Agenda

Friday, March 23, 2012

 

8:00 AM

Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:30 AM

Welcome

Norma Polanco-Boyd, District Community Affairs Officer, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

8:35-8:40 AM

Introductory Remarks

Ballard Cassady, President & CEO, Kentucky Bankers Association

8:40-9:00 AM

Paul E. Patton, former Kentucky Governor

9:00-9:05 AM

Introductory Remarks

Angelisa Harris, Community Affairs Officer, FDIC

9:05-9:20 AM

Overview of Appalachian Capital Policy Initiative

Earl Gohl, Federal Co-Chair, Appalachian Regional Commission

9:20-10:00 AM

Federal Supports for Business Lending: SBA and USDA

Moderator:

Ray Christman, Appalachian Regional Commission

Speakers:

Grady Hedgepeth, SBA Director of Financial Assistance in the Office of Capital Access

Tom Fern, State Director, USDA Rural Development Office

10:00-10:05 AM

Break

10:05-11:05 AM

Experience from the Field

Moderator:

Billie Wade, Executive Director, HOPE

Speakers:

Phil Danhauer, Regional SBA

Terry Spears, Community Trust Bank

Rick Tingle, Franklin Bank and Trust

Jeff Jones, USDA Rural Development Office

11:05-12:25 PM

Community Investment Opportunities: CDFI/Bank partnerships

Moderator:

Donna Gambrell, Director, CDFI Fund

Speakers:

Ray Moncrief, Kentucky Highlands Investment Corporation

Saurabh Narain, National Community Investment Fund

Nelson Bobrowski, Farmers State Bank

12:25-1:20 PM

Lunchtime Speaker

Doug O'Brien, Deputy Undersecretary for Rural Development

1:20-1:30 PM

Break

1:30-2:15 PM

Regulator Perspective: CRA Benefits and Safety and Soundness Considerations

Moderator:

Debra Stamper, KBA

Speakers:

Stephen Thomas, National Bank Examiner, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

Trena Isaacs, Compliance Examiner, FDIC

Michael Coleman, Examiner, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

2:15-3:45 PM

Community Investment Opportunities: Developing Entrepreneurs and Growing New Businesses

Moderator:

Greg Jones, Southeast Kentucky Economic Development Corporation

Speakers:

Kevin Smith, Community Ventures Corporation

Jerry Rickett, Kentucky Highlands Investment Corporation

Michael Bush, Southeast Kentucky Economic Development Corporation

3:45-4:00 PM

Closing Comments and Adjourn

Mary Helen Petrus, Outreach and Public Engagement Manager, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland