African American Briefing for Financial Professionals
Part II of the 7th Annual AABFP, June 3 -4, 2018, Washington DC
Be Engaged, Be Informed and Be Ready
To Advocate for Change
This year’s line-up experts features speakers from American Bankers Association, Office of the Comptroller, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and many more. The following members of Congress have been invited to participate: Karen Bass, Mark Warner, Maxine Waters, Tim Scott, and Mia Love.
Sunday, June 3, 2018
6:00 pm – 8:00 am Networking Dinner at The Carolina Kitchen, 950 15th Street, NW, Washington DC, 20005
Monday, June 4, 2018
All briefings will take place at Room 2103 of the Rayburn House Office Building, 45 Independence Ave, SW, Washington DC 20515.
“2018 and Beyond Economic Update” with Brittany Kleinpaste, Vice-President Economic Policy & Research American Bankers Association
“Diversity Management: Trends and Practices in the Financial Services Industry and Agencies After the Recent Financial Crisis”, Daniel Garcia-Diaz, Director, Financial Markets & Community Investment, U.S. Government Accountability Office
“Breaking Through the Procurement Glass Ceiling”, Evette Banfield, Vice-President of Economic Development Policy and Wealth Building Strategies.
Banking Reform Luncheon: “The New Economy and Regulatory Reform in the Financial Services Industry”, Donna M. Chambers, Senior Special Counsel, Securities and Exchange Commission; Arthur Lindo, Senior Associate Director for Policy in the Federal Reserve Board’s Division of Banking Supervision and Regulation; and Andrea Shearin, CRA and Fair Lending Policy Specialist, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.
“Economic Empowerment Through Legislation”, Shay Hawkins, Staff Director for the Subcommittee on Fiscal Responsibility and Economic Growth and Legislative Assistant to U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC).
“Cyber/Data Privacy”, Velvet Johnson, Senior Counsel, Privacy & Cybersecurity, Michael Best & Friedrich, LLP and Hope E. Goins, Esq., Staff Director and General Counsel of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Homeland Security under the Ranking Member Bennie G. Tompson.
“Congressional Black Caucus Update”, Fabrice Coles, Executive Director, Congressional Black Caucus
The African American Briefing for Financial Professionals (AABFP) is an opportunity for leaders of Urban Financial Services Coalition (UFSC) to learn from lawmakers, regulators and government leaders on what strategies they are creating to create jobs, grow businesses and revitalize communities. It is also an opportunity for leaders to learn how they can be a resource to overcome the challenges facing the financial services industry.
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