Thank you for attending this gathering of more than 750 attendees at historical Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island for a Joint Convention of the Michigan Bankers Association (MBA), the Ohio Bankers League (OBL), and the Illinois League of Financial Institutions (ILFI). More than a “conventional” affair, the joint convention blended the best into a single, unique convention. 

Save the date: June 18-21, 2019 

Next-Generation Loyalty: Changing the Customer Engagement Paradigm
Stuart Cook, Chief Technology Officer, Buzz Points, Austin, TX

Islands of Profitability that Create Success
Charley McQueen, President & CEO, McQueen Financial Advisors, Clawson, MI

Welcome to the Experience Economy
Jim Gilmore, Founder, Strategic Horizon Associate Professor/Innovation & Design, Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University

Planning to Enter the Fintech Market?
Rob Morgan, VP/Emerging Technologies, American Bankers Association

Bankruption (please visit our mobile app for this presentation)
John Waupsh, CIO, Kasasa, Austin, TX

Cybersanity While Watching for Sick Birds
Dan Hadaway CISA CISM CRISC, Managing Partner, Infotex, Lafayette, IN

Building a People Strategy - If your people are your competitive advantage, then what is your people strategy?
Louis Rabaut, Partner, Warner Norcross & Judd, Grand Rapids, MI

Large Bank Best Practices that Community Banks Can Implement Today
Brian Mischel, Partner, BKD, LLP, Cincinnati, OH

It’s Time to Build our Political Muscle
Ken Burgess, Chairman, American Bankers Association

How to Work & Lead with People Not Like You
Kelly McDonald, Founder, McDonald Marketing

Flawless Execution: Developing Leadership through Execution
Brandon “Manson” Williams, Executive Consultant, Afterburner F-15E Fighter Pilot, T-38 Instructor Pilot, United States Air Force
Jen “Steel” Wade, Executive Consultant, Afterburner Former F-16 Fighter Pilot, United States Air Force

Turning Loan Applications into Journeys
Guillermo Leveson-Gower, COO, Valuescape Analytics Inc., San Diego, CA

Catching a New Wave of Leadership
Mark Angott, President, Angott Search Group, Rochester, MI
Charlie Tudor, Managing Director, Angott Search Group, Rochester, MI

Bust your Brain-block about Blockchain (please visit our mobile app for this presentation)
Dave Schroepfer, Partner, Wipfli, LLP, Westchester, IL
Girish Ramachandra, Senior Manager, Wipfli, LLP, Westchester, IL

Unconventional Ownership – How to Leverage Mutuality in a Stock-Oriented Environment
Kip Weissman, Partner, Luse Gorman, PC, Washington, DC

Thank you generous sponsors and exhibitors.  View Exhibitor Guide