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  • March 11, 2013
    Phoenix, AZ (March 11, 2013) – Please attribute this statement to CBA President and CEO, Richard Hunt: "CBA continues to call for changes to the CFPB structure, including from a sole director to a commission, so it endures the test of time, not just the next election. This is the preferred leadership structure at independent regulatory agencies since the OCC was created in 1863, as it provides...
  • March 7, 2013
    Washington, D.C. (March 7, 2013) – The Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) will host more than 1,000 attendees from 71 national and regional banks in Phoenix, Ariz. March 11-13, 2013 for CBA LIVE: The Future of Money, the largest annual conference for retail banking industry leaders. From an Oxford style debate on the future of the bank branch, to original research about millennial customers, and...
  • March 7, 2013
    Washington, D.C. (March 7, 2013) – CBA President and CEO, Richard Hunt released the following statement regarding today’s stress test results: “The results of the Federal Reserve stress test reaffirm our position that retail banks are in a significantly better position today than in the past two decades. The capital increases over the past few years are not temporary, but permanent changes in our...
  • February 13, 2013
    Washington, D.C. (February 13, 2013) – Maria C. Coyne , KeyBank Executive Vice President, Branch Network, testified today before a hearing of the U.S. House Committee on Small Business on “The State of American Small Businesses.” Ms. Coyne spoke on behalf of The Financial Services Roundtable and the Consumer Bankers Association. In her testimony, Coyne stated KeyBank’s commitment to women-owned...
  • February 12, 2013
    Washington, D.C. (February 12, 2013) – Tonight, President Obama delivers his State of the Union address before the United States Congress. Richard Hunt, President and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association released this statement in advance: The American Dream and the health of our economy are dependent on meeting the financial needs of individuals and small businesses. CBA’s members are devoted...
  • January 24, 2013
    Washington, D.C. (January 24, 2013) – On the same day the President is nominating a chair for a commission (the SEC), he also is nominating a sole director for the most powerful U.S. regulator ever created, the CFPB. For the past two years, the CFPB has been a political football in part due to its flawed structure. This is the perfect opportunity for Congress to replace a sole director with a...
  • January 17, 2013
    Washington, D.C. (January 17, 2013) – CBA is pleased to announce our premier sponsors for 2013: Equifax, Lender Processing Services (LPS) and Novantas. These leading industry solution providers are trusted partners of America’s retail banks and provide unparalleled value to CBA’s corporate members. “Equifax, LPS and Novantas are leaders in our industry and important members of the CBA family,"...
  • January 16, 2013
    Washington, D.C. (January 16, 2013) – CBA is pleased the new rule establishes a broad definition of a “qualified mortgage” and lenders will have “safe harbor” protection from liability for most of these loans. This will prevent an unnecessary restriction in mortgage credit to consumers, while still ensuring that creditors consider consumers’ ability to repay. We appreciate the CFPB working with...
  • May 22, 2012
    Washington, D.C. (May 22, 2012) – The CBA/BAI Graduate School of Retail Bank Management (GSRBM) congratulates each member of the Class of 2012 and is proud to announce the 2012 honors students as well as this year's top student, the recipient of the Tem Wooldridge Award. Today’s graduates have invested three years in the GSRBM program which signifies their commitment to ensuring the industry is...
  • May 22, 2011
    The CBA/BAI Graduate School of Retail Bank Management (GSRBM) proudly announces this year's recipient of the Tem Wooldridge Award, the 2011 Honors Students and congratulates each member of the GSRBM Class of 2011. Brent Vanderheide of PNC Bank was selected by the GSRBM faculty to receive the Tem Wooldridge Award. This prestigious award, established to honor a now-retired GSRBM faculty member,...

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