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October 29, 2021

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Please Note That Agenda Is Subject To Change

FRIDAY, October 29

  1:00pm - 2:00pm


From Glass Slippers to Glass Ceilings, Shattering Limitations to Lead

Jennifer A. Docherty, Managing Director and Associate General Counsel of Piper Sandler & Co. Co-founder of Bank on Women (Moderator) 
Nancy Foster, President & CEO, RMA
TJ Haynes-Morgan, CAE, Raymond James
Terrie Spiro, Founding Member, Bank on Women/Chairman and CEO at TNP, Financial Enterprise Consulting, LLC

Hear about the barriers that these great women leaders confronted and learn what they did to overcome challenges while advancing their organizations. From glass ceilings to glass cliffs, listen and learn as these accomplished women who made it to the top share key aspects of their impressive journey.

Key Learning Objectives:

  • Overcoming obstacles through differing stages of your career
  • Steps to better advance females in the workforce
  • How embracing gender diversity positively impact organizations

1.0 CPE Hour(s) l 1.0 CRC CEU(s)
Personal Development

  2:00pm - 3:00pm


Attracting the Next Generation of Risk Leaders

Andrea Little Limbago, VP Research and Analysis, Interos (Moderator)
Erika Crandall, CCO and Head of Risk, The Reserve Trust
Colleen McCullum, Senior Vice President, Capital One Audit
Hema Parekh, Principal Examiner/Senior Professional, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Jenn O'Reilly, VP, Director, Enterprise Risk Management, First Republic Bank

  3:00pm - 4:00pm


Mentorship - The Roles of Mentors and Mentees in Your Career Journey 

Tamela Merriweather, Sr. Vice President & Assistant General Counsel, Northern Trust (Moderator)
Monica Bowe, Chief Risk Officer, Busey Bank
Lisa Broomer, Head of Operational Risk, Measurement, Chase
Danielle Do, SVP, Chief Corporate & Securities Counsel, Synchrony Financial

You can accomplish a lot through your performance but to really take your career further - it's essential to develop relationships with colleagues across all levels of an organization and cultivate valuable coaches, mentors and advocates.

Advocacy is the ultimate form of mentorship. Those further in their careers can advocate for you, use their political capital within, and occasionally outside the organization, to help you advance your career.

Key Learning Objectives:

  • How to be purposeful in mentor and sponsor relationships
  • Learn why and how to make networking a priority
  • How the benefits of mentorship works both ways

1.0 CPE Hour(s) l 1.0 CRC CEU(s)
Personal Development

  4:00pm - 4:30pm

Developing An Authentic Executive Presence

Grace Jackson, PWM, Regions
Stephanie Bontemps, Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer, First Republic
Stephanie Richard, Chief Audit Executive, Ally Financial

How you present yourself at work can help you get - and keep - a seat at the table. But how do you develop an executive presence that feels like you. In this session, our panel of practitioners share their experiences in developing and maintaining an authentic executive presence, including how you communicate, influence others, and show your engagement.

Key Learning Objectives:

  • Being authentic opens the door to being able to connect with others
  • Hear how they developed their personal authentic executive presence

0.5 CPE Hour(s) l 0.5 CRC CEU(s)
Personal Development

Planning the Journey: How to Make Strategic Career Decisions

Melissa Kaplan, SVP, Head of Total Rewards, Kemper
Ann-Margaret Sumnar, Credit Review Director, Huntington
Avani Parekh, Head of Enterprise Risk Governance, TD Bank

It’s Not All Roses: Facing Workplace Challenges

Azlina Wetmore, VP, Risk Management, Capital One
Heidi Andrion, Head of Credit Review, Capital One
Ann Diver, Deputy General Auditor, Depository Trust Clearing Corporation (DTCC)

Conflict and down times at work are inevitable. But we can choose how we approach the challenges. In this session, learn how to approach challenges with grit and resilience, and how to grow stronger in the process.

Key Learning Objectives:

  • How to face challenges head-on
  • How to communicate with peers during challenging times

0.5 CPE Hour(s) l 0.5 CRC CEU(s)
Personal Development

  4:30pm - 5:00pm

Building Your Brand: Showcasing Your Strengths

Melinda Davis Lux, EVP, General Counsel, United Community Bank
Jenny Senecal, Deputy Chief Credit Officer, Bell Bank