The American Bankers Association’s nominating committee—chaired by Laurie Stewart, president and CEO of Sound Community Bank, Seattle—has selected a slate of candidates for association officer positions and candidates for the association’s board of directors.
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As the COVID-19 pandemic has continued the push for more technology in banking, one of the people working to help banks digitize has been ABA SVP and senior counsel for contracts and technology Tom Greco, who was recently profiled in an article for Vanguard Law Magazine.
The American Bankers Association today announced that Washington state banker Brent Beardall will chair its American Bankers Council—the banker-driven peer group for midsize bank chief executives—for the 2021-22 membership year.
In a wide-ranging interview with Upstart’s Leaders and Lenders podcast this week, American Bankers Association President and CEO Rob Nichols shared ABA’s perspective on potential policy and regulatory changes, the economic landscape, financial technology and trends in banking and lending.
The ABA Stonier Graduate School of Banking recognized 178 graduates on Friday, awarding Stonier diplomas and Wharton leadership certificates.
In a virtual meeting with Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen today, the American Bankers Association board and Yellen discussed the current state of the economy and the role banks can play in facilitating robust economic growth in both the short term and long term.
American Bankers Association President and CEO Rob Nichols today said that the rapid convergence of banking and technology is important and benefits consumers, but emphasized that “there should be some degree of levelness as it pertains to supervision and consumer protection,” for new market entrants offering bank-like services.
Ending the COVID-19 pandemic and restarting the nation’s economy will be the “overriding” top priorities for the banking industry in the year ahead, as outlined in ABA’s Blueprint for Growth, ABA President and CEO Rob Nichols told attendees at ABA’s virtual Washington Summit.
Jim Rieniets, chair of ABA’s Government Relations Council, brings Music City creativity to bank leadership and financial policy.
In an interview with NPR Marketplace’s Kai Ryssdal Friday, former ABA Chair Laurie Stewart said that additional funding for the Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program would be appropriate as many small businesses continue to struggle due to the coronavirus and will likely face a very challenging winter.