Jun
9
Sun
Camp Challenge @ YMCA Camp Weaver
Jun 9 – Aug 2 all-day

Sign up to volunteer at Camp Challenge this summer during one of our Financial Literacy classes! Classes are held Monday through Friday, and last from 9:00 am-12:30 pm. Camp Challenge runs for eight consecutive weeks from June 9 – August 2. To learn more and sign up, click here!

Jul
10
Wed
Webinar – Management Essentials @ Online, Self-Paced
Jul 10 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

PROGRAM INFORMATION

The NCBA is partnering with the ABA on this special launch of Management Essentials virtual training. This training is self-paced, with a launch date of July 10. Attendees will be given a roster of all participants to allow for peer discussion and networking while taking the course. Total allowed time to complete the course is nine weeks, and will take about 90 minutes total to complete. Attendees must complete the course by Thursday, September 12. The program will end with a live, 60-minute webinar on Friday, September 13 featuring HR experts from the ABA to discuss best management skills and practices.

 

This suite of six courses explores best practices for successfully managing employees, from interviewing to managing performance. Completing this course provides tips and tactics for coaching employees, developing a recognition program, and holding effective meetings. Concise, impactful lessons can be applied on the job immediately.

Course titles include:

  • Interviewing: Guides attendees through methods on conducting an effective interview
    • How to quickly identify job requirements and skills
    • Discover various types of interview questions to ask and listening techniques to use
    • Ensure your interviewing follows legal guidelines and helps you make fair hiring decisions
  • Managing Performance: Guides registrants through managing performance proactively
    • Learn how to leverage the three steps in the performance management cycle to ensure that employees stay focused on, and remain accountable for, business goals and outcomes
  • Employee Recognition: Guides attendees through preparing and delivering recognition in a way that makes the employee feel valued and appreciated
    • Get tactics for reinforcing desired behaviors and actions for ongoing employee performance success
  • Coaching: Guides registrants through cultivating a coaching relationship
    • Recognize coaching opportunities and invite an employee into a coaching relationship
    • Explore how to identify each employees’ skills and their opportunities for development
    • Discover ways to collaboratively create a coaching plan
  • Effective Meetings: Guides attendees through planning and managing effective meetings.
    • Learn how to hold meetings that give your team the opportunity to interact, collaborate, and share ideas, as well as resolve problems and make informed decisions
  • Corrective Action: this session will guide attendees through facilitating an employee’s improvement using the progressive disciplinary model
    • Understand how to apply corrective action in a balanced and objective manner
    • Learn when corrective action is justified and the consequences of not taking action

This is a must-attend program for first-time managers who need an introduction to essential skills, or experienced managers and supervisors who want a refresher on management skills. 

Speaker Information

Stay tuned for speaker information!

Jul
16
Tue
Webinar – Bank Notes of Q3 @ Online
Jul 16 @ 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.

All webinars are live programs and will begin at 10:00 am EST on the following days:

  • Q3 – Tuesday, July 16
  • Q4 – Tuesday, November 12

Each Bank Notes session will include a report on:

  • New Rules and Regulations
  • Enforcement Actions and Trends
  • M&A Activity
  • 20-Minute Deep Dive into Regulatory Topic for the Quarter

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.

Jul
18
Thu
NCYB Charlotte Region Networking Event @ Catawba Brewing Company
Jul 18 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
When was the last time you went out with your peers, had a drink… and threw axes at a target? That’s right, Charlotte bankers, our next networking event in your region will be hosted at the Catawba Brewing Company and the attached Axe Club of America. Spend some time getting to know your fellow Young Bankers, and if you’re feeling brave, blow off some steam with a round of competitive axe throwing! Click here to RSVP and learn more.
Jul
28
Sun
83rd Annual School of Banking @ William & Ida Friday Center - Chapel Hill
Jul 28 – Aug 2 all-day
Aug
28
Wed
2019 Consumer Lending Workshop @ North Carolina Bankers Association
Aug 28 all-day

PROGRAM INFORMATION

The workshop is designed to prepare bankers who accept consumer loan requests to analyze the typical metrics used to approve these requests. Instructor Andy Nenni will provide an overview of the consumer lending environment and how lenders should consider credit scores, loan-to-value, and debt-to-income when assessing loan decisions. Discussions will also include mitigating issues with repayment history and higher than acceptable debt loads. Participants will be guided through case studies to reinforce concepts.

Learning objectives include:

  • Brief overview of consumer lending regulations
  • Describe typical loan products, terms, and advance rates
  • Review credit bureau reports
  • Analyze a personal financial statement
  • Identify repayment sources using stated income, paystubs, and tax returns including a brief introduction to self-employed borrowers

This program should be attended by lending staff seeking an introductory understanding of consumer credit. 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. The hotel is located two miles away from the NCBA.

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

Click HERE to Get Your Discounted Rate!

Sep
4
Wed
2019 Fall Compliance Update Seminar @ Greensboro - High Point Marriott
Sep 4 @ 9:00 am – Sep 5 @ 12:30 pm

Registration Will Open On July 1

Time: Day 1, 9 am – 5 pm
Day 2, 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

PROGRAM INFORMATION

Patti’s coming back to town to help guide us through the murky waters of compliance updates. You and your compliance team won’t want to miss this informative session! Stay tuned for a complete list of topics that Patti will be covering.

 

SPEAKER INFORMATION

Patti Blenden

Patti Blenden 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 $134/night at the Greensboro – High Point Marriott. To secure a room at that rate, please call the hotel directly at 336.852.6450 and ask for the NC Bankers rate on the nights of September 3 & 4. Please note that attendees are responsible for securing their own reservations, and that the cut-off date to receive this rate is Tuesday, August 13.

Sep
23
Mon
2019 Fusion Forum @ Washington Duke Inn
Sep 23 – Sep 25 all-day

This event is a fusion of our traditional CFO Symposium, Management Team Conference, Credit Conference and Security Summit. Registration for your role specific pathway will be offered as well as a full forum registration which will allow you to choose your own path.

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.

Sep
30
Mon
Universal Banker Certification Series @ North Carolina Bankers Association
Sep 30 – Oct 3 all-day

Registration will open on July 1.

 

Registration Rates
Full Series: $1,350 (Early Bird – 9/16) / $1,400 (Regular – after 9/16)
Single Day Registration: $385 (Early Bird – 9/16) / $435 (Regular – after 9/16)

PROGRAM INFORMATION

The complete Universal Banker Certification Series is a four-day program.Attendees can either elect to register for the full series, or for the individual segments. To view the full program overview with descriptions and a video highlight, please CLICK HERE.

The Goals

  1. An understanding of the challenges in community banking
  2. An opportunity to learn about the best UX-user/customer experience
  3. The ability to plan for the impact of technology, artificial intelligence, and self-service on the community bank and banker
  4. The skills to be an ambassador for the bank, and build your personal network

Who Should Attend

Bankers from any department within the bank. These bankers may be new hires, beginning bankers, or bankers with years of experience. They are the emerging bankers who want to become qualified to move laterally or forward in the organization.

The Agenda

Day 1 – Culture Shifting in Community Banks 
Focuses on the shift from order-taking to an engaged, advisory culture and the team issues faced when changing cultures. 

  • Why community banks fail to compete
  • Creating the advisory environment across the bank
  • Growing the community bank appropriately
  • Challenges in changing culture
  • Analyzing staff performance across the bank
  • Critical thinking – see the big picture
  • The why’s – learn the why I am doing something and the interworking of the job
  • Assignment to be completed by Day 2

Day 2 – Wowing the Customer 
Addresses the needs, wants, and expectations of the new, digital, and younger customers and employees. 

  • Present each team’s Day 1 assignment findings to the class
  • Customer expectations from smart customers
  • Creating the ultimate UX (user/customer experience)
  • Data vs. data driven decision-making
  • Streamlining your work processes
  • iGen and millennial customers – trouble and opportunity ahead, must be able to manage relationships up and down with co-workers, and with customer relationships
  • Develop leadership skills and wow your employer – they will take notice
  • Team work and flexibility go both ways – employee and employer – there is no departmental – only one employer
  • Assignment to be completed before Day 3 (for full series attendees only)

Day 3 – Your Advisory Role
Presents opportunities for the bank and banker to engage in activities and skills to drive results across the bank for the foreseeable future.

  • Present each team’s Day 2 assignment findings to the class
  • Bank products – WIIFM (what’s in it for me?)
  • The bank of the future – technology, artificial intelligence, and self service
  • Transitioning your bank for the future
  • Team selection and team rewards
  • Social skills at events and during work time (i.e. lobby communication with customers)
  • Social and business communication/etiquette
  • Social media – what to share on Facebook, Twitter, etc.
  • Assignment to be completed before Day 4

Day 4 – An Ambassadorship & Growth 
Addresses critical skills necessary to make the banker more valuable in the bank, and in the community at large.

  • Present each team’s Day 3 assignment findings to the class
  • Being an ambassador for your bank
  • Dress in public: better to overdress than under dress
  • Doing it right the first time – proof reading for accuracy
  • Building your network
  • Assessing strengths and weaknesses – yours and the bank’s
  • Community bank case study

 

SPEAKER INFORMATION

Jennie Sobecki – Owner & CEO, Focused Results

Jennie is the Owner and CEO of Focused Results, LLC, a sales and marketing strategy, consulting, and training firm, concentrating in results-driven process consulting and training experience in community banks and FI’s. An expert in designing and implementing sales efforts and processes, she designs solutions to drive top line growth through better utilization and training of existing sales forces, including sales management.

Jennie is a graduate of Indiana University and has a certificate in consulting services from Ball State University. Prior to joining Focused Results, she was Director of Sales and Marketing for a $3 billion bank holding company, Sales Manager for a high performing mid-level bank, and Director of Corporate Training for a large Midwest insurance company. A charismatic speaker and consultant, Jennie consults with numerous financial service organizations on revenue, sales, sales leadership, and organizational performance.

 

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 call the hotel directly at 919.872.2323 and ask for the NC Bankers Association discounted rate. This rate includes complimentary transportation to and from the North Hills Mall. The hotel is located two miles away from the NCBA.

Please note that attendees are responsible for securing their hotel reservations. Should you encounter any issues with your reservation, please contact Business Travel Sales Manager, Courtney Quatrara at 919.878.4914 or courtney.quatrara@hiltonraleighnh.com.

Oct
8
Tue
2019 IRA Workshop @ North Carolina Bankers Association
Oct 8 – Oct 9 all-day

Registration will open on August 5.

Time:  9 am – 4 pm both days

Registration Rates
Total Program: $795 (Early Bird – 9/24) / $845 (Regular – after 9/24)
Day 1: IRA Essentials Only: $415 (Early Bird – 9/24) / $465 (Regular – after 9/24)
Day 2: Advanced IRAs Only: $415 (Early Bird – 9/24) / $465 (Regular – after 9/24)

Individuals can register for all days as a full package, or can register for any day a la carte. You can view topics for each day on the agenda (link above).

PROGRAM INFORMATION

Day 1 – IRA Essentials

You should register for this program if you need to learn the basics of Traditional and Roth IRAs or you want an updated, general refresher on IRA rules.

This session will give attendees a solid foundation of IRA knowledge. Exercises are included throughout the day to help participants apply information to job-related situations. Attendees will leave this session able to work with IRA owners and process basic IRA transactions with confidence. This is a beginner’s session; no previous IRA knowledge is assumed.

Course topics include:

  • Introduction and Establishing IRAs
    • Identify the tax differences of a Traditional and Roth IRA
    • Examine the process for establishing an IRA and the required documents
    • Differentiate between the types of beneficiaries
  • IRA Funding
    • Learn about the Traditional and Roth IRA eligibility requirements
    • Identify the contribution limit and deadline
    • Communicate contribution reporting deadlines
  • IRA Distributions
    • Identify federal income tax withholding requirements
    • Examine IRS penalties and penalty exceptions
    • Summarize the tax consequences of IRA distributions
    • Communicate distribution reporting deadlines
  • IRA Portability
    • Differentiate between a rollover and a transfer
    • Recognize rollovers between IRAs and employer-sponsored retirement plans

 

Day 2 – Advanced IRAs

You should register for this session if you are an IRA administrator, personal banker, or member services personnel who has a working knowledge of basic IRA operations and wishes to expand your expertise and provide enhanced customer service, a compliance specialist, or support personnel responsible for promotional materials.

This portion of the program will build on an attendees’ basic IRA knowledge to address some of the more complex IRA issues that their financial organizations may handle. This is an advanced session, and previous IRA knowledge is assumed. The instructor will use real-world examples to help participants apply information to job-related situations.

Course topics include:

  • IRA Update
    • Explain recent changes affecting IRA owners
    • Discuss the current Roth modified adjusted gross income (MAGI) limits
    • Recognize how recent changes may affect your financial organization
  • Required Minimum Distributions
    • Calculate a required minimum distribution (RMD)
    • Discuss the RMD rules and reporting requirements
  • Beneficiary Options
    • Describe beneficiary distribution options
    • Recognize the differences for spouse, nonspouse, and nonperson beneficiaries
    • Explain beneficiary payment deadlines
  • Advanced Portability
    • Summarize the restrictions on the movement between IRAs
    • Recognize the options available when moving from an employer-sponsored retirement plan to an IRA
    • Explain the result of violating the portability restrictions
  • Roth IRA Conversion Contributions
    • Describe a conversion
    • Explain the effect of withholding on a conversion
    • Report a conversion
    • Define the consequences of an ineligible conversion
  • Withholding and Getting It Right
    • List the possible penalties for failing to withhold
    • Explain the withholding notice and election requirements
    • Discuss how withholding is reported and transmitted to the IRS
    • Describe foreign withholding requirements

 

SPEAKER INFORMATION

We are partnering with Ascensus on this program. Stay tuned for the speaker announcement!

 

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. The hotel is located two miles away from the NCBA.

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

Click HERE to Get Your Discounted Rate!