Sen. Mike Crapo, Rep. Maxine Waters, FDIC Chairman Jelena McWilliams to speak
The nation’s community bankers will be in town April 28-May 1 for the 2019 Independent Community Bankers of America’s® (ICBA) Capital Summit. During the week, community banks will meet with key policymakers and share personal accounts of their work in support of local economies nationwide.
With more than 100 new members in the 116th Congress, this forum will bring greater awareness to community bank-friendly policies as outlined in ICBA’s new legislative and regulatory agenda: Community Focus 2020: The Community Bank Agenda for Expanding Economic Opportunity. ICBA will also host a fintech panel to discuss the latest in community bank innovation.
Attendees will hear from influential policymakers, including Senate Banking Committee Chairman Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters (D-Calif.), FDIC Chairman Jelena McWilliams, House Financial Services Committee member French Hill (R-Ark.) and ICBA President and CEO Rebeca Romero Rainey.
**Please note: only remarks from the keynote speakers listed above are open to press and on the record.**
Grand Hyatt Washington Hotel
1000 H Street NW Washington, D.C. 20001
WHEN AND WHO:
Monday, April 29—ICBA Capital Summit Fintech Panel
Rep. French Hill (R-Ark.)
Kevin Tweddle, ICBA Services Network chief operating officer
Heather Archer Eastep, partner, Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
1 – 2 p.m. (Eastern)
Tuesday, April 30—ICBA Capital Summit General Session
Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.)
8 - 8:20 a.m. (Eastern)
Sen. Mike Crapo (R-Idaho)
8:30 - 9 a.m. (Eastern)
Wednesday, May 1—ICBA Capital Summit General Session
FDIC Chairman Jelena McWilliams
8:30 - 9 a.m. (Eastern)
For press credentials please contact Aleis Stokes at 202.821.4457 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Nicole Swann at 202.821.4458 or email@example.com.
The Independent Community Bankers of America® creates and promotes an environment where community banks flourish. With more than 52,000 locations nationwide, community banks constitute 99 percent of all banks, employ more than 760,000 Americans and are the only physical banking presence in one in five U.S. counties. Holding more than $4.9 trillion in assets, $3.9 trillion in deposits, and $3.4 trillion in loans to consumers, small businesses and the agricultural community, community banks channel local deposits into the Main Streets and neighborhoods they serve, spurring job creation, fostering innovation and fueling their customers’ dreams in communities throughout America. For more information, visit ICBA’s website at www.icba.org.