You asked, we listened.

WVBankers is pleased to announce our newest program: Commercial Lending Development. This high quality, robust program is offered as a live event at the beautiful Stonewall Resort, led by outstanding instructors. This program is spread over four, two-day sessions across a five month period with the following topics:
  • Marketing/Business Development/ Negotiations
  • In-Depth Financial Analysis
  • In-Depth Cash Flow
  • In-Depth Loan Structure
  • Credit Memorandum Preparation/ Presentations
  • Loan Review/Documentation/ Compliance And Regulations
  • Problem Loan Monitoring/Business Law/Lender Liability
  • Comprehensive Overview: Senior Credit Officer Presentations And Panel; Credit Presentations

Space is limited - as this is an in-person event, our conference rooms will be spaciously set to allow for social distancing, attendance will be limited to 25, and masks are mandatory. Please see the WVBankers In-Person Event COVID-19 Policy for more information.


February 2021 Education & Events:

February 2, 2021
Virtual | Presented by Patrice Konarik

February 23, 2021
Charleston Town Center Marriott

February 23, 2021
Charleston Town Center Marriott

Check Out WVBankers Distance Learning Options:
Attention Members!!!
To receive your member rate, please make sure to use the WVBankers Member Promo Code"wvbankers"

2020 WVBankers Record Retention Manual
The 2020 update to the WVBankers Record Retention Schedule, prepared by our friends at Bowles Rice, LLP, supplies bankers with the latest information about state and federal record retention requirements for West Virginia banks. The easy to use format provides record retention information for the following business functions:
  • Administrative records
  • Correspondent banking
  • Electronic Data Processing and Internal Reports
  • Investments
  • Loans and Credit Transactions
  • Official Checks and Drafts
  • Operations
  • Personnel
  • Safe Deposit and Vault
  • Taxes
  • Time and Demand Deposits
  • Trusts
And federal retention regulations including:
  • USA Patriot Act
  • Bank Secrecy Act
  • CFPB
  • FDIC
  • The Federal Reserve
  • Treasury
  • HUD
  • SBA
  • And others

The digital WVBankers Record Retention Schedule is $175.00 and it is updated approximately every three years. Get your copy of this valuable resource today. Contact WVBankers, or 304-343-8838 to order.
November 16 - December 7, 2020 | Four One-Hour Sessions
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Zoom | Recorded

The constant change in the bank CFO's environment - regulatory, legislative, and accounting - is creating very real challenges and burdens. In the shifting landscape of the financial services industry, CFOs are confronted daily by situations that call for a range of expertise. 

This virtual conference series will help you stay current on the issues affecting you by covering asset/liability management, regulatory changes, tax changes, investment portfolios, and other relevant topics. For registration and additional details, click here.

December 7: Preston Afrank, Vice President, Haberfeld
"Upside Down Thinking on Efficiency: Changing Priorities to Drive Results"

Past recorded sessions included with registration: 
November 16: Michael Carpenter, Risk Solutions Architect, Ncontracts
"Unprecedented: COVID-19, Vendor Management & Managing the New Normal"

November 23: Paul Viancourt, Vice President, Solutions Architect
"Audit and COVID-19 - A Guide for CFOs"

November 30: Jeff Rigsby, President & CEO, CB Resource, Inc.
"The Community Bank Ecosystem - Post Pandemic Challenges & Opportunities"
2021 Joint WVBankers/Ohio Bankers League Convention
SAVE THE DATE! Banking executives from two states will join together at The Greenbrier, July 25-27, for a Joint Convention hosted by the West Virginia Bankers Association and the Ohio Bankers League. This gathering of top executives will provide a variety of opportunities to enhance visibility with the leaders of our states' financial services industry as a sponsor, exhibitor, breakout session presenter, or simply as a registered attendee. 
More information on registration, sponsorships, and exhibiting to be announced soon!
WVBankers Associate Member Featured Articles
Elizabeth K. Madlem, Associate General Counsel
Scott Hildenbrand, Managing Director
Head of Balance Sheet Analysis and Strategy | Head of Piper Sandler Hedging Services
Dr. Sean Payant, Chief Consulting Officer
Dennis Falk, Senior Vice President and Regional Manager
Brian Mullet, SVP, Bank Relationships
Bankers Healthcare Group (WVBankers Associate Member)

Speakers Announced for the Mid-Atlantic Bank Executives Speaker SeriesREGISTRATION STILL OPEN  - ONE SESSION LEFT!
The Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia Bankers Associations present a six-month speaker series that will deliver timely and engaging content geared specifically towards bank CEOs and senior leadership. The series began in July and will run through December. Recordings will be provided for past sessions.
We hope you will join us live for the last hour-long session:

December 11: Bob Kafafian, The Kafafian GroupKey Considerations for Performance and Profitability in 2021
Past recorded sessions included with current registration:
  • July 10 - Jim Vandei, Axios "Current Events Impacting Banking (COVID-19, Political, Social)"
  • August 14 - Tom Barkin, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond; Patrick Harker, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia "Economic Update"
  • September 11: Alex Vogel, The Vogel Group | Political Outlook - Election 2020 
  • October 2 (BONUS SESSION): Moderated by Rob Nichols, ABA - Panelists: OCC Comptroller Brian Brooks; FDIC Chairman Jelena McWilliams; Federal Reserve Governor Michelle Bowman | Regulator Panel
  • October 9: David Motley, African American Directors Forum | Building a More Diverse Board & New Demands on Leaders Regarding Diversity
  • November 13 - Jim Burson, Cornerstone Advisors, Inc. | The Digital Banking Landscape
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Powell: Fed to Return Unspent COVID-19 Relief Funds at Year-End 
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