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ABA Nominates Officers for 2018-2019

WASHINGTON —
​WASHINGTON — The American Bankers Association’s Nominating Committee has selected the official slate of candidates for ABA officers for election at the association’s annual convention to be held in New York, October 21-23. 
 
The Committee, chaired by Dorothy Savarese, chairman, president and CEO of Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank, Orleans, Mass., nominated these candidates for ABA officer positions:
  • CHAIRMAN: Jeffrey M. Szyperski, chairman, president and CEO, Chesapeake Bank, Kilmarnock, Va.;
  • CHAIRMAN-ELECT: Laura Lee (Laurie) Stewart, president and CEO, Sound Community Bank, Seattle;
  • VICE CHAIRMAN: James J. Edwards, Jr., CEO, United Bank, Griffin Ga.; and
  • TREASURER: Luther Deaton, Jr., chairman, president and CEO, Central Bank and Trust Co., Lexington, Ky.
 “We’re grateful that the nominating committee has delivered such a terrific slate of officers for the coming year,” said Rob Nichols, ABA president and CEO. “These passionate industry leaders dedicate a tremendous amount of their time to represent America’s banks before Congress, regulatory agencies and across the globe. We appreciate their expertise, leadership, and dedication to our industry.”
 
The American Bankers Association is the voice of the nation’s $17 trillion banking industry, which is composed of small, regional and large banks that together employ more than 2 million people, safeguard $13 trillion in deposits and extend nearly $10 trillion in loans. Learn more at aba.com.
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The American Bankers Association is the voice of the nation’s $18.6 trillion banking industry, which is composed of small, regional and large banks. Together, America’s banks employ more than 2 million men and women, safeguard $14.5 trillion in deposits and extend more than $10.5 trillion in loans.

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