CBA General Programs

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

  • May 24, 2019
    Fifth Third Bank recently revealed a fresh, hip design for its next-generation branch, to be used in all of its new, relocated or remodeled branch locations. The first next-generation branch opened last week inside the new Kroger Store in Green Township, Ohio. Say goodbye to teller lines and windows, say hello to informal meeting spaces and couches! Cajun Thoughts: CFPB APPOINTS PERMANENT DEPUTY...
  • May 20, 2019
    Helping struggling borrowers and fixing the federal student loan system were discussed this week at a joint event hosted by CBA, the Bipartisan Policy Center and the Aspen Institution. Rep. Donna Shalala (D-Fla.), top left, offered keynote remarks and stressed the need for better disclosures on federal loans. CBA’s Kris Fallon, center top, presented CBA’s policy recommendations for improving the...
  • May 20, 2019
    CFPB Debt Collection Town Hall Event: Following the CFPB ’s release of the debt collection proposal, Director Kathy Kraninger spoke at a town hall event, and CBA was there. Director Kraninger highlighted the need to address developing communication channels we use today. She noted the debt collection rulemaking process takes into account much effort and collaboration with stakeholders. CBA has...
  • May 3, 2019
    (From L to R: TD Bank ’s Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion Kelley Cornish ; Vigeo Alliance ’s CEO and Managing Partner Cassi Chandler ; IBERIABANK ’s Chief Diversity Officer Monica Sylvain ; Wells Fargo ’s Strategy Planning Manager Maggie Murphy Maertz .) Suite 550 Podcast: Following a panel with CBA's Talent Management Committee at CBA LIVE , several industry leaders on diversity sat down...
  • April 26, 2019
    Some of our CBA Executive Banking School Year 3 Faculty in Jacksonville, FL meeting to prepare for this year’s session! Interested in EBS? Learn more and submit your students here b efore the May 15, 2019 deadline. See you all July 21-31, 2019 in Greenville, S.C.! Cajun Thoughts: ROBINHOOD IS BACK It appears Robinhood has applied for an OCC charter which means they would have virtually the same...
  • April 22, 2019
    CFPB Director Kraninger offered her first public remarks on Wednesday at a Bipartisan Policy Center event, laying out her vision for the Bureau . Prior to her remarks, several members of the CBA Team attended a breakfast with her. Cajun Thoughts: DIRECTOR KRANINGER’S FIRST PUBLIC REMARKS Many members of the CBA Team attended CFPB Director Kathy Kraninger’s first public remarks as head of the CFPB...
  • April 16, 2019
    MAKING NEWS AT CBA LIVE (Left): In an unplanned, unscripted moment, Comptroller of the Currency Joseph Otting joined FDIC Chairman Jelena McWilliams and myself on stage during our Washington Wednesday morning general session. Comptroller Otting announced at CBA LIVE a meeting with the FDIC , OCC and Fed to review CRA and an agreement in principle on the modernization efforts… The CBALIVE-Stream...
  • April 9, 2019
    To mark 100 years of helping finance the American dream, CBA's ambassadors gathered for leadership photos, including past and present board members and members of CBA's committees. It has been an incredible week in our nation’s capital, as we hosted CBA LIVE 2019 - the biggest event in its 10-year history. We welcomed nearly 1,600 attendees, including more than 750 senior banking leaders, and...
  • April 2, 2019
    Woodforest National Bank Wins CBA’s 2019 Joe Belew Award WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) today presented the ninth annual Joe Belew Award to Woodforest National Bank for its Woodforest Foundry program. The 2019 Joe Belew Award was presented to the CBA member-bank applicant with the most innovative and impactful small business initiatives, highlighting its “Currency of...
  • March 29, 2019
    CBA LIVE 2019: The Currency of NOW Record Attendance: 1,600+ Attendees. 750+ Bankers. See you all on Monday! Cajun Thoughts: Cajun Thoughts: CBA LIVE 2019 For those attending the record-setting CBA LIVE 2019, while there will be much substantive dialogue, you will also be treated to our usual fun fest. Many surprises are in store! And, of course, don’t forget to pack your jeans! Arthur J. Morris...

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