Members, out of an abundance of caution WVBankers staff continues to work remotely. Please email us directly should you need anything. Thank you!
2 020 Primary Election Endorsements 
Members of the WVBankPAC recently met to endorse candidates in the June 9th Primary Election . A complete list of all candidates for the West Virginia Legislature endorsed by Committee can be accessed on our website.

As an industry, we pride ourselves on supporting those candidates who take an expansive view of their role as potential legislators not only in banking matters but also of economic development issues and do our best to examine candidates from a variety of different perspectives.  

Thanks to all of you who contributed to make our 2019 campaign a great success. If you haven't been active, please consider becoming involved in the political process. It is vitally important that the banking industry continues supporting candidates who are friends and support or views.

Williamstown Bank Announces New President and Chief Executive Officer

The Board of Directors of Williamstown Bank recently announced the promotion of Sharon K. Anderson to President and Chief Executive officer. S he is replacing E. K. Sleeth in that role due to his planned retirement effective May 1 st . She has been with the Bank since 2002, serving in many capacities including balancing clerk, Assistant Office Manager - Parkersburg, Assistant Vice President and Bank Security Officer, Vice President-Operations and most recently as Senior Vice President;  full release.
FDIC Webinar: Preserving Public Confidence in the U.S. Banking System in the COVID-19 Era
 
Thursday, April 30th 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
 
Who should attend: 
  • Community Organizations 
  • Financial Institutions especially Community Development and Reinvestment Officers
  • Public Sector Agencies 
  • Academia 
  • Other Intermediaries
Staff from FDIC's division of Depositor and Consumer Protection and Risk Management and Supervision will be sharing information and resources about key ways to support this endeavor in light of the current COVID-19 crisis.  The webinar will cover the following topics:
  • Deposit Insurance 
  • Financial Institution Supervision 
  • Consumer Response Center 
  • Community Affairs
The webinar is free - you are asked to register here no later than 12 PM Wednesday, April 29th.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT  UPDATE

 
Credit Management Conference 
May 5, 2020 (Postponed) - Reschedu led: October 7, 2020 (Register)
Stonewall Resort

Bank Security School
May 7, 2020 (Postponed) - Rescheduled: October 5, 2020 (Register)
Stonewall Resort

Financial & Estate Planning Conference
May 14, 2020 (CANCELED)

West Virginia School of Banking: Years 1 - 3
2020 Session (CANCELED)
May 17 - 22, 2020 

We apologize for any inconvenience. Once we have an update on new dates and more information, we will let you know.  
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Attention Members!!!
To receive your member rate, please make sure to use the WVBankers Member Promo Code: "wvbankers"

WVBankers Endorsed Partners & Associate Members: Tools, Webinars & Resources
Deluxe PPE and COVID-19 Supplies
Segra Offers Businesses Free Premium Collaboration Service During COVID-19 Crisis: Free 90-Day Service Supports Businesses Facing Remote Workforce Challenges
WVBANKERS 127th ANNUAL CONVENTION
The Greenbrier Resort, White Sulphur Springs
July 26 - 28, 2020

Currently, the WVBankers Annual Convention will be held as scheduled. Should we need to cancel at a later date, all collected registration fees will be refunded without penalty. However, if we continue to hold the convention and an attendee chooses to cancel on their own, normal cancellation fees will apply.

General Session speakers include ABA President/ CEO Rob Nichols; Jack Shaw, Innovation and Change Management Strategist; and Ron Insana, CNBC Senior Analyst, Financial Journalist. 

Monday and Tuesday morning concurrent breakout sessions will feature presentations from BKD, LLP, Bowles Rice, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, and Dixon Hughes Goodman, LLP.
 
Visit our website for more information regarding the Convention Agenda and Registration.
Also, we extend our sincere appreciation to the following companies for their  

Platinum Sponsors: 
Investors Title Insurance/
WV Bankers Title

Gold Sponsors:
Arnett Carbis Toothman
FHLBank Pittsburgh
ProServ
T he Baker Group
Silver Sponsor:
Bowles Rice
FHN Financial
WV Housing Development Fund


Bronze Level Sponsors:
CenterState Bank of Florida
Community Banker's Bank
Suttle & Stalnaker, PLLC
Friend of Convention:
Bankers Bank of Kentucky
Pacific Coast Bankers Bank
Jackson Kelly, PLLC

ABA Seeks Info from Banks on Coronavirus Response

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread in the United States, with effects both on individuals' health and the U.S. economy,   ABA  is compiling a list of actions individual banks are taking to support their retail and business clients, protect their employees and support the economy. The running list will help   ABA  educate both the public and policymakers about how banks are helping customers affected by the crisis. 

Banks looking to share details on their initiatives can email information to   CoronavirusResponse@aba.com   or complete this survey. The list will be updated as more information is received from banks across the country.
Attention Members:  Nationwide our hospitals are suffering from a shortage of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for our hardworking healthcare workers who are on the frontlines of this pandemic. Some organizations may have a supply of masks on hand as part of their Pandemic Response Plan - check your inventory and if you can, contact your local hospital to donate today.
   
Member News
Citizens Announces Retirement of Board Chairman
Williamstown Bank Names New President & CEO
Small Business Rescue Earned Banks $10 Billion in Fees
City National Bank Announces Employee Promotions
Gov., State Asked to Not take Stimulus Funds for Overdraft Fees
Summit Community Bank Completes Its Acquisition of Four WV Eastern Panhandle Branch Banking Offices
Home Savings Bank to Become Premier Bank
SBA Issues Guidance on Calculating Max PPP Loan Size
New SBA Rule Clarifies PPP Borrower Eligibility
SBA/Treasury PPP FAQs - 4/26/2020
Fed to Suspend Six-Withdrawal Limit on Transfers from Savings Accounts
IRS Issues 88 Million Economic Payments as of April 17
CFPB Issues Guidance on Residential Mortgage Transfers
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