Live Presentations

During Inspired By Acquire or Be Acquired, Bank Director brings together various industry leaders for live-sessions, allowing participants to engage directly with the presenters. Be sure to mark your calendar for the below dates and times! All live presentations will be recorded and available after the session has concluded.

Monday, February 8 | 11:00 AM – Noon EDT
Ask Me Anything – A Live Q+A With KBW’s Tom Michaud
Al Dominick, CEO, Bank Director
Thomas Michaud, President & CEO, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc., A Stifel Company
In this live Q+A, Bank Director’s CEO, Al Dominick, facilitates an hour-long conversation with the CEO of KBW, Tom Michaud. The two talk about avenues for growth in 2021, the challenge of staying relevant and the type of competition banks now face. In addition, the two welcome questions from officers and directors, especially those pertaining to M&A, fintech and today’s market conditions.
(Recorded Session Now Available – Segment I: Exploring Your Growth Options: Planning for the Future)

Tuesday, February 9 | 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT
How Best To Deal With 2021 Credit Uncertainties
David Ruffin, Principal, IntelliCredit, A Division of QwickRate
After 2020’s pandemic-induced uncertainties about our bank’s credit quality, 2021 will require bankers to take proactive steps to both quantify and manage the credit after-shocks of COVID-19, including identifying hotspots in variously impacted subsets of our portfolios. In other words, writing our own risk profile script – before the regulator, or peer, does it for us!
(Recorded Session Now Available – Segment VI: Lending & Credit Risk: Credit Risk)

Wednesday, February 10 | 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT
M&A in the Aftermath of COVID
Justin Evans, Senior Vice President, Stephens, Inc.
Ted Rosinus, Managing Director, Stephens, Inc.
Frank Sorrentino, Managing Director, Stephens, Inc.
Scott Studwell, Managing Director and Head of Depository Group, Stephens, Inc.
M&A in the aftermath of COVID-19 should, and will, be different. While the near-term interest rate environment will produce environmental pressures, COVID has likely led to systemic changes to bank M&A. Have tangible book value earn-back thresholds changed? Should baseline cost savings be different? How should you think about credit marks? Do MOEs make more, or less, sense? What role should technology play in assessing your target market? Are core deposits more important in a post COVID world? This presentation explores these topics, and more.
(Recorded Session Now Available – Segment II: Mergers & Acquisitions: M&A Opportunities)

Peer Exchanges

In addition to the timely presentations, Bank Director is hosting two Virtual Peer Exchanges exclusive to registered bank attendees. Both of these sessions are off-the-record, small group discussions among your peers. Groups are assigned by title, bank type (public/private) and asset size. Each of the below peer exchanges are included in your registration – however you must indicate that you would like to participate when completing your registration. Space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please note: in order to participate in the peer exchanges, registration must be completed by Monday, February 8, 2021.

Future of M&A | Thursday, February 11, 2021 | 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM EDT
Sponsored By: Raymond James Financial Inc.

Strategic Planning for 2021 | Wednesday, February 17, 2021 | 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM EDT
Sponsored By: Performance Trust Capital Partners, LLC