Tennessee Bankers

Compliance Conference

March 5 & 6: Embassy Suites by Hilton Nashville SE, Murfreesboro

Early Registration Deadline: February 19, 2019

Hotel Deadline: February 11, 2019

One thing is certain—nothing remains static in compliance. Make sure your compliance program continues to evolve and adapt to current and future regulatory expectations. Be part of the conversation with the nation’s best compliance minds at the Tennessee Bankers Association’s Compliance Conference. Leave the conference with leading practices and insights to ensure your program, your team, processes, and resources are right-sized for tomorrow’s challenges.


When you attend TBA’s 2019 Compliance Conference, you will hear from nationally known presenters, as well as national and regional regulatory professionals who will provide current, practical, and workable solutions to the regulatory changes that are occurring with increasing frequency. The format of the conference includes general sessions, panel presentations, and breakout sessions. It provides a platform that addresses the most current issues facing our industry. Having this opportunity and experience on a local level is a smart investment of time and cost.


Hotel Information

Embassy Suites by Hilton Nashville SE Murfreesboro
Discounted reservation cut-off date: Monday, February 11, 2019 
Direct link to book: http://embassysuites.hilton.com/en/es/groups/personalized/M/MBTESES-BNK-20190304/index.jhtml


Speakers and Topics

Washington Update
Rod Alba, American Bankers Association

Tips for Success—The Role of the Board and Compliance Officer   
Dave Dickinson, Banker’s Compliance Consulting

Payment Trends
Aaron Rykowski, WesBanco Bank, Inc.

Fair Lending Analysis
Coralyn Carter and Tammy Kloeppel, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

Managing a Compliant E-Signature Program
Patti Blenden, Financial Solutions

Luncheon Speaker
Greg Gonzales, Commissioner, Tennessee Department of Financial Insitutions

The Modernization of CRA
Kevin Kane, ProBank Austin

Third-Party Risk Management
Natalie Straus, ProBank Austin

Dave Dickinson, Banker’s Compliance Consulting

Compliance Management
Dave Dickinson, Banker’s Compliance Consulting

Regulatory Panel
Moderator: Dru Childress, Sentry Advisors, LLC
Chris Finnegan, FDIC
Anita Albright-Gaymon, OCC
Danny Santivasci, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

TRID 2019: Hot Topics and More!
Leah Hamilton, ProBank Austin

Fair Credit Reporting
Aaron Rykowski, WesBanco Bank, Inc.

Luncheon Speaker: Implementation of S 2155
Shaun Kern, American Bankers Association

BSA/AML Hot Spots
Patti Blenden, Financial Solutions

Advertising and Social Media
Leah Hamilton, ProBank Austin

What to Take Back to the C-Suite
Moderator: Connie Edwards, Saltmarsh, Cleaveland & Gund
Joey Croom, Sentry Advisors, LLC
Amy G. Greene, KraftCPAs PLLC
Drew Young, KraftCPAs PLLC


Who Should Attend

Auditors, BSA officers, Loan administration personnel, Loan operations personnel, Lenders, Compliance officers, Operations officers, Risk/Fraud officers, Regulators, Counsel


Reception Information

Tuesday, March 5th, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.
Embassy Suites by Hilton Nashville SE Murfreesboro
1200 Conference Center Blvd.
Murfreesboro, TN 37129


2018-19 Compliance Committee

Chairman: Lauren Smith, CRCM, Vice President Risk Management, Decatur County Bank, Decaturville 
Scotty Alsup, Senior Manager, CPA, CBA, Alexander Thompson Arnold, PLLC, Dyersburg
Lori Barry, Vice President, Compliance Officer, CedarStone Bank, Lebanon
Marci Bechard, CRCM, Vice President, Bank Compliance Officer, Franklin Synergy Bank, Franklin
Henri Burton, Vice President, Compliance Officer, Reliant Bank, Franklin
Tina Cline, CRCM, CCBIA, First Vice President/Chief Compliance and CRA Officer/Audit Manager, First Century Bank, Tazewell
Debbi Cook, Compliance Officer, Citizens Bank of Lafayette, LaFayette
Leighanne Covington, Esq., Senior Vice President, Head of Bank Administrations & Compliance, TNBANK, Oak Ridge
Allen B. (Joey) Croom II, CRCM, CAMS, Compliance Risk Advisor, Sentry Advisors, LLC, Franklin
Connie Edwards, CRCM, Shareholder, Saltmarsh, Cleaveland & Gund, Brentwood
Brenda Jones, Vice President, Lending Compliance Officer, Heritage Bank, Clarksville/Hopkinsville
Lynn Riddle, Vice President, Compliance and Audit, Apex Bank, Camden
Karina Simon, Loan Compliance, The Hardin County Bank, Savannah
Nikki Winters, CRCM, Senior Vice President, Compliance Director, FirstBank, Jackson
Drew Young, Supervisor, KraftCPAs PLLC, Nashville


Thank You to Our Sponsors

Alexander Thompson Arnold, PLLC, Milan, Tenn. (Breakfast)
Elliott Davis, LLC, Franklin, Tenn. (Coffee Breaks)
KraftCPAs PLLC, Nashville, Tenn. (Mobile App)
ProBank Austin, Louisville, Ky. (Wi-Fi and Notepads/Pens)
Saltmarsh, Cleaveland & Gund, Nashville, Tenn. (Reception)



Affordable Housing Resources, Inc.
Brown Edwards CPAs, Kingsport, Tenn.
Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC, Brentwood, Tenn.
Compliance Alliance, Austin, Texas
Elliott Davis, LLC, Franklin, Tenn.
KraftCPAs PLLC, Nashville, Tenn.
NContracts, Brentwood, Tenn.
ProBank Austin, Louisville, Ky.
Saltmarsh, Cleaveland & Gund, Nashville, Tenn.
UMS Banking, Glendale, Calif.


Continuing Education Credit

Attendees qualify for 11 hours of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credit in the area of Specialized Knowledge.

This program has not been pre-approved for continuing education (CE) credit by ABA Professional Certifications. Attendees who require CE credits should go to https://www.aba.com/Training/Certifications/Pages/CEProviders.aspx for further instructions.



Program Fees

TBA Members / Associate MembersNonmembers
Early Registration $575$1150
Early registration deadline is February 19, 2019
Registration $625$1200
Day-of-Program $675$1250

TBA Contact

Sheena Frech - sfrech@tnbankers.org
Director of Education
Tennessee Bankers Association
211 Athens Way, Ste 100 • Nashville, TN 37228-1381
800/964-5525 or 615/244-4871 or www.TNBankers.org

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