Seminar: 5 Strategies To Improve the Value of Your Bank Now!

10/14/2014 - 10/15/2014

Scottsdale, AZ

5 Strategies To Improve the Value of Your Bank Now!This new seminar will discuss five key strategies to improve the value of your bank in the short-term. Are you looking to buy other organizations? Then improve the value of your own organization to better be able to afford the best targets. Are you looking to position your bank to sell in the near future? Then drive the value of your organization higher to achieve the best price. Are you looking for ways to maintain the independence of your organization? Then improve the value of your organization immediately to satisfy shareholders' needs for greater organizational value. We will outline topics related to capital planning, strategic planning, organizational structure, profitability strategies, as well as others in this exciting and upbeat session.

Topics include:

  • Effective utilization (or formation) of the bank holding company structure
  • Ownership issues- public, private or Subchapter S
  • New capital strategies in view of new capital rules
  • Strategies to create liquidity for stockholders
  • Updated steps in the strategic planning process
  • Strategies regarding the merger and acquisition environment
  • Other strategies to enhance stockholder value including product and service strategies, branching strategies and more.

Who Should Attend: Directors, CEOs, CFOs, chief lending officers and other senior level management looking to jumpstart your organization's performance.

Our Instructors: Jeffrey C. Gerrish is Chairman of the Board and Philip K. Smith is President of the consulting and law firms of Gerrish McCreary Smith. The firms exclusively represent financial institutions and, in particular, community banks from coast to coast having worked with institutions in every state.


Day One 8:30 am to 3:00 pm
Day Two 8:30 am to 11:30 am

All materials will be provided. Continental breakfast will be provided on both days and lunch will be included on Day One. Optional private consultations with the instructors are available from 3:00 to 5:00 pm on Day One and 11:30 am to 1:30 pm on Day Two.

ICBA Member Fee: (prior to Sept. 14) $695 / (after Sept. 14) $795
Nonmember Fee: $895
Bank Director Participants Fee: $495

Prerequisites: No previous experience and training is necessary.
Program Level: Intermediate

10 CPE Credits

Hotel Information
To make your hotel reservations, contact Omni Scottsdale Resort at Montelucia at (877) 409-6664 or call the hotel directly at (480) 627-3200
For special assistance needs, please call the hotel directly or contact the ICBA Education Department at (800) 422-7285.
Rate: $258.00
Reservation Deadline: 10/2/2014

For more information, call 800-422-7285.