Banker Mike Pate is a longtime public servant with a passion for industry advocacy.
As bankers prepare to head to Capitol Hill tomorrow, two freshman lawmakers shared insights on what makes for successful advocacy with attendees to ABA’s Emerging Leaders Forum.
ABA this fall will pilot a program designed to help bankers run for state or federal office as part of its efforts to promote a pro-growth policy environment in Washington.
Senate Banking Committee Ranking Member Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) and House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) will speak at ABA’s Government Relations Summit, March 20-22 in Washington, D.C.
After the conclusion of the political campaigning season, bankers go to work to advocate for the industry.
Kish Bank CEO Bill Hayes says it’s up to every member of the industry—from teller to executive—to play an active role in advocacy.
Texas banker Mike Mauldin gets to know his representatives by providing expertise to congressional staff, participating in fundraising and having an open door policy.
Addressing a group of up and coming banking leaders during ABA’s Emerging Leaders Forum today, Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) encouraged bankers to be proactive about educating their lawmakers and congressional staff on the issues that matter to their institutions during visits Capitol Hill.