eNewsletters and Publications

VBA publications and e-newsletters are a vital source of information for members of the Virginia Bankers Association.

To find out more, click on the links below. 

Cybersecurity Newsletter

This newsletter is sent weekly on Tuesdays in conjunction with the FS-ISAC organization. It highlights top news and risks that FS-ISAC has observed during the week for community institutions.

Emerging Bank Leaders Newsletter

The Emerging Bank Leaders (EBL) is a group that connects Virginia’s emerging bank leaders to engage them in the future of the banking industry. More than 500 bankers are members of the EBL, which is split into six regions within the state. It is free to join the group, and there are no age or participation requirements. You must be an employee of a VBA member bank to join. Each of the six regions of the EBL holds at least two events per year, which are focused on education or networking with your peers. The EBL newsletter is sent bimonthly and contains EBL event recaps and other upcoming engagement opportunities, details on the annual VBA Leadership Conference and EBL member news.

Executive Brief

The Executive Brief is emailed biweekly on Mondays. It includes information on the headline issues relevant to the banking industry such as progress on regulatory reform legislation, highlights and photos from VBA events, upcoming event information, compliance questions and answers, and endorsed provider spotlights.

For Your Benefit

For Your Benefit is a monthly newsletter distributed by the VBA Benefits Corporation, providing tips, articles and information on wellness and the benefits plans the VBA Benefits Corporation offers participants. This newsletter is perfect for HR administrators, CFOs and other individuals who handle VBA employee benefits plans for their bank.

Legislative Bulletin

This bulletin is a biweekly communication during the General Assembly Session, sent to members to keep them updated on pending legislation that would impact banking. Special Legislative Bulletins are also distributed throughout the year to keep members up-to-date on other government relations and advocacy events and initiatives.

Regulatory Bulletin

This monthly bulletin identifies recent regulatory proposals by federal government agencies that impact the banking industry.

The Kit: Financial Literacy Newsletter

The VBA uses this monthly publication to communicate news and updates on financial literacy related topics. We will update you on upcoming financial literacy events, spotlight bankers making a difference in your communities, and showcase different resources available to assist in your financial literacy efforts.

VBA Virtual

The VBA partners with leading webinar providers to address topics important to bankers. This weekly email includes a list of upcoming webinars from our partners. It will also occasionally highlight a training opportunity on a hot industry topic.

Virginia Banking & Virginia Banking eNewsletter

Virginia Banking is the official, quarterly magazine of the VBA. Each free issue of Virginia Banking is devoted to legal, legislative and informational articles related to the state banking industry, technology issues, banker profiles and personnel updates. 

A monthly supplement to the magazine, Virginia Banking subscribers will now receive this eNewsletter on the first Tuesday of the month, which contains articles compiled from top industry experts and organizations. These articles will contain industry knowledge via current trends data and insights into topics and challenges that affect banks such as fintech, talent retention and recruitment, risk management, compliance, cybersecurity and more.

Additional Communications

We can also send you training emails based on your functional area within banking, or whether you’re interested in government relations events and activities. Fill out the Subscribe to VBA Publications form below, and check “Education & Training” or “Government Relations” emails accordingly. Looking for our call-to-action alerts information? Click here to sign up.