June 22 -24, 2016 – Washington DC

The Urban Financial Services Coalition (UFSC) has announced that its 42nd Annual Summit and 6th Annual African American Briefing will be held in Washington, DC on June 23-25, 2016.  This will be the first time that the two events will run simultaneously.  This joint event will give members and constituents an opportunity to convene and discuss the current state of and changes in, the financial services industry affecting their personal and professional lives.  There will be information sessions on topics including, but not limited to, career planning, financial literacy, regulatory and economic updates, entrepreneurship, not-for-profit service and professional development and leadership.  The signature Oratorical and Youth Business Plan Competitions will also be offered.
 

EVENT:

African American Briefing and Annual Summit for Financial Professionals
 

EVENT DESCRIPTION:

The African American Briefing and Annual Summit for Financial Professionals is an opportunity for leaders of Urban Financial Services Coalition to learn from lawmakers, regulators and government leaders on what strategies they are creating to create jobs, grow businesses and revitalize communities.  It is also an opportunity for leaders to learn how they can be a resource to overcome the challenges facing the financial services industry and the African American community.
 

Annual Summit Booklet in PDF format ==> 2016 Annual Summit Meeting Booklet

 

SCHEDULE of ACTIVITIES:

  • White House Briefing from Senior Leaders
  • Capitol Hill Briefing with Lawmakers from the Congressional Black Caucus and the Banking and Financial Services Committee
  • Governmental Leaders Briefing and Round Table Discussions
  • UFSC Washington D.C. Interest Group Reception
  • U.S. Capitol Tour

2016 Summit Schedule

 

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

6:00 pm                                  UFSC Networking & Fellowship
Location: Union Social, 100 Florida Av NE, Washington, DC
 

Thursday, June 23, 2016

10:00 am to 11:30 am            White House Briefing
**White House Briefings may be subject to last minute cancellations. **
Speakers: Senior Leaders – White House Administration
Location:  White House Complex, Eisenhower Executive Office Building
 
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm             State of the Financial Industry Luncheon
Keynote: Amias Gerety, Acting Assistant Secretary for Financial Institutions, U.S. Department of Treasury
Location:  Courtyard by Marriott Washington, DC U.S Capitol – Congressional/Monuments
 
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm               Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Briefing
Location:  CFPB Headquarters, 1275 1st ST NE, Washington DC
 
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm                 Cyber Security Update
Speaker: Heather Wyson, Vice President of Risk Management, American Bankers Association
Location:  Courtyard by Marriott Washington, DC U.S. Capitol – Congressional/Monuments
 
7:00 pm to 12:00 am                UFSC Hospitality Suite
Location:  Courtyard by Marriott Washington, DC U.S. Capitol – Presidential Boardroom  
 

 

Friday, June 24, 2016

8:00 am to 9:30 am                  Economic Outlook Breakfast
Speaker:  Jim Chessen, Chief Economist, American Bankers Association
Location:  Courtyard by Marriott Washington, DC US Capitol – Congressional/Monuments
 
9:45 am to 10:45 am              2016: Politics & Policies that Impact the Financial Services Industry
Speaker: Congressman Hakeem Jeffries, Eighth Congressional District of New York
Location:  Courtyard by Marriott Washington, DC US Capitol – Capitol Room
 
11:00 am to 12:00 PM           Office of the Comptroller of the Currency Briefing
Speakers: Donna Murphy, Deputy Comptroller for Compliance Risk & Beth Knickerbocker, Attorney
Location:  Courtyard by Marriott Washington, DC US Capitol – Capitol Room
 
12:00 pm to 1:45 pm             UFSC Leadership & Awards Luncheon
Keynote Speaker: Martin J. Gruenberg, Chairman, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Location:  Courtyard by Marriott Washington, DC US Capitol – Congressional/Monuments
 
2:00 pm to 3:15 pm               Lesson for Leaders Conversation: “Diversity & Leadership”
Moderator – Irvina Mallory, Senior Vice President & Retail Banking Officer, The Harbor Bank of Maryland
Panelists:
Carla Nealy, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, The Harbor Bank of Maryland
Carl Hairston, Chief of Lending, First City Bank
John Hamilton, Chief Executive Officer, The Municipal Employees Credit Union of Baltimore, Inc.
Location:  Courtyard by Marriott Washington, DC US Capitol – Capitol Room
 
3:30 pm to 5: 00 pm              2016 Oratorical Competition & Business Pitch Competition
Location:  Courtyard by Marriott Washington, DC US Capitol – Congressional/Monuments
 

 

Saturday, June 25, 2016

8:00 am to 12:00 pm              Urban Financial Services Coalition Board Meeting
Location:  Courtyard by Marriott Washington, DC US Capitol – Room location to be announced.
 

 

Organization Description:

Urban Financial Services Coalition (UFSC), formerly National Association of Urban Bankers, is a nonprofit organization of minority professionals in the financial services industry and related fields.  Affiliation with UFSC offers a unique opportunity to influence the shape of the banking and financial services industry.  UFSC promotes personal and professional growth of members and collectively articulates concerns and marshals resources to improve the economic development of under-served communities.
UFSC supports programs that offer practical benefits for minority financial services professionals, banks and financial institutions.  The underlying goals and objectives include fostering the interest and expanding the number of minorities in the financial services industry; increasing community service activities in low-income communities; enhancing scholarship programs for minority youth in pursuit of careers in financial services; and cultivating a premier job bank of experienced minority professionals in the industry.
 

Organization Type:

UFSC is a non-partisan 501c3 trade association for financial professionals in the financial services industry.
 

Member Profile:

UFSC members are seasoned financial professionals that work for financial institutions, government agencies and fortune 500 Corporations.
 

Overview:

  • Year Established: 1974
  • Size of Database: 9,000
  • Past Presidents: 25
  • Number of Chapters 10

 

Programs

  • 100 Days 100 Jobs (Strategic Sourcing Initiative)
  • International Summit o Professional Development Program
  • o Non-Profit Leadership Institute o MARK I Emerging Leaders Program
  • o Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Symposium
  • o Community Empowerment Day
  • o Diversity Career Fair
  • International Collegiate Oratorical Competition
  • Leadership Institute For Entrepreneurs
  • Financial Fitness Program
  • Undergraduate/Graduate Scholarship Programs
  • Virtual Professional Development Webinar Series
  • Banking Education Awareness Month