Tennessee Bankers

Women in Banking Conference

October 16: TBA Barrett Training Center, Nashville

Registration is closed for this sold out conference. For more information, contact Sheena Frech.


This conference is devoted to the development of Tennessee women banker leadership. Successful women managers from Tennessee’s financial institutions and other affiliated professional groups will share their expertise, experience, and knowledge.

This event is designed to encourage, support, and inspire women bankers. It will benefit all levels of staff from any financial institution or financial services provider interested in the enhancement and career growth of women in Tennessee. This conference will give you the opportunity to network with other professional women and discuss similar challenges and solutions. Make plans now to attend and discover inspiration and empowerment.


Schedule, Speakers, and Topics

8:00 a.m.—Registration/Continental Breakfast/Screen Print T-shirts

9:00 a.m.—Call to Order/Opening Remarks
Colin Barrett, President and CEO, Tennessee Bankers Association, Nashville, Tenn.
Ashley Dennis, CFO, The Hardin County Bank, Savannah, Tenn.

9:15 a.m.—Be Bold…Be Unapologetic…Be YOU!
Val Armstrong, VP, National Government Affairs & Community Development, American Water, Chattanooga, Tenn.

10:15 a.m.—Coffee Break/Screen Print T-shirts

10:45 a.m.—Banishing the Miss Congeniality Complex
Christy Pruitt-Haynes, Strategist, Speaker and Coach, Christy Pruitt-Haynes Consulting, Nashville, Tenn.


1:00 p.m.—Laughter You Can Bank On
Lisa Mills, Comedian, Speaker, Author, Lisa Mills Speaks, Atlanta, Ga.

2:15 p.m.—Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire: Learn How to Separate the Lies from the Truth
Traci Brown, Fraud Busting Body Language Expert, Traci Brown Inc., Boulder, Colo.

3:15 p.m.—Adjourn


Pre-Conference Opening Reception

Tuesday, October 15, 5:30-7:00 p.m.
Butler Snow LLP
150 3rd Avenue South, Suite 1600, Nashville, 37201

Butler Snow LLP in Nashville is hosting an opening reception at their firm for attendees coming in the night before the Women In Banking Conference. Please RSVP for this free event when you register online or on the registration form in the brochure. Parking is available in the Pinnacle Parking Garage, also located at 150 3rd Avenue South, Suite 1600, Nashville, 37201.


Continuing Education Credit

5.5 hours CPE credit in the area of Professional Development

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.


Thank You Sponsors

Bankpak Security, Morrison: Lunch
Butler Snow LLP, Nashville: Opening Reception
Elliott Davis, LLC, Franklin: Pocket Agendas
FirstBank, Nashville: Hip Hues T-Shirt Experience
Gullett Sanford Robinson & Martin PLLC, Nashville: Continental Breakfast
Pathway Women’s Business Center, Nashville: Notepads and Pens
Shuttleworth PLLC, Memphis: Mid-morning Coffee Break
Watkins Uiberall, PLLC, Memphis: Afternoon coffee break

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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