February 22 & 23: Omni Hotel Nashville
Early Registration Deadline: February 8, 2018
Hotel Deadline: January 30, 2018
As one of Tennessee Bankers Association’s most anticipated events, Credit Conference annually attracts more than 500 commercial loan officers, loan support personnel, and both senior and executive-level management. Here are a few reasons why you should join us.
Thursday, February 22
8:00 a.m. – Registration/Continental Breakfast
9:00 a.m. – Session begins
Noon – Lunch
12:45 – Lunch Speaker
1:45 p.m. – Workshops begin
5:00 p.m. – Reception
Friday, February 23
7:30 a.m. – Registration/Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m. – Session begins
11:00 a.m. – Adjourn
Topics and Speakers
American Politics in a Time of Disruption
Steffen Schmidt, PhD, Professor of Political Science (aka “Dr. Politics”), Iowa State University, Ames, IA
Ten Years Later: The Regulators’ Perspective
Moderator: Justin Cary, Senior Vice President, Southern Bank of Tennessee, Mount Juliet, TN
Panelists: Randall B. Graham, Supervisory Examiner-Knoxville Field Office, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Knoxville, TN
Michael Lee, Commercial Loan Specialist, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Southern District, Nashville, TN
Scott Smith, Credit Specialist, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA
Tony Valentino, Supervisory Examiner, Tennessee Department of Financial Institutions, Nashville, TN
Leadership Skills That Really Work
Joe Scarlett, President/CEO (Retired), Tractor Supply Company, Nashville, TN
Navigating Through a Fed Tightening Rate Cycle: Strategies to Consider and AVOID!
Frank L. Farone, Marketing Director, Darling Consulting Group Inc, Newburyport, MA
(Facilitators: Steve Weaver/Kevin Horne)
Challenges from the Cyber Domain: Problems and Solutions Facing the Financial Industry
Steffen Schmidt, PhD, Professor of Political Science, Iowa State University, Ames, IA
(Facilitators: Ricky Sample/Wendy Geurin Smith)
Real Estate Valuation in Today’s Marketplace
Eric Collinsworth, Co-owner, Evolve VCS, Arrington, TN
(Facilitators: Scott Bagwell/Philip Fons)
Gale Force Winds in Agriculture: Weathering the Storm or Riding the Wave
Joey E. Mehlhorn, PhD, Gilbert Parker Chair of Excellence and Professor of Agricultural Economics, The University of Tennessee at Martin, Martin, TN
(Facilitators: Tim Wilson/James W. Kiser)
The Loan Committee’s Role in Underwriting: Lessons Learned
Vince Van Nevel, Managing Director, ProBank Austin, Brentwood, TN
(Facilitators: Terry Todd/Andrew Davis)
Regulatory Guidance on Commercial Real Estate (CRE): Defending Concentrations through Analysis and Stratification
Michael E. Hendren, Senior Credit Officer, Pinnacle Financial Partners, Nashville, TN
(Facilitators: Robert Bradley/Emily Gray)
State and Federal Legislative Update
Amy Heaslet, General Counsel, Tennessee Bankers Association, Nashville, TN
State Banking Update
Greg Gonzales, Commissioner, Tennessee Department of Financial Institutions, Nashville, TN
Pricing and Structuring Loans for Growth and Profitability
David L. Kemp, President, Bankers Management Inc, McDonough, GA
TBA hosts a reception for members of the Tennessee General Assembly to promote one-on-one communication between bankers and their legislators and to encourage banker involvement in the government relations program. This reception immediately precedes the Credit Conference.
Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 5:00–7:00 p.m.
War Memorial Auditorium
301 6th Ave North, Nashville
$50 per person if you register by February 7.
Graduate School of Banking at LSU Alumni Breakfast
Friday, February 23, 2018, 7:30–8:30 a.m.
Cumberland 1 at the Omni Hotel, Nashville
Pre-registration is required.
Contact Penny Powlas to register at ppowlas@TNBankers.org
615-244-4871 or 800-964-5525
Thank you to our sponsors!
Bankers Healthcare Group, LLC
CEIS Review, Inc.
Crowe Horwath LLP
Elliott Davis, LLC
Financial Products and Services, Inc (Financial PSI)
First National Bankers Bank
Kirkland Financial LLC
Mauldin & Jenkins CPA, LLC
PNC Capital Markets LLC
Southeastern Commercial Finance, LLC
Who Should Attend
Continuing Education Credit:
|TBA Members / Associate Members||Member Spouse||Nonmembers||Nonmember Spouse|
|Early registration deadline is February 8, 2018|
A discount of $25 per person is available for multiple registrations from the same institution, after the initial registration. Only the first registrant from your institution pays the full fee. To be eligible for the team discount, you must register all your attendants at the same time in advance.