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March/April 2019
Embrace Your Evolution by Sarah Noll-Wilson, BEST Keynote Speaker
The Secrets to Mortgage Success in a Competitive Market, by Lender Select Mortgage Group, BEST Conference Speaker
Marketing Automation: How Newton Can Inspire Your Own Success, by Cathie Rourke, Galapagos
Checkers or Chess - What Game Are you Playing? By Steve Lowisz, CEO, Qualigence International
Michigan Traveling Circus, by Don Jeffery Sr. 
Millennial Are Still Using Checks, by Karen Aalamone, VP Marketing,
Go to Market, Harland Clark, MBA Endorsed Partner

January/February 2019        
Regulatory, Risk Concerns Persist in Latest Indicator Bank Survey
Digital Marketing Trends for Your 2019 Budget
MiBankPAC Campaign Contributions 
What Community Banks Are Doing to Increase Deposits
Creating Connections for Successful Banking
There's a New Sheriff in Town
Emojis in Financial Services Messaging?

November/December 2018
Start here. Start now. Start with us!
Quarterly Earning Guidance;Benefit or Burden?
The Amazon Effect on Card Services
Why Hire an Intern
The Three-Legged Stool of Branch Transformation
Have You Modernized Your Employee Review Practices?

September/October 2018     

HMDA 2018- In Focus
Mitigating Compliance and Conduct Risk Through Organizational Culture
Marijuana Banking: Competitive Advantage or Compliance Nightmare? 
Prepare for Your next IT Exam Using Five Common Findings 
Small Businesses Expanding Internationally
Debbie Mitin, The Person Trust for Over 20 Years
Community Banks - Changing Market Dynamics Put Spotlight on Strategic Options
Shattered Myths of Banking
More Banks Turn to Captives to Enhance Enterprise Risk Management 

July/August 2018     
New MBA Board Leadership Team
Get to Know MBA Chairman, Tim Jewell
Thank You For Joining Us at the Joint Convention
Inspired. Empowered. Women in Banking.
7 Ways to Attract and Retain Talented Millennials
Big Data in the Field: Financial Services Edition
Preparing Your Board's Questions about CEC