADC of the Chicago field office, and a large bank Team Lead for Enterprise Risk Management and Operational Risk for a period of six months each. She was key contributor to the OCC’s Semi-Annual Risk publications during 2018 and routinely met with industry groups and bankers to discuss supervisory priorities. Kelly is also has extensive problem bank experience as she served as examiner-in-charge of several problem institutions before and during the great recession.

 

Margaret Meyers – Risk Management Field Supervisor, FDIC

Margaret currently serves as Risk Management Field Supervisor for the Raleigh Territory, a multi-office territory covering the eastern half of North Carolina and all of Virginia and West Virginia. In her 27 years with FDIC, Margaret has examined banks primarily in North Carolina but also in South Carolina, Virginia, Georgia, Indiana, and Illinois. She has also instructed for FDIC’s Corporate University, including one teaching assignment with the Egyptian Banking Institute in Cairo. Additionally, she has been very involved in Directors’ Colleges in NC, SC, and WV. Margaret has served on several temporary assignments in the Atlanta Regional Office and at FDIC Headquarters in Washington, DC. Her experience on these assignments includes reviewing and processing problem bank cases for the Atlanta, Chicago, and New York regions.

 

Zach Presley – Senior Capital Markets Specialist, FDIC 

Zach Presley serves as Senior Capital Markets Specialist for the Atlanta Region of the FDIC.  He joined the FDIC in 2010 as an examiner in the Birmingham, Alabama office after having worked as a loan officer at a community bank in Southwest Georgia.  Zach has conducted examinations at numerous banks throughout the region with a primary focus on asset/liability management.  He currently serves as an instructor in the Asset Liability Management School at the FDIC’s Corporate University.  Zach received his undergraduate degree in Finance from Valdosta State University and recently completed the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University.

 

Richard Snitzer – IT Examination Specialist, FDIC

Richard began his career with the FDIC in Lexington, KY, where he became a commissioned examiner in 1993. Soon after earning his commission, Richard began his Information Technology career that continues to serve him well today. He has examined banks with less than $10 million in assets all the way into the billions throughout the United States. Until recently, he has focused on examining large technology service providers and data centers. Richard currently serves as one of the Atlanta Region’s IT examination specialists. He has attained several certifications such as the Certified Information Systems Auditor, Certified Information Systems Security Professional, Certified Fraud Examiner, and Certified Business Continuity Professional. Richard has taught and helped develop IT courses for the FDIC including the Cybersecurity Initiative for the FDIC and Bankers.

 

Richard Stewart – Financial Program Manager, North Carolina Office of the Commissioner of Banks

Richard Stewart currently serves as the Financial Program Manager for the supervision of large banks with the Office of the North Carolina Commissioner of Banks. He joined the NCCOB in 2009 after beginning his banking career with Bank of America in 2001. During his tenure with the NCCOB, Richard has served as a community bank examiner and later was the central point of contact for an institution with assets greater than 10 billion.  Richard is now entering his third year as a student at the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado. Richard served in the United States Marine Corps and obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Economics at UNC-Chapel Hill.

 

LODGING INFORMATION

The NCBA has secured a discounted rate of $139/night for our attendees at the Greensboro – High Point Marriott. To secure this discounted rate, please use the link below or call the hotel directly at 336.852.6450 and request the NC Bankers Association rate for the night of November 13. The last day to book this discounted rate is Wednesday, October 23.

Please note that attendees are responsible for securing their hotel reservations.

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Nov
18
Mon
Bankers In Schools
Nov 18 – Nov 22 all-day

The North Carolina Young Bankers will once again be hosting the Bankers in Schools program this November! This is a week-long program that allows schools from across the state to invite bankers in their communities to visit classrooms and teach a 45-minute lesson on budgeting. Volunteers will be trained and guided using a thorough curriculum, and will come prepared to teach the unique and engaging activity, designed specifically for high-school aged students. Find out more information HERE!

Nov
19
Tue
Basic Commercial Lending School @ TowneBank (formerly Paragon Bank)
Nov 19 – Nov 20 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 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 $159/night for our attendees at the North Raleigh Hilton. To secure this discounted rate, please use the link below.

Make Your Reservation Here!

Please note that attendees are responsible for securing their hotel reservations. Should you have any difficulty with reserving a room, please contact Courtney Quatrara at courtney.quatrara@hiltonraleighNH.com.

Jan
23
Thu
Webinar: Traps on Secured and Non-Secured Credit @ Online - Link will be sent 24 hours in advance
Jan 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Registration will open on January 6

PROGRAM INFORMATION

Please check back later for more program details on this live webinar!

 

SPEAKER INFORMATION

Caren Enloe – Partner, Smith Debnam

Caren Enloe is a partner and concentrates her practice in consumer financial services litigation and compliance, bankruptcy, and commercial litigation with an emphasis on creditor’s rights. She practiced with Smith Debnam from 1992 until 2011 and rejoined the firm in 2015 following a three and a half year stint with an Am Law 200 law firm based in Atlanta. Ms. Enloe has a deep understanding of the complex compliance environment surrounding the financial services industry and regularly advises financial service companies on licensing and compliance issues involving state and federal consumer protection and finance statutes. Ms. Enloe earned her Juris Doctor cum laude from Campbell University School of Law, where she served as a member of the law review. She holds a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Music from Appalachian State University.

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

Registration will open on November 4.

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 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.