Financial Institutions

Community Banking Forum

An event exclusively designed for executive officers and board members.

The Community Banking Forum has been designed exclusively for executive officers and board members of community banks. This event will provide you with information on and insight into current topics that are deeply impacting community banks today. The speakers, topics, and value-added information, combined with the opportunity to network with your peers, make this event one you will not want to miss. CPE credit is available.

This year’s speakers include Elliot Eisenberg (Bowtie Economist), Doug Cartland (Keynote Speaker), Byron Franz (FBI), Mike Vesel (Wipfli), Marcie Bomberg (Wipfli), Julia Johnson (Wipfli), and Mark Scholl (Wipfli).

AGENDA - October 9, 2019

SESSION 1: 8:45-10:00 am The Economy in 2020: Slower Growth and Hopefully No Recession – Dr. Elliot Eisenberg, Graphs and Laughs

SESSION 2: 10:00-10:50 am Why the Customer Experience Killed Customer Service – Marcie Bomberg, Wipfli

10:50-11:05 am Break

SESSION 3: 11:05 am -12:00 pm I Have to Pay What?... – Julia Johnson, Wipfli

12:00-1:00 pm Lunch

SESSION 4: 1:00-2:15 pm KEYNOTE SPEAKER SESSION - Solving a Business’s Number One Problem: How to Attract and Keep the Very Best People – Doug Cartland, Doug Cartland Inc.

SESSION 5: 2:15-3:30 pm The Dark Web and What Makes It So "Dark" – Mark Scholl, Wipfli and Byron Franz, FBI

Wipfli is hosting the Community Banking Forum at four locations on one date. Details regarding speakers and session descriptions can be found on each event page by clicking the links below. Please register to join us at one of the following locations:

In Person Live:

Streaming Live:

*Pre-session the day prior to the forum before the networking event

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