2021 Central Regional Meeting

October 4, 2021
Golf Club of Dublin, Dublin, OH

Join with fellow community bankers from your region to participate in educational sessions, discuss legislative updates and collaborate on industry challenges. This full-day event includes breakfast, educational sessions, lunch, golf scramble and dinner.

NEW this year: Pick your own golf pairings!



7:30 a.m. - 8:15 a.m. — Registration & Breakfast

8:15 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. — Welcome & Morning Kickoff

8:30 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. — Session I: Cyber and the C-Suite: What Top Management Needs to Know About Cybersecurity

Robert Brosh, Compliance Specialist  - NContracts

What would one cyber breach do to your financial institution? How would your senior management team respond? This program will explain the responsibilities of executives and board members when it comes to cybersecurity and disaster recovery resiliency.

Takeaways include: 

  • The risk posed by third-party vendors and why they must be managed effectively 
  • The FFIEC Cybersecurity Assessment Tool 
  • Risk management as prevention 
  • Best practices for vendor due diligence rules and contract management 
  • How to work with your regulatory agency both during and between your exam cycles

 The operational, financial, and reputation risk costs of a cyber breach are staggering, and agencies are emphasizing accountability and board and management levels. This session is essential for your financial institution’s C-suite to gain the knowledge they need to effectively manage cybersecurity risk. 

9:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. — Networking Break

9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. — Session II: Navigating the New Credit Cycle, COVID-19 Loans & Emerging Credit Risk

David Ruffin, Principal, Intellicredit

A black swan named COVID-19 has ushered in a swift and dramatic end to the prolonged and recently benign credit cycle. Despite economic stimuli and regulatory relief, we can expect the credit degradation prompted by this crisis to be problematic and extensive. Now is the time to adopt aggressive new approaches to discover and monitor portfolio credit quality — both in aggregate and transactional - including loans affected by COVID-19.

10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. — Networking Break

10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. — Session III: Security Considerations During A Pandemic

Ryan Dutton, Fraud Operations Manager, SHAZAM

What are the latest schemes, trends and tricks fraudsters are using to get your customer information? With ever-evolving tactics, it can be difficult to stay abreast of current trends. Learn the many ways criminals are gathering card information and what can be done to prevent fraud and card losses. Fraud detection systems, blocking transactions, transaction alerts and other important tools will be discussed. From chip cards to the increase in skimming attacks, we’ll discuss ways to keep fighting back.

11:15 a.m. - Noon — Industry Update: State & Federal Legislation Report

Robert Palmer, CEO, CBAO

Noon - 1:00 p.m. — Community Banking Lunch

1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. — Regional Golf Outing

6:00 p.m. — Cocktails & Dinner Reception

Who Should Attend:

The agenda for these regional meetings are uniquely designed for Presidents, CEO, CFO’s, Risk Managers and Directors & Officers.



Monday, 04 October 2021


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