Date & Time  Compliance 
(one day)
(one day) 
Commercial Lending
Sponsored by MCDC and USDA
Sponsored by MPI 
Marketing/Sales  Operations & Technology  Retail 
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.  Human Trafficking: Closer to Home Than You Think

Terri Luttrell, Abrigo 
How to Ace Your Next Regulatory Exam

 Derrick Wiemer, nCINO 
Michigan's Craft and Distillery Movement

Richard Anderson, Iron Fish
Dan Slate, H&S Companies 
How to Successfully Train Your Employees to Perform Your Expectations
Tammy Bond,
The Pacific Institute
 What’s the Secret to Growing Core Deposits?

Tyler Miller, LSI
Preventing Check Fraud

Rayleen Pirnie AAP, CERP, RP Payments Risk Consulting Services, LLC

QMs and GSE Reform - 
ABA Update

Rod Alba, 
American Bankers Association 
11:00 a.m. - Noon  Marijuana Policies and Procedures

Paul Dunford, Green Check Verified 
Accounting and Reporting Updates

Pete Scudder, BDO 
 Hemp 101

Jessica Caballero, CERP, CRCM, VeriLeaf
 Marketing Showcase - Show us your BEST!
Handout 1
Handout 2
Handout 3
ATMs  >  ITMs

Rayleen Pirnie AAP, CERP, RP Payments Risk Consulting Services, LLC
Here’s What you Need to Know about LIBOR and ARMs

Leah Hamilton, Probank Austin


1:30 - 2:30 p.m.  Vendor Management - Reducing the Risks

Randy Brinks, RedRocks 
Payment Trends and Fintech Disruptors

Tony DeSanctis, Cornerstone Advisors 
Micro Lending Initiatives
Tim Strasz, Opportunity Resource Fund; Collen Dulfo, Northern Initiatives
Steve Pricco, MCDC; Julie Oldham, Small
Business Development Center 
Mark Williams, MCDC. 
HR Legal Update

Handout 2

Rob Dubault, 
Warner Norcross + Judd 
 Banking Cannabis: How Do We Do it?

Rodney Martin, 
Warner Norcross + Judd
Are you Offering E-Closings? 
Michael Lyon, Nexsys Technologies

 3:00 - 4 p.m. USPAP 101

Leah Hamilton,
ProBank Austin 
Liquidity Risk Management

Jim Craven, McQueen Advisors 
 Round Table - Idea Exchange  Round Table - 
Idea Exchange
 Why A Brand is So Crucial

Jeremy Kane, Galapagos LLC
 Michigan ELT

Sarah Hunsicker, Dealertrack

Round Table - Idea Exchange

8:00 - 9 a.m.  DIFS Update: Hot Topics!  Why Your Company Culture Should Match Your Brand
Jamie Guise,
Old National Bank

Banks, Bears and Beginnings

Shelly Loftin, 
American Bankers Association 
Same Attacks, New Tricks;: Protecting a Network from Itself

David Kure, Rehmann
CFPB Council Insight

Patrick Ervin, 
Independent Bank 
9:30 - 11 a.m  Sizing Up the Competition: Farm Services and CUs
Handout 2
John Blanchfield, Agricultural Banking Advisory Services;
Robin Cook,
American Bankers Association

 Elements to Building Leaders

Steve Lowisz, Qualigence International

Market Like it’s 2020

Eric Hultgren, MLive 
Are you Ready for Faster Payments?

Kassi Quimby, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
 Appraisal Reviews: Regulations and the Review Process

Leah Hamilton, Probank Austin

Manage your schedule, access handouts, view sponsors/exhibitors on the conference app. Text mibankers to 95577. 

The BEST conference provides terrific learning opportunities for our team. The many different educational tracks address topics that are current and relevant for specific lines of business. Each year it is my goal to leave the conference with two or three takeaway ideas to bring back to the bank and share with the rest of the team. 
—Vicki  Franzen, Senior Vice President, Group Services Manager (Business Banking, Business Services, and Consumer Lending), First Merchant Bank