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As a member at the Chairman Circle level, you can maximize your visibility and demonstrate your expertise with your target audiences while enjoying increased access to programs and premium level sponsorships.
Would you like to deepen your engagement with WBA’s membership? The WBA will work with you to determine your objectives and help you chose the best return on investment for your company’s marketing budget. We have many opportunities to connect your business offering to our member banks and we will work with you to customize a plan that meets your goals. Our mission is to provide resources and innovative solutions that will help our members prosper and grow.
California Bankers Association, in conjunction with Pearl Meyer, conducted an additional survey, the 2015 Bank Director Compensation and Governance Practices Survey in July 2015.
This survey provides clear and definitive information on Bank Board of Directors’ compensation and governance practices. Specific topics include:
SACRAMENTO – Today the California Bankers Association, (CBA) released the following statement regarding last week’s California Board of Equalization (BOE) meeting regarding access to banking services by marijuana-related businesses.
SACRAMENTO — The California Bankers Association (CBA), one of the largest state banking trade associations, and BancAlliance, a collaborative network of community banks, have announced the launch of a new endorsed partnership.
The California Bankers Association and Beacon Economics Release California Banking Industry Intelligence Report
Report provides a review of the bank lending environment and state of consumer finances for 2014
Sacramento, Calif. — The California Bankers Association (CBA) and Beacon Economics have released a sixth California banking report that examines important issues currently affecting 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. This report begins with an economic overview of the nation and of California, and then takes a closer look at the state of consumer finances and bank lending trends. Among the report’s key findings:
CBA Launches Radio Advertising Campaign
Ad Focuses on Banks Ongoing Investment in Technology and Keeping Customer Information Secure
This two-week public awareness and education campaign will focus on the following timely themes: California banks’ ongoing investments in technology to make banking safer and more convenient for customers, including the deployment of chip-based credit cards; their ongoing commitment to protecting customers’ financial information and ensuring their customers are made whole financially in the event of a data breach at a retailer.
The California Bankers Association and Beacon Economics Release California Banking Intelligence Report
Report reviews the recent bank lending environment and stock market volatility
Sacramento, Calif. — The California Bankers Association (CBA) and Beacon Economics have released a seventh California banking report that examines important issues currently affecting 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. This report analyzes bank lending data for California through the second quarter of 2015, and offers observations on the recent volatility observed in the stock market. Among the report’s key findings:
CBA President and CEO Rodney Brown discusses the fifth anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Act in the Orange County Register and two legislative fixes currently being considered that make several common-sense changes to the law.
Past CBA chairman and TriCounties Bank President & CEO Rick Smith discusses the tax disparity between banks and credit unions in the Sacramento Business Journal.
CBA President and CEO Rodney Brown provides commentary on the fifth anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Act – a sweeping overhaul of the nation’s financial regulatory system - in the Contra Costa Times.
CBA President and CEO Rodney Brown discusses the credit union state and federal tax exemption in the Sacramento Bee.
Even as the Number of Financial Institutions Declines, Pacific Coast Banking School Enjoys Record Enrollment
Seattle Business Magazine features the Pacific Coast Banking School and its record enrollment.
Designed for commercial credit managers, this symposium focuses on topics of interest including critical credit regulations, economic review, state legislation, financial analysis, hot lending topics, credit products and services of benefit to banks.
Keeping up with the latest regulatory changes and compliance issues can be more than a full-time job. If you’re like most financial services professionals, you have little free time to devote to this top business challenge. You won’t want to miss one of the finest compliance programs in the West where nearly 200 BSA/AML officers, compliance officers and attorneys representing our members are all in search of the best education, products and services available to their institution.
Western Independent Bankers, a division of the Western Bankers Association, provides an extensive suite of online webinar training that enables bankers to enjoy flexible and cost-effective education across all critical areas of banking. WiBinar topics such as payments, retail banking, compliance, finance, lending, technology, HR, M&A, compensation, Directors issues and more, are covered in a comprehensive, cost-effective and easily accessible format.
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