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Banking on the Leaders of Tomorrow (BOLT)

November 07–08, 2018 Dallas Fed

Banking on the Leaders of Tomorrow (BOLT) is a partnership between the Texas Bankers Association Independent Bankers Association of Texas, and Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.

When

  • November 7–8, 2018

Where

  • Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
    2200 N. Pearl St.
    Dallas, TX 75201
  • Directions
Wednesday, November 7
11:30 a.m.

Luncheon, Welcome and Opening Remarks

  • Daron D. Peschel, Senior Vice President in Charge, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Houston Branch
  • Christopher J. Furlow, President and CEO, Texas Bankers Association
12:40 p.m.

The Economy in Action: What Every Banker Should Know About the Federal Reserve

  • Daron D. Peschel

1:00 p.m.

Banking Supervision and Current Banking Conditions

  • Robert L. Triplett, Senior Vice President, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
1:45 p.m. Break
2:00 p.m.

Cybersecurity

  • Christopher J. Furlow

2:45 p.m.

Panel Discussion: Leadership Lessons Learned

  • Moderator
    Gregary D. Todd, Senior Vice President and Director of Communications, TIB—The Independent BankersBank
  • Panel
    Todd T. Moore, President and CEO, Alliance Bank Central Texas
    Scott Bowyer, Executive Vice President and Senior Loan Officer, Commercial Bank of Texas NA
3:45 p.m. Tour and Group Photo
5:00 p.m. Conclude
6:00 p.m. Networking Dinner

Thursday, November 8

8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast and Networking
8:30 a.m.

The Way We Pay: A Look at the Nation’s Payments System

  • Matt Davies, Assistant Vice President, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

9:00 a.m.

Preparing Workers for the Expanding Digital Economy

  • Jordana Barton, Senior Advisor, Community Development, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, San Antonio Branch

9:45 a.m. Break
10:00 a.m.

U.S. Monetary Policy: National Economic Outlook

  • Joseph S. Tracy, Executive Vice President and Senior Advisor to the President, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
10:45 a.m.

Interactive Lesson – The Fed Simulation: Formulating Monetary Policy

  • Steven Boryk, Lead Economic Outreach Specialist, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Noon

Luncheon Keynote

  • Charlotte Jones Anderson, Executive Vice President and Chief Brand Officer, Dallas Cowboys

1:00 p.m.

Closing Remarks

  • Daron D. Peschel
  • Christopher L. Williston VI
    President and CEO (announced)
    Independent Bankers Association of Texas
1:10 p.m. Adjourn

Speakers

Charlotte Jones Anderson
Executive Vice President and Chief Brand Officer
Dallas Cowboys

Anderson is executive vice president and chief brand officer of the Dallas Cowboys football club. She oversees all strategies and applications surrounding the team’s brand. Working in the front office since 1989, Anderson guides the Cowboys in brand marketing, fan engagement, stadium design, entertainment, licensed apparel, cause marketing and community relations. She contributed to the design of the new Dallas Cowboys’ headquarters, training facility and Ford Center in Frisco, Texas. She has also played a prominent role in shaping the design, décor, sponsor integration and overall presentation of AT&T Stadium. Anderson is chairman of the National Football League (NFL) Foundation, serves on the NFL personal conduct committee and was recently asked to serve on the NFL’s health and safety committee. Concurrently, she is president of the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders and also serves as president of the Gene and Jerry Jones Family Foundation and the Gene and Jerry Jones Family Arlington Youth Foundation. From 2010 to 2014, she served as the first female chairman of The Salvation Army National Advisory Board. Anderson is a graduate of Stanford University, where she earned a degree in human biology

Jordana Barton
Senior Advisor, Community Development
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, San Antonio Branch

Barton, senior advisor in the Community Development Department at the Dallas Fed, supports the Federal Reserve System’s economic growth objectives by promoting community and economic development and fair and impartial access to credit. Her focus areas include the Community Reinvestment Act, community development finance, digital inclusion, financial education, affordable housing, workforce development and small-business development. She previously served as vice president for community development banking at Capital One Bank. In 2012, she received the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.’s Pioneer Award in community development. Barton also served as vice president for development and communications for the microenterprise/small-business organization Accion Texas (now LiftFund). Barton holds an MPA from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.

Steven Boryk
Lead Economic Outreach Specialist
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Boryk joined the Dallas Fed’s outreach team in 2010. He has helped coordinate outreach efforts to build mutually beneficial relationships with industry leaders. Boryk began his career in 1996 at the Bank’s Houston Branch, where he worked in the Payment Services and IT departments. In 2006, he moved to Dallas to become a director in Payment Services, managing over 250 employees and millions of dollars in daily payment transactions. Boryk received his bachelor’s degree in business administration with an emphasis in management information systems from the University of Texas at Dallas and his MBA from the University of Dallas. He is also a graduate of the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

Scott Bowyer
Executive Vice President and Senior Loan Officer
Commercial Bank of Texas NA

Bowyer is executive vice president and senior loan officer at Commercial Bank of Texas, headquartered in Nacogdoches, Texas. Bowyer began his banking career in the bookkeeping department while attending Stephen F. Austin State University. During his 24-year career, he has also served as a teller, credit analyst, consumer lender, commercial lender, market president and now senior loan officer. Bowyer graduated with a finance degree from Stephen F. Austin and is a 2006 graduate of the ABA Stonier Graduate School of Banking at Georgetown University. He completed the Texas Bankers Association (TBA) Management Development Program in 2011 and served as chairman of the TBA Bank Leadership Council in 2016–18 as well as on its board.

Matt Davies
Assistant Vice President
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Davies, an assistant vice president at the Dallas Fed, has nearly 20 years of experience in the payments industry—over 17 of those with the Federal Reserve Banks. He also served as ACH and wire product manager for a commercial bank and as a product manager in the bankcard industry. Davies is president of the Dallas Association for Financial Professionals and serves on the board of directors for Jubilee Park and Community Center in Dallas. Davies graduated from William Jewell College in Liberty, Missouri, with a Bachelor of Arts in political science and history and from the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

Christopher J. Furlow
President and CEO
Texas Bankers Association

Furlow is president and CEO of the Texas Bankers Association, the first and largest state banking association in the United States. With expertise in cybersecurity and public–private partnerships, Furlow helps clients in financial services and other sectors. Previously, he was president of risk management consultant Ridge Global. He has an extensive background in complex policy/regulatory issues. Furlow served as director for state affairs in the White House Office of Homeland Security. He also served as executive director of the Homeland Security Advisory Council. A graduate of Louisiana State University, Furlow was a senior fellow of the George Washington University Homeland Security Policy Institute and an adjunct professor for the Carnegie Mellon University Chief Risk Officer (CRO) program.

Todd T. Moore
President and CEO
Alliance Bank Central Texas

Moore was named president and CEO of Alliance Bank Central Texas in 2007. He is also chairman of the board of ABCT Holdings Inc. Previously, Moore was chairman of the board and CEO of Fidelity Bank of Texas in Waco from 2003 to 2006. Prior to that, he held many positions within Central National Bank in Waco over 14 years, serving the last four of those years as president. He is a member of the Business League of Waco and board member of the Waco Independent School District Education Foundation. He is a past board member of the Texas Bankers Association and the Business League of Waco. Moore earned a BBA in finance from Baylor University.

Daron D. Peschel
Senior Vice President in Charge, Houston Branch
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Peschel is senior vice president in charge of the Dallas Fed’s Houston Branch, overseeing Federal Reserve activities in the Gulf Coast region. Since joining the Dallas Fed in 1989, Peschel has held analytical and official roles, including cash operations, financial and risk management, administrative services, public outreach and the board of directors. He also served on special assignment at the Federal Reserve System Board of Governors in Washington, D.C. An advocate of business and financial education, Peschel serves on the University of Texas McCombs School of Business alumni board, Sam Houston State University’s Smith-Hutson Endowed Chair of Banking advisory board and Junior Achievement Gulf Coast board. He also serves on the Central Houston board of directors and World Affairs Council of Greater Houston advisory board. Peschel holds a BBA in finance from the University of Texas and an MBA in banking and financial institutions from Sam Houston State University.

Gregary D. Todd
Senior Vice President
and Director of Communications
TIB—-The Independent BankersBank

Todd, senior vice president at TIB—The Independent BankersBank, was promoted in December 2005 to director of communications. He works with the bank’s executive management team to oversee all aspects of internal and external communications, marketing, promotions, media relations and social/digital media strategies. Todd joined the bank in 1998 as marketing director. In 2000, he was tasked with overseeing TIB’s sales force, which he did until December 2005. Todd earned a BA in public relations from Texas Tech University. He is a graduate of the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Colorado, the Stonier Graduate School of Banking at Georgetown University and the Texas Bankers Association’s Management Development Program.

Joseph S. Tracy
Executive Vice President
and Senior Advisor to the President
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Tracy has been executive vice president and senior advisor to the president at the Dallas Fed since September 2017. His primary research interests include housing and urban economics as well as unions and collective bargaining. Prior to his arrival, Tracy spent 21 years at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. He has also served as associate professor at Yale and Columbia universities. Tracy holds a BA from the University of Missouri and a PhD from the University of Chicago.

Robert L. Triplett
Senior Vice President
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Triplett is senior vice president responsible for the departments of Banking Supervision and Credit, Risk and Reserves Management at the Dallas Fed. He provides executive oversight for the supervision and regulation of financial institutions; operation of the discount window, payments system risk and reserves maintenance functions; and banking industry research in the Eleventh Federal Reserve District. Triplett serves as chairman of the Federal Reserve System’s Business Technology Council. He also chairs the System’s executive committee, which sets strategic direction for technology in the supervision and regulation function. Triplett joined in the Bank in 1995. He holds a BBA from Oklahoma State University and an MBA from Southern Methodist University.

Christopher L. Williston VI
President and CEO (announced)
Independent Bankers Association of Texas

Williston was named this year to serve as president and CEO of the Independent Bankers Association of Texas (IBAT), the nation’s largest community banking association. He has been a member of the IBAT staff since 2009 and was previously the association’s chief operations officer. He succeeds his father, who served in the role for the past 30 years. Williston recently completed a term as chairman of the Texas Society of Association Executives (TSAE). He is a past winner of TSAE’s Young Professional Leadership Award and a finalist for the AU40 (Austin Under 40) Award. Williston is a graduate of Texas Christian University and holds a master’s degree from Brite Divinity School at TCU. He is also recognized as a certified association executive by the American Society of Association Executives.

For more information 

Please contact Cindy Peña at cindy.pena@dal.frb.org.