2023 VBA Connect/Protect Experience Recap
March 13-15, 2023

Post Kristen Reid Walt Lyons Amy Binns

More than 260 bankers and industry partners joined us in Williamsburg from March 13-15 for the VBA Connect|Protect Experience. This event brought together banking professionals in the areas of marketing, human resources, retail banking, training, security, enterprise risk management, compliance, and operations and technology. This year’s event featured 35 total sessions, including five general sessions and five concurrent breakout sessions, during which attendees uncovered new ideas, trends, and developments in banking.

Thank You to Our Event Sponsors!

General Session Topics & Speakers

Safety Workshop: Security for Today’s Threats
Terry Choate & Joseph Hileman, Blue-U Defense

Economic Update 
Lindsey Piegza, Stifel

Innovation & Fintech in Banking
Ryan Jackson, American Bankers Association 

Stronger Under Pressure
Chris Barras, Second Story Partners

Pictures from the Event