The Ohio Bankers Foundation's Wall of Excellence was completed recently courtesy of OBL endorsed business partner PWCampbell. The Wall is intended to honor Ohio banking luminaries and an opportunity for banks across Ohio to recognize someone who has made a significant contribution to their bank or the Ohio banking industry.
A change in law impacting the way OBL members report suspected instances of elder abuse will become effective on Sept. 29. In addition to increasing the criminal fines and penalties for taking advantage of older adults, the definition for exploitation was expanded and bankers were added to the list of mandatory reporters in Ohio.
Join the OBL for its fourth annual OBL Women in Banking Conference - Ohio’s only annual event devoted to the development of Buckeye female banking professionals. This year's event is scheduled on Oct. 25-26 in Columbus.
The OBL is offering two companion webinars on this topic -- complimentary to members -- that will cover the wide range of issues surrounding the decision to bank MRBs. Session one, focusing on the decision-making process to bank MRBS, is scheduled for Aug. 17. Session two, covering how to bank MRBs, is scheduled for Sept. 14.
The OBL has partnered with Central State University on an exciting new career-development program aimed at promoting careers in banking. The 10-week summer internship program, originally the brainchild of OBL member Union Savings Bank, will train and place Central State students in banks around the region.
The Ohio Bankers League, in conjunction with Pegasus Educational Services, LLC, is offering the most comprehensive program available on deposit accounts in the state of Ohio. The program --on May 22 in Columbus -- covers Ohio laws, and federal rules and regulations affecting ownership, control and documentation.
The OBL is again bringing together the brightest and best young banking leaders from across Ohio for this 6th annual Next Gen Conference, scheduled for June 6-7 in Columbus.
You can help your bank and the industry too by participating in the 2018 Bank Compensation & Benefits Survey. Each year more than 85 Ohio institutions (ranging in size from $20m to $2.5b in assets) participate in this collective industry initiative.
Space is limited at the OBL CEO Symposium where risk expert Rick Parsons and FORTUNE 500 trailblazer Phillip Van Hooser will discuss the Next Level of Leadership. The event is scheduled for May 8-9 in Columbus.
Finding and keeping top talent is high on the list of the many
challenges Ohio banks face. It is becoming more and more difficult to attract
quality employees and the pool of available candidates has shrunk exponentially
over the last decade due to a number of factors, including changing
demographics and increasing regulations. The OBL is excited to roll out a new
solution - BankTalentHQ.