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Whether you’re building a leadership bench, enhancing DEI in the workplace, staying up to speed on economic trends and accounting standards—or all of the above—ABA has the strategic insights you need to help your bank run smoothly and successfully.

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Join the Bank On Movement

As part of ABA’s commitment to reduce the number of unbanked and underbanked people in the country, we are encouraging all banks to join the growing list of financial institutions that offer low-cost Bank On-certified accounts.

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Related Training & Events

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Helping Banks Respond to COVID-19

ABA has the latest information and resources to help banks respond to COVID-19—including PPP FAQs, a guide for safely returning to normal operations and more.

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ABA Resources

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Online Training from ABA and the Wharton School

These new online certificate programs challenge banking’s rising stars to think strategically, engage new talent and chart a successful leadership path for the future. Training modules can be purchased individually or together as a certificate. 

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Build Your Organization’s Bench Strength

Talent management is all about attracting the best employees and retaining them by fine-tuning their skills through ongoing training and development. Build an effective succession plan with these offerings from ABA.

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Policy Analysis & Advocacy Efforts

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Hugh Carney

Hugh Carney

SVP of Prudential Regulation and Asset Management

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Mike Guillette

Michael L. Gullette

SVP, Tax & Accounting

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Jonathan Thessin

Jonathan J. Thessin

VP & Senior Counsel, Consumer and Regulatory Compliance

Regulatory Compliance

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Maggie Kelly

Maggie Kelly

SVP, Executive Education and CEO Programs

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Operational Risk Data Sharing Consortium

Facilitates a confidential exchange of operational loss data among peer banks, to support loss benchmarking and regulatory reporting requirements.

Scenario Analysis Working Group

A forum for peer banks to develop forward looking scenarios for banks’ material risks. Results are used by banks in risk management and stress testing.

Records Management Working Group

This peer-based group brings together bankers with an interest to discuss and better understand issues and trends in the world of records management.

CFOs Email Bulletin

Get timely information for busy chief financial officers delivered as news warrants. (Bank members only)

National Best Practices Discussion Group

Examine deposit account fraud prevention systems and techniques used to mitigate risk by your bank.