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Directors Roundtable 2024

Directors Roundtable 2024

Thursday, June 6, 2024 at 5:00 PM (PDT) to Friday, June 7, 2024 at 4:00 PM (PDT)

Event Details


In today’s industry, there is little room for inefficiencies but there is plenty of room for improvement and this is no different with our boards of directors and management. At the 2024 Directors Roundtable, we’ll take a close look at what effective board leadership looks like with all the challenges of today’s environment, and focus on critical topics that are facing Boards. With the help of our seasoned panelists that include exceptional chairmen, CEOs, directors and subject matter experts, we’ll hear first-hand about their experiences and opportunities.

AUDIENCE: Bank Directors, CEOs, Presidents and Senior Managers who work with the Board.  


June 6

3:30     CCBN BOARD MEETING (by invitation)

5:00     RECEPTION – Pacific Terrace

June 7

8:00     BREAKFAST

8:45     WELCOME

Program Moderator – Gary Findley, President of Gary Findley & Associates

9:00 – 10:30

Chairman’s Panel - Effective Board Leadership for Exceptional Banks in 2024 and Beyond

The role of a community bank director is changing. Effective and engaged board leadership is mandatory for success. Chairman from exceptional banks will share their insights on Board leadership and the important role that directors play in achieving success.

Co-moderated by Curt Hecker, Executive Chairman and CEO of PCBB

  • Bob Perry-Smith – Chairman of Five Star Bank
  • Bruce Beretta – Chairman of Mission Bank Bakersfield
  • John Gierek - Chairman of Redwood Capital Bank

10:30 – 11:00  Break

11:00 – 12:30

Regulatory Panel - Insights on key banking regulatory changes, developments, and trends

After a tumultuous 2023, US banking regulators have set forth an ambitious agenda for 2024, including significant proposed changes to capital, resolution planning, consumer compliance, and supervision, among many others. 

  • FDIC – Paul Worthing, Regional Director, San Francisco Region, Risk Management and Consumer Protection 
  • FRB – Mongkha Pavlick, Senior Vice President, Community and Regional Institution Supervision 
  • DFPI – Greg Young, Senior Deputy Commissioner of Financial Institutions 

12:30 – 1:30    LUNCHEON

1:30 – 2:30

Keynote Speaker - 2024 CA Economic & Market Outlook 

Mark Schniepp, Principal, California Economic Forecast, Santa Barbara 

Dr. Schniepp is currently Director of the California Economic Forecast in Santa Barbara which prepares forecasts and commentary on the regional economies of California. He makes frequent presentations across the state providing insight and commentary to business leaders, non-profit organizations, and investor groups. Dr. Schniepp was also the Chief Economist for the State of California (1999-2003) and the Director of the UCSB Economic Forecast Project from 1985 to 2000.

2:30 – 2:45      Break

2:45 – 4:00

Tech Panel - What Are Bankers’ Top Technology Investments for 2024?

Financial institutions are doubling down on digital-first technology investments to meet the evolving needs of a convenience-driven, tech-savvy clientele. Bankers are prioritizing digital tools and efficiency drivers like automation and AI, which are revolutionizing banking operations to stay competitive in 2024. 

Co-moderated by Navazeh Tajer, Market Executive – Digital Banking, NCR Voyix

  • Wolf & Company, P.C. – Christopher Bacchi, Manager, IT Advisory Services
  • American Riviera Bank – Paul Abramson, CTO
  • PCBB Shiva Sandy, CTIO

4:00 CLOSE


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1540 Camino Del Mar
Del Mar, CA 92014(858) 386-1336

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We have arranged an overflow room block 15 minutes away at the Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa with a special rate of $349 plus $20 resort fee which you can get online by going to web link: 2024 CCBN Directors Roundtable Overflow.


For More Information:

Laurie Eaton
Laurie Eaton
Director of Education and Events California Community Banking Network
Thank you, GOLD sponsors 


Thank you, SILVER sponsors



REGISTRATION (includes electronic materials)

Must Be Logged in To Receive Member Pricing

$100 per person discount will be applied automatically for large (3 or more) groups. 

Regular Registration through May 16
CCBN Member Bank: $695
Non-Member Bank: $995
Late Registration after May 16
CCBN Member Bank: $995
Non-Member Bank: $1,195

Banker Guests (Reception on June 6 Only): $95


6 CPE Credits

Program Level:  Intermediate
Prerequisites: None

Delivery Method: Group Live
Field of Study: Finance; Specialized Knowledge.

Cancellation and Complaint Resolution Policy

Substitutions are allowed, at no additional cost. Written notice is required for all cancellations. The full registration fee will be refunded if the written request is received up to 4 weeks before the event and 50 percent if received 2 weeks before the event. No refunds will be granted within two weeks of the event. For more information regarding refund, complaint, and/or program cancellation policies contact our offices at 800-627-6613.

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