Auburn University
Bank Directors' College Raymond J. Harbert College of Business

2018 Schedule 

Day 1

Thursday, February 22, 2018

11:15 - 12:30
Registration and Lunch (Grand Ballroom)
 
12:30 - 12:40
Welcoming Remarks:
Dr. Joe B. Hanna, Ph.D., Interim Dean
Raymond J. Harbert College of Business, Auburn University
 
12:45 - 1:35
Session #1: Economic Update
David Altig, EVP and Director of Research, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
 
1:40 - 2:30
Session #2: Washington D.C. Update
Karen Thomas, Senior Executive Vice President, Government Relations and Public Policy, Independent Community Bankers of America
 
2:35 - 3:25
Session #3: Bank Directors: Board Duties and Effective Process
Michael D. Waters, J.D., Partner, Banking & Financial Services Practice Group, Jones Walker, LLP
 
3:25 - 3:40
Break (Grand Ballroom Annex)
 
3:40 - 5:10
Session #4
Regulator Panel Discussion:
Mike Hill, Superintendent of Banks, Alabama Department of Banking;
Mike Dean, Regional Director - FDIC Atlanta Region
Allen Stanley, Assistant Vice President - Community & Regional Bank Group, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Kevin Hagler, Commissioner, Georgia Department of Banking & Finance;
Moderator: Ron Snider, Partner, Business and Banking Practice Group, Jones Walker, LLP
 
5:30
Cocktail Reception (Foyer)
 
6:15
Dinner (Grand Ballroom)
Keynote Speaker:
Anita Newcomb, President and Managing Director, A.G. Newcomb & Co.
Topic: 2018 New Year Resolutions for Bank Directors

Day 2

Friday, February 23, 2018

7:00 - 8:00
Continental Breakfast (Grand Ballroom)
 
8:00 - 8:50
Session #5: Outsmarting the Crook: Loss Prevention & Mitigation
Jason Bosley, CLCS, Vice President, J. Smith Lanier & Co
Sam Stern, Senior Vice President, J. Smith Lanier & Co.
Tracey Santor, FI Bond Product Manager, Travelers, Bond & Specialty Insurance
 
8:55 - 9:45
Session #6: The State of Community Banking 2018
Jon Briggs, Managing Director - Investment Banking, Performance Trust Capital Partners, LLC
 
9:45 - 9:55
Break (Grand Ballroom Annex)
 
9:55 - 10:45
Session #7: GAAP & Income Tax Update
David Wood, CPA, Audit Partner, Porter Keadle, Moore, LLC
Houston Holmes, CPA, Senior Tax Manager, Porter Keadle, Moore, LLC
 
10:50 - 11:40
Session #8: Credit Card & P-Cards: Unlocking the Mystery
Rodney Rushing, EVP Correspondent Banking, ServisFirst Bank
Karen Grahn, VP Credit Card Division, ServisFirst Bank
 
11:40 - 1:30
Lunch - End of Conference
Box Lunch provided with dining room available to continue networking.