JW Marriott Nashville
September 15, 2024
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Join Bank Director and Bank on Women, Inc. for an exclusive peer exchange among female executives as we provide insight on serving on a bank board.  The off-the-record, candid conversation provides an opportunity to learn from peers and share experiences.  This peer exchange is exclusive to 20 attendees only, and is available on a first-come, first served basis. 

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Registration + Lunch

12:30 PM – 12:40 PM
Jennifer Docherty, Co-founder, Bank on Women, Inc. and General Counsel, Performance Trust Capital Partners, LLC
Michelle King, President, Bank Director
Join Bank Director and Bank on Women for an exclusive peer exchange created for prospective and current female directors.

12:40 PM – 2:00 PM

Bank on Women Peer Exchange Session 1:  Sharing Your Journey
Discussion Topics

  • What challenges did you face?  How did you overcome them?
  • What has your experience been like serving on the board? What is the demographic composition of your board? Do you think there have been unique challenges you’ve faced as a woman? Benefits?
  • What was the onboarding process like? What was particularly helpful?
  • From an educational standpoint, what aspects of banking or board service took the longest to learn?
  • What questions should you ask if approached about serving on a board?
  • How can executives who would like to serve on a bank board someday prepare themselves for that opportunity? Does service on nonprofit boards help?
  • In your experience, what are the biggest challenges facing bank boards today?

2:00 PM – 2:15 PM
Refreshment Break

2:15 PM – 4:30 PM
Bank on Women Peer Exchange Session 2:  Governance Insights
Discussion Topics

  • What are the current trends in bank boards?
  • What are banks looking for in a director?
  • Do bank directors typically have banking experience?
  • What are the unique challenges of sitting on a bank board?
  • What experience/training might help? 

4:45 PM – 5:45 PM
Bank Board Training Forum Welcoming Reception & Registration
Sponsored by:  FHLBank Atlanta
We welcome all registered participants of today’s events and those arriving in Nashville for tomorrow’s conference to a networking reception at the JW Marriott Nashville.