Richard's Rapid Fire

  • September 13, 2019
    CBA Leadership Summit 2019 was a success! We had a wonderful, action-packed two days with Committee Chairs, Vice Chairs and our Board of Directors. While everyone was in town, we met with FDIC Chairman Jelena McWilliams , CFPB Leadership and the White House economic team. Most importantly, CBA celebrated our 28-year CBA veteran and General Counsel Steve Zeisel ’s retirement with the Zeisel family...
  • September 9, 2019
    CBA Leadership recently met with CFPB Director Kathy Kraninger to discuss CBA’s priorities and Bureau developments. Left to Right: CBA Board Chairman Todd Barnhart of PNC Bank , CFPB Director Kathy Kraninger , CFPB Committee Chair Tangie Holland of Regions Bank , CBA Board Incoming Chairman Nitin Mhatre of Webster Bank . Cajun Thoughts : CBA LEADERSHIP SUMMIT NEXT WEEK CBA’s Leadership Summit...
  • September 3, 2019
    CBA’s Zeisel Departing After 28 Years Steve Zeisel, our General Counsel and a very valuable team member for the past 28 years, is departing CBA. Steve had planned to retire at the end of the year but will be retiring effective immediately to concentrate on his health as he’s recently been diagnosed with cancer. As many of you have witnessed firsthand, Steve is an invaluable source of knowledge...
  • August 16, 2019
    Left to Right: O CC Comptroller Joseph Otting , Incoming CBA Board Chairman Nitin Mhatre of Webster Bank, CBA Board Chairman Todd Barnhart of PNC at a meeting this week to discuss CRA reform. Cajun Thoughts: CBA MEETS WITH OCC COMPTROLLER OTTING CBA’s leadership team thoroughly enjoyed meeting with OCC Comptroller Joseph Otting to discuss CRA reform. More details from our meeting are below. A...
  • August 15, 2019
    This week, CBA Team members discussed second quarter earnings reports from various CBA member institutions. Each team was responsible for preparing and delivering a brief presentation on their assigned bank, including a year-to-year comparison of overall revenue, net interest margin, efficiency ratio, return on equity, and small business lending, if reported. Pictured above is team Webster, home...
  • August 2, 2019
    Cajun Thoughts : BANKING SCHOOL FOR THE BOOKS CBA Executive Banking School is one of my favorite times of the year and this session – the 68 th – delivered once again with 82+ total graduates and seven honors graduates. Over nearly seven decades, 5,600 bankers have been through EBS. The dedication of the graduating class is a true testament to their work ethic and how much their banks prioritize...
  • July 26, 2019
    Decision time! Year 1 students Ilaria Rawlins with First Financial Bank and Mike Grundhoefer with U.S. Bank at CBA Executive Banking School tackle our one-of-a-kind simulation: MarketSim, where a small team is challenged to run the entire consumer business. In order to do so, students must analyze the current status of the retail bank and formulate a strategy to attract market share. Learn more...
  • July 19, 2019
    CFPB Committee Chair Tangie Holland of Regions pictured with CFPB Director Kathy Kraninger , the keynote speaker at Wednesday’s Exchequer luncheon here in Washington, D.C. Tangie, members of the CBA Team and I sat with the Director, CFPB Chief of Staff Kirsten Sutton and several other senior CFPB staff. More information from the lunch is below. Cajun Thoughts: CBA EBS 2019 IS HERE CBA Executive...
  • July 12, 2019
    John Pataky of TIAA Bank (Right) will succeed Nitin Mhatre of Webster Bank (Left) as Chair of CBA's Mid-Tier Retail Executive Forum as Nitin begins his tenure as CBA Board Chair this Fall. Executive Vice President, Chief Consumer and Commercial Banking Executive John Pataky joined EverBank, now TIAA Bank, nearly ten years ago with executive responsibility for banking platforms including financial...
  • June 28, 2019
    We have exciting news to share with you regarding the CBA Board of Directors! CBA's Admin Committee of the Board, led by Board Chair Todd Barnhart of PNC , this week announced the recommendation of Dennis Devine with KeyBank (pictured above) to be CBA's Chair-Elect for Fiscal Year 2020. CBA Announces Board News: After a vote by CBA’s Corporate Membership later this year, CBA Associate Membership...

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