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Monday Livestream: ABA President and CEO Rob Nichols, ABA Chair Scott Anderson and Acting FDIC Chairman Martin Gruenberg to Kick Off ABA's Annual Convention


ABA President and CEO Rob Nichols and outgoing ABA Chair Scott Anderson, president and CEO of Zions Bank, will headline the opening session of the American Bankers Association’s 2022 Annual Convention in Austin, Texas, in front of an audience of bank leaders from across the country. Nichols will discuss issues facing the industry and ABA’s policy priorities. Anderson will reflect on his year as ABA Chair and his conversations with bankers around the nation. Acting Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Chairman Martin Gruenberg will follow the ABA leaders, sharing his perspective on FDIC priorities before participating in a Q&A session with Rob Nichols on current banking issues. A livestream of the opening general session will be available here on Twitter: https://twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1yoJMZNwaQNxQ


Following Acting FDIC Chair Gruenberg’s conversation with Nichols, a panel of bank CEOs from around the country will detail the business outlook in their markets, current challenges and what has them excited about the future.


The schedule for the livestream is as follows (all times Eastern)*:

  • 9:00 – 9:15 a.m.Opening remarks by Rob Nichols, president & CEO, American Bankers Association
  • 9:15 – 9:30 a.m.: Chair’s address by Scott Anderson, president & CEO, Zions Bank; chair, American Bankers Association
  • 9:30 – 10:00 a.m.: FDIC Outlook by Acting FDIC Chairman Martin Gruenberg, followed by a conversation with ABA President and CEO Rob Nichols
  • 10:00 – 10:30 a.m.: State of the Industry” Bank CEO Panel
    • Moderator: Naomi Camper, Chief Policy Officer, American Bankers Association
    • John C. Asbury, Chief Executive Officer, Atlantic Union Bankshares Corporation
    • Evelyn Smalls, President & CEO, United Bank of Philadelphia
    • Tim Marshall, Chief Executive Officer, Bank of Ann Arbor
    • Carissa Rodeheaver, Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and President, First United Bank & Trust

* All times are approximate and subject to change.


The full convention program, including additional education sessions, is available on the ABA website.


About the American Bankers Association

The American Bankers Association is the voice of the nation’s $23.7 trillion banking industry, which is composed of small, regional and large banks that together employ more than 2 million people, safeguard $19.6 trillion in deposits and extend $11.8 trillion in loans.

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