Banking and the Economy: A Forum for Women in Banking

August 28, 2019

Banking and the Economy: A Forum for Women in Banking is designed to provide senior level or high potential middle management women bankers with industry and leadership development knowledge that will enhance their careers and networks.


About this event

The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City in partnership with the Colorado Bankers Association, Independent Bankers of Colorado, Independent Community Bankers Association of New Mexico, and Wyoming Bankers Association will host Banking and the Economy: A Forum for Women in Banking in Denver, Colorado. The Forum is designed to provide senior level or high potential middle management women bankers from Colorado, New Mexico and Wyoming with industry and leadership development knowledge that will enhance their careers and networks.
Event topics will include:

  • Leadership
  • Economic update
  • Community banking regulations
  • Cybersecurity
  • Community Reinvestment Act
  • Diversity and inclusion strategies
  • Panel discussion with top women leaders
  • And much more!

Audience

Who should attend?

Mid- and senior level women bankers from Colorado, New Mexico and Wyoming that are interested in industry, leadership and professional development.

Event details

Date Time Location
August 28, 2019 9 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Denver Branch, 1020 16th Street, Denver, CO 80202

Registration

Register here, April 15 - August 12 
Space is limited, register early.

Hotel Information

The following hotels, listed alphabetically, are within walking distance to the Denver Branch and located close to restaurants and shopping.

Courtyard by Marriot
934 16th Street, Denver, Colorado 80202, United States
Phone: (303) 571-1114

Grand Hyatt Denver
1750 Welton Street, Denver, Colorado 80202, United States
Phone: (303) 295-1234

Magnolia Hotel
818 17th Street, Denver, Colorado 80202, United States
Phone: (303) 607-9000

The Curtis Hotel
1405 Curtis Street, Denver, Colorado 80202, United States
Phone: (303) 571-0303

The Westin Denver Downtown
1672 Lawrence Street, Denver, Colorado 80202, United States
Phone: (303) 572-9100

For a full list of Denver Hotels, please go to VisitDenver.com.



Registration Deadline: August 14, 2019

CPE Credits

By attending the 2019 Banking and the Economy: A Forum for Women in Banking, you can earn 6.0 CPE credits for which no prerequisite is required.

Field of Study: 2.0/Economics and 4.0/Personal Development
Program Level: Update
Delivery Method: Group Live
Learning Objective: To provide women bank leaders with industry, leadership and professional development knowledge that will enhance their careers and networks.

For information regarding administrative policies, such as complaints and program cancellations, please contact Lisa Aquino at 816.881.2491.

The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org.

Contact Information

Chantell Garrett
Senior Stakeholder Engagement Advisor
(816) 881-2590

Banking and the Economy: A Forum for Women in Banking

 

August 28
  • 8:15 - 9 a.m. Registration and Networking Breakfast
  • 9 - 9:15 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks Chantell Garrett, Manager, Diversity, Inclusion and Strategic Engagements, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
  • 9:15 - 10:15 a.m. Opening Keynote: Making Exclusivity Work: Seven Steps for Advancing Inclusive Leadership

    Dr. Nita Mosby-Tyler is Chief Catalyst and Founder of The Equity Project, LLC, an organization designed to support organizations and communities in building diversity, equity and inclusion strategies. She is a pioneering advocate for diversity, equity, and inclusion through the lens of business strategy. Nita will share best practices on how inclusive leadership can be transformative for your organization.

    Dr. Nita Tyler-Mosby
    Chief Catalyst and Founder, The Equity Project, LLC
  • 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Breakout and Roundtable Session I

    Breakout sessions:

    • Hold onto your breaches and let’s talk Cybersecurity

      Hold onto your breaches and let’s discuss cybersecurity in a new way. This presentation has a lot of audience interaction, so keep your cell phone, tablet or laptop handy, your input will be needed! Leadership challenges and opportunities for women in tech and security, regulation, strategy, the proposed changes to FTC’s Safeguarding Customer Information, breach reporting, summarized threat intelligence, information sharing, risk management, data privacy, budget, governance, and more will be on the table. Your choice. Let’s talk.

      Anne Benigsen, Vice President, CISSP, Bankers’ Bank of the West
    • Strategies to improve the U.S. payment system
      Insights on how the Federal Reserve is working to foster improvements to the U.S. payment system and how the modernization will affect the banking industry.

      Susan Zubradt, Senior Vice President, Payments Strategies Division, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
    • From where will your next generation of leaders come?
      The leadership of financial institutions is undergoing great change. Baby Boomer CEOs are developing, if they have not already, their succession plans and are moving towards retirement. Finally! Will there be a place for you at the top? This session explores historical trends of women in leadership and previews what demographics tell us about the potential opportunities. Participants will gain insight into the opportunities for leadership; explore ways to improve quality dialogue about the opportunities; self-assess their own areas of strength and opportunity; and prepare to develop an action plan for their own career development. 

      Elizabeth Oeltjenbruns, Performance Partner, Center for Practical Management

    Roundtables

    Led by an expert facilitator, roundtables offer an informal and intimate setting to share best practices around a focused theme and specific topic within the banking and financial services sector. Roundtables are discussion based and will not feature a formal presentation.

    • Tools and resources for your bank’s CRA program
      Ariel Cisneros, Lead Community Development Advisor, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Denver Branch

    • Mentors, Sponsors and Champions: Strategies to Building Your Personal Board of Directors
      Tammy Edwards, Vice President, Community Development, Strategic Engagements, and OMWI, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
  • 11:45 - 12:30 p.m. Networking Lunch

     

  • 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Women Breaking Barriers: Lessons from the Frontlines

    Leading in the front lines of today’s workplace is complicated and filled with an abundance of obstacles and opposition. How leaders navigate through pitfalls is a critical and defining moment in one’s success. In this powerful session, we will explore real experiences of leaders in the trenches to discuss courage, influence and risk-taking. Learn how you can stand up, speak up, positively gain traction with others, including superiors, and ultimately break barriers despite the pushback and bumps you face along the way. Walk away inspired from these influential and progressive leaders who succeeded in driving change in the midst of obstacles and controversy.

    Moderator: Jenifer Waller, Chief Operating Officer, Colorado Bankers Association
    Panelists:
    Joanne Kim, President and Chief Executive Officer, CBB Bank
    Bridgette Williams, Executive Director, Heavy Constructor Association of Greater Kansas City
    Uma Wilson, Executive Vice President and Director of Product Management, UMB Bank

  • 1:45 - 2:45 p.m. Breakout and Roundtable Session II (concurrent sessions)

     

  • 3 p.m. Emerging Bank Leaders will join Women in Banking Leaders for afternoon sessions and networking reception
  • 3 - 3:30 p.m. Banking Conditions

    Tara Humston, Senior Vice President, Supervision and Risk Management, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

  • 3:30 - 4 p.m. Emerging Trends in the U.S. and Regional Economy

    Alison Felix, Vice President and Branch Executive, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City – Denver Branch

  • 4 - 4:30 p.m. Closing Remarks

    Maelynn Lewis, Director, Independent Bankers of Colorado

  • 4:30 - 6 p.m. Networking Reception