PA Bankers 2024 Convention
May 15-19, 2024 • Omni Nashville Hotel, Nashville, Tenn.

Experience four days of informative, inspirational and timely educational content, dynamic speakers, community service, networking, fine dining and entertainment during the PA Bankers 2024 Convention.

The PA Bankers room block at the OMNI Nashville Hotel is closed. The OMNI does not accept reservation modifications by phone, email or website. Changes may only be made through PA Bankers. Please email Cindy Wallett to request changes.

Calling all members who have been in the industry for 50+ years! Click here to apply to be honored at the PA Bankers 2024 Convention. Applications are due by April 1. Anything received after April 1 will be honored the following year.


    Time Session
    Wednesday, May 15

    12:45 - 4 p.m. OPTIONAL CHARITABLE EVENT - "Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee" (pre-registration is required)
    Transportation will be provided by PA Bankers
    Limited to first 50 registrants.
    Sponsored by: PWCampbell
    6:30 - 9 p.m. Board, Past Chairs & Staff Reception & Dinner (Private Event/Invitation Only)
    Reception Sponsored by: PWCampbell
    Dinner sponsored by: PILLAR+AUGHT
    Thursday, May 16  *All Sessions & Events will be on the 2nd Floor*
    8:45 a.m. - 12 p.m. OPTIONAL TOUR - Origins of Opry Tour (pre-registration is required)
    Ryman Auditorium & Grand Ole Opry
    Limited to first 40 paid registrants.
    Meet at 8:45 a.m. in the Hotel Lobby (in front of Bob's Steak & Chop House)
    1 - 3 p.m. AFTERNOON "WELCOME TO NASHVILLE" RECEPTION - Legends Ballroom Foyer
    1 - 4 p.m. REGISTRATION - Registration Desk North
    3 - 5:30 p.m. CEO & DIRECTOR SESSION - Legends E-G

    3 - 4 p.m.

    Preparing Your Balance Sheet for the Great Fed Pivot 2024
    Ryan Hayhurst, The Baker Group

    4:15 - 5:30 p.m.

    Investment Banking Panel
    Moderator: Chad Hull, Janney Montgomery Scott
    Frank Blanco, Piper Sandler
    Alan Grover, Griffin Financial Group
    Adam Tarvin, KBW
    Jay Junior, D.A. Davidson
    6 - 7:30 p.m. CHAIR'S RECEPTION - "SALUTE TO THE SARGENTS" - Legends Ballroom Foyer
    Sponsored by: PNC Bank
    Friday, May 17  *All Sessions & Events will be on the 2nd Floor* 
    7 a.m. CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST - Legends Ballroom Foyer
    Increase Revenue, Reduce Expenses & Improve the Customer Experience - Music Row 5
    Commonwealth Charitable Management, Cornerstone Advisors, Evolv, FI Market Scan, NFP, PNC FIRST/Asset Exchange, The Plateau Group, Vikar Technologies, Inc.

    Concurrent A:

    CRA Modernization -- What Banks Need to Know and Strategic Implications - Cumberland 1-2
    Michael Mancusi & Kara Ramsey, Arnold & Porter

    Concurrent B:

    Managing Your Risk Against a Ransomware Attack - Cumberland 3-4
    Russell Sommers, Baker Tilly

    Concurrent C:

    Strategic Leadership for CEOs: Navigating the Future of Work and Maximizing Team Potential - Cumberland 5-6
    Shari Simpson, Paylocity

    Concurrent D:

    GUEST/SPOUSE SESSION - How To Be an Active Participant in Your Own Survival - Music Row 3
    Ken Alexandrow, Agape Tactical, LLC 
    9 a.m. OPENING CEREMONIES - Legends Ballroom A-D

    All Registered Convention Attendees


    9:10 - 9:15 a.m.

    Welcome & Remarks - J. Duncan Campbell

    9:15 - 9:30 a.m.

    Recognition of Past Chairs & Sponsors

    9:30 - 9:40 a.m.

    50-Year Club Inductions

    9:40 - 10:05 a.m.

    Nominating Report & Board Election

    10:10 - 10:15 a.m.

    Installation of Officers
    10:15 - 10:35 a.m. "2023-2024 CHAIR'S REMARKS"
    Angie Sargent, Fulton Financial
    10:35 - 10:55 a.m. SNACK BREAK - Legends Ballroom Foyer
    10:55 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. GENERAL SESSION 

    10:55 - 11:20 a.m.

    ABA Update
    Rob Nichols, President & CEO, American Bankers Association 

    11:20 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

    Federal Reserve Update
    The Honorable Michelle Bowman, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
    12:20 p.m. ADJOURNMENT
    12:30 - 1:15 p.m. CEO Session - "A Conversation with Governor Bowman" - Music Row 3
    *Limited to Bank CEOs only
    1:30 - 4 p.m. OPTIONAL TOUR A - Nelson's Green Brier Distillery Tour (pre-registration is required)
    Limited to first 50 paid registrants. Must be 21 years of age or older to participate.
    Meet in Hotel Lobby at 1:15 p.m. Pick-up Location - Hotel Lobby (in front of Bob's Steak & Chop House)
    2 - 4 p.m. OPTIONAL TOUR B - Legends of Country Music Tour (pre-registration is required)
    Patsy Kline & Johnny Cash Museums
    Limited to first 50 paid registrants.
    Meet in Hotel Lobby at 1:50 p.m. Pick-up Location - Hotel Lobby (in front of Bob's Steak & Chop House)
    Saturday, May 18  *All Sessions & Events will be on the 2nd Floor*
    7 a.m. REGISTRATION/CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST - Legends Ballroom Foyer
    7:15 - 8:15 a.m. EARLY BIRD SESSION - Legends Ballroom A-D
    The War on Talent in Banking: 2024 Edition
    Alan Kaplan, Kaplan Partners
    8:20  - 9:10 a.m. CONCURRENT SESSIONS

    Concurrent A:

    How to Head Off Regulatory Enforcement Before You Know It Is Coming - Cumberland 1-2
    Reg Evans, Esquire, Bybel Rutledge

    Concurrent B:  

    The AI Edge: Unlocking Artificial Intelligence’s Strategic Potential for Banks - Cumberland 3-4
    Michael Berman, NContracts

    Concurrent C:  

    Inclusive Leadership in Turbulent Times - Cumberland 5-6
    Dr. Paul Spradley, Dollar Bank
    9 - 10 a.m. GUEST/SPOUSE SESSION - Music Row 5
    Overcoming Adversity
    Amy Bream, CrossFit Athlete and Mentality Coach
    9:20 - 10:10 a.m.

    Concurrent A:

    What Is a Fraud Risk Assessment & Why Does My Institution Need One? - Cumberland 1-2
    Jessica Miller, Schneider Downs

    Concurrent B: 

    Cracking the Code: Transforming Bank Data Into Actionable Insights - Cumberland 3-4
    Kim Snyder & Amber Robinson, KlariVis

    Concurrent C:

    Nightmare on ALM Street: How Pennsylvania Banks Faired and What to Think About Next - Cumberland 5-6
    Mark Fischer, PNC
    10:10 - 10:25 a.m. COOKIE BREAK - Legends Ballroom Foyer
    10:25 a.m. GENERAL SESSION - Legends Ballroom A-D
    Angie Sargent, Fulton Financial Corporation, 2023-2024 PA Bankers Chair
    Randy Black, First Citizens Community Bank, 2024-2025 Chair

    10:40 a.m.   Fintech Transformers - Rise of Primacy
    Dave Defazio, StrategyCorps
    11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. CLOSING GENERAL SESSION
    Champion Mindset: Overcoming Adversity and Tenacity During Challenging Times
    Chaunté Lowe, 4-Time Olympian, Author, TEDx Speaker, Breast Cancer Thriver 
    Sponsored by: Webber Advisors and The Benecon Group, Inc.

    12:45 p.m. ADJOURNMENT
    1:15 - 4:30 p.m. OPTIONAL TOUR - Origins of Opry Tour (pre-registration is required)
    Ryman Auditorium & Grand Ole Opry
    Limited to first 40 paid registrants.
    Meet at 1 p.m. in the Hotel Lobby (in front of Bob's Steak & Chop House)
    7 - 9 p.m. CLOSING PARTY - "DANCING IN THE STREET...COUNTRY STYLE" - Street Party, 5th Avenue
    Sponsored by: PA Bankers Services Corporation and The Baker Group
    Entertainment Co-Sponsored by: Griffin Financial Group and Stevens & Lee

    9:15 - 10:15 p.m. Official Family Farewell (Private Event/Invitation Only) - Omni Rooftop Pool - 4th Floor
    Co-Sponsored by: The Baker Group and KlariVis

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Member Bank/Director: $1,275
Affiliate Member: $1,865
Non-Member Bank: $2,450
Spouse/Family/Guest/Retired Banker: $725

*Tours are an additional cost.



Jackie Catalano
Vice President, Professional Development
(717) 255-6939