ABA Women's Leadership Forum

March 22, 2017 • Washington Marriott Marquis • Washington, DC

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2017 Program

Open to women CEOs and senior executives in the banking industry only.

Cindy Solomon, leadership expert and author, The Courage Challenge Workbook, will share best practices and learnings on the unwritten rules of corporate success. You will also hear women banking leaders’ true stories. Gain new ideas, strategies and networking opportunities to help effectively lead your bank. The Forum directly follows the ABA Government Relations Summit in Washington, D.C.

Monday, March 20
​5:30 p.m. - 6:30 ​p.m. Reception for Women's Leadership Forum Attendees
(During Day One of the 2017 ABA Government Relations Summit)​

​​Wednesday, March 22, 11:15 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Dorothy Savarese.jpgDorothy Savarese
ABA Chairman
Chairman, President and CEO,
Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank,
Orleans, Mass.

R.NicholsRob Nichols
President and CEO
American Bankers Association
Lunch with Keynote Speaker:
Courageous Leadership for Women: The Unwritten Rules of Corporate Success

Cindy Solomon​Cindy Solomon
President and Chief Executive Officer
Cindy Solomon & Associates
San Francisco, CA
Banking Leaders Panel Discussion: Courageous Leadership for Women: The True Stories
  • Cara James, CRCM
    Senior Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer, Arvest Bank, Tulsa, OK
  • Emily B. Gray
    Senior Vice President and Senior Credit Officer, Hardin County Bank, Savannah, TN
  • Moderator: Cindy Solomon
    President and Chief Executive Officer, Cindy Solomon & Associates, San Francisco, CA
Q & A and Closing

*Program subject to change

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 Women's Leadership Resources

ABA has compiled leadership events, videos, survey results, articles and many other resources to help inspire women to lead the banking industry. ​Take a Look

Program Questions? Please contact Susan Bonney for more information.​