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WIB Calendar Management & Staff CONFERENCES & FORUMS Solid financial tools and techniques can lead to bottom-line performance for the independent bank, which is critical to its survival and growth. Learn how to manage all critical aspects of positive grow t h including best practices in f i na ncia l per for ma nce, i nvest ment analysis, reporting requirements, risk management and capital requirements. critical part of providing an increased level of service for your customers. But choosing the right technologies can be overwhelming. Learning what’s available and how it can positively impact your bank will make the difference between adoption success and adoption failure. Mingle with those who know firsthand the power of technology in the bank. Annual Conference for Bank Presidents, Senior Officers & Directors: Think BIG, Act Small March 15-19 • The Fairmont Orchid, The Big Island, Hawaii Master the secrets of great leadership with noted expert and author of “Think BIG, Act Small” Jason Jennings. He will also show you how to combine the strengths of a big organization with the hunger of a startup to grow the revenues of your bank. In addition, take advantage of informative workshops such as: “How You Too Can Grow Deposits” and “How to Take the Pain Out of Change in Your Community Bank.” Get new ideas, methods and proven strategies that will help improve your chances for success. Business Development, Sales & Growth Forum September 9-10 – Newport Beach, Calif. Fall 2008 – SF Bay Area Achieve bottom-line goals, identify key leadership skills, and increase motivation and productivity in the sales and service environment. This forum is well-suited for bank of f icers, team leaders and individuals responsible for growing the bank’s loans and deposits. Creating Your Business Continuity Plan Fall 2008, Red Rock, Casino, Resort & Spa, Las Vegas This interactive workshop will walk you through the process of creating your bank ’s BCP Plan. Our speaker, a well known national consultant to independent banks will help guide you through the process of developing your bank’s BCP plan. Presented immediately prior to the Tech Summit. Annual Directors Conference Co-sponsored with American Association of Bank Directors November 6-8 • Hyatt Regency Embarcadero, San Francisco When community banks are feeling the squeeze of competition and the e ver- cha ng i ng ba n k i ng la nd s c ape , comprehensive knowledge and planning is critical to long-term survival. Whether you’re new to the role as a bank director or looking to improve upon what you’ve learned in the past, get ready to step up your competitive planning with this comprehensive conference. WEBINARS Open XChange Tech: April 17, August 7, November 13 Annual HR Forum May 7-8 • The Fairmont Newport Beach, Orange County Airport, Calif. The growth and the strength of any organization ultimately depend on the training, ability and impact of its people. The HR Forum provides tips, techniques and tools that result in solid strategies to encourage the continued drive and success of your people. COMMERCIAL LENDERS INSTITUTE Annual CFO, Investments & Operational Risk Conference and Expo June 1-4 • Hyatt Grand Champions Resort, Villas & Spa, Indian Wells, Calif. Annual Bank Technology Summit Fall 2008 • Red Rock Casino, Resort & Spa, Las Vegas T he i mpor ta nce of technolog y a nd secu r it y i n ba n k i ng has become a $1,000 Survey Winner Announced Congratulations to Eric Jensen of Bank of Santa Clarita, the winner of a $1,000 VISA gift card. Our winner, a participant in the 2007 Technology Summit, was chosen from all those who completed an evaluation form for a WIB education program in 2007. We would like to thank all those who provided us feedback. Your input assures that WIB continues to present the programs valuable to community bankers in the West. We’ll see you for another drawing in December 2008! A comprehensive approach to advanced credit training for independent banks. This unique, blended delivery system includes classroom sessions, online courses and testing, online discussions with other students and instructors, emails and phone calls from instructors, conference calls, case studies and a library of online credit training tools. To become a WIB Certified Lender a participant must complete both Credit 101 and Credit 201. Don’t see a date or location that works for you? This program is available in-house. Contact WIB to discuss your specific needs! 32 www.wib.org Western Independent Banker http://www.wib.org

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Western Independent Banker - January/February 2008

Western Independent Banker - January/February 2008
A Message from the President
Compliance Administration
Four Realities of Data Security Policy, Enforcement
Managing Internet Banking Risks
Understanding Data Breach Notification Laws
The Effect of Business Continuity Management on Compliance Programs
Bridging the GAAP
Top 10 Compliance Fitness Steps for De Novo Banks
Common OFAC Errors and How to Avoid Them
The Intersection of Equal Credit Opportunity and Sub-Prime Loans
Location-Based Tax Credits for Banks
Protect Your Bank and Your Customers
WIB Calendar
Welcome New Members
Index to Advertisers

Western Independent Banker - January/February 2008