Back By Popular Demand! Make plans to join
us next month for our Burgers with Bruce series. Each event will
include an industry update from VBA President and CEO Bruce
Whitehurst followed by a “Leadership Dialogues” panel. The panels
will consist of bank CEOs and leaders from the VBA Emerging Bank
Leaders Steering Committee.
The VBA Performance Excellence Conversation Series is a subscription-based monthly audio series created in partnership with Dave Martin with bankmechanics and is designed to be utilized to engage, inform and motivate your teams. Dave uses humor, storytelling and authenticity to address topics like motivation, employee engagement, business development, culture and performance excellence.
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.
To be held on June 25-28, the 2023 Annual Convention will take place at The Breakers Palm Beach in Florida. The 2023 Convention will combine a great lineup of speakers on timely topics and networking with bankers and industry providers.
The VBA Connect|Protect Experience is an event for marketing, HR, retail baking, training, security, ERM, operations and technology and compliance professionals that will uncover new ideas, trends and developments in banking.
American Bankers Association (ABA), Virginia Bankers Association (VBA) and Maryland Bankers Association (MBA) are joining together to host the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Summit for bankers nationwide. This virtual event is designed to help bankers become an agent of change for the banking industry and for the community. The DEI Summit will help bankers master the leading practices for mitigating the systemic barriers that disadvantage marginalized groups in the industry—and give actionable steps to implement change.