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Emerging Leaders Forum

April 1, 2019 • Washington Summit • Washington Marriott Marquis • Washington DC

Emerging Leaders Forum

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Leadership development and effective advocacy go hand in hand - and the Emerging Leaders Forum is a chance to share challenges and strategies with peers from across the country as you work to cultivate a strong, dynamic, and diverse banking industry for the future.

During this interactive program, attendees will hear from thought provoking speakers and learn ways to build on their networking and leadership development skills. There will be a private reception following the Forum in addition to professional development opportunities.

2019 Forum Program


Monday, April 1
​9:00 am - 10:00 am Networking Breakfast & Community Service Event
10:00 am – 10:20 am Welcome
10:20 am – 12:30 pm General Session

Betsy Hubbard Betsy Hubbard
Founder, President, Mindset Digital

SOS Habit: Write for Mobile: Emails That Drive Action
Drowning in email? You’re not alone. On average, professionals spend more than 13 hours a week managing email—and countless hours more waiting for responses. This high-energy session offers practical, take-home tips on writing emails that work.
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Lunch and Networking Break
​1:30 pm – 4:00 pm ​General Session

Florent Groberg Florent Groberg
Boeing Commercial Airplanes Chief of Staff
Captain, U.S. Army and Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient

Opportunities Earned & Leadership Learned: An American Hero’s Journey
This celebrated American hero and Medal of Honor recipient draws on his decorated Army career to deliver life-changing lessons on leadership, teamwork and the meaning of sacrifice.


Closing Remarks
Bob Glover Bob Glover
Vice President, Investment & Security Officer
The Peoples Bank, Ripley Mississippi

Stay for the Government Relations Summit through April 1-3.

Who Should Attend

Bankers seeking to gain experience in:

  • Management Skills
  • Leadership Development
  • Political Engagement
  • Career Development
  • Networking

Build Your Case to Come to Washington

Learn more about who should attend.

Download our justification letter to help tell your story to your supervisor about the benefits you'll receive from attending the 2019 ABA Emerging Leaders Forum.

​Questions? Contact Caitlin Taylor.​