New Jersey Bankers Association
January 22, 2020

Economic Leadership Forum Sells Out; Draws More Than 600 Attendees to Hear from Distinguished Speakers

Guests had their choice of four, timely Concurrent Sessions. 
The Importance of Diversity & Inclusion in Financial Services panel was presented by the Federal Home Loan Bank of New York and featured Moderator Angela Snyder, Senior Executive Vice President/Head of Consumer Banking, Fulton Bank and Panelists Marlene Caride, Commissioner, NJ Department of Banking and Insurance; Edwin Artuz, Senior Vice President/Head of Corporate Services & Director of Diversity & Inclusion, Federal Home Loan Bank of New York; Wil Lewis, Global Diversity & Inclusion, Senior Vice President/Diversity & Inclusion Executive, Bank of America and Lucy Sorrentini, CEO, Impact Consulting.
The Low Income Housing Tax Credits and Opportunity Zones: Synergies and Conflicts session was presented by Day Pitney LLP and included panelists Matt Gross, Director of Real Estate Development, Urban Builders Collaborative; Craig Gianetti, Esq., Partner, Day Pitney LLP; Justin Hannan, Esq. Associate, Day Pitney LLP; Jason Wilber, Executive Vice President, Richman Capital; and David Welsh, Executive Director, JPMorganChase Bank.
How Community Bank Data Reveals a Hidden Portrait of the U.S. Economy was presented by The Invictus Group and featured Kamal Mustafa, Chairman, The Invictus Group.
Last but certainly not least, How Explainable Artificial Intelligence (XAI) Based Credit & Fraud Risk Modeling are Helping Banks in Making More Accurate Decisions was presented by Matrix Analytics Corporation and featured Anil Bandari, Founder & CEO, Matrix Analytics Corporation and Christian Fair, Advisory Board Member, Matrix Analytics Corporation.

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Show Off Your Good Work! DEADLINE: March 6, 2020

NJBankers wants to give your bank the opportunity to get the recognition it deserves for its community service initiatives.  
The Community Service Award program highlights the significant impact New Jersey banks have on their local communities.  Without your help, we cannot tell your story. Each year, NJBankers seeks assistance from members in order to compile information on the numerous community service activities initiated by our industry.  Members are encouraged to submit information and photographs on initiatives that show how their financial institution makes New Jersey’s communities’ better places to live, work and play. NJBankers compiles a book that includes the submissions and then distributes it to the media as well as to Legislators and Regulators. This book is shared with media outlets to prompt interest in your bank’s programs and reinforce the impact the banking industry makes on the communities that members serve. 
Please pass this information to the appropriate individual at your institution. Send your entry to Emily DeMasi at; If there are any questions, please contact Emily at 908-272-8500, ext. 610.
Participants will be recognized by their peers at the 2020 NJBankers Annual Conference. NJBankers will again ask members of the New Jersey Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America to judge the entries.  Awards are selected by deposit size.
We ask that your bank submit 2019 community service highlights in the following format:
1-3 pages, portrait, with the option of including embedded photos in a pdf document with your bank’s logo;
Include a brief profile of your bank which could include asset size, number of branches, year founded, number of counties served, and number of employees;
             List your top community service initiatives from calendar year 2019, with brief descriptions;
If possible, please identify projects by legislative districts since legislators are particularly interested in hearing about activities in their districts; 
Include photo captions if you use photos;
Submissions must be sent by March March 6, 2020 to be included in our Community Service Book.
Join your fellow NJBankers members who tell their story through this program.  
Please pass this information to the appropriate individual at your institution.  
Send your entry to Emily DeMasi at; If there are any questions, please contact Emily at 908-272-8500, ext. 610.    
Thank you for your anticipated participation!

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116th Annual Conference - San Diego Here We Come! ROOM BLOCK IS OPEN

May 27 - 31, 2020 
Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego
San Diego, CA
We mean it!
The hotel expects to be sold out so don’t delay. On the fence? Just take a look at our slide presentation of what’s in store for you at the Annual Conference in addition to the expert speakers, timely topics and networking. There’re direct flights and May weather couldn’t be any nicer. Take a look at what’s in store (wait until you see the opening reception)! 

Upcoming NJBankers Conferences - Don't Miss Out on Opportunities for Professional Development!

Leap into 2020: Demonstrate Directors are Informed

Developed by FinPro and NJBankers, the Global Webinar Package is a multifaceted program designed for Bank Directors to demonstrate that they are keeping abreast of industry developments and trends. Senior executives will also benefit from this package. 

 It is a series of 24, 60-minute webinars, offered throughout the year. All webinars are recorded should a director or senior executive be unable to attend a live webinar. CPE credits  apply to live webinars as well so ask for details. 

For questions, contact Jenn Zorn, or 908-272-8500 x611.



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2020 National Interagency Community Reinvestment Conference (NICRC) March 9-12 in Denver, CO

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