February 2017  

Featured Events

  • Analyzing Financial Statements Seminar – Feb. 2, Macon
    During this seminar designed for entry-level commercial lending officers, credit trainees and analysts, Mike Allen of State Bank & Trust will address how to analyze personal tax returns and commercial financial statements. Click here to register…

  • IRA Basics Seminar – Feb. 8, Macon
    Patrice Konarik of Sunwest Training Corp. will provide the new IRA banker and supervisor with a complete understanding of all areas of the IRA account as well as newly enacted regulations in this comprehensive seminar. Click here to register…

  • Women in Banking Conference – Feb. 9-10, Atlanta
    Now in its third year, this conference has an agenda packed with information valuable to all women in the banking industry and provides an excellent opportunity to network with colleagues from throughout the state. Click here to register…

  • HMDA Workshop – Feb. 15, Macon
    Steve Moore, Bank Compliance Services, will review the new HMDA rules and other form-and-substance topics, including how to identify loans that are HMDA reportable, regulatory consequences for non-compliance, tips to make sure you are in compliance with Regulation Z and much more. Click here to register…

  • Call Reporting Seminar – Feb. 16, Macon
    Offering practical techniques to improve your bank’s overall reporting process, this seminar presented in partnership with Mauldin & Jenkins, LLC, will give participants a detailed line-by-line review with helpful tips for reporting individual items and a review of the proposed and finalized changes for 2017. Click here to register…

  • HR Professionals Institute – Feb. 22-24, Jekyll Island
    Bankers managing human resources challenges within their institutions should not miss the timely topics and speakers of interest as well as the opportunity to network with other banking HR professionals during this conference, which has been extended by a full day this year. Click here to register…

Why You Want to Enroll Now in GBA’s Banking and Compliance Schools

Here are six reasons you or a colleague should participate in GBA’s premier skills development program for emerging executives and compliance pros.
  1. Year after year, our graduates report that attending a GBA school is the most valuable skill-development program in which they’ve participated.
  2. Both GBA schools employ faculties that are exceptional in pedigree, teaching and life experience.
  3. The school curricula are refreshed annually based on critiques by students, class facilitators, GBA professional development staff and the school’s Board of Directors.
  4. Course content is robust, timely and applicable to the daily work experiences of the students.
  5. Students develop relationships with other bankers that provide a valuable professional and personal network that lasts a lifetime.
  6. Enroll by end of Day Feb. 3 to get the early-bird tuition discount.

Both schools will hold their 2017 sessions May 7-12 in Athens. Click here for Banking School info. Click here for Advanced Compliance School info.

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