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- October 16, 2013Washington, D.C. (October 16, 2013) – Retail banks across the country are working with consumers impacted by the U.S. Government shutdown. A number of members of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) have setup programs for furloughed workers including: deferred loan payments, waved fees on certain services, and interest free payroll advance loans. “Banks know this is a time of hardship for many...
- September 27, 2013Andy Harmening Chairs CBA’s 2014 Leadership Andy Harmening, Senior Executive Vice President and Regional Banking Group Head of Bank of the West, was officially inducted as Chairman of CBA’s Board of Directors on Wednesday, September 25, 2013. Andy succeeds Bob Kottler, Executive Vice President and Director of Retail and Small Business for IBERIABANK. Bob Kottler remains on the Board as Immediate...
- September 25, 2013Washington, D.C. (September 25, 2013) – The Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) is pleased to announce its newly elected leadership for 2014, with Andy Harmening, Senior Executive Vice President and Regional Banking Group Head of Bank of the West, named as Chair of its Board of Directors. “For more than six years I’ve been an active board member of the CBA, which is well-regarded as the leading...
- September 25, 2013September 20, 2013Navy Yard Tragedy Our thoughts and prayers are with the loved ones who were injured or lost in the tragedy at the Navy Yard in Washington, D.C. this week. We thank our first responders for their bravery in the face of danger and for their life-saving efforts. Fifth Anniversary of the Financial Crisis This month marks the fifth anniversary of the financial crisis and the retail banking industry is...September 16, 2013Washington, D.C. (September 16, 2013) – Richard Hunt, President & CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association, issued the following statement upon President Barack Obama’s remarks on the anniversary of the financial crisis: “Five years removed from the start of the financial crisis, the retail banking industry is stronger and sounder. Key indicators as published by the FDIC including the lowest...September 13, 2013The Cordray and Warren Shows House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) finally allowed CFPB Director Richard Cordray to testify before the committee on CFPB’s actions over the last 6 months of 2012. While Director Cordray wanted to focus on the positive, but both Hensarling and the top Democrat on the Committee, Maxine Waters (D-CA), steered the discussion towards CFPB’s...August 9, 2013August 7, 2013July 30, 2013Washington, D.C. (July 30, 2013) – The CBA/BAI Graduate School of Retail Bank Management (GSRBM) congratulates the 78 members of the Class of 2013 and is proud to announce this year’s honors students and the Tem Wooldridge Award to the top student. Today’s graduates have invested three years in the GSRBM program which signifies their commitment to ensuring the industry is led by the best and...