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Event Date Mon Oct 18 CDT - Fri Oct 22 CDT (8 months ago)
In your timezone (EDT): Mon Oct 18 2:00pm - Fri Oct 22 12:45pm
Location Virtual Event
Region All

The Federal Reserve System invites you to virtually join the sixth annual Banking and the Economy: A Forum for Minorities in Banking. The forum is designed for middle management to senior level leaders who are people of color in the financial services sector and will include industry, leadership and professional development experiences to enhance your careers and networks.

About This Event:

Event topics will include:
• Industry updates
• Professional development conversations
• Diversity and inclusion strategies
• Virtual networking opportunities
• See the full list of speaker and panelist biographies PDFhere.

Who should attend?
• Mid-level management and senior-level leaders in the financial services sector who are people of color.


2021 Speakers

Esther L. George
President and Chief Executive Officer

Neel Kashkari
President and Chief Executive Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Darrick Hamilton
Professor of Economics and Urban Policy, and Founding Director at the Institute on Race and Political Economy, The New School

Terry Fitzgerald
Vice President and Assistant Director of Economic Analysis, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Caroline Wanga
Chief Executive Officer, Essence Communications Inc.

Alene Tchourumoff
Senior Vice President of Community Development and the Center for Indian Country Development, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Ditu Kasuyi
Advisory Board President, Urban Financial Services Coalition


George Ashton
Managing Director, Local Initiatives Support Corporation

Joanne Kim
Chief Executive Officer and President, Commonwealth Business Bank

Erik Sprink
Chief Executive Officer and President, Coastal Community Bank

Mary Ellen Iskenderian
Chief Executive Officer and President, Women’s World Banking

Liz Joynt-Sandberg
Second City Works

Colette Campbell
Chief Talent Acquisition and Diversity Officer, Bremer Bank

Greg Cunningham
Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer, US Bank

Kianga Lee
Vice President of Administrative Operations, Independent Community Bankers of America

Kleber Santos
Senior Executive Vice President, Head of Diverse Segments, Representation & Inclusion, Wells Fargo


Darrin Williams
Chief Executive Officer, Southern Bancorp, Inc.

La Toya Lewis
Vice President of Innovation, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago