Cleveland Fed President Mester to Speak at 2018 Conference

Loretta Mester Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester will give the opening keynote address for the the sixth annual Community Banking in the 21st Century  research and policy conference, which will be held Oct. 3-4 at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. Federal Reserve Board of Governors Vice Chairman for Supervision Randal Quarles will give keynote remarks on the second day. The conference, hosted by the Federal Reserve System and the Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS), brings together community bankers, academics, policymakers and bank supervisors from across the country to discuss the latest academic research on community banking, as well as important policy issues facing the sector. Other guest speakers will include Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard, Commissioner of the Mississippi Department of Banking and Consumer Finance and CSBS Chair Charlotte Corley and CSBS President and CEO John Ryan.