136th Annual Convention Preview

136th Annual Convention Preview

Below, we invite you to read articles provided by a number of our Convention speakers. These articles provide a snapshot of the topics that will be covered during the education sessions at PACB’s 136th Annual Convention, held in Boston, Massachusetts on September 20-23, 2013. We look forward to seeing you in Boston later this year!

Please click on a title below to read the respective article. When you are finished reading, simply close the window to return here and select the next article you would like to read!

Strategic Planning For Community Banks: Contemplating the “Ifs” by: Kenneth J. Rollins, Esquire • Rhoads & Sinon LLP

Loan Workouts Consumer and Commercial; What are the Options for Lenders? by: James P. Valecko, Esquire and Keri P. Ebeck, Esquire • Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., LPA

Mortgage Securities For Community Banks: Products Continue to Evolve, for the Benefit of Smaller Investors by: Jim Reber • ICBA Securities

Dodd-Frank Act Update and How to Protect Your Community Bank in a Time of Massive Regulatory Burden by: Keith A. Clark, Paul A. Adams, and Reginald S. Evans • Shumaker Williams, P.C.

The Insider’s Guide to Bank M&A: The Story Behind the Story of M&A by: David P. Lazar, Managing Director • Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc., A Stifel Company

Suspicious Activity Reports: Deciding When a Good Faith Suspicion is Good Enough by: Lyle D. Washowich and Daniella Corcuera • Burns White LLC

Benchmarking Your Retirement Plan by: Scott McCarthy, Assistant Vice President, Consulting Services • Pentegra Retirement Services

Why Community Banks Should Consider Government Loan Programs by Michael D. Ryan • Innovative Financing Solutions

ACH/Wire Transfer Fraud Advanced Persistent Threats by: Chad Knutson • Secure Banking Solutions, LLC

Capital Planning and Strategic Planning: “The Story Matters” by: Nicholas Bybel, Jr., Parther • Bybel Rutledge LLP and Cami Ressler, Managing Director • BR Solutions LLC

Investing in Employee Engagement by: Charles R. Mazzitti • Mazzitti & Sullivan EAP Services

Regulatory Changes and Compliance Management by: David Smith, CAMS, CRCM Director • Accume Partners

Succession at the Top: Lessons Learned From CEO Transitions by: Alan J. Kaplan, Founder & CEO • Kaplan & Associates, Inc

The Importance of Generational Marketing by: Chris Braccia, Director of Product Management • Harland Financial Solutions