CBA Highlights Partnerships Between Banks and Businesses in Providing Economic Opportunity in New Online Videos
The California Bankers Association is pleased to announce the availability of two news-style videos, available for viewing that visually demonstrate how banks are vital to the economy and supportive of their communities, and highlight partnerships between banks and their customers.
The California Bankers Association and Beacon Economics Release California Banking Industry Intelligence Report
Report focuses on California’s housing market recovery and analyzes state’s home foreclosure trends
Sacramento, Calif. — The California Bankers Association (CBA), one of the largest state banking trade associations, and Beacon Economics have released a fourth California banking report that examines important issues that currently affect California’s banks and the overall economy. The report is authored by Chris Thornberg, Ph.D., founding partner, and Jordan Levine, economist and director of economic research, at Beacon Economics.
The California Bankers Association and Beacon Economics Release California Economic Impact Report
Study measures the significant benefits created by banks doing business in California
Sacramento, Calif. — The California Bankers Association (CBA), one of the largest state banking trade associations, and Beacon Economics have released a report, “The Economic Impact of Banks: Measuring the Benefits in California,” which examines the critical role banks play in supporting California’s economy and the communities where they do business.The report is authored by Chris Thornberg, Ph.D., founding partner, and Jordan Levine, economist and director of economic research, at Beacon Economics.
The ABA has prepared and posted online a PowerPoint presentation and handouts to correspond with the association’s recently released Business of Banking guide.
The guide, which ABA distributed to all members of Congress in January, provides a foundation for understanding banking, its role in the economy, and how policy decisions affect customers and communities. The presentation makes it easy for bankers to share the guide’s key points with other audiences, including community groups and employees.
To measure the giving spirit of the California banking community, the CBA recently conducted a Community Relations Survey to gauge member bank-sponsored community involvement throughout 2011.
A total of 53 CBA-member institutions responded to the survey, which CBA member banks reported annual contributions to charitable organizations in excess of $110 million. In 2011 alone, more than 19,000 organizations were the beneficiaries of donations by California banks.
CBA President and CEO Rodney Brown discusses how California banks are are open for business and are eager to make loans to qualified borrowers.
CBA President and CEO, Rodney Brown, comments in an LA Times article regarding recent Consumer Financial Protection Bureau qualified mortgage rules.
Benefits of Dodd-Frank Reforms Remain Unclear Three Years After Congress Approved Sweeping Banking, Finance Regulations
CBA President and CEO, Rodney Brown, comments in a Long Beach Business Journal article about Dodd-Frank, the now 8,000-page law involving more than 20 agencies.
Louise Walker, president and CEO of First Northern Bank, and CBA board member, discusses the importance of financial education in California’s high schools.
Sacramento Bee Editorial: California Legislature should give struggling homeowners a break
Supports CBA-sponsored legislation, SB 30
Click here to read the Bee’s editorial urging lawmakers to pass CBA-sponsored SB 30, which will extend important tax relief to borrowers who under this legislation will not be required to report the amount of debt forgiven by a lender due to a negotiated short sale or principal reduction resulting from a loan modification.
Click here to read about how the California Bankers Association is helping train the next generation of California bankers.
Click here to hear a report on the nearly one year implementation of the Homeowner Bill of Rights.
This two and a half-day program will provide in depth guidance on developing, implementing, and maintaining an effective Compliance Management System (CMS) that fits the Institution’s strategic plans and footprint.
Our new graduate compliance school is designed for compliance officers and managers with at least five years of experience. We’ll weave the board’s and management’s perspective into all aspects of the program and focus on the intricacies of managing the compliance function.
Sponsor and exhibitor information is available on the individual event pages.
Sponsor/exhibitor presence at CBA conferences and educational seminars.
Sponsorship tier’s are as follows:
Diamond sponsorship: $20,000+
Platinum sponsorship: $15,000-$20,000
Gold sponsorship: $10,000-$15,000
Silver sponsorship: $5,000-$10,000
Bronze sponsorship: Less than $5,000
The CBA is now partnering with Unum to offer life and disability insurance plans.
Unum is able to customize its insurance offerings to match your current plan design. Click here for more information, or contact us today to get a quote!
Mike Doerr, CBA Banker Benefits: (916) 438-4431
John Melbon, CLU, EVP, Benefits Division Leader at SullivanCurtisMonroe: (949) 852-5741
Description: Commercial Lending provides the knowledge and skills required to identify the credit needs of various types of business customers and to sell a “total banking” relationship. It covers both the technical side of commercial lending and the interpersonal skills required to be a successful loan officer.
SACRAMENTO – The California Bankers Association (CBA) today announced that Jeffrey Ball, President and CEO of Friendly Hills Bank, will serve as the 2013-2014 chairman of the board of directors for California’s largest banking trade association. Ball founded Friendly Hills located in Whittier and also serves as director of the bank.
The Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist ® (ACAMS) has agreed that the California Bankers Association BSA/AML Compliance 2013 meets their certification requirements. Members of the ACAMS have the opportunity to earn a total of six (6) CAMS CE credits. For more information please visit www.ACAMS.org or contact email@example.com
The 2013 edition of the California Banking Gold Book, the definitive directory of California banks, is now available. The Gold Book is published by BankNews Media, one of the country’s most respected publishers of bank directories, and is endorsed by the California Bankers Association.
Evaluating and Structuring Commercial Loans
A Decision Tree Approach that covers the commercial lending process and the related financial analysis of a borrower.
This program, all five “levels” described below, can be purchased as a whole or individually.
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Description: Reviewed: Feb.
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) focuses on Title I and Title III of the Act. This course explains the changes made by the enactment of the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment Act (ADAAA). This course defines the term disability by using examples and exercises thoughout the learning. It also defines essential functions and reasonable accommodations, and provides general disability etiquette guidelines.
Description: Business Etiquette introduces the
four guiding principles of business etiquette. This course
explores how to make introductions with others appropriately,
describes the importance of following professional dress codes,
explains how workplace behavior can affect others, and describes
how the rules of business etiquette apply to work situations out
of the office.
Audience: Bank personnel in the branch and administrative office environments.
Consumer Credit Products
Description: Consumer Credit Products provides
students with the confidence they need to discuss consumer credit
terms and products with their clients. The course begins with
defining the basic terminology associated with consumer credit
products. Then, it explores the different types of credit
products – non-real estate-related and real estate-related – and
explains how to calculate the maximum loan amount available for
the real estate-related products.