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Peer Exchanges | Conference for Community Bankers

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Monday, February 13

Board Member Exchange

The best boards strike a balance between aligning with management on common goals and communicating difficult issues. Regulators expect boards to go beyond their traditional bounds of oversight—are you prepared? During this session, directors and trustees will speak with peers from banks from a range of asset sizes about the issues that matter most.

  • Facilitator: Floyd Stoner, Consultant, Alliance Partners

CEO Exchange

Discuss industry issues, solutions and strategies with your colleagues during these facilitated sessions. Share what has and has not worked for your bank, and hear the same from your peers. Exchanges will be grouped by bank asset size. Sponsored by Forvis and BCC.

  • Up to $500 Million Facilitator: Ryan Donovan, President and CEO, Council of Federal Home Loan Banks
  • $500 Million–$999 Million in Assets Facilitator: Rob Barton, Executive Consultant, BCC 
  • $1 Billion and More in Assets: Adam Thomas, Partner, Forvis   

CFO Exchange

Join your fellow CFOs and senior finance leaders to discuss challenges regarding balance sheets, human capital and risk management, while sharing strategic solutions on what has worked successfully at your bank.

  • Facilitator: Steve Kinner, Senior Managing Director, IntraFi 

CRE Lending

Topics to be announced.

  • Facilitator: Sharon Whitaker, Vice President, CRE and Mortgage Finance, American Bankers Association

Emerging Leaders Exchange

Connect with fellow emerging bank leaders to discuss and share the latest challenges, issues, solutions and strategies within the banking industry. Learn from like-minded rising leaders, and expand your network of peers from across the country.

  • Facilitator: Nicole Almeida, Vice President and Chief of Staff, Massachusetts Bankers Association

Mutual Savings Banks Exchange 

Maintaining a commitment to mutual banking in a changing economic and social environment offers both challenges and opportunities. This collaborative breakout session will explore the importance of strategy in order to remain relevant, discuss capital formation and access to fund growth ambitions and explore succession planning and executive compensation to ensure continued success.

Facilitator: Thomas J. Long, Jr., Founder and Principal, The Long Group

Payments Exchange

Take part in the power of collective conversation and take this opportunity to learn how other banks handle their payments business.

  • Facilitator: Edward Gross, Vice President, Endorsed Solutions, American Bankers Association