CBA General Programs

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

  • November 30, 2021
    Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt today issued the following statement after the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) released the Q3 2021 Quarterly Banking Profile : “The FDIC’s third quarter profile reaffirms the strength and resiliency of America’s leading banks who are helping drive our economic recovery forward. Positive deposit growth and improved credit...
  • November 3, 2021
    Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) President and CEO Richard Hunt today, during the November meeting of the CBA Board of Directors, announced his plan to depart after more than a dozen years leading the organization. Hunt will continue to serve as President and CEO until the summer of 2022 and will assist the CBA Search Committee in identifying a successor. “It has been an honor and a privilege...
  • October 6, 2021
    WASHINGTON – In a new profile story appearing in yesterday’s Charlotte Business Journal, Consumer Bankers Association Board Chair, Michelle Lee, Regional Banking Executive, Branch Banking at Wells Fargo and Immediate Past Chair, Christine Channels, Head of Community Banking and Client Protection at Bank of America discuss how – as Charlotte-based female executives at two of the nation’s largest...
  • October 5, 2021
    WASHINGTON – The Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) has elected Michelle Lee as Chair of its Board of Directors. Lee serves as Regional Banking Executive, Branch Banking at Wells Fargo and assumes the role of Chair following the successful tenure of Christine Channels , Head of Community Banking and Client Protection at Bank of America. Channels will remain on the Board as Immediate Past Chair,...
  • September 8, 2021
    Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt today issued the following statement after the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) released the Q2 2021 Quarterly Banking Profile: “The FDIC’s second quarter profile illustrates the strength and resiliency of our well-capitalized, well-regulated banking system as well as the growing confidence of the American consumer. Improving...
  • August 31, 2021
    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) today announced Wells Fargo as the 2021 Joe Belew Award winner, recognizing the bank for its efforts to support communities hardest hit by the pandemic with its Drive-Up Food Bank Program . Wells Fargo was one of 14 banks to submit applications showcasing the impact of their COVID-19 relief initiatives. Entering its 11th year, the award...
  • August 16, 2021
    WASHINGTON – Hundreds of the nation’s top bankers, policymakers, and industry thought leaders joined CBA LIVE 2021 virtually for Day One of retail banking’s top annual event. Today’s programming featured a conversation with Acting Comptroller of the Currency, 7 Deep Dive sessions and 25 forums covering a wide array of topics and issues facing banks today, including: “Under New Management: CFPB...
  • August 6, 2021
    Dear CBA Friends & Family – In response to ongoing public health concerns in Orlando, Florida, it is with an extremely heavy heart that, in consultation with the leaders of CBA, we have decided not to go forward with CBA LIVE in person this August 16 through 18. To say I am disappointed and disheartened is an understatement. Meeting with all of you at CBA LIVE each year – to address the most...
  • July 27, 2021
    WASHINGTON – CBA President and CEO Richard Hunt today issued the following statement congratulating 55 bankers who graduated today from CBA’s Executive Banking School, celebrating its 70 th anniversary as retail banking’s premier program designed to train future leaders in the industry. Despite being held virtually this year, EBS 2021 was sold out with nearly 300 bankers participating from more...
  • July 12, 2021
    WASHINGTON – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt today released the following statement recognizing the 70 th anniversary of CBA’s Executive Banking School, being held virtually this year July 18-28. “Being chosen to attend EBS is a great achievement, reflecting the confidence and trust bank leadership has placed in their future leaders. As the banking industry rapidly...

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