ABA Mutual Community Bank Forum

March 19 – 20, 2017 • Washington Marriott Marquis • Washington DC

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2017 Program

Open to Bankers, Bank Directors & Trustees and State Association Executives only.

Kick off your week in Washington, at the ABA Mutual Community Bank Forum, held in conjunction with ABA’s Government Relations Summit. At the largest gathering of mutual bankers you'll hear from industry leaders on cybersecurity and fintech for mutual institutions.

  • ​​An insider view of DC from Reuters and Politico reporters
  • Congressional leaders views on key mutual issues
  • The millennial perspective on business and banking
Sunday, March 19
2:00 pm – 6:30 pm Registration & Information
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Reception with ABA officers and Board for all Mutual attendees
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Dinner with ABA officers for all Mutual attendees

D.BlantonDorothy A. Savarese
ABA Chairman
President and CEO
Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank
Orleans, Mass.

Monday, March 20
7:00 am – 1:30 pm Registration & Information
7:30 am – 8:30 am Breakfast Buffet
8:30 am – Noon General Session
  • Presiding Officer:
    Brad Paige
    Chairman, ABA Mutual Institutions Council
    President & CEO, Kennebunk Savings Bank, Kennebunk, Maine

  • FinTech Competitors: Understanding and Responding to their Technology Edge
    • Jack Vonder Heide, President, Technology Briefing Centers
  • Shedding the Light on FinTech—How it Affects Mutual Banks
    • Brian Graham, CEO, BancAlliance
    • Mark Pitkin, President and CEO, Sugar River Bank, Newport, NH
    • Bryan Clagett, Chief Marketing and Collaboration Officer, Geezeo
    • Moderator: Julieann Thurlow, President and CEO, Reading Co-Operative Bank, Reading, MA
  • Regulatory and Congressional Update

    Insider Views On The New Administration and Regulatory Climate
    P.RuckerPatrick Rucker
    Jaret Seiberg, former reporter for American Banker, Cowen Washington Research Group
    L.WoellertLorraine Woellert
    Moderator: Bob Davis, Executive Vice President, Mortgage Markets, Financial Management and Public Policy, American Bankers Association
  • Mutual Institutions and Your Role in Washington
    R.NicholsRob Nichols
    President and CEO
    American Bankers Association

  • Capitol Hill Perspective
  • Regulatory and Congressional Update on Key Mutual Bank Issues
    • Joseph Pigg, Senior Vice President, Senior Counsel II, Mortgage Finance, American Bankers Association
12:30 – 1:30 pm
  • Lunch

  • The Millennial Perspective On Business and Banking
    K.MesserliKristin Messerli
    Managing Director
    Cultural Outreach Solutions
1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
  • The World of Cybersecurity
    • Robert Novy, Deputy Assistant Director, Cyber Policy and Operations, United States Secret Service
  • Protecting Your Institution and Your Customers--How Mutuals Can Address These Threats During 2017 and Beyond
    • Trey Maust, Co-CEO, Lewis & Clark Bank, Oregon City, OR
    • Robert Novy, Deputy Assistant Director, Cyber Policy and Operations, United States Secret Service
    • Marc West, Chief Technology Officer, Fiserv
    • Moderator: Doug Johnson, Senior Vice President, Senior Advisor Risk Management, Center for Payments and Cybersecurity, American Bankers Association
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Panel
    • Thomas J. Fraser, First Federal Lakewood
    • Larry Arnold, Chairman, Belpre Savings Bank
    • Jim McQuade, Dollar Bank and @Lantec Bank
    • Charles Petersen, Maine Community Bancorp
    • Rick Vail, Maine Community Bancorp
    • Moderator: Brad Paige, President & CEO, Kennebunk Savings Bank, Kennebunk, Maine

4:00 pm Mutual Community Bank Conference Adjournment

Stay for the Government Relations Summit, March 20-22.

*Program subject to change

Program Questions? Please contact Alex Maroulis-Cronmiller for more information.​