Featured Learning and Development Opportunities
Women in Banking Virtual Series - Oct. 5, Nov. 2 and Dec. 1, Live Zoom Sessions
Presented in partnership with North Carolina Bankers Association, this series of three virtual sessions is intended to inform, enlighten and re-energize. On Oct. 5, Elizabeth Dixon, principal lead, Strategy, Hospitality & Service Design for Chick-fil-A Corporate, will present five elements of an exceptional customer experience. On Nov. 2, Cassi Chandler of Vigeo Alliance will moderate a leadership panel with Candice Nanney, vice president and controller of Peach State Bank & Trust (Georgia) and Mary Willis, president and CEO of Fidelity Bank (North Carolina). On Dec. 1, the series will conclude with Holly Hoffman, who was a contestant on Survivor: Nicaragua, giving her perspective on surviving life’s challenges and facing fear and uncertainty. Click here to learn more and register.
Georgia BankPAC Golf Classic - Oct. 20, the River Forest Club, Forsyth
All bankers, Bank Counsel and Bank Accountant section members, Associate Members and Strategic Partners are invited to play and bring a co-worker, friend, legislator, customer or prospect to join in the fun while supporting the GBA StatePAC. Golfers can sign up as an individual ($175), a two-golfer team ($275), or a two-golfer team with hole sponsorship for $500. Registration is open! Click here to get signed up. If you don’t know who your second golfer will be, no worries – you can let us know later. Individual sponsorships are also available for $250 - $1,000 and are a perfect way for non-golfers to support the BankPAC without swinging a club.
Compliance Conference - Oct. 20-22, St. Simons
We’re all gearing up for a visit to the coast for this year’s GBA Compliance Conference. This year’s conference is at the King and Prince on St. Simons, and it begins at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 20, and ends at noon on Friday, Oct. 22. Our opening reception will be Wednesday evening. Agenda highlights include a Washington update, a session by Pam Perdue on vendor management as well as sessions on advertising, fair lending, UDAAP, cannabis banking, a regulator panel, plenty of peer discussions and a leadership/motivational session. Click here to access the event website and to register for the event.
Breaking into Banking 201: Analyzing Repayment Sources - Nov. 2, Zoom Webinar Format
Presented by Andy Keusal, founder and president of Keusal Learning, this nine-module online course is a “sequel” to the 101 course and is best taken after completion of that course, though it is not a prerequisite. The 201 course dives deeper into analyzing a borrower’s balance sheet, income statement, collateral, and risk ratings. This course is most appropriate for credit analysts, lenders, portfolio managers, and others who need skills in financial statement analysis and writing credit documents. Click here to access the event website and everything you need to know about the webinar.
Financial Risk Management Conference - Nov. 4-5, Atlanta
Georgia’s premier multi-day conference for bank CFOs and finance team members will cover liquidity, how CFOs can add value to the lending function, ALM issues, how to review municipal credits, capital planning and more. This event, planned by the GBA Asset/Liability Management Committee, covers the full spectrum of finance topics essential for ensuring profitably-run banks. Click here to access the event website and to register for the event.