Grab your map and join us on a journey of learning and discovery on the Pathways to Connect & Protect 2021. Choose your destination (track) and hit the road (Zoom). At each pit stop (session) in your journey, you will connect with other travelers (attendees) and tour guides (industry experts) and uncover new ideas, trends and developments in banking. All roads lead to your final destination – an in-person (COVID rules permitting) block party at the Greater Richmond Convention Center in September. There will be food, music, business sessions and the opportunity to see your friends and colleagues in person from a safe physical distance.
These specially packaged courses offer a clear, practical
introduction to the banking industry and the careers it offers.
Five comprehensive subjects span core concepts in banking and
bank operations, helping university students explore potential
career paths while earning valuable ACE
For over a decade, the VBA’s Executive Leadership Institute
(ELI), a 5-month leadership development program for highly
motivated and high potential bankers who are currently in or
progressing toward a senior level position, has been known for
its intense level of connection, learnings and peer relationships
that are fostered by its in-person format and deep content.
The Management Development Program is a five-month program
designed for entry level bankers who have developed a passion for
banking, want to enhance their knowledge of the business of
banking, and who are motivated to excel in their career and reach
their full potential.
As part of our overall diversity and inclusion efforts, the VBA has created the Women’s Mentorship Program to assist our member banks with preparing the talented women within your banks for future senior leadership positions.
Through the use of highly qualified instructors and a challenging
curriculum, the VBA School of Bank Management is designed to
provide a multi-dimensional educational experience in banking.
Upon completion of three one-week summer sessions and eight home
study problems, students will have developed a range of skills
that should both enhance current performance and qualify them as
candidates for advancement.
Virginia Bankers Association and the American Bankers Association are excited to announce the 2nd annual virtual Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Summit for bankers nationwide.
Fostering diversity and inclusion in the workplace is more pressing than ever. Build your DEI Playbook with practical takeaways from the ABA/VBA Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Summit.
Choose between expertly-curated strategy sessions to build a DEI Playbook that is unique to your bank’s needs—no matter where you are on your DEI journey. At this summit, you’ll hear insights from the experts and gain tangible strategies for implementing change.
This conference is designed for emerging banking leaders and members of the Virginia Bankers Association Emerging Bank Leaders (EBL) group. This conference will give Emerging Bank Leaders the opportunity to share ideas and network with peers from across the state. You do not have to be an EBL member to attend.