• 2019 Spotlight: Bank of Kilmichael

    Buddy Mortimer, CEO of the Bank of Kilmichael in Kilmichael, Miss., and Stan Blaylock, senior vice president, discuss the bank's history and its relationship with family-owned Gun Dog Supply, a popular online retailer of hunting dog training gear and supplies. Steve Snell, Gun Dog Supply president, provides a look into the business of dog hunting supplies and discusses how the bank has assisted with the growth of the company.

  • 2019 Spotlight: Bank of Bird-in-Hand, Pennsylvania

    Lori Maley, president and CEO of Bank of Bird-in-Hand, Bird-in-Hand, Pa., and Bill O'Brien, executive vice president and chief lending officer, discuss how their team has tailored the bank's services for the members of its Amish community, as well as for their non-Amish neighbors and businesses. Kevin Eshleman, lead pastor of Ephrata Church, Ephrata, Pa., explains how the Bank of Bird-in-Hand helped his fast-growing congregation build a new place to worship that they also offer as a gathering place for all members of the community.


Conference News

  • 2019 Emerging Scholars Announced

    The Community Banking in the 21st Century research and policy conference committee is pleased to announce the names of the three students selected as Emerging Scholars for 2019: Thi Hong Nguyen Nguyen of Auburn University; Kuan Liu of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Prithu Vatsa of the University of Miami. more →

  • Twelve Papers Selected for the 2019 Conference

    The Federal Reserve System, the Conference of State Bank Supervisors and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. are pleased to announce that 12 papers have been selected for presentation at the seventh annual community bank research and policy conference, to be held October 1-2, 2019, at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. more →

  • Reading Cooperative Bank CEO Julieann Thurlow to Give Evening Keynote

    Julieann Thurlow, president and CEO of Reading Cooperative Bank, Reading, Mass., will give the community banker evening keynote speech for the seventh annual Community Banking in the 21st Century research and policy conference. The conference, sponsored by the Federal Reserve, the Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), will be held Oct. 1-2, 2019, at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. more →

  • 2019 Emerging Scholars Program Applications Due June 14

    Applications are due June 14, 2019, for the Emerging Scholars program for the 2019 Community Banking in the 21st Century research and policy conference. The program is open to Ph.D. students who are considering or working on a dissertation on a banking-related topic. more →

  • Federal Reserve Governor Michelle Bowman to Give Opening Day Keynote

    Federal Reserve Governor Michelle Bowman is slated to give opening day remarks at the seventh annual Community Banking in the 21st Century research and policy conference to be held Oct. 1-2 at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. more →

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