Montage Laguna Beach
Montage Laguna Beach, 30801 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651, USA

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Event Date Tue Jan 11 PST - Fri Jan 14 PST (in 3 months)
In your timezone (EDT): Tue Jan 11 9:00am - Fri Jan 14 8:00pm
Location Montage Laguna Beach
30801 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651, USA
Region Americas

General Session Descriptions:

• Economy: where do we go from here?
How to Overcome, Adapt and Thrive!
“Economy: where do we go from here?” is an in-depth study of the economy from a speaker with a deep understanding of how the markets and the economy are shaped by world events like infectious disease. Andrew is not only a noted economist, he’s an infectious disease expert and author. (World Event Trading) There are many reasons why he’s known as “the great calmer downer” especially during the most difficult times. He provides understanding for what a vaccine and a Biden presidency mean for growth.

• Economic Update
Hear from Chris Thornberg as he presents his Economic Update.

• The New Cyberthreat Landscape
As the types of cyberattacks and nature of the attackers has changed in the last 18 months, how should businesses be responding? Rachel Wilson brings her unique perspective as a former National Security Agency executive and current CISO for Morgan Stanley Wealth Management to bear on the question of how we can best defend ourselves against an increasingly hostile cyberenvironment.

• Learning Session Descriptions
Key Cybersecurity Trends in Banking 2022 and Beyond

• The Current State of the Banking Industry As Seen Through the Lens of the Market

• Next Generation Banking: Innovations in Banking Technology

• Value Creation for Privately and Closely Held Community Banks: A Discussion on M&A and Capital Raising

• Sales Leadership: The Four We are For

• Put the Gloves on! Leveraging Customer Data to Maximize NII


2022 Speakers


Andrew Busch
Economist; Former CMIO, U.S. Government; Author

Chris Thornberg, PhD
Founding Partner, Beacon Economics

Rachel Wilson
Director of Cybersecurity, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management;, Former Head of Counterterrorism Operations, National Security Agency (NSA)


Mike McWilliams
Chief Revenue Officer, Reliable IT

William Hoffman
Chief Information Security Officer, Reliable IT

Chris McGratty
Head of U.S. Bank Research, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc., a Stifel Company

Eric Devine
President, Vitex

Nick Perfido
Executive Vice President, Vitex

John W. Thompson
Managing Director, The Financial Institutions Group, PNC Capital Markets LLC

Mark Trinkle
Chief Growth Officer, Anthony Cole Training Group, LLC