Big Decisions in Banking

Date & Time:
Oct 11, 2017 - Oct 13, 2017 (12:00pm - 5:00pm)
New York

Executing an acquisition or selling is one of the biggest decisions a bank management team makes. But bank operators make other important decisions every day as they work to create a high-performing institution. Mark your calendar for Big Decisions in Banking, formerly the SNL Bank M&A Symposium. This year's event will extend beyond transactions and discuss other aspects of a bank’s strategic plan including, capital management, regulation, risk management, customer experience and technology.Whether you are a buyer, seller, or resolutely independent, we'll exchange ideas that will help you determine your goals and set a course to achieve them.You'll hear from some of the industry's most influential commercial bankers, advisors and investors as they share their perspectives to help you develop your strategy for growth.

For speaking information, please contact Maureen Hollar McKenna at (434) 951-6904 or

For sponsorship information, please contact Brian Hodges at (434) 951-7628 or

Event Location

The Ritz-Carlton Battery Park
2 West St. Ritz-Carlton Ballroom
New York, NY
+1 (212) 344-0800


  • Richard D. Calicutt II
    Director, Pinnacle Financial Partners
  • Robert Jones
    Chairman & CEO, Old National Bancorp
  • John A. Kanas
    Chairman, BankUnited, Inc.
  • Richard D. Calicutt II
    Director, Pinnacle Financial Partners
  • Jeff Lee Seacoast
    EVP and Chief Marketing Officer, Banking Corp of Florida
  • Francesco Ceccato
    Group Head, Barclays Corporate Development & Principal Investments, Barclays
  • H. Rodgin Cohen
    Senior Chairman, Sullivan & Cromwell
  • Sally Pope Davis
    Portfolio Manager, Goldman Sachs Asset Management
  • Mitchell S. Eitel
    Conference Co-Chair; Partner, Sullivan & Cromwell
  • Dale Gibbons
    EVP and CFO, Western Alliance Bancorp
  • Stan Ivie
    EVP, Chief Risk Officer, PacWest Bancorp
  • Matthew Lusco
    SEVP and Chief Risk Officer, Regions Bank
  • Mark J. Menting
    Conference Co-Chair; Partner, Sullivan & Cromwell
  • Alice Milligan
    Chief Customer and Digital Experience Officer, Citi Global Cards
  • Hans Morris
    Managing Partner, NYCA Partners
  • Bill Parker
    Vice Chairman & CRO, US Bancorp
  • Clint Stein
    EVP, COO & CFO, Columbia Bank

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