CBA General Programs

Items about the Consumer Bankers Association and its initiatives, including CBA Advanced Education, CBA LIVE, CBA Team news and more.

  • October 2, 2023
    The Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) today announced that Kelvin Chen has joined the organization as Senior Executive Vice President, Head of Policy, a new position created to help CBA further drive its policy objectives on behalf of the organization’s members. In this new role, Kelvin will bridge and lead CBA’s regulatory, legislative, and communications teams, as well as a new policy research...
  • September 13, 2023
    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) today elected Eastern Bank’s Quincy Miller as Chair of its Board of Directors. Miller serves as Eastern Bank’s President and Vice Chairman and will assume the role of CBA Chair following the successful tenure of USAA’s Head of Retail Banking Ryan Bailey. Bailey will remain on the Board as Immediate Past-Chair. Citizen Financial Group’s...
  • August 22, 2023
    The Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) today announced the launch of the “Washington Wallet Watch” campaign to defend and protect consumers’ access to the world’s safest and most reliable credit card network. Specifically, the campaign will outline how two proposals in Washington would dramatically disrupt the credit card landscape: the CFPB’s imminent final rule to lower credit card late fees...
  • August 7, 2023
    In a new op-ed published by the Cleveland Plain Dealer, CBA President & CEO Lindsey Johnson outlines how two proposals being considered in Washington, D.C. – the CFPB’s expected rulemaking to lower credit card late fees and the Credit Card Competition Act in Congress – would directly harm the millions of Americans who rely on credit cards to meet their daily financial needs. Unfortunately, as...
  • August 1, 2023
    Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) President and CEO Lindsey Johnson today released the following statement recognizing 103 bankers who graduated from CBA’s Executive Banking School, the premier advanced educational program for future leaders in retail banking: “Congratulations to the CBA Executive Banking School Class of 2023, honors graduates, and Tem Wooldridge Award recipient Mark Salatino...
  • July 11, 2023
    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) is preparing for the return of its renowned Executive Banking School (EBS), the premier advanced educational program for future retail bank leaders. In just a few weeks, more than 350 bankers will converge on the campus of Furman University in Greenville, SC, July 23 - August 2, 2023, for the program’s 72nd year. Recognizing the upcoming...
  • June 28, 2023
    Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) President & CEO Lindsey Johnson today released the following statement after the Federal Reserve announced the results of the agency’s annual stress tests, which assess the ability of large financial institutions to weather severe economic uncertainty: “Today’s results confirm America’s leading banks remain resilient, well-capitalized and fully capable of...
  • June 20, 2023
    Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) President and CEO Lindsey Johnson sat down with Capitol Account for a conversation about the direction of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and pressing policy issues facing the industry today, from credit card late fees to Section 1071, fraud, and more. The interview appeared in the outlet’s trademark “Friday Q&A” and comes ahead of Johnson’s...
  • June 9, 2023
    Washington Post FactChecker Glenn Kessler today published a column debunking claims made by Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Director Rohit Chopra and President Joe Biden that consumers would save $9 billion as a result of a new proposal that would arbitrarily and uniformly reduce credit card late fees to $8. What the FactChecker is saying: Kessler found several inconsistencies with...
  • June 6, 2023
    Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) President and CEO Lindsey Johnson issued the followed statement in anticipation of the re-introduction of legislation that would establish an unnecessary and unsafe federally-mandated payment network at the expense of fraud prevention, security measures, and popular rewards programs that are currently in place with existing payment networks: “Don’t let the name...

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