Bank Presidents Seminar




Monday, January 7

12:00 PM – 6:30 PM Registration                                                                     
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM                    Welcome Reception
Tuesday, January 8
7:00 AM – 4:30 PM Registration Open                                                          
9:00 AM – 4:30 PM General & Learning Sessions
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM Reception
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Dinner & Entertainment
Wednesday, January 9
7:00 AM – 12:00 PM Registration Open                                                          
8:00 AM – 10:30 AM General & Learning Sessions
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM Closing Session & Keynote – Tony La Russa



Four Seasons Biltmore
1260 Channel Drive
Santa Barbara, California 93108
(805) 565-8299
Biltmore check-in time is 4:00 p.m. and check-out time is 12:00 p.m.

Our room block at the Four Seasons Biltmore Hotel sells out quickly. To reserve your guest room, contact the resort directly at (805) 565-8229 or (888) 424-5866. You can also register online here with the code CI0119CBA. The WBA negotiated room rate is $425 single or double occupancy. An earlier departure or later stay may be subject to an increased room rate. Please note that a nightly fee of $65 per room will be added to guest rooms with three or more persons aged above 18 years.

Important Note Regarding Hotel Cancellations: the Four Seasons has a 21-day cancellation policy and requires a fully non-refundable deposit of all nights’ room and tax to secure your reservation. Should you need to cancel, your cancellation must be received with 21-days prior to your confirmed arrival. Your confirmed reservation and the above cancellation policy will be provided in writing, via email, to you from the Four Seasons Resort, The Biltmore.

Parking: overnight valet $38, daily self parking $20


Jelena McWilliams
Chairman of the FDIC

Jelena McWilliams is the 21st Chairman of the FDIC.  She was nominated by President Donald J. Trump on November 30, 2017, and confirmed by the Senate on May 24, 2018, to serve a six-year term on the FDIC Board of Directors, and designated as Chairman for a term of five years. 



Pricing For Through 12/7 After 12/7
Bank Member $995 $1,345
Spouse Fee $495 $495

Cancellation Policy

Registration fees less a $75 processing fee per registrant will be refunded if cancellation is received by December 21, 2018. No refund if cancellations are received after December 21, 2018. 

Sponsorship Information

Sponsorship Information

If you are interested or would like more information, please contact:

Rosemary Mignano
Senior Manager of Sponsor, Exhibitor & Affiliate Member Development
(916) 438-4435 or

A few reasons your organization should sponsor and/or exhibit:

  • Maximize your company’s brand awareness and increase your market position
  • Gain direct access to WBA member banks and institutions in an exclusive environment
  • Raise your profile above your competitors
  • Learn about the issues confronting today’s financial service leaders and gain valuable insight into potential solutions
  • Match your exposure needs, regardless of your budget
  • Shape or reinforce a positive perception of your company with bank executives
  • Support the Western Bankers Association, the largest non-profit banking organization serving the West Coast financial services industry