Tennessee Bankers

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November 14, 2016 - Issue No. 1646


Recap of Federal, State Elections

In perhaps one of the biggest surprise elections in political history, Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton and will become the 45th President of the United States. When he takes office in January, the Republicans will return with majorities in both the Senate and the House. Click here to read the ABA's analysis. Click here to read ICBA's analysis.
 

The only new face from Tennessee's delegation come January will be David Kustoff, the Memphis Republican who will represent the 8th District upon Stephen Fincher's retirement. Tennessee's eight other Congressmen all won their re-election races.

 

The state races were a much calmer state of affairs than national politics. All 16 Senators up for re-election in the even numbered districts won their races and will return in January with Republicans maintaining their current supermajority of 28-5. The only new face will be Jon Lundberg (R-Bristol) a current House member who will fill the seat left vacant by Ron Ramsey's retirement. 

  

On the House side, unlike past years, the general election delivered only two incumbent upsets with all 99 seats up for re-election. The most shocking was in House District 96 where incumbent Steve McManus (R-Cordova), Chairman of the Insurance and Banking Committee, was narrowly defeated by Democrat Dwayne Thompson by a margin of 49.37 percent to 50.63 percent.  

 

For a complete list of all state election results, click here.

Agencies to Host Free Webinar on Updates to CRA Q&As

On Nov. 29, the federal banking agencies will host a free webinar to answer questions about recent changes to the interagency Community Reinvestment Act question and answers. The changes, announced in July, focus primarily on alternative delivery of retail banking services, innovative or flexible lending practices, qualified investments and community development. Register now.

Plan Now for TBA's Credit Conference

TBA's Credit Conference, the largest gathering of bankers in Tennessee each year, will be held February 7-8, 2017 at the Omni Nashville. This year's general session speakers include economist/futurist Mark Zinder, David L. Kemp, TDFI Commissioner Greg Gonzales, and John Barrickman. Luncheon speaker is Dave Sanderson, one of the survivors of the "Miracle on the Hudson," and the last passenger off the back of the plane on that fateful day. He will take us through his experiences on January 15, 2009, as he risked his own life in frigid water to help other passengers off the plane. Click here to register.
 
You can make your hotel reservations at the Omni Nashville Hotel by calling 800-THE OMNI (800-843-6664) and requesting the Tennessee Bankers Association Credit Conference block of rooms to take advantage of the special group rate of $209 single/double per night. 
 
Sponsorships of this event are still available for Associate Members. Contact Stacey Langford to secure a sponsorship.

Plan Now for TBA's Credit Conference

TBA's Credit Conference, the largest gathering of bankers in Tennessee each year, will be held February 7-8, 2017 at the Omni Nashville. This year's general session speakers include economist/futurist Mark Zinder, David L. Kemp, TDFI Commissioner Greg Gonzales, and John Barrickman. Luncheon speaker is Dave Sanderson, one of the survivors of the "Miracle on the Hudson," and the last passenger off the back of the plane on that fateful day. He will take us through his experiences on January 15, 2009, as he risked his own life in frigid water to help other passengers off the plane. Click here to register.
 
You can make your hotel reservations at the Omni Nashville Hotel by calling 800-THE OMNI (800-843-6664) and requesting the Tennessee Bankers Association Credit Conference block of rooms to take advantage of the special group rate of $209 single/double per night. 
 
Sponsorships of this event are still available for Associate Members. Contact Stacey Langford to secure a sponsorship.

Register Now for Senior HR Forums

In the Senior HR Fourms, those responsible for human resource-related issues in their institutions have the opportunity to discuss their concerns and explore collaborative solutions to problems they face on a day-to-day basis. The forum group will meet three times annually, and the agenda for each session will flow based on feedback from forum participants. It is facilitated by C. Eric Stevens of Littler Mendelson, PC, the country's largest law firm devoted exclusively to representing management in employment and labor law matters. As necessary, subject matter experts are brought in to cover specific issues and topics.
 
Discussion topics include:

  • Regular updates on the latest developments in statutory and case law
  • Lawfully investigating and addressing workplace complaints
  • Whistleblower issues
  • Federal Contractor compliance issues
  • Social networking issues
  • And more

The first Forum takes place on Dec. 1 at the TBA Gilliam Board Room in Nashville. For more information or to sign up, click here, or contact Debbie Brickles

NContracts Offers Appendix E Webinar Tuesday

"E is for Exposure: Appendix E & Controlling Mobile Services Risk" is a free webinar offered by Ncontracts, TBA's Endorsed Partner for vendor and risk management services. Held Tuesday, November 15 at 3 p.m. Eastern, this webinar will guide you through the FFIEC's Appendix E to help financial institutions recognize and improve management of the risk and the role of third party providers in the mobile channel. Register here. 

Book Your Holiday Event at the TBA Barrett Training Center

TBA Barrett Training Center is the perfect place to book your holiday party this year. From 20 to 200+ guests, let us do the planning for you. Whatever your specific event needs are, we have the building and spaces to fit your event. Our rooms are suitable for events ranging from small 12-person board meetings to cocktail style receptions for 300. For more information, click here or contact Sandra Johnson.

TBA On the Road

  • The TBA Government Relations Committee meets in Nashville and via webcast on Tuesday.
  • The TBA Board of Directors holds their quarterly meeting.
  • Tim Amos and Amy Heaslet attend ABA State Counsel meeting.
  • The third and final session of the first Executive Development Academy class is held at TBA.

See where TBA goes while "on the road" by following @TNBankers.