ADVISORY: CBA Announces Featured Speakers for 15th Annual CBA LIVE

February 16, 2024

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) today announced featured speakers for the 15th annual CBA LIVE, which is taking place from March 25-27 at National Harbor in Washington, D.C. This year’s event theme – For the People – will highlight the numerous ways in which banks’ essential products and services support consumers, homeowners, entrepreneurs, and more to reach their American Dream. As the industry rapidly evolves amidst shifting customer preferences and emerging technological innovations, CBA LIVE 2024 will challenge bank leaders to consider how they can continue to meet consumer needs. Featured speakers, additional information, and press RSVP information is below.

CBA President and CEO Lindsey Johnson issued the following statement on this year’s CBA LIVE:

“We’re thrilled for the return of retail banking’s premier annual event – CBA LIVE 2024. It is fitting this year’s conference will be held right here in the nation’s capital at such a pivotal time not only for the banking industry, but the country. As the industry contends with an unprecedented regulatory, legislative, and political pressures, it’s more important than ever to convene industry executives and experts as well as policymakers to discuss how America’s leading retail banks can remain well-positioned to continue supporting consumers and communities today and for years to come.”

Featured Speakers

  • CBA President and CEO Lindsey Johnson
  • CFPB Director Rohit Chopra
  • Acting Comptroller of the Currency Michael J. Hsu
  • Eastern Bank President and Vice Chair and CBA Board Chair Quincy Miller
  • Citizens Bank Vice Chair and Head of Consumer Banking and CBA Board Chair-Elect Brendan Coughlin
  • Bank of America Head of Client Services and Credit Assistance Christine Channels
  • BMO Group Head, North American Personal and Business Banking Ernie Johannson
  • Atlantic Union Bank President and COO Maria Tedesco
  • The Atlantic CEO Nick Thompson
  • Punchbowl News Founder and CEO Anna Palmer
  • Zeta CEO and Co-Founder Bhavin Turakhia
  • Visa President, North America Kimberly Lawrence
  • Moody’s Analytics Chief Economist Mark Zandi
  • Operation Hope Founder, Chairman, and CEO John Hope Bryant
  • Generations and Behavioral Researcher Jason Dorsey
  • Mehlman Consulting Partner Bruce Mehlman

Additional Information

WHO: The Consumers Bankers Association

WHAT: 15th Annual CBA LIVE

WHEN: March 25-27, 2024

WHERE: Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center
                201 Waterfront St
                National Harbor, Md. 20745

WHY: CBA LIVE is the must-attend annual event for the retail banking industry. Hundreds of senior bankers and industry leaders gather from across the country to experience this premier event. CBA LIVE offers 60+ hours of top-notch programming tailored toward professionals motivated to learn new trends and share ideas with the most influential decision makers in the business.

Press RSVP

CBA LIVE 2024 is open to the press and registration is complimentary. To register you or your team to attend, click HERE. For further information on the conference, including scheduling interviews and available on-site accommodations, contact