After 22 years at ABA, the association’s top lobbyist James Ballentine will soon retire. In this special episode of the ABA Banking Journal Podcast, Ballentine reflects on lessons learned during his career in Washington and shares tips both on effective banking advocacy and on promoting diversity and inclusion in banking.
On the latest episode of the ABA Banking Journal Podcast, Ohio bank CEO Mike Vynalek discusses his own journey in community bank advocacy and how he’s getting emerging leaders at his bank involved in advocacy.
In a wide-ranging interview with American Banker, ABA Chair Scott Anderson discussed his objectives for the year ahead and touched on a number of key industry issues.
Meet newly elected ABA Chair Scott Anderson. On the podcast, Anderson discusses his goals for ABA during his chairmanship and his perspective on being “creatively entrepreneurial” as a banker.
Scott Anderson, a consummate behind-the-scenes leader, steps into the spotlight as ABA’s 2021-22 chair.
The fight on Capitol Hill over the Biden administration’s controversial tax proposal is likely to go on for another four to six weeks, and the proposal may continue to be raised after that, according to ABA EVP James Ballentine.
In this episode, podcast co-hosts Evan Sparks and Monica C. Meinert review highlights from the ABA’s just-concluded virtual Washington Summit. If you missed the Summit, tune in for insight and analysis on the past few days, and if you watched the virtual event, revisit all the highlights in just 20 minutes.
The banking industry can be proud of how it stepped up—virtually overnight—to keep society moving in the face of perilous uncertainty.
Jim Rieniets, chair of ABA’s Government Relations Council, brings Music City creativity to bank leadership and financial policy.