This site uses cookies to improve your browsing experience, gather site analytics and activity, track shopping cart contents, and deliver relevant marketing information.
View our privacy policy and manage your settings here. By using our site you agree to these terms.

Emerging Leaders

Engaging and developing the next generation of bank leaders is critical to our industry’s success. ABA and state bankers associations offer dedicated resources to promote your professional development, including networking events, conferences, online training and other leadership resources highlighted on this page.

Emily Gray“It’s so important for young bank leaders to have the opportunity to develop their leadership potential. ABA offers learning and networking to help you build skills, connect with your peers and succeed in your career.”

- Emily Gray, chair, ABA Emerging Leaders Council Administrative Committee and SVP, Hardin County Bank, Savannah, Tenn.


ABA Resources

Build Your Career

Advocate for the Industry

Get Involved with ABA

Other Resources

ABA State Association Alliance

ABA continues to complement and reinforce the emerging leader/young banker programming developed by state bankers associations. We encourage you to not only become involved at a national level but also at the state level. The majority of state banker associations have individual leadership programs and/or unique opportunities for you to get involved and connect with your peers.

​Questions or suggestions? Please contact Caitlin Taylor.


 Stay Connected

Join our mailing list to receive announcements, free resources and connect with ABA.

 Events Calendar



Stonier Graduate School of Banking
June 6-13, 2019
Philadelphia, PA


Emerging Leaders Forum
March 23, 2020
Washington, DC

 ABA Contacts

  • Caitlin Taylor
    Director, ABA-State Association Alliance

  • Matt Brown
    VP, ABA-State Association Alliance